High School Academic Coordinator
The mission of the academic advisor is to ensure that all scholars graduate on time with the appropriate amount of credits for their degree plan and future college goals. And to ensure all scholars and their parents are fully knowledgeable about the college application process, military enlistment, and grants/financial aid.
- There is not a loss of revenue for the High School program.
- Attendance is monitored
- PEIMS Data is coded correctly and all potential funds are identified (CTE, Dual Credit,etc.)
- All transfer scholars are followed up with and coded correctly
- Creative and flexible scheduling to ensure classes are full
- Develop partnerships with at least 3 organizations that offer alternative options for our High School scholars.
- Trade Schools
- Community Colleges
- Scholars successfully apply to all the schools of their choice
- Each scholar must apply to a minimum of three colleges or universities
- All scholars have a job or intern opportunity before graduation.
- Build a network of organizations willing to partner with Beta Academy
- Assist scholars in finding employment and filling out applications
- Hold quarterly meetings with parents and scholars, updating them on their graduation plan and progress.
Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative. Maintains this standard in all forms of written communication, including e-mail.
Attention to Detail - Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
Problem Solving Skills -
Analytical Skills - Able to structure and process qualitative or quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it. Exhibits a probing mind and achieves penetrating insights.
Proactivity - Acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the company.
Flexibility/Adaptability - Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
Reports to the Chief Academic Officer (CAO)
-Schedule benchmarks such as MAP/NWEA, STAAR readiness test, dual credit benchmark exam TSI
-Understand and breakdown benchmarks given
-Train teachers to understand the data and how to better assist their scholars
-Prepare periodic management and academic reports for administrators and school board meetings
-Helps CAO create standardized accountability reports for the district.
-Oversee and implement a virtual school
-Serve as a lead administrator for a virtual school
-Evaluate and train all staff on the approved software and functions of the virtual school site.
-Track program participation levels, daily attendance, and evaluation measures.
-Recruit teachers for the programs and support them in creating high-quality learning experiences.
-Oversee the dual credit program
-Establish, maintain, and strengthen dual credit partnerships with colleges.
-Oversee communication with parents regarding college plans, dual credit and course work
-Monitor scholar classes and course work to create individual graduation plans
-Oversee high school PEIMS
-Ensure accurate PEIMS reporting related to attendance, school funding, dual college classes, and virtual classes
-Ensure PEIMS reporting follows all state and federal policies that apply to high school
-Participate in state regional meetings, conferences, workshops, and other activities.
-Using benchmarks, help CAO set up/organize and lead tutorials
-Set up and organize after school care, trips, and summer programs (K-12)
-Work with Sped and ESL teachers to offer greater support to SPED and ESL scholars
-Prepare improvement plans as needed
-Work with CAO to ensure compliance of all curriculum, classes and course work with TEA rules and regulations
-Develop and implement a sustainability plan for the programs and follow through on efforts to secure funding such as grants, donations and investors
-Help in marketing efforts and promote school programs
Staff Leadership Responsibilities
- Collaborate with HR to facilitate Confidentiality Training for staff and volunteers
- Assist in implementation of the enrollment campaign for scholars including engagement in local marketing initiatives, demographic analysis, coordination with local/regional communications specialists.
- Seek out and participate in educational/professional development and motivate and encourage such developments for staff
- Recognize problems and assist with constructive resolutions
- Serve as a liaison to parents and facilitate parent involvement and monthly parent education classes
- Ensure a professional and college preparatory climate across the campus
- Develop and supervise mentoring opportunities within the school
- Provide leadership in supporting the continuous campus improvement processes
- Assist in the development of community and strategic partnerships
- Pursue the vision and execute the mission of the school
- Provide a safe and clean environment for learning
- Adhere to and enforce board policy, school guidelines, and administrative directives
- Works with and assist faculty in the development of effective classroom discipline and organization.
- Read and comply with the Procedures Manual, Employee Handbook, Scholar Handbook and Scholar Code of Conduct
- Ensure the campus maintains > 97% daily attendance and timelines
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Academic Officer.
- Establish and maintains professional and cooperative working relationships with all stakeholders: parents, scholars, staff, neighbors, and partners.
- Promote and maintain a positive and effective school climate by ensuring that all interactions with staff, scholars, parents, and the public at large are prompt, efficient, helpful and friendly