Learning Coach, Part-Time

Alpha Public Schools - San Jose, CA - Part time


POSITION: Part-time Learning Coach (approx. 20 hours/week)

REPORTS TO: Assistant Principal

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Alpha School Leaders, Teachers, Students

LOCATION: San Jose, CA

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

Alpha Public Schools is a network of public charter schools serving the students of East San Jose.Alpha students, families and teachers collaborate to develop the 21st century academic skills and character strengths students need for success in school, college and career. Together we create self-reliant leaders committed to making positive change in the world.

ROLE SUMMARY

This role is ideal for people who are looking to launch into education or a teaching career.

As part of Alpha's unique blended model, part-time Learning Coaches serve an integral role in ensuring students perform exceptionally well at Alpha. Alpha Learning Coaches have high expectations for all students and work with them individually and in small groups, coaching students on computer programs and performing targeted individual interventions and may support with key functions of school operations. Learning Coaches must be very comfortable with technology, skilled at tracking student progress, and value communication with classroom teachers, collaborating effectively as part of a team.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • DRIVEN: Alpha staff members have a sustained commitment to the school and workplace that demonstrates persistence and drive to complete a job.
  • ENTREPRENEURIAL: Alpha staff members demonstrate risk taking, innovation, self-confidence, and the ability to push oneself beyond one’s comfort zone.
  • RELATIONSHIP BUILDER: Alpha staff members demonstrate how they have leveraged relationships to improve outcomes for students and will develop strong relationships with Alpha students, families, and staff
  • FLEXIBLE: Alpha staff members adapt to meet the needs of the organization and a startup work environment
  • Conversational Spanish or Vietnamese a plus

RESPONSIBILITIES

Instruction & Delivery

  • Implement pre-planned curricula aligned to Common Core standards when supporting with small student groups
  • Reflect regularly on your practice and act on constructive feedback
  • Procter student assessments as necessary
  • Plan and implement student academic interventions as required
  • Support teachers and students with all blended learning applications

Relationship Management

  • Reinforce a safe, fun and academically challenging classroom culture
  • Hold all students to high expectations both academic and behavior
  • Develop positive relationships with students, families, and colleagues
  • Redirect student behavior as needed

Additional Responsibilities

  • Support with school operational needs as necessary
    • Monitor breakfast or lunch sessions
    • Support in the main office with administrative tasks when needed
    • Participate in arrival or dismissal duty
    • Support with library responsibilities or provide coverage when necessary

Note that in our fast-growing organization, specific functional responsibilities of the role may change depending on staff capacity and organizational need.

Apply to work at Alpha:

Please submit the following via this link: https://boards.greenhouse.io/alphapublicschools/jobs/465361

Email your questions to jobs@alphapublicschools.org:

  1. Resume
  2. A cover letter

Incomplete applications or those with errors will not be considered. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff and encourage applications from traditionally under-represented backgrounds.

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Experience Level

Any experience level

Alpha Public Schools

Alpha Public Schools is a network of public charter schools serving the students of East San Jose.Alpha students, families and teachers collaborate to develop the 21st century academic skills and character strengths students need for success in school, college and career. Together we create self-reliant leaders committed to making positive change in the world.

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