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Student Services Coordinator, New Directions School

Child Parent Institute
Kenwood, CA
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Hours: School-Year Full-Time including Extended School Year (ESY) - 206 work days between Aug 1 - July 31

The New Directions Student Services Coordinator performs a combination of administrative duties with integrated direct services in support of our student population, serving mild-to-moderate special education youth, aged 12-22 from public school districts located across the North Bay region. Reporting directly to the principal, this position joins a team of educators and mental health specialists to 1) directly support students in reaching their specialized academic instruction and social/emotional goals 2) coordinates day-to-day activities for education assistants, 3) coordinates the admissions process in conjunction with the administration team, and 4) coordinates with education specialists on class placement, credit tracking, and distribution of progress reports and grades.

CPI is committed to a diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment. Our staff represent our community and persons with lived experience in the areas in which we serve. Our goal is to employ a workforce that supports racial equity, values differences, and celebrates unique perspectives. Everyone is welcome at CPI.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with diverse populations in a trauma-informed environment.
  • Strong communicator, verbally and in written-form, and experience working collaboratively with teams.
  • Experience with software such as Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Zoom, and databases.
  • Attention to detail with accurate data entry.
  • College coursework and/or work experience applicable to the responsibilities is preferred.
  • Criminal record clearance, proof of COVID-19 vaccination, and negative TB test results required before the first day of work.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is desired but not required.
  • Supporting Students with Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Goals
    • Through trauma-informed and positive behavioral interventions and support strategies, meet one-on-one with students to further their progress towards their identified academic and social/emotional goals, i.e. having discussions with students on school-wide agreements, connecting a student with a member of the therapy team, and assisting with specialized academic instruction.
    • Coordinate college and career transition services, as outlined in each student's IEP Transition Goals, including coordinating speakers, mock interviews, resume building, and post-secondary education exploration.
    • Collaboratively provide data to inform the IEP team of student's progress and opportunities of development.
  • Supporting Education Assistants
    • In partnership with the principal and education specialists, provide leadership and direction for education assistants as it relates to their day-to-day responsibilities with direct services, as well as data entry with attendance, cleaning, coordinating special events, etc.
    • Fulfill education assistant responsibilities during staffing shortages, as needed.
    • Facilitates weekly meetings with education assistants to provide support, build team culture, and alignment of strategies.
  • Admissions
    • Maintain and track incoming student referrals, including the creation of shared documents, scheduling and facilitation of on-campus tours, communication with families and school districts, and in regular communication with internal staff members on the status of all referrals.
    • Ensure admission documents are updated and responsible for creating and maintaining accurate electronic student case files.
  • Registrar and Credit Tracking
    • Request official transcripts from school districts for analysis, create credit tracking documents, and in collaboration with education specialists, create graduation pathways for current students.
    • In collaboration with education specialists, the operations coordinator and principal, assist in finalizing Quarterly Progress Reports and Report Cards.
    • Ensure all student documentation is analyzed for accuracy and updated as appropriate.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs (supplies).
  • Light walking around the campus.
  • Prolonged sitting and working on a computer and telephone.

NOTICE: This job description is provided as a general summary of common job duties performed by individuals assigned this job title. It is not all-inclusive, nor is it intended to create a contract, written or implied, between employees and Child Parent Institute, nor does it in any way alter the at-will employment relationship that exists between employees and Child Parent Institute. As a condition of employment, all agency employees are expected to perform job duties assigned by agency management even when such duties are not included in their job description. CPI is an equal opportunity employer.

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