Academic Coach

  • by
The Covenant School
    Published
    June 28, 2021
    Location
    Charlottesville, United States of America
    Category
    Job Type

    Description

    The Covenant School, an independent Christian Liberal Arts and Sciences school for pre-kindergarten through grade 12 located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is seeking to fill part-time positions for Hickory Campus Academic Coaches.

    Job Summary
    The Hickory Campus Academic Coaches are responsible for providing one-on-one support to students in grades 6 through 12 related to the strengthening of executive functioning skills and the acquisition of other academic skills and habits.

    Successful applicants will have:

    • A mature and thoughtful commitment to Christ;
    • Thorough understanding of professional ethics and confidentiality;
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university;
    • Prior experience in educational intervention and/or student support programs preferred;
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Excellent organizational skills and time management;
    • Strong information technology skills and an aptitude for problem-solving;
    • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently;
    • A track record of follow-through and of consistently meeting deadlines;
    • Attention to details and accuracy; and
    • Experience with office-based computer software including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google Drive/Mail/Scheduling (Experience with Blackbaud is a plus).

    Desired behaviors include:

    • Approaches work with initiative and acceptable parameters;
    • Makes thoughtful and prayerful decisions without undue reliance on emotional responses;
    • Prioritizes building relationships and impacting students, parents, and colleagues;
    • Exhibits appropriate behavior and professionalism in all situations;
    • Communicates clearly, sensitively, and persuasively when interacting with stakeholders;
    • Proactively plans for situations and circumstances;
    • Assumes responsibility and ownership of work; and
    • Thoroughly supports the mission of The Covenant School.

    Interested qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Cindy DeNome, Assistant to the Head of Upper School, at cdenome@covenantschool.org.

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