Title: Student Services Coordinator Reports to: Head of Elementary School / Superintendent Duty Days: 11 Months Wage/Hour Status: Exempt Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday (Some weekends may be required) Qualifications: • Master’s degree in classical liberal arts is preferred • Board Certification or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) is preferred. • Administrative certificate is preferred. • Possess or be eligible for a Texas district level administrative certificate/license is preferred. • Have appropriate maintenance of administrative continuing education requirements. • Have a valid driver’s license. • At least five years experience as a classroom teacher/school counselor and/or building level administrator. • Previous experience in a public school setting (preferred experience in a Title I school). Description: Student Services Coordinator (SSC) assists the Head of Elementary and provides the leadership necessary to ensure the implementation of necessary support services for all elementary school students within Aristoi Classical Academy. The SSC is the single point of contact for students, parents and other concerned parties to address student concerns. In turn, the SSC ensures that every student has the opportunity for a free and appropriate public education. The SSC coordinates resources and services to support student achievement for all students. When a child begins to experience academic, social, emotional, or behavior difficulties, the SSC will consult with the child’s teacher or counselor first. Often adjustments can be made in the classroom to support the child. If the concern persists, the teacher will confer with the SSC to seek other appropriate accommodations, interventions or services to help the child succeed. Skills • Demonstrates abilities related to strategic and tactical skills in thinking and problem solving; proven skills and experience in strategic planning, communicating the ACA vision and goals to others and effectively implementing action plans throughout an organization. • Demonstrates a history of team building and leadership. • Demonstrates effective, positive human relations abilities in working with students, parents, teachers, support staff and administrators, as well as governmental agencies, business and industry and community groups. • Demonstrates adept skills in utilizing innovative thinking and being a positive force within the district and community. • Demonstrates successful experience in unifying, motivating, developing, supporting, empowering and trusting a high-performing team of administrators, teachers, principals and support staff. • Demonstrates current knowledge of best practices, continuous improvement strategies and high expectations for performance; commitment to maintaining high standards and increasing accountability for results at all levels. • Demonstrates current knowledge of TEA school required services. • Demonstrates successful experience in working well in diverse economic multicultural and multi-lingual communities and environments; culturally-competent. • Demonstrates high energy, inspirational leadership; displaying vision, self-confidence, integrity and risk-taking; willingness to be a relentless and passionate advocate for all children. • Demonstrates advanced written, verbal and listening skills; excellent organization skills. • Demonstrates advanced experience with public school policy, procedures and management; thorough understanding of national, state and local educational goals and standards and operations of K-12 public education in Texas. • Demonstrates superior interpersonal skills and relations with the ability and experience to develop effective relationships. • Demonstrates excellent public relations, leadership, facilitation, management, decision-making and collaboration skills. • Demonstrates excellent technology skills. Duties and Responsibilities: • Assist the Head of Elementary with discipline. • ESL – Coordinator / Title III Coordinator • Baylis Position • 504 Coordinator • Oversee implementation of dyslexia program. • Guide parents and teachers through the process of obtaining accommodations/interventions/SPED referrals. • Schedule Student Success Committee (SSC) meetings to address concerns regarding student progress. • When the SSC determines testing is appropriate, meets with student’s parent(s) to discuss testing process and obtain consent • Trains elementary staff in principles of Love & Logic • .Oversees carpool. Assigns carpool duties to teachers • Assist Head of Elementary with teacher observations and walk-throughs. • Provide information about community services, either State or private, that families may qualify for such as Easter Seals, DHH, respite, support groups, etc. • Contact previous schools for additional information and records, with parent consent, on a case by case basis. • Indirectly and directly interacts with all elementary employees across the district. • Coordinates and implements selected programmatic solutions designed to achieve ACA mission and vision. • Responsible for supervising budget adherence and development for the school in collaboration with the school Chief Financial Officer and Superintendent. • Responsible for reconciliation of parental concerns and inquiries regarding elementary students. • Acts as an interdepartmental liaison with the ACA organizational system. • Assists in the development, supervision and evaluation of programs serving the ACA Elementary School (K-4th). • Works with administrators, teachers and parent constituents to resolve conflicts and seeks solutions to stakeholder concerns. • Uses management practices that promote collegiality, teamwork, and collaborative decision making among the team members. • Provides effective two-way communication channel with staff, district employees, students and parents. • Ensures that collaborative team and personnel operations contribute to the attainment of district goals and objectives. • Attends School Board meetings when possible. • Supervises and assists in the development of state reports and grants, where appropriate. • Remains abreast of legal and curricular developments and innovations. • All other duties to be assigned by the Superintendent, the Head of Elementary and the School Board deemed appropriate. Aristoi Classical Academy is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or ability. This job description summary does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed. This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen events.