PACE Center for Girls, Inc.

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Academic Coordinator

at PACE Center for Girls, Inc.

Posted: 6/13/2019
Job Reference #: *1AD61EEFAFA5CFE1

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Academic Coordinator

Full Time



Position Overview: This position is responsible for supervising academic staff and providing direction, coordination and implementation of strategies and oversees the results of the academic program by performing the following duties:
Role and Responsibilities
• Develops and maintains Academic Improvement Plans
• Administers pre/post testing; provides academic counseling; reports student progress
• Conducts academic workshops for staff
• Administers FSA testing and other state regulated testing; provide training to staff
• Assesses and approves required testing instruments i.e. STAR, OWLS, etc
• Trains volunteers and coordinate their talents into program
• Participates in parent conferences as needed; attends and lead care review meetings
• Ensures that all disclosures of abuse and neglect are reported
• Ensures outcome measures compliance for the girls
• Attends field trips and other extracurricular activities as required
• Communicates with staff concerning girls and their needs; communicate daily announcements
• Communicates with parents/guardians regarding girls’ social and academic progress and disciplinary issues
• Conducts conflict resolution as needed
• Monitors student data via Student Information Management System
• Promotes PACE within the community, conferences and public speaking events
• Creates partnerships to maximize monetary potential by incorporating volunteers, donations, etc
• Networks with community resources to obtain quality services; acts as liaison with school board
• Monitors classroom and extracurricular activities to ensure standards are met
• Reviews staff plans for quality and compliance with Sunshine State standards
• Develops master student schedules, teacher class rosters, transportation schedule, and bell schedules
• Oversees the implementation of the strength Based Behavior Management System
• Co-authors student handbook, facility schedule, and strategic plan; manages existing resources to minimize cost
• Recommends for hire, trains, develops, and evaluates staff
• Conducts new employee orientation; plans and conducts formal and informal supervision
• Establishes a substitute teacher pool when needed
• Teaches class as required
• Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned
Supervisory Responsibility: Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with agency policies and applicable laws.

• Bachelor’s Degree from four-year college or university. Major in Education or a related field preferred.
• Minimum two years related experience required, preferably in an at-risk environment.
• Florida State Teacher Certification or eligibility for certification required.
• Must have basic computer skills.
• Current Florida driver’s license.
Other Requirements
• Must adhere to Organization Values and Principles.
• Upholds the ethical standards of the Organization and 6B-1.001 Code of Ethics of the Education Profession in Florida.
• Follows policies and procedures of the Organization
• Must work evenings and weekends as required to fulfill workload requirements.
• Must be able to travel by automobile, plane, train, etc.; occasional overnight travel may be required
• Knowledge of therapeutic expectations of state and school districts i.e. AIP, ESE, ESOL, etc.
• knowledge of laws relating to children and families