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Now Seeking: Student Services Coordinator

Cornerstone Learning Community (CLC) is seeking an education professional for programmatic development as our Guidance and Learning Coordinator (title subject to change) for the 2017/2018 school year. We anticipate the role evolving into a director’s level position over time.

CLC’s mission is to inspire and empower compassionate, global learners. We strive to instill the core virtues of honesty, respect, responsibility, self-discipline, perseverance, compassion, and giving.

Our leadership team works to support and empower our teachers as leaders and our parents as partners. The Guidance and Learning Coordinator will work in service of our mission and in support of our students, parents, and teachers to ensure each learner thrives in our unique and engaging progressive environment.

Responsibilities for the position of Guidance and Learning Coordinator include:

  • Coordinate our integrated support services program.
  • Develop and implement a counseling program in alignment with the ASCA National Model (this is a multi-year goal).
  • Lead the school’s effort to promote and support individual student success.
  • Facilitate meetings with parents, students, and/or teachers to effectively and efficiently meet mutually identified goals.
  • Create and lead direct and indirect student support services including, but not limited to, screening, referrals, consultations, and collaborations with teachers, parents, and outside professionals.
  • Work closely with teachers, students, parents, and support services to provide a continuum of care for all students.
  • Coordinate fall standardized testing for 3rd through 8th grade and facilitate score interpretation.
  • Coordinate services for students with IEPs, 504 Accommodation Plans, and emerging learning needs.
  • Serve on the school leadership team to surface and address pedagogical problems of practice through a social and emotional perspective.
  • Provide support, guidance, and instructional coaching to teachers in meeting students’ needs.

The successful candidate will demonstrate his or her capacity as:

  • An excellent communicator who builds and sustains bridges with students, colleagues, and families.
  • A visionary who can imagine, create, and sustain programs related to the whole child.
  • A compassionate and empathetic counselor who understands and is responsive to the developmental needs of a neurodiverse student population.
  • An educator and learner who prioritizes the needs of students first.
  • A reflective practitioner who incorporates research and input from their professional network to improve practice.
  • A student advocate who is responsive and adaptive to the dynamic needs of student or the student body.
  • A knowledgeable relationship-builder with in-depth knowledge in meeting student needs and how to navigate providing services, if needed.
  • A creative problem solver who can observe, listen, learn, and collaborate to address complex issues.
  • A group facilitator with experience empowering others’ voices and leveraging diverse talents to ensure every voice is heard.
  • A community-minded collaborator who is motivated by service leadership and cultivating compassionate, global learners.

Requirements include:

  • A master’s degree (or higher) in school guidance counseling, school psychology, or related education field. (Experience in language and reading development a plus.)
  • 5+ years of experience in education, preferably with experience working in guidance counseling, supporting students with special needs, leading teaching teams,  and working alongside leaders in an educational setting.
  • Passion for student support, universal design for learning, and mission focused education.
Are you interested in developing and leading in an authentic learning community dedicated to social emotional learning with students, staff, and families alike?

Email human relations with two items:

  1. Resumé that includes all relevant experience and education.
  2. Cover letter that includes your philosophy of education and concrete examples of how you put that philosophy into practice.

Qualified candidates will be invited to:

  • Preliminary tour of the school.
  • Interview.
  • Meet with Teachers.
  • Provide written materials as requested.

Committee review of applications begins April 10, 2017.

Coordinator of Guidance and Learning is a new position for the school.  It is being created during a time of growth and change.  It is being hired as full-time with benefits.  Number of hours will range between 30 and 40 hours and will depend on how the candidate’s skills and experience line up with the school’s identified needs.

Coming Soon: Part Time Spanish Teacher

But wait! Don’t go yet! Any interest in substituting?

We have hired a number of our staff from our substituting ranks. It is a great way to get your foot in the door and position yourself to be in the right place at the right time when an opportunity does arise. Plus, it might give you additional experience to build your skill set (and resumé) until the right job does come along. In the meantime, you’ll have the chance to work with some of the most professional, creative, compassionate, and innovative educators in town. And our students are pretty awesome too.

Interested? Send your resumé to Human Resources. Thanks!

Cornerstone Learning Community is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or national origin. 

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