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Academic Coaching Associate- Warren Township High School

Company: Schuler Scholar Program
Location: Gurnee
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

If you want to help showcase the difference a college education can make in the lives of our talented high school students, apply today as your first step to join our Scholar Program as an

Academic Coaching Associate.

Who We Are

Schuler is a private, non-profit foundation in the northern suburbs of Chicago. We currently serve over 800 high school and college Scholars in partnership with 15 high schools located throughout the northern suburbs and the city of Chicago and one location in Milwaukee, WI.

What Our Goal Is

The Schuler Scholar Program equips high-achieving and underrepresented students to gain access to and succeed at highly selective colleges and beyond.

What We Stand For
Always Personal Best: We believe in lifelong learning - personal improvement never ends.
One Scholar at a Time: We believe in the boundless promise of every Scholar.
All In: We believe shared success drives superior results for all our stakeholders - Scholars, families, partners, and staff.
Innovative Mindset: We believe in pursuing new and imaginative solutions to benefit our Scholars.

What A Day in the Life of a Academic Coaching Associate Is Like

The Schuler Scholar Program seeks an Academic Coaching Associate (ACA) who is interested in working on site with a cohort of junior and senior Scholars at Warren Township High School, one of Schuler's partnership schools. The ACA will schedule regular one-on-one support meetings with upperclassmen that are academically-oriented, focusing on time management, self-advocacy, teacher communication, academic reflection and problem-solving, and stress management. ACAs also lead weekly after school group programs for upperclassmen that help them succeed academically and prepare for college. ACAs might also be asked to step into additional higher level leadership roles on the team and take on additional responsibilities as needed.

The qualified candidate will be ambitious, results-oriented, highly organized, energetic and committed to the future of the organization and the young people who are in the program. Strong organizational skills, the ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment, highly developed communication and interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Candidates should be able to manage multiple projects at one time, and should be able to work well on a team and autonomously. Experience working with and providing academic support and/or mentorship with young people is a must.

Responsibilities: Primary
Facilitate direct Schuler programs
Serve as academic mentor and coach to junior and senior Scholars
Cross train in school-based and/or organization-wide position
Give feedback on lesson plans, implementation, and facilitation to school-based staff
Support Scholar Coaches to customize in-school and after-school programs
Facilitate 1:1 Schuler program sessions, including reading coaching, STEM coaching, and academic tutoring as needed
Act as Scholar Coach representative at cross-departmental meetings
Serve as the point person for the College and Alumni Programs team to assist Scholars in the transition from the high school Scholar program to the college Scholar program.

What Core Competencies Make An Academic Coaching Associate Successful
Coaching and Mentoring
Planning and Organizing
Training and Presenting Information to Individuals and Groups

What We Offer

Comprehensive medical/dental/vision plans, generous PTO, disability insurance, 403(B), Life and AD&D insurance, EAP, and more.

Education Award

Schuler Staff who have completed four years of employment with the Schuler Scholar Program are eligible for a $10,000 Education Award. The Award can be used toward paying current eligible student loans or toward tuition for an advanced degree.

Work and Covid Policy

The Schuler Scholar Program is currently operating on site at all of our locations. Staff are required to be vaccinated and boosted. Schuler will consider accommodations for medical and religious-based reasons.

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Keywords: Schuler Scholar Program, Waukegan , Academic Coaching Associate- Warren Township High School, Other , Gurnee, Illinois

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