Early College Coach

Lowell Public Schools

About the organization

The Lowell Public Schools (LPS) is one of the largest districts in Massachusetts, currently enrolling more than 14,150 students in grades PreK-12. LPS has a dedicated school community committed to serving our students and families. Our families are invited to participate in their children’s educational experience. To facilitate this, we invite you to check out this website which will inform you of many things such as announcements, school happenings, school calendars, etc.

Our school traditions and activities are enjoyed not only by our students, but by the community as well.

Duties

- Recruit, admit, and advise students interested in the Early College pathway.
- Work with the Early College Specialist to develop recruitment and retention initiatives, and additional support services to equitably meet student needs.
- Encourage and promote dual enrollment opportunities and advance coursework with students and staff.
- Conducts Early College, Dual Enrollment informational sessions, student, and family workshops and end of year exhibits.
- Track student and family interactions to maintain pulse on student needs and progress.
- Work with Early College Specialist to review Early College admission applications, high school transcripts, placement test scores, and transferring dual enrollment credits.
- Provide support with registration and enrollment process, assessment testing as needed for current and prospective students.
- Performs administrative tasks such as collecting, organizing, and disseminating statistical data; maintains and updates student files.
- Collect and maintain accurate student records for evaluation and reporting purposes specific to enrollment and attrition.
- Meets weekly with the project team on student enrollment, recruitment strategies, data/tracking, and deliverables of grant(s).
- Maintains a working knowledge of Early College, Dual Enrollment and Career Pathway initiatives.
- Participates in and attends workshops and training sessions with Community College, University partners and DESE.
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Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field required, Master’s Degree in a related field preferred.
- Experience in coordinating early college, dual enrollment or related programming is preferred.
- Licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a school guidance counselor (5-12) or teacher (9-12) preferred.
- Minimum of two (2) years of experience in the field of education, college advising and admission, school guidance counseling, or a related field in a school setting is preferred.
- Demonstrated experience working with a diverse population or community and strong cross-cultural skills.
- Ability to work with youth and deliver services in an individual, small group, and large group setting.
- Strong skills in presentation, designing, planning, implementing, and monitoring projects/programs; excellent oral and written communication skills required.
- Experience with grant management, grant reporting, budgetary development, project management and implementation.
- Ability to use technology for data analysis, scheduling, communication (i.e. Naviance, Aspen X2).
- Bilingual preferred.

Salary

$45,000 - $50,000. Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

If interested, please apply on the SchoolSpring website. Fill out My Information on the left hand side, provide a resume, and cover letter.

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