Organization: Canyons School District
Title 1 - Extended Learning Specialist - Canyons Administrative Bldg. (500 W)
For questions, please email: adminhr
Department: Student Advocacy and Access
Location: Canyons Administrative Bldg. (500 W)
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Rate: Salary Schedules
Job Title: Title I – Extended Learning Specialist
Department: Office of Student Advocacy and Access
Supervisor: Title I Principal
Lane Placement: Certified Salary Schedule
Schedule: 188 days/8 hours
Evaluation Group: CTESS
FLSA Classification: Non - Exempt
This position is one-year only, dependent upon continued grant funding and/or other developed funding sources.
Experience working with students and families who are in transition, homeless or at-risk because of poverty, physical/mental health issues, diverse cultures and languages, or other reasons. Strong desire and ability to collaborate with administration, faculty, staff and community partners to develop and coordinate wrap-around services; knowledge of CAYCI and Community School structures. Ability to take the initiative, handle multiple priorities, maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality, excellent oral and written communication, ability to build strong relationships and model positive, solution-focused interactions with all collegues.
The Extended Learning Specialist works under the direction of the Title I School Principal with support from the Office of Student Advocacy and Access in order to align, coordinate and implement the Title I After School Program with the intended goal of increasing student academic achievement. The Specialist will work closely with administration and faculty to align academic interventions, enrichment experiences and youth development opportunities to the day academic program. The Specialist will serve on the BLT and CARE Team and will support grade level PLC’s with regular academic and behavioral progress data to ensure the program is meeting grant goals.
Working with the Principal, or assigned Assistant Principal, the Extended Learning Specialist will have the prime responsibility for coordinating, developing and managing all aspects of the AfterSchool Program, which include:
Work with teachers to identify students according to the establish criteria, who are most likely to benefit from extended learning opportunities
Establish and implement registration procedures aligned to grant requirements for targeted students and general student body
Identify students needing transportation and work Student Advocacy and Access to establish bus routes and stops
Work with administration to establish strong consistency in school’s PBIS plan, positive incentives, clear expectations with step by step procedures for students and afterschool staff, and implement consequences designed to reteach expectations, maintain relationships and build student skills
Facilitate a parent meeting for all students attending the AfterSchool Program to set expectations for attendance, active participation, behavior and check-in/out procedures. Hold meetings regularly as enrollment changes over the course of the year
Work with administration to implement and monitor the academic program provided by teachers to targeted students and by other staff to students receiving generalized homework help, mentoring or enrichments. As directed, support the evidence-based curriculum and instructional strategies used