GO School Success Coach (Grade K-5)

Job Type

Part Time


Minimum: $2,420
Maximum: $2,420



Start Date


Application Deadline



50 Cooper Square
3rd Floor
New York
United States


Position Description

The GO Project is seeking an emerging professional with a social justice mindset for the position of "Success Coach". The Success Coach will collaborate closely with campus staff, teachers, interns, and volunteers, and serve as a primary lead in ensuring that our program activities and interventions are student- and family-centered, and in alignment with GO Project Core Values (ASPIRE: Achievement, Support, Participation, Integrity, Responsibility, and Effort). Please note that this position does not require planning or writing curriculum outside of program hours; any necessary workshop plans or student curriculum will be provided.

GO School 2018-2019 Dates and Reporting Times

  • GO School training session: Saturday, September 29th from 9:30-1:30 (lunch will be provided)
  • GO School Saturday dates: Success Coaches report on Saturdays from 9:00AM-1:15PM


October 13, 20, 27

November 3, 10, 17

December 1, 8, 15


January 5, 12, 26

February 2, 9, 23

March 2, 9, 16, 23

April 6, 13, 27


Campus Leadership

  • Create, model and lead an inclusive and welcoming environment for all students, staff, and families in partnership with the Director of Campus and Instruction, by:
  • Organizing and facilitating solution-based case conference with campus staff when frequent classroom removals and inappropriate student disciplines are observed
  • Co-facilitating and managing large group behaviors and activities such as recess, program transition times and culture building activities, by modeling reinforcement of program expectations amongst different program participants (e.g., staff, students, volunteers and families)

Staff Coaching & Quality

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to staff and volunteers including group/individual coaching and professional development sessions on supporting students with diverse learning challenges and vulnerabilities, utilizing GO’s student management tools (restorative, inclusive, culturally responsive, equitable, and developmentally appropriate approaches)
  • Provide task supervision for MSW student(s) during program hours


Student- and Family-Centered Support & Success

  • As part of staff/volunteer coaching, conduct classroom observation, provide push-in support and model appropriate behavior management techniques for students who are in need of additional support (e.g., task refusal, prosocial peer interactions, academic persistence) 
  • Facilitate restorative circles to avoid repeated incidents, as needed
  • Lead curriculum-based group sessions for classes of up to 14 students (e.g., NYC DOE middle/high school choice, social skills development curriculum will be provided)
  • Provide on-site crisis assessment and intervention for students and families, and elevate to full-time GO Families staff for follow-up in a timely manner
  • As needed, facilitate and/or coordinate parent workshops (plan and curriculum will be provided)


Administrative & Operations

  • In collaboration with the Director of Campus & Instruction, manage program initiatives, events, processes, and procedures with fidelity
  • Complete agency’s administrative requirements on time, including:
  • Responding to emails or phone calls within 24 hours
  • Completing program feedback form and contact log (online) on a weekly basis
  • Attending monthly phone supervision with Director/Assoc. Director of GO Families


  • Master's Degree or PhD/PsyD in social work, school counseling, mental health counseling, psychology, or other related field
  • Ability to motivate and guide students and mediate/de-escalate conflict or behaviors
  • Experience in managing large groups of students with developmentally-appropriate, strengths-focused strategies
  • Experience in direct practice with children, teens and families in school-based and after-school/summer camp settings
  • Familiarity with strengths-language, restorative justice framework, diverse cultural backgrounds, and child development
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral, and written communication skills, and strong work ethic
  • Ability to speak Cantonese, Mandarin or Spanish is preferred but not necessary
  • Experience navigating the NYC DOE School Choice process is a plus

Level of Language Proficiency

 Ability to speak Cantonese, Mandarin or Spanish is preferred but not necessary

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please follow the steps:

  • Fill out the 2018-2019 GO School Success Coach Application (linked). If for some reason the link isn’t working please copy and paste this link (https://goo.gl/forms/JGeB12XwaaBLfzCn1) into your web browser. Please note that Google sign-in is required to fill out the application. 
  • At the end of the application, you will be asked to upload your resume and three professional references.
  • Professional Reference Guidelines:
  • Professional Reference Name
  • Nature of Relationship (e.g., supervisor, colleague, etc.)
  • Professional Reference Current Employer and Title
  • Professional Reference Phone Number and Email Address