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Waltham High School/Wraparound Waltham Academic Case Manager

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Waltham Public Schools


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Published 14 days ago

December 18, 2020
$50,000 - $60,000

Description:

This full time (210 days per calendar year), grant funded position (prorated based on hiring date and expiring September 2023) will support Waltham High School/Wraparound Waltham students and report to the Administrator of ELL programs and Waltham High School Principal. The academic case manager will work closely with approximately 30-50 identified students to support them in their academic and English learning goals, coursework and assignments, attendance and participation in classes, navigate technology needs and other resources in order for them to successfully complete school work and graduate high school. He/she will work closely and collaboratively with WHS and district educators as well as Wraparound Waltham grant partners including community based organizations such as Waltham Partnership for Youth.

Responsibilities

? Coordinate in collaboration with district and WHS educators (administrators, counselors, teachers) and partners success plans and personalized/individualized academic supports including tutoring and daily/weekly check ins;

  • Track and monitor student interventions and academic progress including attendance;
  • Support students in tracking their academic work, weekly/daily assignments, projects etc. 

? Support successful entry into high school and transitioning for newly arrived students to WHS;

? Organize and develop check in sessions with students to help guide them through the school year and summer;

? Support removing barriers to academic and school participation success for all students identified;

? Communicate with teachers and administrators to discuss any challenges or student needs;

? Consult with Administrator of ELL and LAT teams about student progress;

? Support classroom teachers as they implement success plans for English learners;

Work closely with identified partners including Wraparound Waltham grantees.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in the area of secondary education, TESOL or multicultural education.
  • ESL teaching or tutoring experience at the secondary level is a plus
  • Commitment to high expectations coupled with high levels of support for all young people.
  • Positive attitude and ability to encourage and promote students’ self-efficacy and engagement with school.
  • Solutions-oriented and willing to collaboratively problem solve with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Spanish both verbal and written.
  • Strong computer and technology skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Google Apps for Education
  • Close attention to detail 
  • Ability to multi-task and work in an environment with frequent interruptions
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with students, educators, administrators, community partners, staff, and families via email, phone or in person
  • Be empathic and sensitive to private, personal information
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism through confidentiality, data quality and data integrity

Qualified Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and two current letters of recommendation.

Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000 (commensurate with experience; prorated through June 2021 for first year); benefits included and paid for by the grant

START DATE: Immediately

Non-Discrimination Notice: Waltham Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation.


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Description:

This full time (210 days per calendar year), grant funded position (prorated based on hiring date and expiring September 2023) will support Waltham High School/Wraparound Waltham students and report to the Administrator of ELL…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Excellent Benefits

Excellent Benefits

Location

Waltham, MA

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