All Other Positions - Insight Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School
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Job Title: Advisor
Job Location: Insight PA Cyber Charter School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Insight Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School
Herndon, VA 20171
Telephone: 571-392-2683
Job Description:

The Student Support Advisor is the key coordinator driving the activities of the Student Support Services Team. The role helps foster a high touch approach to educational support and exhibits a commitment and desire to provide the best experience possible for students and families. The role empowers families to increase their involvement and assist in their student’s education, facilitates engagement in school activities and provides clear and consistent communication regarding school expectations and activities.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Oversees a caseload of students assigned by geographical location, as their main point of contact with the school
  • Serves as a main point of contact for all non-instructional issues after placement, ensuring students have all necessary equipment and know both how and when to access their courses
  • Monitors student participation and works to contact students who do not attend (Using the Go Outreach Box to identify student struggles)
  • Moderates homeroom activities and facilitates Social Emotional Learning programming, e.g. PowerPoint decks, handouts, 7 Mindsets, etc.
  • Serves as a liaison between students and/or Learning Coaches and teachers and/or administration and teachers to ensure that all school personnel understand how to contact and communicate with the student in a manner that builds ties between the student and the school
  • Arranges support conferences as needed to address performance concerns
  • Works with students to create Student Success Plans
  • Works with the Strong Start Team to assist in the onboarding process for assigned students
  • Contacts late starting or missing students by phone and works to quickly ensure a Strong Start at the school
  • Conducts face-2-face visits of students, within geographical region, to support the academic, engagement, and social developmental needs of the students
  • Coordinates with appropriate staff to develop Student Attendance Improvement Plans
  • Works with school staff to monitor student adherence to the school’s attendance policies
    • Emails, calls and sends auto-dial notices to targeted student population
    • Recommends families to the appropriate Student Attendance Officer for tiered truancy interventions as necessary
    • Follows-Up with Student Attendance Improvement Plans of students on caseload
  • Initiates meaningful, recurring contact by phone with students and their Learning Coach;
  • Chaperone and attend ISPA events, ie: monthly field trips
  • Support big initiatives by making the contact and managing the documentation of items pertaining to, but not limited to, Family Income Forms, Re-Registration, State Assessments, etc
  • Connects student and Family to Student Resource Specialist when appropriate
  • Increases professional knowledge and skills by attending required staff meetings; participating in school and K12 sponsored Professional Development, and seeking other professional learning opportunities;
  • Provides outreach, training, and support to families who respond to Students First Check In surveys
Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of college AND
  • Two (2) years of experience in education OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and related experience
  • Meets all criteria for employment in a PA public school, including satisfactory PA child abuse, PA criminal record, and FBI background check reports
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working in the field
  • Experience working in education
  • Experience supporting adults and children in the use of technology
Minimum Required Skill Set
  • Strong presentation, facilitation and organization skills
  • Interpersonal skills to create collaborative, working relationships with essential school stakeholders
  • Effective communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.); Web proficiency.
  • An ability to learn new technology tools quickly

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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