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Career Academy Coach - BMHS

School District of Beloit
United States, Wisconsin, Beloit
1500 4th Street (Show on map)
June 14, 2024
As the Career Academy Coach, you will provide leadership and support for the implementation and sustainability of the School District of Beloit's Career Academies. The Career Academy Coach will focus on college and career readiness for all students, and this will be achieved through a strategic, collaborative system among the District, business/industry partners, community organizations, and post-secondary institutions.

Duties and responsibilities
  1. Acts as a liaison among staff, leadership, and District in the school for developing and sustaining the Career Academies.
  2. Acts as a contact person for business and community engagement to drive successful and sustainable Career Academies.
  3. Under the direction of the Director of Career, Technical and Alternative Education and building leadership creates a five-year Academy plan to drive results that support District goals and equity initiatives.
  4. Builds and fosters relationships with community agencies to create, promote and maintain partnerships for the Career Academies, as well as attends community networking opportunities.
  5. Provides professional development and training in relation to career academies.
  6. Serves on a master scheduling team, which monitors and updates scheduling of students for proper placement in career academies.
  7. Attends leadership meetings to provide support for implementation of and sustainable career academies to increase student attendance, reduce student discipline, improve student achievement, and increase graduation rates.
  8. Coordinates with Teaching, Learning & Equity leadership to support problembased and integrated curricula with Career Academies to drive student achievement.
  9. Facilitates job shadowing, student internships, teacher externships, guest speakers, field trips, and other experiential learning experiences outside of the classroom.
  10. Acts as a liaison between administration and guidance counselors to create and sustain an advisor/advisee program for career academies, as well as intermediate schools' leaders to implement a transition plan with feeder intermediate schools.
  11. Maintains and analyzes Career Academy data results and presents to the School District of Beloit's Board of Education and/or other key stakeholders.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education.
  • Wisconsin Teaching License (Grades 9-12).

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Education
  • 2-3 Years of demonstrated experience of transformational leadership in a high school or educational setting.
  • Bilingual

Working conditions
Position is located in a school building. Work will be performed primarily at an assigned school campus.

Physical requirements
Continually traversing corridors. Occasionally in a stationary position, sitting or standing, for up to 4 hours. Operates office equipment. Frequently lifts/moves/carries objects or students up to 60 pounds. Frequently must position self to heights under 3' by stooping or squatting. Understands complex problems and explores alternative solutions. Organizes thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology. Constantly works with others; must converse and be understood verbally and in written form. Occasionally must subdue forceful students by using non-violent intervention methods.

We invite you to explore the career opportunities at the School District of Beloit. We are a diverse and dynamic District with more than 5,600 students. Our mission, values, and goals support the academic success of our students. Our dedicated and talented teachers, administration, and staff reinforce and encourage high academic expectations, quality instructional practices, viable curriculum, student engagement, and an emphasis on 21st Century Learning that highlights critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.

At the School District of Beloit, we are committed and strengthened by our Diversity (honoring our human differences); Equity (removing barriers and providing support for individuals to achieve their greatest potential); and Inclusion (ensuring each and every one belongs).

Our District includes an early childhood program; six elementary schools, 4K through fifth grade; two middle schools, sixth through eighth grade; one traditional high school with an Academy Model; and one alternative high school.

Located in southern Wisconsin and bordering northern Illinois, Beloit's best assets include a beautiful riverfront; charming downtown full of shops, hotels and restaurants; the internationally renowned Beloit College; the Beloit International Film Festival; miles of hiking and bike trails; interesting museums; and, of course, the School District of Beloit. This town of 37,000 is also the headquarters for several national and international companies including Hendricks Commercial Properties, ABC Supply, Kerry Americas, Rakuten, and PlayMonster.

The School District of Beloit provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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