AVID Elementary Coordinator

Job category: Professional
Exemption Status/Test: Exempt/Professional
Reports to: AVID Elementary Program Manager
Date Revised: July 1, 2015
Dept./School: Special Programs

Primary purpose

Coordinate AVID campus support through training, guidance, and coaching. Support Program Manager in implementing the AVID system in elementary schools.



Bachelor’s degree

Master’s degree

Valid Texas Teaching Certificate

Valid Texas Administrator Certificate


Three (3) years’ elementary teaching experience

Special knowledge/skills

Ability to provide instructional leadership and organizational assistance

Knowledge of AVID essentials, components, and practices

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills


Major responsibilities and duties

Program Management

  • Coordinate workshops for AVID Elementary teachers and administrators
  • Assists in the coordination of Path and other district-wide AVID training
  • Coordinates AVID classroom observations and coaching of AVID teachers at each site.
  • Assists AVID Site Teams in facilitating progress towards goals identified in the Site Team Plans and Certification Self-Study.
  • Works with AVID Elementary Program Manager to meet with each principal to promote administrative support for and institutionalizing of the AVID system.
  • Coordinates use of resources in the district that are available to monitor progress and success of district AVID programs.
  • Assists in the collection of data as guided by the national AVID Center.
  • Assists Elementary Program Manager in coordinating and/or facilitating district AVID events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Policy, Reports, and Law

  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, including mandatory financial reports to TEA.
  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and the local board policy.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals; transporting training material to include books and large paper tablets
Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Frequent walking; repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Office and classroom setting, frequent districtwide travel; occasional statewide travel
Mental Demands: 
Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.