Student Support Program Specialist

Job category: Professional
Exemption Status/Test: Exempt
Reports to: Student Success Program Coordinator
Date Revised: May 27, 2015
Dept./School: Special Programs

Primary purpose

Works with Student Success Coordinator to support special programs including credit and cycle recovery, Fall Mini, Spring Free, Jumpstart, SSI summer school, and summer enrichment programs. Collaborates with district staff and outside personnel to provide remedial and enrichment opportunities for students.

Qualifications

Education/Certification

Master’s degree  

Valid Texas teaching certificate  

Experience

Minimum three years successful teaching experience

Preference given to candidates with:

      Resume that evidences summer school experience

      Successful experience collaborating with administrative personnel

      Experience with curriculum development

Special knowledge/skills

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Knowledge of strategies and materials for the remediation and enrichment of all students

Ability to interpret data

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Major responsibilities and duties

Program Management

  • Collaborate with the Student Success Coordinator and other district departments to ensure alignment for all summer school programs.
  • Support credit recovery and cycle recovery programs on high school campuses.
  • Support for Fall Mini, Spring Free, and Jumpstart programs at secondary campuses.
  • Generate reports and communicate data regarding cycle and credit recovery programs to campus staff at all secondary campuses.
  • Support campuses to ensure SSI requirements are met and paperwork is accurate.
  • Support development, organization, and management of Camp GISD and Summer Enrichment Programs.
  • Support in development and management of an online Summer Program catalog.
  • Coordinate ordering, delivery and inventory of supplies needed for all summer programs.
  • Assist with curriculum development for Math and Reading SSI summer programs.

 Consultation

  • Provide training and support for campuses for online courseware system.
  • Collaborate with summer school administrators to organize SSI Summer School folder exchange process.

 Budget and Inventory

  • Assist with the selection and purchase of supplemental equipment and supplies for Student Success programs.

Policy, Reports, and Law

  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
  • 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
Posture: 
Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: 
Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Lifting: 
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds
Environment: 
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.