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Student Accountability Coordinator (2022-2023)

The Biome School
Saint Louis, MO
  • Expired: April 27, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Student Accountability Coordinator

2022 - 2023


Position: Student Accountability Coordinator

Reports to: President & CEO

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: 100% employer-paid medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD

Retirement: St. Louis City Schools Retirement System


The Biome School

We are a tuition-free charter public school serving kindergarten to fifth-grade learners. At The Biome School, children explore a hands-on, student-driven education. Join a community of families and staff dedicated to turning young learners' potential into achievement.


Position Description

The Student Accountability Coordinator works closely with the President and CEO, staff, students, and their families to cultivate a school environment that is conducive to teaching and learning. The Student Accountability Coordinator's primary responsibility is responding to student behaviors and building practical intervention approaches to help students reduce punitive outcomes while limiting interruptions to instructional time for all students. The right candidate will possess a demonstrated record of effective classroom management and support the practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as a primary tool to change non-productive mindsets. This position also supports the principal, student support services members, and teachers by modeling effective classroom management and behavior modification techniques.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Initiate and maintain positive relationships with students, parents, guardians, staff, administrators, and community partners.
  • Work collaboratively with school leadership to develop a school-wide system for student accountability.
  • Determine the appropriate accountability outcomes for students who struggle to meet behavioral expectations and communicate those decisions in a concise and timely manner to all stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with school leadership to provide tiered levels of support to develop student social-emotional skills.
  • Collaborate with the school SPED Team and Interventionists to support the implementation of behavior plans for struggling students as necessary.
  • Collaborate with partners to support students requiring external therapy services.
  • Coordinate and organize engagement events to educate the school community on topics related to behavior expectations, e.g., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
  • Develop methods to track the student accountability system data; analyze and report the results to school leadership.
  • Perform all work duties and activities per The Biome School policies, procedures, and safety practices.

Expectations

  • Must keep current on CBT research and best practices to support interventions and provide professional development to staff.
  • Facilitate and participate in school efforts to improve climate and culture.
  • Assist in training and supporting staff in classroom management and de-escalation techniques.
  • Provide time in the evening, by phone, for questions and concerns that students and/or families may have regarding behavior-related issues that could not be handled during the school day.
  • Execute additional duties as needed as a member of the school team (arrival and dismissal support, lunch support, covering classes, etc.)
  • Participate in school-wide and individual professional development, including two weeks during the summer, weekly school-wide meetings, and other ongoing training.
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings and communicate openly with all staff.
  • Meet all expectations and requirements as stated in The Biome Employee Handbook.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (Master's preferred) in education or related field
  • Missouri Teaching Certification required
  • Minimum three years of effective teaching experience
  • Knowledge of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy applications in a school setting is a PLUS
  • English and Spanish bilingual is a PLUS

Skills

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work on broad-based strategy and everyday details
  • Proven ability to exercise wise judgment in decision-making
  • Ability to communicate honestly and tactfully
  • Ability to recover quickly from failure
  • Demonstration of tenacity and resilience - persevering through significant challenges to reach goals
  • Management of time and resources effectively, prioritizing efforts according to organizational goals
  • Hold high expectations for all students and express belief in their potential to meet the school's expectations
  • Experience teaching students from underrepresented communities
  • Experience participating in RTI (Response to Intervention) practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

To apply, please email the following items to info@thebiomeschool.org:


  1. Resum (not to exceed two pages; 12-point font)
  2. Cover letter, which explains the candidate's interest in the position as well as the skills and experiences that make the applicant a good candidate for the position (not to exceed two pages; 12-point font)

Phone calls will not be accepted.

The Biome School

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Saint Louis, MO
63108 USA

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