Males Of Color Life Coach - Multilingual (Supporting ESL students) Reports to:
Coordinator, Office for Males of Color Salary Schedule / Grade:
Refer to Males of Color Salary Schedule F.L.S.A Status:
Non-Exempt SPECIFIC DUTIES:
- Responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing proactive outreach programs, both on- and off-campus; attracting a diverse group of males; and targeting at risk students (not exclusively) attending Dayton Public Schools.
- Must possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written; demonstrate solid decision-making and problem-solving skills; as well as, be able to work independently or in a team environment with minimal supervision.
- Must also possess extensive knowledge about African American history, Issues impacting to Males of Color, Educating males of color, Hip Hop Pedagogy, Science, Math, and Literature.
- Develops documents and presentations specifically geared toward Males of Color outreach efforts (presentations, staff workshops, parent workshops/receptions and markets the availability of these presentations throughout their building's local urban centers.
- Provides classroom instruction to assist students with optimal performance, transitioning to college including, adjustment and academic success.
- Creates and documents a comprehensive list of outreach activities.
- Actively promotes the Office for Males of Color highlighting and promoting programming, activities and progress on Facebook and other social media sites designated by supervision.
- Must be able to facilitate presentations and discussions effectively with diverse groups of people including students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators and DPS Leadership.
- Works collaboratively with the Office of marketing/communication on message development for outreach, including print publications, emails, social media, and various website(s).
- Facilitators should display the behaviors we want to see in our young men and be able to effectively navigate situations requiring duality.
- Facilitators must exude an attitude of professionalism and scholarly behaviors.
- Facilitators should be supportive of student's extra-curricular activities.
- Creates and/or enhances effective systems for managing and maintaining the program.
- Facilitate team/group Interactions and activities, lead group discussions, positive mental attitude and promote excitement about "Males of Color" events.
- Facilitator's should provide unsurpassed student service and make interactions with students and parents as positive as possible.
- Demonstrates mature, courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with students, clients, visitors, and DPS staff; acts in a manner that promotes harmonious and effective workplace environment.
- Plan monthly events for students and staff.
- Enthusiastically promotes the MOC's goals and priorities in compliance with all policies and procedures.
CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Maintains absolute discretion and confidentiality of work-related issues, records and DPS information.
- Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as needed basis.
- At times may be required to work outside normal business hours and work extended hours to accomplish requirements of the position.
The Dayton Way
- Support and maintain the District's core principles in the areas of professionalism, curriculum, instruction, culture, and customer service. Demonstrate courage, compassion, patience, and a passion for teaching in daily activities.
- Meet the challenges of delivering education in an urban school setting. Use instructional methods to help struggling learners reach grade level.
- Navigate competing instructional initiatives and find ways to apply them to the classroom effectively.
- Build confidence in student, parents, and guardians that academic achievement is attainable through high expectations and sustained effort.
- Collaborate and engage effectively with teachers and administrators to implement instructional strategies that promote student success in content areas.
- Build positive rapport and trust with families and community partners to facilitate their engagement in education efforts.
- Participate in district-organized professional development activities and seek out opportunities for self-development to improve instruction design and delivery skills.
Evaluation / Other
CORE BEHAVIORS & COMPETENCIES
- Maintain complete, accurate student records as required by state law, district policies, and administrative regulations.
- Meet with parents and guardians to discuss student progress, resolve behavioral issues, and address academic progress.
- Attend staff meetings and professional development activities.
- Serve on various committees.
- Plan assignments for classroom volunteers and supervise their activities.
- Maintain the confidentiality of student records.
- Abide by state and national standards while administering assessments.
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Dependability = reliable attendance, consistently address and resolve issues
- Integrity = honesty, refraining from talking behind others' backs, ethical decision-making
- Collaboration = tactful and courteous with students, parents, public; work harmoniously with others
- Compassion = showing concern, being friendly and approachable
- Excellence = professional grooming and attire; commitment to delivering quality instruction
- Coping with Stress = think critically and solve problems in difficult situations; capable of handling interruptions effectively
- Interpersonal Skills = successfully interact and engage with students, families, colleagues, administrators, and others; enjoy working with children
- Presentation Skills = creatively share information verbally and in writing to build interest and engage student learners; organize and present information in meaningful, easy-to-understand ways
- Adaptability and Flexibility = willingness to change methods and approaches as appropriate
- Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the U.S.
- Current and valid State of Ohio teaching licensure appropriate for the specific teaching position
- Must pass Federal and Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation background check in accordance with Ohio Administrative Code Section 3301-83-06
Knowledge & Experience
- Bachelor's or Master's Degree or Equivalent Experience
- Experience working with diverse groups urban youth
- Effectively working with a diverse and multicultural student' body
- Working knowledge of multicultural programs and systems
- Awareness of the issues related to students of color and college or career readiness
- Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, hear, see, read, speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, crouch, kneel, stoop, and climb stairs
- Occasionally lift and/or move lightweight items up to 40 lbs.
- Work is performed in a classroom setting
- Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and tissue
- Work may be subject to frequent interruptions
- Potential exposure to disruptive parents and students
- Some assignments are subject to completion within strict timelines
- Periodic travel for meetings, professional development activities, and work assignments
The Dayton Public School District provides equal educational and employment opportunities for all people without regard to race, gender, ethnicity, color, age, disability, religion, national origin, creed, sexual orientation, or affiliation with a union or professional organization.