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District Wide Extended School Services (ESS) Coordinator

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Summary Information:
Employer: Fayette County Public Schools
Position Type: Admin./Support
Categories: Program Coordinator
School / Org: Frederick Douglass High School
Location Lexington, Kentucky
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN5071
Posting Date: 2 November 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Fayette County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

District Wide Extended School Services (ESS) Coordinator (1.0 FTE)

Location: Its About Kids Support Services

Reports To: Director of Student Support Services

Job Function: To provide leadership, expertise, technical and student support for the prioritization, planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of effective ESS and other support programs.

Work Calendar: 245 day (12 months)

Measure of Success:
- Increase in student achievement and growth:
- State Academic Standard expectations
- District based assessments
- Curriculum benchmark assessments
- Close achievement and opportunity gaps
- Improve learning, culture, and environment
- Increase student, family and community engagement
- Increase the high school graduation rate and ensure every child graduates college and career-ready

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Works collaboratively with school staff, coordinators, resource teachers, and other specialists to provide support to schools regarding the implementation of effective instructional strategies.
- Plans and conducts professional learning opportunities targeting strategies/methods for working with at risk students
- Coordinates Support services that provide technical, administrative, and logistical support to facilitate and enhance instruction that include services, such as transportation, instructional materials or supplies, student snacks, school-based counseling, community-based mentoring, academic advising, parent training for follow through, or referrals for social, health, or financial assistance through appropriate service agencies.
- Disseminates information on current trends and research in the area of early intervention and effective instructional strategies for at risk students.
- Assists in preparing the annual grant submitted to KDE which authorizes the financial support of various ESS programs.
- Prepares, monitors, amends to all record-keeping, correspondence, requests, meetings, and special requests related to this area.
- Responds to questions and issues related to ESS programs and assists with implementation of ESS programs.
- Provides coordination of ESS staff.
- Visits schools regularly to provide consultation and technical assistance.
- Maintains active involvement in local, state, and national professional organizations related to ESS programs.
- Assists schools with efforts to increase parent involvement and cooperation.
- Consults with subject area coordinators to provide an integrated approach to curriculum objectives, which focus on at risk youth.
- Maintains research data, resources, articles, and books concerning at risk strategies, techniques and program designs.
- Demonstrates the ability to communicate in more than one language or the willingness to learn to communicate in more than one language at the novice level of proficiency.
- Maintains regular attendance.
- Performs other job duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
- Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking
- Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing
- Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations
- Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching
- Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights

Education and Experience:
- Masterís Degree and/or Rank I
- Recognized as a master level teacher with at least five years of successful teaching experience, and/or other related experiences
- Proven leadership ability and ability to work well with others and motivate others to perform at high levels, exemplary communication and organizational skills with a diverse group of people

Licenses and Other Requirements:
- Valid Kentucky Teaching, Counselor, School Social Worker or related certification
- Consultant Endorsement (or the ability to receive such endorsement)
- Kentucky Teaching Certification for Supervisor of Instruction or Administration (Prefered)

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