Instructional Support Post-Secondary Advocate
Colorado High School Charter is seeking a Post-Secondary Advocate at our Osage Campus. The Post-Secondary Advocate will help CHSC Osage students identify and access Post-Secondary options, remove barriers that impede student access to Post-Secondary success through Outreach, Individualized Coaching, Data Collection and Analysis, and Supportive Interventions geared towards helping students become academically and socially independent. The Post-Secondary Advocate will support the expansion of Post-Secondary Readiness Programming at CHSC, contribute to the development and implementation of Post-Secondary Readiness Standards and in conjunction with the Post-Secondary Coordinator develop a sustainable vision for Post-Secondary Readiness at CHSC.
Colorado High School Charter Overview
Mission: Colorado High School Charter is transforming the alternative education experience by igniting the potential within each of the diverse young people we serve. CHSC ensures students’ personal and academic growth by creating tailored curricula, a supportive school environment, and community partnerships. We empower our students to succeed in life and positively contribute to their families and communities by offering them the freedom and resources to pursue a post-secondary path aligned with their individualized goals.
Vision: Schools that Empower People
Core Values: Relationships, High Expectations, Growth, Inclusivity, Wellness, Third-fourth-fifth Way
About: Colorado High School Charter (CHSC) is one of the leading alternative education campuses in Denver, serving students in grades 9-12. As an educator at CHSC, you will have the opportunity to develop meaningful relationships with your students while receiving regular coaching and professional development to allow you to deliver exceptional instruction for students who are looking for a small, supportive and relevant school setting.
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- In conjunction with Post-Secondary Coordinator identify Post-Secondary Resources and create partnerships that expand opportunities for students
- Assist students with registration process for Concurrent Enrollment Courses
- Support students through the Post Secondary Application process, including the financial aid process
- In conjunction with the Post-Secondary Coordinator conduct Post-Secondary Readiness bootcamps to prepare students for Post-Secondary opportunities
- Meet with student caseload weekly to assess progress, provide resources and support and problem solve any issues that arise
- Engage parents/guardians through phone calls, meetings, home visits to inform them of the Post-Secondary Options students are eligible for and explain expectations for programs
- Participate in New Student Orientation to introduce CHSC Post-Secondary Pathways and opportunities
- Address barriers to student achievement by connecting students to school based, local community and campus resources
- Assist with facilitation of Senior Seminar
- Serve as a Liaison between CHSC and Community Based Post-Secondary Resources
- Assist with enrollment and recruitment of students for Postsecondary opportunities (Concurrent Enrollment, CEC, Workforce Development Programs, etc.)
- Assist with Student Internship planning, implementation and support
- Other duties as assigned by Post-Secondary Coordinator and School Administration
- High School Diploma or Higher
- A strong desire to work with Students who have struggled in traditional school settings.
- Exhibit cultural competence and work with a student-centered lens
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and positive relationships across a wide range of constituencies
- Possesses critical, strategic thinking skills and the capacity to be detail oriented and manage multiple tasks
- Permanent US Work Authorization
- Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps Platform
- Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle
- Bachelors Degree in Education, Ethnic/Gender Studies, Human Services, or other Related Fields
- 1-2 Years experience working with diverse students and families
- 1-2 Years Post-Secondary Success Planning
- Proficiency using Infinite Campus
- In Depth knowledge of community resources and supports specific to Post-Secondary Access
- Bilingual(Spanish and English)
The starting salary for this position is between $40,200 and $61,991, depending on education and experience. The maximum salary for this position is approximately $67,000. A comprehensive benefits package is included.
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Colorado High School Charter is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and school needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state or local law. Colorado High School Charter believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our schools’ success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.