The Onslow County Partnership for Children (OCPC) is a private non-profit agency that advocates and provides services for the healthy development of children, by building the strengths and capacities of families, care-giving professionals, and the communities in which they reside.
OCPC is the recipient of a 3-year 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) grant designed to provide academic enrichment and a broad array of services to help students meet academic standards and engage families in student education. The 21st CCLC program is authorized under Title IV, Part B of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The program will provide after-school academic enrichment opportunities and family engagement for children attending Northwoods Elementary School of Technology and Innovation (K-5). OCPC is seeking highly committed individuals for the following position:
21st Century Community Learning Center Academic Coach (Contracted)
The 21st CCLC Academic Coach will provide academic support and educational enrichment to identified students in grades K-5 after school at Northwoods Elementary. The Academic Coach will support the framework for a strengths- and relationship-based program that will support the visions of Onslow County Schools and the Onslow County Partnership for Children while complying with the goals and requirements of 21st CCLC. This framework will foster an environment that supports students, families, and staff to work collaboratively to ensure student success.
The Academic Coach will facilitate academic and enrichment activities. This includes homework help and/or intervention tutoring, math and/or literacy programming, and enrichment activities. Ongoing communication and collaboration with the 21st CCLC Program Coordinator and Northwoods Elementary School personnel to ensure program goals and objectives are met. The Academic Coach facilitates academic and enrichment lessons that 1) support and enhance each student’s learning, and 2) are aligned with the school day instruction. These enrichment activities are meant to be interactive and engaging, and should include opportunities for students to practice individually or in groups. The Afterschool Academic Coach is responsible for providing instruction, conducting assessment, and reporting progress in the subject(s) for which s/he is hired; modification of these subjects may be made only with permission of the Program Coordinator. Other duties that support the implementation of 21st CCLC may be required.
The 21st CCLC Academic Coach should have experience with education systems and family engagement. Proficiency in developing engaging lessons, assessment of student needs, and project based learning. Experience working with diverse families and supporting diverse learners is vital. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree, K-5 teaching experience and enthusiasm to support all children’s learning.