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Graduation Coach

Company: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools
Location: Elizabeth City
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Graduation Coach

(Grant Funded)



The Graduation Coach works with a wide array of students to provide various types of support needed to assist students in completing the requirements needed to graduate high school. The supports include academic support, social and emotional support as well as any other supports needed to ensure the success of the student.


  • NC teacher certification with at least three years of successful classroom teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills & abilities is required
  • Must possess demonstrated skills in differentiated instruction and the ability to operate a safe and orderly classroom while maintaining the dignity of all students
  • Must possess an upbeat and positive approach to the job and be viewed as a solution finder, not a negative thinker
  • Must possess strong computer skills and have extensive knowledge of on-line instructional processes
  • Ability to constantly monitor the safety and well-being of students
  • Ability to motivate students
  • Ability to maintain a clean and orderly environment
  • Ability to perform general clerical duties
  • Ability to operate common office machines
  • Ability to maintain basic files and records
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitates by work assignments
    • The Graduation Coach will identify and provide assistance to high school students at risk of not completing graduation requirements
    • The coach will collaborate with students, parents, teachers, counselors, administrators and members of the community to collectively determine and provide appropriate services to identified students
    • The Graduation Coach will analyze data to identify students or subgroups with potential high school graduation problems, including attendance issues and failed courses; plan, implement, and track individual high school graduation plans; identify and resolve barriers to graduation; and facilitate college and career choices as well as smooth transitions from middle to high school
    • The Graduation Coach provides a school based, multi-faceted framework of instructional support and intervention for high school students at risk of dropping out or failing to graduate with their cohort
    • The position provides specific support and intervention by identifying and monitoring highly at-risk students as early as ninth grade to help with learning loss
    • Develops instructional plans for recovering lost credits for at-risk students
    • Provides on-going emotional support and personal contact
    • Provides assessment services to identify the target population
    • Identifies at-risk students according to the criteria and process developed by the School Administrative Unit (SAU)
    • Determines the target population to be served based on students' needs and probability of effective intervention
    • Serve as a liaison for other support services that can assist the student
    • Establishes and maintains purposeful relationships with students and parents
    • Assists students in developing appropriate goals
    • Assists students in developing and implementing strategies for removing barriers to graduation
    • Monitors targeted students' progress
    • Serve as coordinator/instructor of the after school lab
    • Work with counselors and teachers to provide instructional intervention using on-line course recovery software and other strategies that can prevent initial failures
    • Communicate effectively within the educational community for the support of the student
    • Performs other related work as required by the Principal.

      NC State Salary Schedule

      (Based on degree and experience)

      Plus Local Supplement

      Full-time, Ten-Month position


      Please visit our website at to complete the on-line

      application and forms necessary to apply for employment with ECPPS. If you

      are unable to apply on-line, please contact us for assistance.


      Human Resources

      Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools

      1200 S. Halstead Blvd./PO Box 2247

      Elizabeth City, NC 27906-2247

      Phone: (252)335-2981 Fax: (252)335-0974

      EOE - The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public School District does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, sex, pregnancy, color, national origin, religion, citizenship status, age, or disability in any of its educational

      programs or activities.

Keywords: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools, Chesapeake , Graduation Coach, Education / Teaching , Elizabeth City, Virginia

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