Helping Education Implementation Coach Greensboro, NC · Full time

Are you passionate about fostering social justice through evidence-based and culturally informed programs? Do you enjoy working alongside educators to improve the delivery of high-quality instruction? Do you aim to advance organizational mission and impact? If YES, consider joining our dynamic team in the fight for educational equity!

Description

Organizational Overview

With a focus on improving educational equity and promoting a more just society, Helping Education provides evidence-based programs and services that are free or low-cost and meaningfully advance student outcomes from birth through adulthood. To promote educational equity, we partner with educators and community organizations that serve a high percentage of students who are historically underserved. We support educators and families from every state in the U.S. and more than 65 countries around the globe, supporting more than 10,000 individuals annually. More information about Helping Education's mission, values, staff, and programs can be found at https://helpingeducation.org/who-we-are/.


Detailed Job Description

The primary tasks of the Implementation Coach will include: 

  • Develop strong content expertise in the HELPS fluency intervention and become certified as a HELPS Implementation Coach.
  • Provide the HELPS intervention program to students.
  • Facilitate HELPS training to tutors and educators. 
  • Facilitate simulated HELPS practice sessions with newly recruited tutors and/or educators.
  • Become a direct point of contact for school or community-based organization staff at assigned sites; communicate with teachers, school staff, and community-based organization staff regarding HELPS, as well as communicate with student families when needed. 
  • Support and coordinate tutors at the site(s) when tutoring occurs in person; work to ensure a positive overall climate and experience. 
  • Complete observations and fidelity checks of individuals implementing HELPS sessions with students. 
  • Administer brief reading assessments for students selected to receive the program. 
  • Monitor student progress in HELPS, ensuring students receive proper dosage, and provide updates and recommendations to team members.
  • Other duties as assigned


Desired Skills, Experience, and Characteristics

The ideal candidate has the experience, training, and prior accomplishments to execute the above responsibilities and demonstrates the skills and characteristics described below:

  • Has a demonstrated commitment to advancing educational equity
  • Mastery of the HELPS program (training provided) 
  • A minimum of 1 year of completed college-level coursework in nonprofit management, education, social work, psychology, communications, or related fields is preferred. 
  • Be willing to work on-site in Guilford County Schools and surrounding counties
  • Experience in working with volunteers of all ages (college level up to retirees) 
  • Experience in working with youth in grades K – 5 in a school setting
  • A proactive approach to the work 
  • Effective leadership skills are necessary for facilitating training and cultivating positive, supportive relationships with students, tutors, parents, and school staff 
  • Excellent professional verbal and written communication skills when interacting with school staff, tutors, parents, partnering agencies, and Helping Education staff. 
  • Experience with data entry and administering assessments 
  • Ability to perform required tasks independently 
  • Ability to work effectively in a team atmosphere 
  • Ability to problem solve in the moment 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and auto insurance 
  • Technologically proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and Zoom


Pay and Benefits

Helping Education is a family-friendly organization dedicated to attracting and retaining talented, hard-working staff. As such, Helping Education offers full-time employees unlimited paid time off with a minimum of 15 days off taken per year. Full-time employees also receive 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums, life insurance, and a professional development stipend.


The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and will range from $40,000-$45,000.


Work Environment

Helping Education operates in a hybrid home/office environment. This position will be based out of Guilford County, with flexible arrangements to work from home.


Diversity and Inclusion

Helping Education is committed to cultivating a diverse environment and continues to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, socio-economic class, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, record of arrest or conviction, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Applications

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with interviews scheduled for qualified applicants. Successful candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check, which requires a driver's license or state ID. If you have questions, please reach out to [email protected]. 

Salary

$40,000 - $45,000 per year