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Job Title: Life Coach (Adult High School Counselor)
Job Location: Goodwill Excel Center, St. Louis MO
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Goodwill Excel
St. Louis, MO 63103
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Job Description:
Position: Life Coach (Adult High School Counselor)
Job Location: St. Louis MO
District: Goodwill Excel Center
Telephone: (314)241-3464
Email: Application must be made through our website at www.mersgoodwill.org under the Careers tab or simply apply to the link provided below. Applying for this position requires completing an application on our company's website.
www.mersgoodwill.org


Resumes will be reviewed and Interviews will be scheduled soon.

Overview:
MERS Goodwill has been selected by DESE to be responsible for developing four adult high schools that will administer the curriculum that allows adults to earn a traditional HS degree, at an accelerated rate, and often times coupled with dual college credit and industry-recognized credentials. The school will be open from 9 am to 9 pm, have daycare provided on site, and is the first of its kind here in Missouri.

Job Description:
The Excel Center model of adult high schools has, at its core, the goal of transforming adults who perceive themselves as individuals who have failed at high school, to high school graduates who see themselves as lifelong learners. Life Coaches are critical to this process. They build rapport and commitment with students, identify barriers that interfere with attendance or assignment completion, tutor students, and connect students with community resources. The typical caseload is between 50 and 80 students. Life Coaches attend professional development, assist in tracking student data, help with job and college placement, and put into practice the values and vision of MERS Goodwill.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, educational counseling, or similar. A minimum of 2 years of experience in social work, counseling, educational guidance or case management is also required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Classroom, excellent communication and facilitation skills, and a strong professional example is also expected. A master’s degree and/or experience in a school are preferred.

Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage, 6 weeks of paid leave, 401k, etc.

MERS/ MO Goodwill considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability or any other legally protected status.
Reasonable accommodations may be requested by contacting HR and are provided whenever reasonable to assist the employee's in the performance of job duties.
MERS/ MO Goodwill requires various background, records and drug checks/test upon employment

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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