All Other Positions - Springfield R-XII
Position: All Other Positions
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Job Title: Graduation Specialist
Job Location: The School District of Springfield R-12
Beginning: Aug 01, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Springfield R-XII
Springfield, MO 65802
Telephone: 417-523-4647
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Job Description:
The Springfield, Missouri Public School District is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Teacher - Graduation Specialist for the purpose of supporting at-risk and re-engaged dropout students seeking a diplomas in a nontraditional school setting.
 
The Springfield School District is Missouri’s largest public school district and has built a reputation of academic excellence based on the outstanding performance of our students and schools. About 25,000 students attend 36 elementary schools, an intermediate school, 9 middle schools, 5 high schools and a variety of alternative education and choice programs.
 
The Graduation Specialist will provide support to high school students with a focus on of the implementation of strategies of intervention for each secondary school to increase graduation rate, decrease dropout numbers and ensure those re enrolled are receiving resources needed to continue engagement in school.
Responsibilities also include developing relationships with parents/guardians,teachers, counselors, administrators, school social workers and/or any other relevant service providers to ensure student success.

Experience
 
  • Job related experience, required
  • Successful experience working with at-risk students
  • Working knowledge of appropriate strategies for reducing behaviors that put students at risk of not graduating from high school
  • Ability to analyze, develop, implement, and track intervention plans and strategies
  • Ability to work well with students, parents, staff, and the community
  • Ability to manage and analyze/disaggregate student data
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Education
 
Bachelors degree in job-related area, required
  
Miscellaneous Requirements
Background clearance, the results of which must be satisfactory to the District, required
 
Certificates and Licenses
  • Missouri 9-12 Certificate, required
  • Administrative Certification Preferred
  • Ability to gain and maintain “Highly Qualified” status as defined by Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, required
 All interested applicants must go to www.sps.org/jobs and apply to be considered. The School District of Springfield R-12 is an equal opportunity employer who participates in the E-Verify program.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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