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Arkansas Online High School Graduation Coach SY21/22 - ARVA at K12 Services

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas

Job Description:


Get to know ARVA!

K12, a Stride Company, believes in education for Any One. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.

Passionate Elementary School Educators are needed at the Stride K12 partner school, ARVA. We want you to be a part of our talented team!

The mission of ARVA is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

The High School Graduation Coach works with counselors and administration to identify and provide interventions and support services to students that are at risk of not graduating on time, and to help ensure that students are college or career ready upon graduation. 

This is a full-time position. Ability to work independently, typically 40+ hours per week is required. Ability to maintain a professional home office without distraction during workday, typically 9-5 (or 8-4) or as defined by the school.

Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Maintains student database related to college career readiness and cohort management and tracking

  • Utilizes early warning indicators to identify high school students who are most likely at risk of not graduating; creates a database of at-risk students and tracks individual and subpopulation progress toward graduation

  • Works closely with teachers, counselors and administrators to develop systematic strategies and initiatives to identify and support students and collects data to determine effectiveness of strategies and initiatives

  • Works with teachers and counselors to develop Individual Learning Plans (IGPs) with academic and post-secondary goals including interventions to increase likelihood that at risk students will stay in school and graduate

  • Collaborates with teachers and administration to develop a transition program for 9th graders to successfully adapt to high school in the virtual environment

  • Connects students and their parents with the Family Resource Counselor to identify programs and social agencies throughout the community

  • Assists high school registrars, counselors, and Assessment & Accountability Manager in the collection and data entry of transcripts, state testing records, and college entrance exam scores, as may be needed

  • Maintain cohort tracking for students, including next steps for WD students for state accountability and graduation rate reporting

  • Assists counselors and District Testing Coordinator in identification of students that have not met the state testing component of the graduation requirement; assists teachers, counselors and administration in encouraging at risk students to enroll in state testing remediation sessions and retake state testing exams; documents retake opportunities as required by state regulation;

  • Communicates high expectations and shows an active interest in student’s achievement, establishes and maintains a positive rapport with families; communicates regularly with parents and students at risk of not graduating.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities

 OTHER Duties & Responsibilities:  The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position.  This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities and/or duties required; other duties may be assigned. 

  • Collaborates with peers in order to provide a positive experience for students;

  • Travels to and participate in professional development sessions and school outings;

  • Proctor state testing examinations;

  • Participates in the school’s self and peer evaluation programs;

  • Creates and manages a home office

Minimum Required Qualifications 

  • Apply using your personal email

  • Must live in Arkansas

  • Attach image of AR HS school teaching certification to your K12 profile docs

    • merely providing the number will not suffice.  An image is necessary.

    • If you will finish your student teaching and have applied for certification, please apply all necessary proof - letters/ applications

  • Ability to clear required background check

Certificates and Licenses: Appropriate Arkansas state certification for high school teacher


  • Knowledge of state graduation criteria

  • Knowledge of community resources

  • Strong interpersonal skills with both in-person and electronic communication platforms and a customer service orientation

  • Ability to learn new technology skills quickly

  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Web proficiency

  • Ability to travel 25% of the time including travel to the school office for collaboration and maintenance of records, state testing, professional development, outings and school planning meetings

  • Ability to pass required background check

Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This is a home-based position with travel requirements.

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.  All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works.  It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer. 

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age,, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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