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Area Learning Center Coordinator - Faribault Public Schools

Posted on 2019-08-13 12:34:25 PM

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Job Title: Area Learning Center Coordinator, 220 days per year Job Description: Faribault Public Schools is seeking outstanding candidates for a full-time Area Learning Center Coordinator. The successful candidate for this position will perform difficult professional work overseeing the staff and operations of Secondary (7-12) Alternate Education and Families in Transition (FIT) programs. This position offers a 220 day per year contract and commences immediately upon hire. In coordination with the Faribault High School, this candidate will develop, implement and carry out Area Learning Center (ALC) policies and procedures; develop a master schedule for school terms, independent study, targeted services and other ALC offerings. In addition, this candidate will develop and implement student discipline and attendance policies and programs that are consistent with district policy and the mission of the ALC. This candidate will supervise, hire, assign and evaluation all ALC staff. This position will begin with the with the start of the 2019/20 school year. Faribault Public Schools is a rural Pre-K through Adult School District located about 50 miles south of the Twin-Cities. The school district currently serves approximately 3,700 students in Faribault and our surrounding areas within our community of 23,000 citizens within the city limits. District sites include one early childhood center, three elementary schools K-5, one middle school 6-8, one high school 9-12, one area learning center 9-12 and one education center for adult education. The historic community of Faribault offers adventure, fun, unique dining, history, shopping and entertainment. Once you arrive you will experience historic landmarks, cultural and artistic gathering places in downtown, 10 lakes within 10 miles with many resorts and campgrounds, 39 beautiful parks within the city, an outdoor aquatic center, miles of bike, walking and snowmobile trails, great lodging and restaurants; enjoy year round recreations such as biking, kayaking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, fat tire biking and so much more. Essential Functions: * Implements and administers board policies and local, state or federal laws to provide programming that meets the needs for alternative learning, targeted services, and families in transition. * Provides leadership, direction, supervision, mentoring and development opportunities to staff; recruits, interviews and makes recommendations on personnel actions. * Develop and monitor budget and programming that can be efficiently offered within the budget; seeks additional funds through grants and collaborations, generates and monitors program revenues and fees. * Plan and implement new program initiatives through needs assessments, research and collaboration with others to meet the needs of the community; formulates annual goals and objectives for new and existing programs and services. * Serve as a liaison for resources within the Faribault community and Rice County. * Work as a liaison and advocate for programming by giving presentations and working in collaboration with other similar agencies; represents the department at conferences and other meetings. * Collaborate and coordinate with high school, adult education, special education and EL department to create seamless graduation options for all students. * Collaborate and communicate with community education to design and deliver high quality targeted service options for all students after school and during summer. * Establish and keep various statistical data regarding the program and participants; coordinate data systems between community education and area learning center to identify and address achievement and opportunity gaps for all students. * Act as the district subject matter expert in trauma, equity, families in transition, restorative justice practices; advocate for students and families, train district staff on subjects. * Oversee and ensure accurate procedures are followed for assessments and screenings. * Create and maintain various promotional materials for distribution and marketing of the program into community. Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of alternative educational programs and targeted services; comprehensive knowledge of professional practices applicable to alternative learning, family services, county services and secondary educational programs; thorough knowledge of alternative learning, secondary education and/or targeted services operations and policies, practices and procedures applicable to the program; thorough skills collecting and disseminating data to support programming needs; thorough skill creating standard correspondence; thorough skills operating standard office equipment and related hardware and software; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages; ability to understand and apply governmental accounting practices in maintenance of financial records; ability to create and maintain a budget; ability to direct and evaluate the work of staff; ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing; ability to plan and supervise the work of teachers, teacher assistants and office staff; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school officials, teachers, students and families. Qualifications: Experience working in the field of alternative education, secondary education, targeted services, special education; hiring and supervision of staff, program development and evaluations, report writing and reporting of the Minnesota Department of Education. Master's degree in education administration preferred, Bachelors in education; preferably social work, human services, or related field and considerable experience in education administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience. MN secondary teaching license required. District will consider a temporary out of field permission for the right candidate. Compensation: Salary will commensurate with skills, experience and qualifications; plus comprehensive benefits package. 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Job Title:    Area Learning Center Coordinator, 220 days per year
 
Job Description: 

Faribault Public Schools is seeking outstanding candidates for a full-time Area Learning Center Coordinator.  The successful candidate for this position will perform difficult professional work overseeing the staff and operations of Secondary (7-12) Alternate Education and Families in Transition (FIT) programs.  This position offers a 220 day per year contract and commences immediately upon hire.  In coordination with the Faribault High School, this candidate will develop, implement and carry out Area Learning Center (ALC) policies and procedures; develop a master schedule for school terms, independent study, targeted services and other ALC offerings. In addition, this candidate will develop and implement student discipline and attendance policies and programs that are consistent with district policy and the mission of the ALC. This candidate will supervise, hire, assign and evaluation all ALC staff. This position will begin with the with the start of the 2019/20 school year. 

Faribault Public Schools is a rural Pre-K through Adult School District located about 50 miles south of the Twin-Cities. The school district currently serves approximately 3,700 students in Faribault and our surrounding areas within our community of 23,000 citizens within the city limits. District sites include one early childhood center, three elementary schools K-5, one middle school 6-8, one high school 9-12, one area learning center 9-12 and one education center for adult education.  

The historic community of Faribault offers adventure, fun, unique dining, history, shopping and entertainment. Once you arrive you will experience historic landmarks, cultural and artistic gathering places in downtown, 10 lakes within 10 miles with many resorts and campgrounds, 39 beautiful parks within the city, an outdoor aquatic center, miles of bike, walking and snowmobile trails, great lodging and restaurants; enjoy year round recreations such as biking, kayaking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, fat tire biking and so much more.
 
Essential Functions:  
 
  • Implements and administers board policies and local, state or federal laws to provide programming that meets the needs for alternative learning, targeted services, and families in transition. 
  • Provides leadership, direction, supervision, mentoring and development opportunities to staff; recruits, interviews and makes recommendations on personnel actions.
  • Develop and monitor budget and programming that can be efficiently offered within the budget; seeks additional funds through grants and collaborations, generates and monitors program revenues and fees.
  • Plan and implement new program initiatives through needs assessments, research and collaboration with others to meet the needs of the community; formulates annual goals and objectives for new and existing programs and services.
  • Serve as a liaison for resources within the Faribault community and Rice County. 
  • Work as a liaison and advocate for programming by giving presentations and working in collaboration with other similar agencies; represents the department at conferences and other meetings.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with high school, adult education, special education and EL department to create seamless graduation options for all students.
  • Collaborate and communicate with community education to design and deliver high quality targeted service options for all students after school and during summer. 
  • Establish and keep various statistical data regarding the program and participants; coordinate data systems between community education and area learning center to identify and address achievement and opportunity gaps for all students. 
  • Act as the district subject matter expert in trauma, equity, families in transition, restorative justice practices; advocate for students and families, train district staff on subjects. 
  • Oversee and ensure accurate procedures are followed for assessments and screenings.
  • Create and maintain various promotional materials for distribution and marketing of the program into community.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities: 

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of alternative educational programs and targeted services; comprehensive knowledge of professional practices applicable to alternative learning, family services, county services and secondary educational programs; thorough knowledge of alternative learning, secondary education and/or targeted services operations and policies, practices and procedures applicable to the program; thorough skills collecting and disseminating data to support programming needs; thorough skill creating standard correspondence; thorough skills operating standard office equipment and related hardware and software; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages; ability to understand and apply governmental accounting practices in maintenance of financial records; ability to create and maintain a budget; ability to direct and evaluate the work of staff; ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing; ability to plan and supervise the work of teachers, teacher assistants and office staff; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school officials, teachers, students and families.           
 
Qualifications: 

Experience working in the field of alternative education, secondary education, targeted services, special education; hiring and supervision of staff, program development and evaluations, report writing and reporting of the Minnesota Department of Education. Master's degree in education administration preferred, Bachelors in education; preferably social work, human services, or related field and considerable experience in education administration, or equivalent combination of education and experience. MN secondary teaching license required.  District will consider a temporary out of field permission for the right candidate.
 
Compensation: Salary will commensurate with skills, experience and qualifications; plus comprehensive benefits package.

Application Procedure:  Apply online at: www.faribault.k12.mn.us

Application Deadline:  August 19, 2019 or until filled.







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