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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3171313
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 10, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

High School Completion Plan Manager
Interested candidates should apply immediately; position open until filled.
Employment Classification: Full Time
Primary Work Site: Springfield Learning Center
Reports to: Regional Director

Vermont Adult Learning: Vermont Adult Learning is a private nonprofit and a member of Vermont’s Adult Education and Literacy System. Working closely with other nonprofits, state agencies, and schools, we serve seven of Vermont’s 14 counties. We provide instruction in basic academic, work readiness, and English language skills; high school completion and GED prep; and transition to college and career services. Our programs are free to students, aged 16 and older who lack a high school diploma or the equivalent skills.

Purpose of the Job: The High School Completion Program assists in-school and out-of-school adults ages 16 and older by providing an alternative pathway to earn a diploma through their local high school. The Plan Manager assists students in identifying education and career goals and developing personalized learning plans that help them reach those goals while also meeting high school graduation requirements. The Plan Manager works closely with students, local high schools, and community partners in developing these plans. The Plan Manager provides ongoing support and coaching as students complete their work and transition to next steps. They are also responsible for program data and reporting. This position requires flexibility, a commitment to student equity, out-of-the-box thinking, and a dedication to continual reflection and improvement.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
• Initiates and develops positive working relationships with local high schools
• Informs students and local high schools of educational services available
• Works with students to identifying education and career goals and develop personalized learning plans that addresses those goals while also satisfying the graduation requirements of the high school
• Monitors and actively manages students’ progress on their personalized learning plans
• Supports and coaches students as they complete their plan and transition to next steps
• Initiates, develops and coordinates positive working relationships with community partners to connect students with a wide variety of learning experiences and wrap around services
• Works closely with teaching team to ensure instruction aligns with student needs
• Completes various administrative tasks in a timely manner
• Ensures consistency and quality of learning opportunities for students
• Facilitates and supports an in-house program at a local high school working with students, individually and in group settings
• Participates in state- and VAL-wide program trainings and professional development opportunities
• Maintains professional standards of confidentiality
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree is required. Experience preferred with adult students, at-promise students, project-based and proficiency-based learning, and alternative educational systems. Must be excited and skilled at coaching diverse students. Must possess strong interpersonal, oral, and written English communication skills. Requires competency in computer skills. Requires a creative thinker who is knowledgeable of, and able to coordinate, available community resources. Strong organizational skills are necessary to complete administrative tasks. Also requires the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

Working Conditions and Environment: Some travel within the state will be required. Personal, reliable transportation with a valid driver’s license is required. Requires working occasional evenings or weekends.
This is an Exempt, Salaried position.
Background Check: A confidential, national criminal records check will be performed on all applicants offered employment. Continued employment is subject to the final determination reached based on the results of the check.
All Managers and Supervisors are required by the state to be Mandated Reporters.
Benefits: In addition to a competitive salary, Vermont Adult Learning offers the following excellent benefits:
? Medical insurance, including family plans and plans with employer contributions to Health Savings Accounts.
o Premiums based upon employee's work schedule
? Dental Insurance
? Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance are available at no cost to the employee.
? Flexible Spending/Dependent Care Benefits
? Vision insurance
? Parental leave
? Retirement plan with immediate vesting and organization match of up to 4% after six months.
? Generous paid time off includes:
o Combined Time Off (vacation and sick time) which increases with years of service
o 11 paid holidays each year.

Salary based on experience and education.
TO APPLY: Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (current or former supervisors/managers preferred) to: rcampbell@vtadultlearning.org. Position open until filled.

Vermont Adult Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Springfield Learning Center is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Rebecca Campbell , Administration and Benefits Coordinator
    • 60 South Main St.
    • Waterbury, Vermont 05676

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