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GOAL Academy

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Job Description


Title: Academic Coach


Employee Group & Grade: Professional/Non-Exempt


Reports To: Teacher, Assistant Principal, or Designee


Starting Salary Scale: $25,000-$32,500


Calendar Year: 200 days


Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Short & Long Term Disability, Basic Life Insurance with option to add additional Voluntary Life Insurance, Optional Accident & Critical Illness coverage, PERA 401(K), Personal Time Off (PTO)


Date Written/Revised: February 2021


Purpose of Job:


To engage students, collaborate with others to promote student success, provides outreach and support services, as well as respond to identified students ensuring that each student successfully achieves personal and program goals. 


Essential Duties/ Major Accountabilities:


Show Up: Be ACCOUNTABLE for our students, ourselves, and our team

Connect: Develop and maintain TRANSPARENT and HONEST relationships with our students and team

Succeed: Become a STRONG unified team providing students an INNOVATIVE environment to become productive members of society




  • Transport students for school-related activities utilizing the required CDE Driver Certification and CDE Certified GOAL vehicle


  • Monitor student attendance data to identify and provide interventions to students who are not actively engaged in school, including, but not limited to, home visits and conference on calls.
  • Ensure quality and timely documentation of all interventions provided 


  • Collaborate with regional leadership to ensure accurate truancy documentation is provided to the court
  • May attend, as needed, truancy court hearing of an identified student 

Community and Legal Resources


  • Complete assigned training and adhere to school policy and state law, including, but not limited to, confidentiality, mandatory reporting and compliance 

Community Engagement 

  • Collaborate with a GOAL Social Worker to connect students to identified external resources to support individual student needs 


  • Actively recruit new students through community partnerships and events utilizing GOAL marketing materials

Support: Academic/Social Emotional 

Level I Tech Support for Students 

  • Utilize GOAL Helpdesk ticketing system to communicate needs with the IT department. Verify resolution of ticket and communicate to student 

Academic Support 

  • Facilitate student's working with their teachers for academic learning and growth.
  • Facilitate student access to accommodations as needed 

Social Emotional Support 

  • Facilitate student access to identified social emotional support staff as needed 


  • Champion GOAL's culture of assessment by ensuring student participation and proctoring throughout the year 

Platform Knowledge 

  • Understand the student experience in GOAL learning platforms, including, but not limited to, progress reports, schedules, and transcripts

Gladiator Connections/Advocacy


  • Build connections with staff, students, and parents to keep the student progressing toward academic success, including, but not limited to, providing progress reports and student, parent, staff conferences 


  • Possess and share a general knowledge of GOAL Academy's extra-curricular activities and student opportunities 

Daily Attendance 

  • Maintain daily student communication and document attendance utilizing identified GOAL systems 


  • Participate in daily POD huddles to establish clear lines of communication and define daily responsibilities with fellow POD teammates for the success of assigned students 

Accountability Standards for all GOAL Academy High School Staff:

  • Love for children and ability to work enthusiastically on their behalf
  • Actively and enthusiastically recruit new students through community partnerships and community events
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time-management, verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledgeable and comfortable working with technology
  • Able to competently and persistently apply problem solving skills towards technology issues  
  • Proven ability to serve on teams and participate in a collaborative decision-making process
  • Strong work ethic to achieve both school and personal goals
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Willingness to travel regionally and transport students as required
  • Ethical, honest, and good-humored

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:



  • High school diploma or its equivalent is required
  • Able to meet paraprofessional highly qualified requirements as defined by the Colorado Department of Education required, defined as: Earning an Associate degree or completing at least two years (48 credit hours) of study at an institution of higher education or passing a formal state or local assessment measuring one’s knowledge of and ability to assist classroom teachers in reading, writing and mathematics
  • Valid driver's license is required 


  • Two years of experience working with youth required
  • Two years of experience working with students in a secondary school or school system preferred
  • Experience working with at risk youth preferred 
  • Bilingual preferred but not required

Physical Requirements of this position include:



Cold-50 F or less/Heat- 90 F or more/Gases-Fumes/ Heights/Climbing/ Crawling-Kneeling/ Bending/ Walking on Uneven Surfaces/Chemical-Solvents/ Travel-National or International

Over 30 Pounds: Lifting-Lowering-Reaching Over Shoulders-Reaching Forward-Pushing-Pulling-Carrying



Noise/Working Alone/ Local Travel/ Visual Acuity-Far/ Color Discrimination

Over 20 Pounds: Lifting-Lowering-Reaching Over Shoulders-Reaching Forward-Pushing-Pulling-Carrying



Driving/ Work with Others/ Visual Acuity-Near/ Hearing/ Speech/ Manual Dexterity/ Eye-Hand Coordination/ Computer/ Mouse/ Copier/ Scanner/ Printer/ Telephone

Under 20 Pounds: Lifting-Lowering-Reaching Over Shoulders-Reaching Forward-Pushing-Pulling-Carrying



GOAL High School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetic information, or other status protected by law in its admission, access to, treatment, or employment in its education programs or activities.

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