The Collierville Literacy Council Is Hiring!
Position: High School Equivalency Coordinator
The High School Equivalency (HSE) Coordinator
provides the academic leadership for adult students seeking their high school equivalency
diploma. Position works in cooperation with the Basic Literacy Coordinator.
The (HSE) Coordinator will actively work to help
adults reach their educational goals, including better employment and pursuing
higher education. You will have specific responsibilities in increasing and
documenting student support, attendance, and progress and increasing program
resources that meet student needs while effectively communicating and
encouraging adults from many backgrounds and skill levels. The primary goal of
your position is to increase retention and personal goals for all students in
the program, and ensure the program and volunteer tutors can meet a range of
student educational needs.
are seeking a caring and empathetic person with past experience working in
adult education, teaching, or adult social services, and experience and strong
skills in documenting and organizing program data. This person must have very
strong interpersonal and client interaction skills, and be able to effectively
conduct small group trainings for volunteers. Preferred qualifications include
a degree in Education, experience teaching in a school setting, and an
understanding of state and federal educational regulations. Spanish-speaking
skills are desirable but are not required.
The HSE Coordinator position is for 32 hours per week, and does
not include benefits.
Educational Staff Competencies
- Ability to plan and
deliver comprehensive high school equivalency curriculum to adult learners in
accordance with Collierville Literacy Council standards.
- Ability to manage busy
office environment with students of varying backgrounds and educational abilities.
- Ability to uphold
programmatic attendance and fiscal policies.
- Possess a relentless
yet, empathetic stance to move clients towards targeted outcomes.
- Ability to maintain
responsibility for students’ achievement of coursework and academic progress
through one-on-one tutoring, directed self-learning, and implementation of
adult learning principles.
- Ability to
work in a team structure
– demonstrating ability to
collaborate and contribute to the team’s work, displaying highly effective written
and verbal communication with teammates, support staff, and supervisor.
The HSE Coordinator will have primary responsibility to:
- You must be able to schedule
and coordinate in-agency testing/assessments
- Provide educational counseling
to students after testing/assessments and follow-up with students as
- Monitor changes in HiSET
materials for students and tutors
- You must be able to create and
revise forms as needed, manage data and data reporting for program
- Offer effective and engaging quarterly
training workshops for volunteer tutors
- Provide detailed ongoing
support to volunteer tutors and students and help students access
additional HiSET and other subject resources
- Demonstrate instructional
expertise in all of the key HiSET exam subject categories
- Develop mastery of HiSET exam
and registration process and requirements
- Coordinate and facilitate HiSET
- Monitor student performance and
program/tutor engagement; provide ongoing significant support during
enrollment and throughout tutoring, and encouragement to help students
meet HiSET benchmarks and high school equivalency goals
- Maintain accurate data on
student-tutor progress and systematically document student retention and
high school equivalency outcomes
- Make frequent phone and email
contact to collect progress information and follow up on student support,
and conduct student exit interviews when possible
- Contribute to agency newsletter
and social media as requested, incorporating students work and tutoring
tips and actively solicit student success stories
collaborative liaisons within the surrounding community to develop and
implement plans supporting the high school equivalency program
with team members to evaluate student academic progress, and identify
solutions to students’ academic and social barriers
- Attend regular staff, team and
individual supervisory meetings, as scheduled.
- Participate in agency
activities and committees in order to share information that will promote
the purpose and mission of the Collierville Literacy Council