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The Youth Policy Institute is currently seeking a full:time GEAR UP School Coordinator for its GEAR UP program. GEAR UP stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, and follows students with programming from their 6th grade year to their first year in college. The group of GEAR UP schools are a combination of charter, pilot, and traditional LAUSD schools located in the Pacoima Los Angeles Promise Neighborhood, whose mission is to transform the communities of Hollywood and Pacoima with a continuum of cradle:to:college:and:career services, and will be a zone of choice for families with a wide range of high:quality school options. The centerpiece of the Los Angeles Promise Neighborhood (LAPN) is an innovative public:private partnership that blends diverse funding streams around a core set of outcomes and objectives. The GEAR UP School Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of programs and services at partner GEAR UP schools, which will benefit students, parents and community members. The School Coordinator will work at school sites and support the GEAR UP students through coordinating services, The GEAR UP Coordinator will lead and supervise all on:site tutors, provide student support, including workshops, small group and 1:on:1 meetings, planning and executing college visits, and providing outreach and services for families to ensure early college awareness. Program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Manage day:to:day operations of the GEAR UP program and provide oversightWork with students, school personnel and families to address barriers to learning and college access and coordinate appropriate services and referralsDevelop school:college partnerships and attend advisory board meetings to create comprehensive strategies for increasing college:going rates among low:incomeyouthEstablish vertical teams to develop a support system for targeted students and to ease the transition between middle school, high school, and collegeDevelop and/or conduct training for students, parents, and teachers regarding the GEAR UP programCollaborate with site administrators, teachers, partners, and GEAR UP Manager to coordinate activities and assure effective program delivery,Act as a liaison between teachers, counselors, principal, and GEAR UP ManagerKeep track of GEAR UP program participation, grades, attendance, disciplineMonitor student/family participation in GEAR UP programsFacilitate and/or lead coordination of all site GEAR UP activitiesMaintain documentation relating to staff performance issues; provide guidance to staff as neededLead, coordinate and monitor programs and activitiesFacilitate ongoing communication between service providers, teachers, parents and students for increased service accessEnsure that adequate progress is made towards meeting grant indicators and objectivesGenerate and maintains a school program plan that outlines all school programs which will help meet grant indicators and objectivesFacilitate parent and student workshops, as neededMaintains constant communication with GEAR UP Manager as it relates to program progress, successes and/or challenges.Coordinate college field tripsCoordinate the collection and input of evaluation data used to measure ongoing program effectiveness of services and program outcome measuresOrganizes and attends various school meetings and other outreach and grant related events (program culminations, press events, open houses, community events, etc)Train and supervise GEAR UP tutors while providing support, coaching, and feedback while ensuring tutors meet professional, school, and program standards and expectationsCommunicate tutoring concerns to Academic Coordinator and GEAR UP Manager around in:school placements, partner teacher assignments, and professional development needsCollect, review and submit timesheets by the deadlineCompletes data entry of student and parent information on service tracking databaseTravel to meetings,


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