Academic Coach Job Description

An academic coach is a consultant that works with schools and universities to provide one-on-one support with writing, essays, and study skills for students.

Sometimes referred to as literacy coaches, academic coaches help students improve their writing skills.

They provide tutoring, and can help students organize and study more effectively.

Academic coaches are most effective when paired with teachers and guidance counselors.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an Academic Coach who can help us improve our grades and test scores. We need someone who can work with us one-on-one and help us understand our course material. We're willing to pay for someone who can help us reach our academic goals.

Academic Coach Duties:

  • Implement effective coaching strategies to improve student performance.
  • Provide performance feedback to students.
  • Develop and administer performance assessment procedures.
  • Understand and comply with state, federal, and institutional policies.

Academic Coach Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement academic plans for students.
  • Assist with student activities and student development.
  • Plan, organize, and implement curriculum.
  • Recommend and implement changes to curriculum or instructional methods.
  • Consult with students, parents, and staff regarding students' progress, academic needs, and success.
  • Attend meetings and make progress notes.
  • Oversee all aspects of student discipline.
  • Determine students' eligibility for continued enrollment or graduation.
  • Manage grade reports and transcripts.
  • Establish and maintain records and databases of student progress, grades, attendance, and discipline.
  • Fulfill responsibilities of assigned courses.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships.
  • Develop and implement student records.
  • Produce reports.
  • Cooperate with faculty, staff, and administration.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, sociology, human services, or business.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to teach and coach a variety of curricula.
  • Knowledge and experience in instruction.

We at [Company Name] believe that diversity is key to a successful business. We are committed to building an inclusive team that welcomes people of all races, religions, nationalities, genders, and ages. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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