Tower Bridge International Education (TBIG), partnered with New Oasis International Education, is the premier provider of secondary international student services in the United States. Our mission is to bridge the gaps between opportunity and success within international education. We work to build trust and foster good will among our students, schools, alumni, and local communities.
TBIG is a place for innovation, where people with a passion for global education strive to adapt and evolve. We are global citizens, leaders, educators, and pioneers. We appreciate change and welcome open communication to facilitate learning and development.
Reporting to the Base Director, the Global Education Program Coordinator is the TBIG point of contact for a specific school or group of schools, and has overall responsibility for managing the international students, school schedules and projects, events and activities, and the homestay residential program. The Global Education Program Coordinator is responsible for managing the international students' behavior and supporting their academic and sociocultural progress.
The Global Education Program Coordinator is also responsible for providing support and daily life advice to help international students succeed. The coordinator liaises among international students, school personnel (teachers, faculty, counselors), and host families to monitor, address and help develop each international student's academic, social, and behavioral performance inside and outside of school. The Global Education Program Coordinator is responsible for completing a Student Performance Index (SPI) to measure an international student's progress on a regular basis. The Program Coordinator will also regularly complete check-ins, evaluations, mediation, and education for host families.
_THIS POSITION IS PART TIME AND IS ABOUT TEN HOURS WEEKLY. _
Homestay Residential Program
Manage the international student's homestay residential program staff and operations, mediating and resolving any issues in and outside of the home.
Lead host recruitment, screening, and training initiatives in the local community.
Build a network of host family referrals. Maintain a healthy relationship with recruited host families by organizing activities that keep hosts engaged and interested and ensure all staff members do the same.
Regular in-person check-ins within host family home.
Mediate host/student communication.
Organize Activities and Provide Emergency Support
Plan, organize, and conduct student and host orientation once a year, along with multiple social events during the school year; plan and organize program promotion events at school and in the community.
Perform behavior management, student development, and emergency response tasks as necessary.
Determine and provide for the academic and residential needs of assigned student caseload.
International Student Advising and Reporting
Manage overall communication among international students, school personnel and other supporting staffs regarding international student performance.
Coach and mentor international students sociocultural adjustment to ensure the international students are set for success in school, their homestay and in extra-curricular activities.
Complete monthly report on the international student's overall performance using Student Performance Index (SPI).
Bachelor's degree and 2 years of relevant work experienced required.
Excellent communication skills - both written and spoken.
Ability to manage multiple projects and adapt to shifting priorities.
Project management and/or operational planning skills.
Previous experience coaching, mentoring or counseling youth.
Social service or social work experience strongly preferred.
Management experience strongly preferred.
Involved with community outreach
Previous experience teaching, training or class facilitation strong preferred.
Familiarity with Chinese language and culture preferred.
New Oasis International Education is a Drug Free-Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.