Personal Learning Coach 
Plymouth Middle School
Job level 7 ($24.45 to $31.46 per hour) plus full-time benefits
Terms and Conditions of Employment for Program Assistants
8.5 hours per day, which includes eight hours of paid time and 30 minutes of unpaid lunch time
188-day calendar
Reports to:    Building Principal

Purpose: The Personalized Learning (PL) Coach is charged with furthering the implementation of the Robbinsdale Area Schools Unified District Vision along with our Graduation Plan. This new position aligns with UDV Goals #1 and #3: Implement Policies and Practices that Open Pathways to Academic Excellence for All Students and Utilize Culturally Responsive Teaching and Personalized Learning for All Students.
The PL Coach will work closely with the grade level Principal and with the MTSS teams. The PL Coach will assist in analyzing data to be intentional in the work with students. To increase student academic success, this position will also include personalized interventions for students which include academic, behavior and social/emotional support.
Overall duties will include expanding students access to information regarding career, skill trades and technical college options; academic goal setting; graduation planning, processing with students how behaviors and patterns of learning will impact future decisions; and working with families to provide support and additional resources as needed for their child’s success.
Position Responsibilities:

  • Expand students’ access to information regarding career, skill trades and technical college options.
  • Work with students on academic goal setting and graduation planning.
  • Support communication and build positive relationships with students, teachers, support staff, and administration.
  • Monitor progress and collect data on student goals
  • Collaborate with building administration and staff to implement effective positive behavioral management strategies, as well as conflict mediation and de-escalation strategies.
  • Support student success in the classroom both academically and behaviorally.
  • Facilitate and support the implementation of MTSS and Safe & Civil Schools.
  • Work with administrators and leadership teams to establish, monitor and disaggregate data to determine effectiveness of selected academic and behavioral interventions and supports.
  • Support building implementation of strategies for maintaining a classroom environment conducive to student learning and utilizing effective teaching methods to meet the needs of all students.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field preferred
  • Experience working with adolescents
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to deliver positive behavior intervention and support
  • Effective communication and human relations skills
  • Knowledge and skills in group facilitation

Apply online at www.applitrack.com/rdale/onlineapp/


Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. 

We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

Equity is one of District 281 core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. District 281 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.

Erica Strand
Human Resources Program Director
Robbinsdale Area Schools
4148 Winnetka Avenue North
New Hope, MN 55427

An Equal Opportunity Employer