Writing Studio Coordinator

Department: Learning Commons

Reports to: Director of the Learning Commons

School Year: 2023 - 2024

Basic Function and Scope:

  • Performs a variety of  tasks in the school to assist students and the faculty. Functions in the capacity of writing studio coordinator, direct supervision of writing studio personnel, students and student tutoring.
  • The position includes the following duties and responsibilities:
  • One-to-one conferencing with students, grades 6 – 12, as they work on writing/ research assignments in a range of genres and a variety of disciplines;
  • Collaborates with the Elementary School Writing Studio personnel to provide a smooth transition of support services as they enter the Middle School;
  • Working with students through the writing process by encouraging and teaching revision and editing skills;
  • Facilitating small-group conferencing, which involves training students in the skills of effective response and peer-editing skills;
  • Maintaining the Writing Center logs and records;
  • Maintaining and consistently upgrading  the Moodle Course Shell of the Writing studio;
  • Develops and delivers classes on writing college essays and  UCAS Personal Statements;
  • Is present  from 9:00 am -5:00 pm daily, in the writing studio of the Learning Commons;
  • Prepares writing studio materials, as needed, for distribution by using a copying machine, lamination machine e.t.c.;
  • Personally is involved in, and in turn directs, writing studio personnel to perform presentations in Academy advisory classes;
  • Arranges writing studio bulletin board displays;
  • Guides, assists and teaches Middle School and Academy students writing and research skills and concepts as needed;
  • Ensures that students are aware of Academic Integrity policies and procedures;
  • Coordinates the use of  No Red Ink as a tool to enhance students’ writing skills;
  • Offers suggestion to students on writing assignments;
  • Supervises students  during , lunch or early morning periods outside;
  • Supervises students in classrooms, library, theater or other areas of the building;
  • Assists students with learning in small groups or one-on-one learning situations;
  • Performs clerical tasks such as filing for the writing studio documents etc.;
  • Provides guidance/workshops/presentations on research skills in Middle School/Academy advisory classes as well as in the writing studio;
  • Oversees the operation of the writing studio;
  • Maintain an inventory of hardware and software used in the studio, including maintenance/support contracts, software licenses etc.;
  • Communicates consistently with classroom teachers in regards to students in need of particular or specialized attention by using the Learning Commons Reaches Out Protocol;
  • Reviews MAP scores to identify students in need;
  • Provides assistance and support to the school community as it relates to the planning and implementation of writing projects;
  • Collaborate with the ACS Athens Technician regarding all matters related to technology and equipment, such as troubleshooting, maintenance, upgrades, etc.;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor degree in English Language and Literature;
  • Masters degree in writing and / or education will be considered an advantage;
  • Knowledge of working with EFL/ESL students;
  • Excellent command of the English language both spoken and in writing;
  • Strong organizational skills are required;
  • At least two years of  teaching experience in a similar position;
  • Display commitment to safeguarding and protection of children.

Application Procedure:

To be considered for this vacancy, please complete this form and submit in English:

  • Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
  • Resume, which should contain applicable license/certification information and;
  • The contact information for three professional references
As applications are received, interviews will be scheduled for best fit candidates and please note the school may make final hiring decisions prior to the posted deadline.
ACS Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities. ACS Athens is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workplace. The school system's educational philosophy and HR goals, including the goal of equal employment opportunity, will be considered in filling all positions.