Senior Workplace Coach, Executive Functioning

The How Skills

West Coast USA Remote only

Full time

$75-95k (annually)

Curriculum/Content Writing


Aug 29

Teachers Wanted: Senior Workplace Coach, Executive Functioning

The How Skills provides highly individualized workplace coaching services to corporate employees. We are a quickly growing startup, and excited to expand our team! This coaching role, primarily supporting adults and working professionals with ADHD, autism, learning disabilities, other neurodiversity, and mental health conditions. Teachers' skillsets are a great fit for this role, including teaching, problem-solving, collaboration, flexibility, relationship building, and communication.

Role Description:

A Senior Workplace Coach is a leader and contributor on The How Skills team responsible for providing virtual 1:1 coaching to employees as an ADA Accommodation. This might look like helping an employee breakdown a task for clarity, developing systems to help prioritize their workload, or creating strategies around how to better manage their e-mail. Coaching is highly customized based on what the employee is wanting to work on and the systems and strategies that are appropriate for them.

Workplace coaches primarily work on executive functions, such as focus, memory, communication, workload and time management, and problem-solving. They have an understanding of evidence-based best practices for coaching individuals with a wide variety of disabilities.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Be an eager learner yourself! Learn from your teammates, your clients, and through self-teaching.
  • Contribute to inclusive practices with individuals, our customers, and within our own team.
  • Effectively coach clients to meet their goals by recommending tools and strategies tailored to individual needs. Support needs could include improving communication, organization, planning, concentration, workload management, stress management, study techniques, etc.
  • Maintain a high level of clear communication with team members, employees, clients, and stakeholders.
  • Partake in improvements to client experience and business outcomes.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Key Competencies:

  • Experience in teaching and providing support to individuals with disabilities
  • High-level of individual initiative, ability to self-direct and collaborate effectively
  • Strong communication, time management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to structure the session for the client
  • Ability to build strong relationships and influence others
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Office 365 and Google Workspace
  • Ability to determine an individual’s skills, strengths, and growth areas and recommend appropriate solutions
  • Appropriate ability to deal with confidential information

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree+ from an accredited university in Teaching. Education, Special Education, or a related field
  • Substantial experience providing 1:1 support to learners with ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, other neurodiversity, or learning disabilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of disability culture, accommodations, and/or educational best practices
  • 7+ years of specific classroom or educational experience working with neurodiverse students and/or adults

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of teaching individuals with autism, ADHD, or other neurodiversity

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00 base salary


  • 401(k) matching programs
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays: 12 federal or flex holidays
  • Professional development programs and assistance

Schedule: Must be willing to work Pacific Time Zone hours, Monday to Friday, 9 am - 6 pm.

COVID-19 considerations: All operations are permanently remote.

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The How Skills

Empowering individuals through executive function coaching