Study Hall/Student Affairs Teacher/Mentor 

Fusion Academy, San Francisco, California

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Date Posted September 14, 2020
Industry K-12: Independent/Private
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Not Specified
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Description:

Fusion Academy is a revolutionary alternative, accredited private school for grades 6-12 that offers a fully individualized classroom: one student, one teacher. As the nationwide leader in one to one schooling, Fusion Academy has campuses throughout the country.

Every student at Fusion is unique - some students are accelerated learners; some need flexible scheduling; and others have special learning needs due to attention challenges, learning differences, or social and emotional difficulties. No matter why students come to Fusion, our model is simple - through compassion and acceptance, Fusion students learn on their terms, on their schedule, and in their learning style.

Our model is a unique academic program offering services year-round on a rolling admissions basis. Our environment is highly personal and socially inclusive. Equal emphasis is placed on students' emotional well-being as it is on academic achievements. In addition to full time enrollment, students at Fusion Academy may take a class for credit or enroll in our tutoring/mentoring program.

The Fusion culture offers a special place to work, teach, and learn. Fusionites are a special brand of educators--they are creative, passionate, embrace change, and have fun! They communicate honestly and with compassion to both students and colleagues. People join the Fusion family for more than just a paycheck; they seek to work with peers who share these values. And because Fusion is growing rapidly, we offer considerable opportunity for career advancement throughout the country.

Study Hall/Student Affairs Teacher/Mentor

Position Summary:

Our campus has an opening for a Homework Study Hall/Student Affairs teacher to motivate homework completion and help facilitate executive functioning skills in our Study Hall for grades 6-12 students. Candidate must have positive energy, ability to function in a high-paced environment, be calm and open for feedback, as well as a self-starter. They must respect the personhood of the student, creating connective relationships while maintaining authority, boundaries, and discipline. Must maintain a clean and organized milieu space for students to learn. This position will be on campus once the school reopens.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitor and help students' progress in the completion of homework.

  • Communicate with teachers and parents on student progress.

  • Promote a positive social environment for students.

  • Ability to create and maintain a positive rapport with a diverse student population and staff.

  • Able to embrace and create positive change when facing challenging situations.

  • Develop and maintain genuine, positive, and consistent communication with parents.

  • Contribute to and benefit from the campus community.

  • Practice professionalism through ongoing professional development, reflection, and continuous improvement.

  • Significant student mentoring.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Maintaining a safe environment for our students.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree.

  • Experience with Special Education and Youth Mental Health background a plus.

  • Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, a great communicator and a self-starter.

  • Our ideal candidate has exceptional classroom management skills, basic computer skills, and is an outgoing, well-organized individual who is eager to work in a highly dynamic, energetic school setting.

Competencies Desired:

  • Ability to manage group dynamics and mediate conflict.

  • Broad content knowledge.

  • Understand learning differences and emotional difficulties.

  • Ability to mentor as a positive role model.

  • Understand and support each student’s Formal Education Plan (FEP).

  • Commitment to continuous improvement.

  • Self-directed, proactive, intelligent, knowledge of curriculum and assessment, multi-tasker, problem solving skills, professional written and verbal communication skills, ability to connect with students with patience and compassion.

  • Ability to manage stress, and self-regulate during chaos and crisis, consistently positive attitude, strong teamwork, passionate, genuine, organized, internally motivated, service orientation, ability to reserve judgment and respond with curiosity and compassion.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

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