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Tutor - IDEA Frontier Academy (Immediate Opening)

School Year: 2022-2023
Location: IDEA Frontier Academy
Region: Lower Rio Grande Valley, TX
Category: Instructional
Job Type: Part-Time

Description

Role Mission: Tutors will work with students during school and will focus on specific objectives as well as provide additional practice, guidance, and one on one attention in the Road to and Through College classrooms.

 

What We Offer

 

Compensation: 

  • Compensation for this role is set at an hourly rate of $12.50.

 

Other Benefits:

We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Some of the special benefits we offer at IDEA include:

 

  • Flexible Credits Plan: IDEA provides full-time eligible employees $1,000-$2,000 per year (pro-rated for mid-year hires) to use towards a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or receive as a taxable cash benefit.
  • Paid Family Leave: Eligible staff may receive up to 8 weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child, based on their tenure with the organization and caregiver designation.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Staff members may apply for up to 50% of tuition paid toward a qualifying degree program, up to $5,250 maximum per year subject to manager discretion and budget availability.
  • Employer-Paid Mental/Behavioral Health: 5 face-to-face counseling sessions within a year, unlimited 24/7 telephonic counseling, and other work-life services available at no cost.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Professional Development: We offer staff opportunities to engage in identity-based affinity space and leadership training covering a variety of topics such as culturally competent leadership, models of equity, mitigating bias, and more. 

 

Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan. IDEA may offer a relocation allowance to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.

 

What You Bring -- Competencies

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: minimum of 60 hours of college credit with a minimum 2.5 GPA

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment
  • Knowledge of subject assigned
  • Creative problem solving and team skills

What You’ll Do -- Accountabilities

 

Responsibilities:

  • Effective facilitation and personal use of technology as a communication and educational tool to improve student achievement and manage work related tasks.
  • Implement a clear and consistent behavior management system that aligns to campus- wide initiatives while developing students’ character and sense of community in the classroom
  • Help shape and develop a school wide culture that fosters a productive and enthusiastic learning environment for each student
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative working relationship with students and families based on trust, understanding and respect for the communities in which they identify.
  • Determine from student notes and discussions, the concepts that need to be taught or

retaught.

  • Become familiar with the materials in the RTTC (Road to and through College) Libraries.
  • Become familiar with the textbooks and materials used by our students.
  • Conduct tutorial sessions in all areas of math and science or language arts and humanities.
  • Conduct mini-lessons in the process of writing in all subject areas, study skills, and

other aspects of college preparation.

  • Work with students in any phase of the writing process, such as brainstorming,

clustering, revision, and editing.

  • Communicate frequently and honestly with the College counseling team/teacher regarding

student progress and areas of concern.

  • Host necessary tutoring sessions to meet all students’ needs
  • Minimum of 10-20 hours spent at school per week

We look for Team and Family who embody the following values and characteristics: 

  • Believes and is committed to our mission and being an agent of change: that all students are capable of getting to and through college  
  • Has demonstrated effective outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them 
  • Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly 
  • Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes 
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change 
  • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization 
  • Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomes 
  • We believe in education as a profession and hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students 

 

About IDEA Public Schools 

 

At IDEA Public Schools, we believe each and every child can go to college. Since 2000, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free, Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States.   

 

IDEA Public Schools boasts national rankings on The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report’s top high schools lists. IDEA serves nearly 75,000 college-bound students in 137 schools across Texas, Southern Louisiana and Florida and is on-track to maintain its legacy of sending 100% of its graduates to college. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near you—with new launches inJacksonville, FL (2022). Cincinnati, OH (2022), and Arkansas (2023)!   

 

When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality. 

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

 

At IDEA we recognize that racism, bias, and privilege exist in society. We are committed to an organizational culture that promotes awareness and inclusivity for our students and staff and supports their path to positively impact our broader society. We are committed to recognizing the impact of racism and privilege, and commit as an organization to have equitable practices, policies, and structures. Visit https://ideapublicschools.org/dei/ to learn about IDEA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Anti-Racist and Anti-Bias commitment.

 

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