Our Huntington Beach CA campus has an immediate opening for a Part Time ASL Teacher (American Sign Language.) This position provides a student centered, supportive classroom that promotes compassion and tolerance, emotional security, resourcefulness, and independent critical thinking while addressing the individual academic and emotional needs of each student through Fusion's differentiated approach.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Provide a one-to-one teaching experience in the areas of ASL 1 through ASL 4 at grade levels 6-12.
Show evidence of adapting and differentiated instruction for all students and a classroom forum for holistic growth.
Maintain complete and accurate records.
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.
In addition to subject matter tutoring and teaching, this position includes significant student mentoring.
Other duties as assigned.
What You Bring to the Team:
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required for consideration, as well as a higher level American Sign Language background.
Solid subject matter knowledge in a majority of these areas: ASL 1 through ASL 4 at grade levels 6- 12.
Teaching credentials are a plus but are not mandatory
Experience with students with learning differences and ADHD is a plus as well as mentoring experience.
The ideal candidate is outgoing, well organized, competent in basic computer skills, and is an individual who is eager to work in a highly dynamic, energetic school setting.
Candidate must be prepared to teach and tutor material at a high school level immediately.
Expertise in the relevant subject area.
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.
About Fusion Academy
Fusion Academy is an accredited, alternative private school for grades 6-12 that offers class sizes as small as they come: just one student and one teacher in each private classroom. Here, the educational experience is completely customized around each student. Classes are self-paced, and the material is presented in a way that considers each student’s interests, strengths, and learning style.
With just one student and one teacher in each private classroom, Fusion Academy is the ultimate in personalized education for students in grades 6-12. Our middle school and high school curriculum meets state standards, but everything from the pace of the instruction to the style of teaching is tailored to each student. Students can customize their own class schedules and begin a new semester at any time of year—even in the summer.Fusion Academy students never take their schoolwork home with them. They complete it under teacher supervision in our Homework Café® before they leave for the day. Parents and students love it!