Admiral Farragut Academy seeks an engaging and energetic TAC (Teach-Advise-Counsel) Mentor to live on campus, among our male and female boarding students in grades 8-12. This position is responsible for maintaining a safe, supportive environment for the academic and personal success of boarding students, while integrating the requirements of the physical, military, academic, moral, ethical and spiritual programs. The position is full-time throughout the academic year (meals and apartment included), with summers off.
ABOUT ADMIRAL FARRAGUT ACADEMY: Admiral Farragut Academy is a private preparatory school with a military structure,small classes, a waterfront campus and a progressive approach to education. Located in beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida, Admiral Farragut Academy is about 5 minutes from the Gulf of Mexico.
KEY COMPONENTS OF THE JOB:
Building positive interpersonal relationships with each boarding student
Actively supervising students by being highly visible in the dormitory afternoons, evenings and weekends
Actively engaging students through a variety of physical, intellectual and social activities
Holding boarders accountable for their behavior
Being a positive role model
Facilitating conflict resolution
Chaperoning and driving students as needed
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree preferred
EXPERIENCE: At least two years of direct experience working with youth in a residential setting such as summer academic programs, summer camp, or boarding school. (Pluses include: military experience at E-5 or above, experience with multicultural populations, fluency in a foreign language, CDL license)
* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS include:
Ability to pass a Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint clearance and drug screen
Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
Valid State of Florida driver’s license and a clean driving record (or the ability to obtain a Florida driver’s license within 30 days of hire)
Valid CPR/First Aid Certification (may be completed within 30 days of hire)
Ability to work nights and/or weekends
Ability to move around student dorms, including stairs
TO BE CONSIDERED,send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org -- and put “TAC Mentor” in the subject line:
Admiral Farragut Academy is a private college preparatory school in St. Petersburg, Florida that serves students in PreK (starting at age 3!) through 12th grade. Starting in 8th grade our private school also offers a boarding program for national and international students. With students from an average of 26 countries and 22 U.S. states, our global school creates the opportunity for students to study and connect with others from all over the world.