Dean of Students, Director of Studies/Curriculum, Division Head/Principal
The Fusion Assistant Director is the leader of teachers in our school. S/He could be considered an Academic Dean, a Master Teacher, or even an Assistant or Vice Principal. They're responsible for providing administrative leadership support to the Head of School, overseeing and supporting all of the teachers on campus, ensuring that the academic program and curriculum are robust, adaptable, innovative, and meet state standards, and for a short term period of time during the launch school year of this campus maintaining their own part-time teaching schedule in their content area of expertise.
We'd love to see a Bachelor's degree and at least two to three years of teaching, and some form of school administration (or learning center) leadership experience is preferred. Experience with students with learning differences and ADHD is a plus. Candidates must be able to demonstrate leadership potential, a significant understanding of various teaching methods, patience, and a problem-solving approach to issues. Our ideal candidate is an outgoing, well-organized individual who is eager to work in a highly dynamic, energetic school setting.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Support hiring process as needed: post positions, screen resumes, interview, conduct mock teaching sessions, process new hire paperwork
Facilitate all components of teacher training and keep required documentation
New teacher mentor and support
Oversee the academic program
Support teachers with academic curriculum questions
Conduct regular classroom observations, provide feedback to teachers, and assist Head of School with teacher evaluations
Provide ongoing informal teacher training and support
Help staff navigate company systems and processes
Train, support, and audit teacher record keeping and Fusion processes
Assist with student and staff emergent issues
Assist with campus events
Participate in leadership meetings
Continuously enhance Fusion culture and happiness factor with students and staff
Communicate frequently with the Head of School providing feedback on staff issues, feedback, and evaluations
Meet weekly with the Head of School to discuss administrative needs
Oversee the administration of formal assessment tools and surveys, disseminate the results, and incorporate results to support goal planning for both students and campus
Other duties as assigned
Candidate should have working knowledge and experience in:
Monitoring and enhancing an academic program.
Creating and executing a vibrant staff culture.
Being an invaluable member of a campus leadership team.
Creating raving fans out of students, parents, teachers, and the community.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Strong customer focus and understanding of servant leadership.
Patience and problem solving approach when addressing issues.
Ability to handle a fast-paced environment and embrace change with flexibility.
Highly organized with the ability to constantly multitask.
Understand and possess a commitment to execute core systems and processes.
Ability to speak clearly and concisely in written and oral communication.
Solid listening and communicating skills.
Ability to interpret and apply data.
Ability to effectively utilize standards and student performance to individualize the student experience.
Well versed in technology and ability to teach others new technologies.
Motivation to achieve goals and meet deadlines.
Ability to direct and empower others.
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.
Additional Salary Information: Bonus eligible each year.
Internal Number: FUS-19-01141
About Fusion Academy
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 currently has fifty campuses (and growing!) 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 speci...al 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.
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