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Site Director

Company: Saga Education
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:

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End date: June 30, 2021 with the potential to renew

Anticipated compensation: $58,000 to $62,000 -- commensurate with experience

Who We Are Saga Education is a national nonprofit, founded in 2014 and aimed to confront educational inequity to support historically under-served schools and their students. Saga Education has dedicated itself to providing high-dosage, in-school tutoring in partnership with public high schools. Since our founding, Saga Education and our tutoring fellows have served over 12,600 students across Chicago, New York City, and Washington, D.C.

The Work and Why it Matters Nationwide, students are experiencing a significant interruption in their formal education due to COVID-19 and resulting extended school closures. While educators and students alike have many unprecedented challenges to overcome this upcoming school year, educators report that their top concern is students falling behind in math . This concern is heightened for educators in high-poverty districts who teach predominantly black or Latinx students.

Now more than ever, we need talented, caring, and capable people, committed to supporting our students in their academic and social development. F inding academic interventions that address inequities that historically underserved students face is one of our nation’s most urgent challenges.

Position Overview

The Site Director is responsible for ensuring that Saga math tutoring is functioning effectively at the school site. The Site Director serves as the direct supervisor and coach for a team of Saga Fellows. The primary goal of the Site Director is to drive student learning in Saga Math Lab by consistently improving the effectiveness of tutorials. This is accomplished through weekly observations and coaching sessions with Saga Fellows and with consistent collaboration with school administration and teachers to ensure an effective and healthy partnership.

Responsibilities

You will observe every Saga Fellow daily, provide feedback during weekly coaching sessions, and give real-time feedback during daily fly-bys.

You will lead all professional development sessions (created by the Academics Team and modified by Site Director to meet site needs) for Fellows during the school year.

You will meet regularly with school administrator(s) to provide updates on Saga Math Lab successes and challenges, and to request and receive feedback on how the program can improve.

You will meet regularly with math teachers to optimize alignment of Saga curriculum with math class instruction and scopes and sequences, and to request and receive feedback on how the program can improve.

You will monitor student progress in Saga Math Lab and math classes to promptly create action plans for struggling students in collaboration with their Fellow.

You will analyze internal assessment data, and develop action plans to drive student learning with guidance from the Director of Programs.

You will collaborate with Regional Programs Operations Manager to maintain your site budget through expense tracking and monitoring.

You are a self-starter and can solve problems independently while also knowing when to seek help to ensure quality

You possess a growth mindset belief that ALL students and Fellows can learn and grow in math

You are energized by building relationships with students and managing groups to drive growth

You are detail-oriented and analytical; you are enjoy using data to drive decisions

You have the ability/willingness to adapt/“roll-with-it,” and take on new responsibilities as needed

Experience & Qualifications

You hold a valid Florida teaching license

You have a minimum of 2 years working with high school students (or middle school)

You have a Bachelor’s degree or higher

You are proficient in high school math (through Algebra I/II and Geometry)

You possess a drive to seek out feedback and respond to it effectively

You can identify key points and common misconceptions of high school math topics

You have lived or work experience in historically underserved communities

You act with cultural competency; managing, celebrating, training and collaborating with diverse stakeholders (internal/external)

You have the ability to lead training for full Fellow Corps and for individual team

You have 2+ years experience teaching high school math preferred but not required

You have experience with online math learning platforms preferred but not required

Benefits Saga Education offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience, a comprehensive benefits package, generous PTO, as well as opt-in programs such as 401k retirement plan, flexible spending account (FSA), and discounts through Tickets At Work. Saga Education will provide company-owned technology when applicable.

Saga Education provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.

People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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