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Academic Advisor
Summary
Title:Academic Advisor
ID:TECH 1036
Organization:TECH Freire Charter School
Description
TECH Freire Charter School is currently seeking a full-time Academic Advisor for the 2017-2018 school year. TECH Freire staff members are innovative collaborators who are passionate about working with and unleashing the potential of urban youth. We seek candidates who are flexible, highly motivated, extraordinarily dedicated, who value diversity and who will demand excellence from themselves and their students.

Successful candidates will have the following attributes:
  • Positive attitude, sense of humor, and willingness to do whatever it takes to get a job done
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to act as an advocate and liaison for both teachers and students
  • Previous successful experience working with urban youth
  • Great communication skills
  • Counseling Certification (Preferable but not required)
Job Duties Include:
  • Check in with students regarding academics/behavior
  • Communicate with parents about academics - passing/failing classes
  • Serve as liaison between parents/students/teachers regarding academics
  • Run and maintain PowerSchool reports 
  • Communicate with teachers regarding assignments, student concerns
  • Provide students with study skills and organization skills
  • Collaborate with Student Services department and Director of Student and Family Counseling 
  • Educate parents on academic expectations of their students, how to use PowerSchool
  • Attend grade team meetings
  • Monitor student academic performance, behavior, attendance and facilitate appropriate interventions
  • Help students process their problems, plan goals and act upon them
  • Mediate conflicts between students and teachers
Paper applications will not be accepted.  No phone calls, please.
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