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Company: Fusion
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Director
Industries: Education Management


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for ensuring the Homework Café (HC) meets Fusion's brand promise, managing the HC operations and HC teachers, and developing and maintaining a comprehensive, well-rounded student social experience. Requirements for this position include a Bachelor's degree and at least three years of teaching or tutoring and/or school administration experience. The ideal candidate must relate well with others, have exceptional classroom management skills, lead by example, have positive energy, encompass the ability to remain calm in a high-paced environment, and be a self-starter. They must respect the personhood of the student while maintaining authority, boundaries, and discipline. The Director of Homework Café must create a healthy balance between productivity toward homework completion, socialization, and fun. Knowledge of multiple subjects at the high school level and experience with Special Education and Youth Mental Health background is a plus.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure students are completing assignments through managing an effective sign out process.

  • Communicating with all stakeholders to share successes and develop strategies to ensure academic success.

  • Support teachers to individualize their student's assignments, using accommodations and modifications.

  • Provide input for students quarterly goal setting.

  • Facilitate the administration of formal assessment tools and surveys.

  • Supervise weekly Friday Mastery Day.

  • Manage student extracurricular activities, student yearly events, community service events, and weekly student meetings.

  • Monitor cleanliness, organization, and productivity of the Homework Cafe throughout the day.

  • Manage Homework Café teaching team and ensure the HC is staffed appropriately, providing adequate student support.

  • Manage inventory of and student access to resources such as texts and technology.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Candidate must have knowledge and/or experience in:

  • Supporting students toward the completion of a broad range of assignments.

  • Effectively communicating with parents, teachers, and students.

  • Creating and maintaining a positive social environment for students.

  • Maintaining a clean, organized, and productive working space for students.

  • Leading a team toward common goals.

Competencies Desired:

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Strong customer service.

  • 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 multi task and self-direct.

  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely in written and oral communication.

  • Solid listening and communicating skills.

  • Motivation to achieve goals and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to direct and empower others, and mediate conflict.

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.

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