Community Support Partner

Start Date
August 23, 2021
Position Type
Full-time
Positions Available
2

Map Academy’s faculty and staff are open-minded, forward-thinking, collaborative lifelong learners who thrive in a fast-paced, iterative atmosphere. We trust that you know your content; how you build relationships and engage students is most important.

Do you have:

  • The ability to inspire, motivate, and build relationships with a wide variety of students, families, community members, and peers?
  • Persistence, zeal, humor, and an entrepreneurial spirit that will make you an important part of a new mission-driven school?
  • The belief that every student can succeed, along with the drive and patience to provide relentless support to help students overcome barriers and forge pathways to success?
  • The confidence to be a role model and the humility to understand the weight of that responsibility?
  • The creative energy and drive to wear multiple hats as part of a small staff?

Do you:

  • Take initiative, go above and beyond expectations to achieve exceptional outcomes and results?
  • Exhibit calmness under pressure, and resilience in overcoming setbacks?
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, iterative atmosphere in which failures are opportunities to learn and grow?
  • Possess a strong knowledge of curriculum and instruction?
  • Exhibit a strong work ethic, flexibility and enthusiasm?

Job Requirements

Map Academy Community Support Partners will:
 

  • Play a pivotal role as an Anchor adult for a group of approximately 15 students. The Anchor’s responsibility is to build positive mentoring relationships with students while providing academic support, daily progress monitoring and coaching to build motivation and engagement, supporting students as they work toward their goals.
  • Provide small group or 1:1 tutoring, coaching and instruction primarily in social skills, math, science, or literacy and work to foster the habits and dispositions in students critical to success in life.
  • Provide support for students in engaging with collaterals and community partners.
  • Assist teachers/social workers with attendance outreach, wraparound supports and other tasks throughout the day.
  • Coordinate with teachers and leadership to monitor student progress and update families.
  • Attend school-wide events, including family nights and evening celebrations, and support faculty and staff with organizing activities, and other duties.
  • Participate in regular meetings and planning sessions related to using data to personalize and improve engagement and progress.
  • Participate in summer and school year professional development sessions.

Visit our website–www.themapacademy.org– for more information about the Map Academy model, support we have received, and our vision for the future.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree required. Bachelor’s preferred. All majors welcome. Teaching/counseling license not required.
  • Massachusetts Driver’s License required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build relationships with students, families and colleagues.
  • Sense of humor and relentless optimism to bring joy to challenging work.
  • Positive worldview and desire to cultivate success in students who have disengaged from or dropped out of other educational environments.
  • An innovative spirit, growth mindset and the confidence to embrace the challenge of growing a new high school.
  • An open mind that embraces learning and collaboration and willingness to absorb feedback in order to continually improve.
  • Ability to inspire, motivate, and build relationships with a wide variety of students, families, community members, and peers.
  • Persistence, zeal, humor, and an entrepreneurial spirit that will make you an important part of a new mission-driven school.
  • The belief that every student can succeed, along with the drive and patience to provide relentless support to help students overcome barriers and forge pathways to success.
  • The confidence to be a role model and the humility to understand the weight of that responsibility.
  • Ability to take initiative, go above and beyond expectations to achieve exceptional outcomes and results.
  • Exhibit calmness under pressure, and resilience in overcoming setbacks.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, iterative atmosphere in which failures are opportunities to learn and grow.
  • Must be willing to comply with a fingerprint-supported criminal background check.
    • Competitive benefits package. Salary negotiable based on experience & qualifications.

Sign up for an open house

Students have a unique experience at Map Academy, and we invite you to check out a sampling of it at one of our Open Houses. Here, you will see the facility, get a sense of how the space allows for the student-centered, flexible model at Map, and have your questions answered by one of our staff.

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