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Role: Teacher


Organization: Resolute Academy Charter School


Reports to: Principal


Start Date: July 2020


Organization


Resolute Academy equips students in grades five through eight with the academic foundation and strength of character necessary to excel in selective high schools and colleges. At Resolute, we pride ourselves on holding the highest bars for academic excellence and character development for our students. We believe that each and every one of our students, regardless of race, socioeconomic class or country of origin, deserves access to a truly excellent education.


About Our Community


Resolute Academy is located in the Watts Community of South Los Angeles. It’s a community that is rich in history and pride. We are proud to be part of the fabric of Watts and work each day to ensure that our students are able to one-day give back to a community that has already given us so much. 

 

About The Role


Building something from the ground up is never easy. Putting it on the path to success is even more demanding. It takes tremendous dedication, passion, planning and hard work to ensure that we are fulfilling our promise to families and students.  Teachers at Resolute perform the most critical work of our school – the daily instruction, evaluation, and support of our students. 


 Roles and Responsibilities


  • Commit to the mission and vision of the school 
  • Be highly organized 
  • Self-Starter
  • Plan, implement and execute engaging and rigorous standards-based lessons 
  • Assess students each Friday using a “Show What You Know” Quiz
  • Run after school tutoring twice weekly 
  • Create comprehensive chapter and/or unit test
  • Actively participate in school-wide professional development
  • Provide supervision before school, after school, at lunch and/or recess as assigned in order to maintain student safety 
  • Update student grades weekly
  • Communicate with parents on a weekly basis 

Qualifications


  • TB Clearance/DOJ Clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • CA Teaching Credential
  • Two years of urban teaching experience preferred


Office Clerk

 

Role: Office Clerk

Reports To: Office Manager

 

About our Organization

 

Resolute Academy equips students in grades five through eight with the academic foundation and strength of character necessary to excel in selective high schools and colleges. At Resolute, we pride ourselves on holding the highest bars for academic excellence and character development for our students. We believe that each and every one of our students, regardless of race, socioeconomic class or country of origin, deserves access to a truly excellent education.

About The Role

 

At Resolute, we believe that a positive, supportive and vibrant school culture is essential  for student academic and personal success. Over the last five years, we have worked to move from a traditional No Excuses model to one that values and adequately supports the development of the whole child. As part of this effort, Resolute is committed to hiring an Office Clerk to ensure operations continue to run smoothly and our teachers and school leaders can focus on the task of educating our scholars in the classroom. 

The Office Clerk is a key member of the school’s operations team, handling a wide variety of non-instructional tasks for the school. The OC courteously gives information to callers, assists guests and visitors, supports event coordination and manages the attendance program for the school. In order to be effective, OCs must develop positive interpersonal relationships with the entire school community including staff, students, families, and visitors. Responsibilities vary from day to day and may include data entry and maintenance in a wide variety of school information systems, keeping accurate school records, handling correspondence, and supporting a variety of diverse projects. 

Responsibilities

 

The responsibilities outlined below are an overview and will be adjusted as needed throughout the school year and in alignment with our mission and vision. 

  • Receive calls and walk-in inquiries, provides information, makes referrals and directs guests to proper destinations
  • Manages Attendance and Attendance Programs for Resolute
  • Processes data entry and maintenance related to attendance, enrollment, nutrition, and other programs
  • Supervises and prepares for Lunch Distribution
  • Maintains accurate and orderly confidential records, both online and in physical copy
  • Prepares, receives, sends,  and maintains records and correspondence as needed
  • Communicates with parents and external partners as needed
  • Organizes, secures, and maintains a presentable office space and environment
  • Assists with filing and organization
  • Assists in ordering, purchasing, receiving, and organizing materials
  • Types and distributes correspondence including but not limited to: letters, memos, and bulletins
  • Supports all School Success Team communication systems; helps maintain calendars
  • Is a member of the School Success Team Sunshine Committee, helps to coordinate events with the committee
  • Exemplifies organizational values, operates under team expectations and upholds a commitment to their work
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

Mindset

  • Attention to detail
  • Comfortable working with computers, especially Google Apps and Microsoft Suite
  • Knowledge and familiarity of school information systems preferred
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills and processes as needed
  • Organized in work habits and able to meet deadlines
  • Customer service orientation
  • Open to feedback and growth
  • Belief in and alignment with Resolute’s core beliefs and mission

 Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 0-2 years of relevant experience
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English

Compensation and Benefits

This position pays $15.00 per hour and is considered full-time. All full-time Resolute employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package.