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Academic Coordinator

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Racquet Up Detroit
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Detroit, MI
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Published 17 days ago

The organization is currently seeking an experienced educator to fill the role of Academic Coordinator beginning as soon as possible. Responsibilities and expectations include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and implement five daily academic tutoring and literacy development sessions, Monday through Friday, during after-school hours, as well as some Saturday sessions
  • Write creative and relevant lesson plans and work within a team to achieve over-arching education goals
  • Recruit and enroll new middle school students each year
  • Manage pre- and post-program logistics, including walking students from school to the program facility, and ensuring a safe and orderly dismissal process
  • Build effective relationships with teachers and staff at partner schools through weekly school visits, phone calls, and meetings
  • Track students’ progress in school by collecting report cards, standardized test scores, and attendance records
  • Assist with driving students to and from program as needed
  • Participate in all weekend activities including community service projects, squash matches, cultural outings, and other field trips
  • Build caring, supportive, meaningful relationships with students and their families
  • Participate in student/family meetings regarding attendance, attitude, and effort on a regular basis
  • Call parents and students on an ongoing basis to communicate positive and constructive feedback about program participation
  • Recruit, train, and manage academic volunteers
  • Assist with additional tasks as needed

The program operates at the Northwest Activities Center at 18100 Meyers Road, Detroit, MI 48325, however, Racquet Up’s new headquarters at 6530 West Outer Drive will open in January 2022. 

The ideal candidate will be a high-energy, creative, hard-working, self-starter with strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Most importantly, candidates should have the ability to inspire young people and build community. Candidates must hold a current driver’s license in good standing. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter highlighting relevant experience to Laura King, as an email attachment to laura@racquetup.org. No phone calls please. Learn more at www.racquetup.org.


Racquet Up Detroit is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

The organization is currently seeking an experienced educator to fill the role of Academic Coordinator beginning as soon as possible. Responsibilities and expectations include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and implement five daily…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 7, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 6, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits

Competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement matching, and professional development opportunities.

Competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement matching, and professional development opportunities.

Location

On-site
18100 Meyers Rd, Detroit, MI 48235, USA

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter highlighting relevant experience to Laura King, as an email attachment to laura@racquetup.org. No phone calls please. Learn more at www.racquetup.org.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter highlighting relevant experience to Laura King, as an email attachment to laura@racquetup.org. No phone calls please…

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