Employment Status: Full-time
Reports to: Director of Programs
Start date: July 1, 2020
End date: June 30, 2021 with the potential to renew
The Site Director is responsible for ensuring that Saga math tutoring is functioning effectively at the school site. The Site Director serves as the direct supervisor and coach for a team of Saga Fellows. The primary goal of the Site Director is to drive student learning in Saga Math Lab by consistently improving the effectiveness of tutorials. This is accomplished through weekly observations and coaching sessions with Saga Fellows and with consistent collaboration with school administration and teachers to ensure an effective and healthy partnership.
- You will observe every Saga Fellow daily, provide feedback during weekly coaching sessions, and give real-time feedback during daily fly-bys.
- You will lead all professional development sessions (created by the Academics Team and modified by Site Director to meet site needs) for Fellows during the school year.
- You will meet regularly with school administrator(s) to provide updates on Saga Math Lab successes and challenges, and to request and receive feedback on how the program can improve.
- You will meet regularly with math teachers to optimize alignment of Saga curriculum with math class instruction and scopes and sequences, and to request and receive feedback on how the program can improve.
- You will monitor student progress in Saga Math Lab and math classes to promptly create action plans for struggling students in collaboration with their Fellow.
- You will analyze internal assessment data, and develop action plans to drive student learning with guidance from the Director of Programs.
- You will collaborate with Regional Programs Operations Manager to maintain your site budget through expense tracking and monitoring.
- You are a self-starter and can solve problems independently while also knowing when to seek help to ensure quality
- You possess a growth mindset belief that ALL students and Fellows can learn and grow in math
- You are energized by building relationships with students and managing groups to drive growth
- You are detail-oriented and analytical; you are enjoy using data to drive decisions
- You have the ability/willingness to adapt/“roll-with-it,” and take on new responsibilities as needed
Experience & Qualifications
- You have a minimum of 2 years working with high school students (or middle school)
- You have a Bachelor’s degree or higher
- You are proficient in high school math (through Algebra I/II and Geometry)
- You possess a drive to seek out feedback and respond to it effectively
- You can identify key points and common misconceptions of high school math topics
- You have lived or work experience in historically underserved communities
- You act with cultural competency; managing, celebrating, training and collaborating with diverse stakeholders (internal/external)
- You have the ability to lead training for full Fellow Corps and for individual team
- You have 2+ years experience teaching high school math preferred but not required
- You have experience with online math learning platforms preferred but not required