Originally founded in 1991 as Harlem RBI, DREAM has grown to annually serve more than 2,500 youth across East Harlem and the South Bronx through a network of six PreK-12, extended-day, extended-year DREAM Charter Schools and community sports-based youth development programs. Through our commitment to rigorous academics, social-emotional learning, deep family and community engagement, and health and wellness, we create lifelong learners who are equipped to fulfill their vision of success in and out of the classroom. We dream big, as well, with an aggressive five-year plan to expand to serve 3,500 students across seven schools—growing our organization's impact and leveling the playing field for all children. To learn more, visit wearedream.org.
Reporting to the Network Director of Special Education, the Math Instruction Manager is responsible for the oversight of the 8th-9th grade Algebra tutoring program, including content development, supervision, and coaching of the Tutor Corps Fellows. The Tutor Corps Manager is responsible for ensuring tutoring sessions are properly planned, instruction is effective, and Tutor Corps Fellows receive the necessary support and tools to be successful in their role. The successful candidate will be driven to shape new college graduates into effective educators.
Key duties include direct supervision of Algebra tutors, tutorial content support or development, observation and feedback of tutoring sessions, and overseeing parent communication and weekly progress reports.
Ensure effective day-to-day operations of the tutoring program by:
- Directly supervising Tutor Corps members (approximately 12)
- Managing and supervising all aspects of tutoring sessions including devising schedules and providing curriculum support
- Working closely with members of the School Leadership Team to ensure that the tutoring program is meeting the needs of students by analyzing student growth and achievement data
- Continuously evaluating the tutoring program's effectiveness and efficiency and using this data to devise long-term strategies that lead to improvement of the program
- Overseeing all performance measures for Tutor Corps members including conducting mid-year and end-of-year evaluations as well as supervising the onboarding and exiting of members
- Collaborating with the Great Oaks Foundation to ensure compliance with the AmeriCorps grant for the Tutor Corps Fellows.
Support professional development of highly effective tutors by:
- Developing the content for the Tutor Corps orientation and ongoing professional development opportunities
- Ensuring all Fellows have the resources and structures they need to be successful
- Fostering high standards by observing, evaluating, and providing actionable feedback to tutors using rubrics and student achievement data analyses
- Bachelor's degree, required
- At least two years of experience working with youth in an academic setting, required
- Experience teaching or tutoring math (especially Algebra), strongly preferred
- Successful experience managing, supervising or professionally coaching early career professionals, preferably in a school or service setting, strongly preferred
- Excellent planning, entrepreneurial, management, and communication skills, with a proven ability to project manage
- Excellent skills of organization and follow-through
- Superb organizational and self-management skills and be able to handle multiple responsibilities effectively; have strong planning and execution skills; be a goal-oriented and effective problem-solver
- Exceptional relationship building skills and the ability to provide clear, consistent, and firm feedback in a positive manner
- Can-do mindset to positively impact the success of students to and through college
- Flexibility and willingness to complete the hard work at hand
- Strong entrepreneurial, leadership, and team-player skills
- Ability to analyze student growth and performance data and identify appropriate solutions
- Ability to respond well to and implement feedback immediately
- Commitment to the mission and values of DREAM, including a desire to make a lasting impact in underserved communities while contributing to the expansion of a dynamic organization
DREAM's VACCINATION POLICY
DREAM requires vaccination against COVID-19 for all employees. Reasonable Accommodations based on a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief are being considered in accordance with applicable law.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
At DREAM, diversity, equity, and inclusion are a matter of mission.
From our schools to our playing fields, DREAM is committed to building a team where each individual can bring their full identity and experience to work because representation matters—it enriches our team culture, enhances our ability to innovate, and strengthens our impact in and out of the classroom. DREAM engages staff that represent and appreciate the diversity of our majority Black and Hispanic student body, while working to ensure that our practices are equitable, welcoming, and productive. We are dedicated to creating a world where youth, especially youth of color, have permission to dream—along with the tools and opportunities to make their dreams reality.
Come dream with us.
All Kids Can. This Kid Can.
DREAM is Family.
Fun is a Serious Value.
Teamwork Makes the DREAM Work.
Fail. Persist. Exceed.
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