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Student Support Specialist at Maya Angelou Academy (YSC) SY 24-25

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The Organization

Maya empowers opportunity and justice-involved youth to transform the trajectory of their lives. We do this by engaging each of our scholars in a restorative, relevant school experience that prioritizes personalized academic support, well-being, and preparation for the post-Maya pathway of their choice. With an education in our network of schools, our scholars will do more than succeed – they will thrive!

If you would like to learn more about Maya Angelou Schools and See Forever Foundation, please visit Seeforever.org.

The Touchstone

At the Maya Angelou Schools, the key to our success is rooted in building trusting, respectful, and nurturing relationships with each other. We strive to create safe spaces for all to be able to reach their limitless potential. We are at our best when we work together to ensure the unique needs of our community are met. We empower each other to grow successfully so we can see forever! This is how we live the Maya Way, even when no one is watching.

Position Overview

The Student Support Specialist has a critical role in the school by supporting each scholar in achieving his education goals through active support in the classrooms, both academically and behaviorally, in study halls, and in one-on-one tutoring assistance. The Student Support Specialist will be the primary onsite substitute teacher.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Provide academic support as a classroom assistant during assigned times in the classroom and study hall
  • Work with scholars assigned to computer-based classes based on individual student schedule needs
  • Work with scholars in pull-out classes as needed
  • Support the Instructional Team as a substitute teacher where coverage is needed
  • Serve as a member of the Instructional Team and attend all Instructional Team meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (required)
  • Experience with working with opportunity youth in an educational environment
  • Ability to motivate others and work as part of a team
  • Ability to think critically and analytically
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

Site Description

The Youth Services Center (YSC) is the District of Columbia’s detention center for male and female youth, responsible for the care and custody of young people placed in secure detention by court order from the DC Superior Court Family Court Division.

Our mission is to provide a safe, nurturing, and mutually respectful environment that motivates and prepares each student to fulfill his academic or career potential. With the support of a wide circle of caring adults, students will develop the skills they need to make sound decisions and lead rewarding lives.

Salary and Benefits

Our salaries are comparable to those of other public schools in the District of Columbia area. In addition, See Forever offers a robust benefits plan, including health care coverage, HSA/FSA and dependent care accounts, voluntary dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability options, commuter benefits, a 401k retirement savings plan, student loan refinancing options, and the opportunity to positively impact students with a broad range of experiences and backgrounds.

See Forever is an equal-opportunity employer. We believe a diverse staff is a better, more effective staff.

The Organization

Maya empowers opportunity and justice-involved youth to transform the trajectory of their lives. We do this by engaging each of our scholars in a restorative, relevant school experience that prioritizes personalized…

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1000 Mt Olivet Rd NE, Washington, DC 20002, USA

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