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Associate Director - Elementary

Company: Art of Problem Solving
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

AoPS Academy is a program of Art of Problem Solving (AoPS), a global leader in K-12 advanced education. AoPS is on a mission to discover, inspire, and train the great problem solvers of the next generation. Since 2003, AoPS has trained hundreds of thousands of the country's top students through its online school, in-person academies, textbooks, and online learning systems. AoPS Academy offers unique problem solving curriculum at its in-person locations across the country as well as through the virtual campus . AoPS Academy brings our unique problem solving curriculum to students at 12 physical AoPS Academy locations across the country and one Virtual Academy . Academies offer engaging and challenging courses in Math, Language Arts and Science, designed to stimulate young minds. Associate Directors are motivated educators who are responsible for supporting campus operations to ensure the delivery of a high quality program. They are experienced instructors who may be building their management and leadership experience, are eager to learn and ready to assist the Campus Director in whatever tasks are needed. - We are looking for a new Associate Director - Elementary to help lead our Pleasanton Campus . Ideal candidates will demonstrate strong subject knowledge in elementary level Math and Language Arts and have outstanding classroom management skills. Exceptional communication skills and pedagogical instincts are needed to not only teach our advanced curriculum, but also coach and collaborate with other instructors. - Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Teaches elementary (Levels 2 - 5) math and language arts classes on a weekly basis.
  • Participates in the hiring and training of part-time staff.
  • Assists with the campus's administrative and logistical operations.
  • Meets with prospective families to assess and determine a student's academic ability and overall fit for program.
  • Counsels current students and families as needed to provide student support.
  • Responds to customer emails and phone calls.
  • Helps design and implement campus community building activities.
  • Additional duties as assigned. Skills and Experience: -
    • A bachelor's degree in elementary education, a STEM-related field, or a language arts-related field is strongly preferred.
    • Minimum 1-year teaching experience, preferred with K-6 students.
    • Comfortable interacting and communicating with both students and parents.
    • Interest in growing management experience; no prior management experience required. Work ScheduleSince AoPS Academy is an after-school program, most of our classes and family meetings occur during the evenings and on weekends. As such, it's expected that Campus Directors and Associate Directors work a nontraditional schedule during the academic year. During the summer, Directors and Associate Directors typically shift to a more standard Monday to Friday work schedule.Benefits
      The starting salary for this position is $80,000, with an annual bonus based on campus performance. Opportunities are available for cost of living raises and promotion to Associate Director II and Senior Associate Director. This position includes health insurance, dental insurance, a 401K retirement plan, and paid time off. We also provide a relocation bonus for candidates living outside the greater area. Background Check: -
      Please note that employment is contingent on the successful completion of a background check.Please note that in order to be considered for this position you must be legally authorized to work in the US. We are unable to offer sponsorship, including STEM-OPT and H-1B.For California applicants, our data privacy policy is available -here . Art of Problem Solving is an ACS WASC Accredited School

Keywords: Art of Problem Solving, Pleasanton , Associate Director - Elementary, Executive , Pleasanton, California

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