Fusion Global Academy is looking for innovative, tech savvy, collaborative and passionate educators and leaders to join our team.
FGA Assistant Director of Student Life (Fully Remote)
Direct Supervisor: Justin Talkington, Director of Global Community
Estimated Hours: 10:00 AM ET to 6:00 PM ET (M-Th), 10 AM ET to 3 PM ET (Fri)
MISSION: Provide student life opportunities that meet brand promise through a comprehensive, well-rounded student social experience. Supervise the Student Life Mentor team and daily Global Homework Café operations. Maintain close connections with students, Global Guardians, and staff to support academic and social progress. Ensure a safe and inclusive environment in all aspects of Student Life.
Outcome 1: Assistant Director of Student Life will promote and design a positive social/emotional environment for students.
Create, design, and execute student activities and events.
Build an authentic connection and strong rapport with all students.
Create and coordinate a rich and inclusive annual programming plan.
Curate a safe space that offers social and emotional support.
Oversee and support new student onboarding.
Schedule and execute individual and small group student meetings.
Coach students in developing social/emotional skills.
Outcome 2: Assistant Director and Manager of the Global Homework Cafe
Oversee and manage the Global Homework Café and it’s breakout rooms.
Offer social/emotional support as well as homework accountability to students.
Support individual needs while maintaining a positive environment for all students.
Curate virtual spaces to adequately serve student needs.
Utilize compassionate discipline to manage student behaviors.
Communicate the vision and expectations for the Global Homework Café to the Student Life team and FGA community.
Model and manage professionalism and appropriate behaviors among students and staff in the GHC.
Oversee daily rhythms and offer feedback and growth opportunities for Student Life team members.
Ensure safe and appropriate interactions between students, mediate student conflict with restorative practices, and request Director of Global Community support when appropriate.
Outcome 3: Assistant Director of Student Life will maintain close connections with students, global guardians, and staff through communication and relationship building.
Communicate with Assistant Directors and Global Guardians regarding homework completion and social/emotional wellbeing.
Communicate student-centered programming to all stakeholders (internal promotion, parent newsletter, social media, student/staff meetings).
Report data-driven recommendations for individual student needs.
Oversee and maintain event and club pages in the Global Neighborhood.
Collect and utilize student data for programming purposes.
Collect and curate content for social media.
Co-facilitate Student Life Orientation sessions.
Report Student Life Orientation attendance and observations to appropriate stakeholders.
Update and maintain social/emotional and academic reporting on Student Life team shared digital workspace.
Provide various forms of personalized communication to students.
Outcome 4: Assistant Director of Student Life will organize and facilitate Student Life events and clubs.
Design and execute annual programming guide.
Facilitate daily, weekly, monthly events.
Oversee FGA Clubhouse and supervise FGA club leaders.
Organize and facilitate monthly All Student Meeting.
Organize and facilitate GHC structured social hours.
Attend and oversee events and club meetings.
Competencies (job related):
Instructional background in academic content areas, executive functioning, or social thinking
High-Functioning in a fast-paced working environment
Strong Digital Etiquette and Boundaries
Strong Understanding of Neurodiverse Youth
Strong Understanding of World Cultures
Comfortability with Current Affairs
Innovative and Growth Mindset
Time Management Skills
Mindful Energy and Enthusiasm
Attention to Detail
Passionate about student experience and growth
Other key position requirements:
Strong understanding of learning differences and emotional difficulties
Experience teaching/mentoring grades 6-12
Understand and support each student’s goals based on Sales Force records and IROC goals.
Commitment to continuous improvement
Project a positive image
Passion for planning