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Assistant Director 

About the Organization Fusion Academy is a revolutionary alternative, accredited private school for grades 6-12 that offers a fully individualized classroom: one student, one teacher. As the nationwide leader in one to one schooling, Fusion Academy has campuses throughout the country.

Every student at Fusion is unique - some students are accelerated learners; some need flexible scheduling; and others have special learning needs due to attention challenges, learning differences, or social and emotional difficulties. No matter why students come to Fusion, our model is simple - through compassion and acceptance, Fusion students learn on their terms, on their schedule, and in their learning style.

Our model is a unique academic program offering services year-round on a rolling admissions basis. Our environment is highly personal and socially inclusive. Equal emphasis is placed on students' emotional well-being as it is on academic achievements. In addition to full time enrollment, students at Fusion Academy may take a class for credit or enroll in our tutoring/mentoring program.

The Fusion culture offers a special place to work, teach, and learn. Fusionites are a special brand of educators--they are creative, passionate, embrace change, and have fun! They communicate honestly and with compassion to both students and colleagues. People join the Fusion family for more than just a paycheck; they seek to work with peers who share these values. And because Fusion is growing rapidly, we offer considerable opportunity for career advancement throughout the country.

Pay Range  
Hours M-F Full Time, Some nights and weekends  
Location Folsom  

Position Title: Assistant Director

Position Summary: An Assistant Director’s mission is to ensure that the academic program at Fusion is robust, adaptable, and innovative; student outcomes are clear and measurable; the teaching staff is well trained, supported, and to perpetuate, maintain and support campus culture.

Salary Range: $60,000-$70,000 USD. Salary Exempt

Schedule: M-F, Full Time. A few evenings and weekends.

Benefits Include but are not limited to:


401 K

Life Insurance

Tuition discounts for employee children

Paid Holidays and School Breaks

About Us:

Fusion Academy in Folsom is an alternative, private middle school, and high school. We are a new campus in Northen California and are the 81st out of 85 campus' with Fusion Education Group.  Our school provides a rigorous 1:1 academic experience, tailored to the needs of our students.  We balance learning with social experiences, activities, trips, and many opportunities to build connections with others.  Our perspective, and our program, are shaped through our pedagogy of Love, Motivate, Teach. 

Who we are looking for:

Fusion is a highly specialized and revolutionary environment for all groups of students. For this reason, we are looking for a candidate that embodies our pedagogy for instruction but also has the skills to bring our vision of culture alive. Our Assistant Director must have a firm knowledge of teaching and learning at the middle and high school level. They must have experience as a classroom teacher, curriculum developer, and/or an instructional coach.

The Assistant Director should feel at ease collaborating with students and their parents, formulating academic plans, and addressing various issues. We are looking for a teammate who is positive, proactive, adept, and 100% dedicated to the success of the whole campus.  We value humor, creativity, dependability, flexibility, compassion, and hard work.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee the administration of formal assessment tools and surveys, disseminate the results, and incorporate results to support goal planning for both students and campus.
  • Conduct student charting checks and classroom observations.
  • Support Mastery Learning Model and ensure CA state standards/outcomes are being met.
  • Support teachers with academic and curriculum questions.
  • Support hiring process as needed: post positions, screen resumes, interview, conduct mock teaching sessions, process new hire paperwork.
  • Facilitate all components of teacher training and keep required documentation.
  • Conduct ongoing training and management of Department Heads.
  • Conduct regular classroom observations, provide feedback to teachers through effective coaching sessions, and assist Head of School with teacher evaluations.
  • Train, support, and audit teacher record keeping and Fusion processes.
  • Plan, create, provide support for and execute teacher professional development.
  • Monitor Campus School Quality Program and maintain Fusion expectations.
  • Continuously enhance Fusion culture and happiness factor with students and staff.
  • Foster a culture of critical thinking, intellectual inquiry, and inclusivity.
  • Handle emergent issues with staff, students, and parents, in collaboration with other administrators.
  • Communicate frequently with the Head of School and provide necessary updates.
  • Support and participate in leadership, staff meetings and campus events.
  • Support campus and administrative needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of teaching experience, with a strong preference for school administration expertise.
  • This individual should possess strong interpersonal skills and have prior experience working with students with learning differences. Experience working with students who are neurodiverse (i.e.: ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Generalized Anxiety).  
  • Monitoring and enhancing an academic program.
  • Onboarding, training, and ongoing development of teaching staff and Department Heads.
  • Experience creating and executing a vibrant staff culture with emphasis on inclusivity, self-awareness, and personal growth.
  • Being an invaluable member of the campus leadership team.
  • Creating raving fans out of students, parents, teachers, and the community.
  • Our ideal candidate is an outgoing, well-organized individual who is eager to work in a highly dynamic, energetic school setting.


Competencies Desired:

  • Positive and professional demeanor.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Strong customer focus and understanding of servant leadership.
  • Patience and problem-solving approach when addressing issues.
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment and embrace change with flexibility.
  • Highly organized with the ability to constantly multitask.
  • Understanding and commitment to execute core systems and processes.
  • Ability to speak clearly and concisely in written and oral communication.
  • Effective listening and considerate response communication abilities.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret and apply a variety of data.
  • Ability to effectively utilize standards and student ability to individualize student experience.
  • Well versed in education technology and learning management systems with the ability to teach modern technologies.
  • Drive to accomplish objectives and adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to direct, coach, and empower others.
  • Proficiency in engaging in challenging discussions to achieve desired results.


How to apply:

Please send your resume to Head of School, Christa Green at

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

Position Requirements

Please see above.

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Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

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