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Homework Cafe Teacher and Tutor  

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.

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Location Pasadena  

Position Summary:

Our campus has an opening for a Homework Café® teacher to motivate homework completion and help facilitate executive functioning skills in our Homework Café® for grades 6-12 students. Candidate must be able to support students in math and science, have a positive energy, ability to function in a high-paced environment, be calm and open for feedback, as well as a self-starter. They must respect the personhood of the student, creating connective relationships while maintaining authority, boundaries, and discipline. Must maintain a clean and organized milieu space for students to learn. This positional also includes the opportunity to sub and teach classes in our 1-1 classroom.

Pay: $28.50 per hour

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitor and help students' progress in completion of homework.

  • Communicate with teachers and parents on student progress.

  • Promote a positive social environment for students.

  • Develop and maintain genuine, positive and consistent communication with parents.

  • Contribute to and benefit from the campus community.

  • Practice professionalism through ongoing professional development, reflection and continuous improvement.

  • Significant student mentoring.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree.

  • Experience with Special Education and Youth Mental Health background a plus.

  • Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, a great communicator and a self-starter.

  • Our ideal candidate has exceptional classroom management skills, basic computer skills, and is an outgoing, well-organized individual who is eager to work in a highly dynamic, energetic school setting.

Competencies Desired:

  • Ability to manage group dynamics and mediate conflict.

  • Broad content knowledge.

  • Understand learning differences and emotional difficulties.

  • Ability to mentor as a positive role model.

  • Understand and support each student's Formal Education Plan (FEP).

  • Commitment to continuous improvement.

  • Self-directed, proactive, intelligent, knowledge of curriculum and assessment, multi-tasker, problem solving skills, professional written and verbal communication skills, ability to connect with students with patience and compassion.

  • Ability to manage stress, and self-regulate during chaos and crisis, consistently positive attitude, strong teamwork, passionate, genuine, organized, internally motivated, service orientation, ability to reserve judgment and respond with curiosity and compassion.

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 review above requirements
Number of Openings 1  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  

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