We Serve High Needs Schools in Under-Resourced Communities. We Raise the Bar to Excellence in Teaching and Learning. We Ignite Passion for STEM in High Needs Schools. Our Work is Informed, Agile, and Collaborative. We Lead with Integrity. We Partner for Progress. We are Responsible for Equity in Education.
We empower STEM professionals to transform public education by teaching and tutoring in high-need communities. Enduring STEM achievement gaps disproportionately limit opportunities for low income students and students of color. STEM professionals are uniquely positioned to utilize their real-world expertise to deliver an authentic and relevant education to the students who can benefit most. The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program recruits, prepares and supports career-changing and retiring STEM professionals, as an innovative, long-term solution to the shortage of high quality, impactful educators for under-resourced students in high need communities.
Reporting to and in partnership with the National Program Director, the STEMx Tutor Coordinator (referred to as Tutor Coordinator moving forward in this document) will provide essential support to EnCorps’ mission to support and mentor the best and brightest science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals, as an innovative, long-term solution to the shortage of high quality, impactful educators for underrepresented students in high needs communities.
Enduring STEM achievement, access, and literacy gaps disproportionately limit low income, under-resourced, and minority student opportunities. STEM professionals, when thoroughly prepared, are uniquely positioned to meaningfully utilize their talent and real-world expertise as EnCorps STEM Teachers to deliver an authentic, rigorous, and relevant STEM education to students who need it most.
The Tutor Coordinator is a full-time (40 hours/week) position ideally located in Los Angeles. The Tutor Coordinator will serve as the primary point of contact for STEMx tutors as they volunteer tutor students with the EnCorps program. The Tutor Coordinator will be responsible for the on boarding and managing of STEMx tutors’ experience, as well as providing coaching and mentoring as they tutor students at a partner school.
The Tutor Coordinator will be supported by the National Program Director at every step, who will be in frequent contact. The Tutor Coordinator will benefit from having tools and protocols developed in-house at their disposal that shape and guide all aspects of a STEMx tutor’s experience, and will have the opportunity to provide feedback in order to improve these tools and protocols.
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We are seeking candidates who believe deeply in our organization’s mission, who thrive in a dynamic environment, and who have a record of successfully coaching teachers, interns, or student teachers. Note that prior public middle or high school teaching experience is necessary for this role. Experience as an instructional coach, school administrator, field supervisor, or teacher leader is preferred. Successful candidates will also demonstrate:
Because EnCorps does not have a physical office, the Tutor Coordinator will need to be comfortable working remotely, which includes facility with communication technology, Google Suite (Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Meet), Salesforce, and a strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite. This position requires regular travel within the Los Angeles greater area in order to participate in full team meetings. Occasional non-traditional working hours are also required.
Please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and state how you heard about this opportunity, by June 10, 2021 at [email protected] We will not consider applications without a cover letter tailored to this position, which can be addressed to Human Resources.
EnCorps is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
EnCorps is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity.
For more information about EnCorps, visit us at www.encorps.org