Summer School Online Learning Instructor (Internal Candidates Only)

Instructional Richmond, California




Job Description

Title:Summer School Online Learning Instructor

Division:Upper School

Location: Making Waves Academy Richmond

Reports to: Coordinator of Student Success and Enrichment

Status: Part-time, Exempt


Position Summary

The role of the Summer School Online Learning Instructor, under the supervision of the Coordinator of Student Success and Enrichment, will be to facilitate and supervise a classroom of students enrolled in online credit recovery courses in a variety of subjects. 

Primary Responsibilities



  • Provide quality support and serve as school- online course liaison for students taking online courses:
    • Serve as liaison between online instructor(s) and students
    • Monitor and support student progress through online curriculum
    • Facilitate small group instruction as needed
    • Supervise appropriate usage of online curriculum, including implementing with fidelity requirements of online course



  • Establish and maintain communication with each student and family at least twice per week
    • Host Office Hours
    • Host appointments with individual or small groups of students
    • Support students with online learning assignments as requested


  • Provide daily progress updates to Summer Academy Instructional Team, including Summer Academy Faculty Lead




  • Uphold MWAUS Summer School policies and expectations:
    • Attendance Policy
    • Behavioral Policy
    • Grading Policy
    • Family notification regarding student progress
    • Supervision duties, including digital citizenship monitoring






  • Perform additional duties as assigned



Work Environment

 In accordance with MWA’s tiered criteria for reopening, Summer Academy may occur remotely, on-campus, or in a hybrid capacity. Applicants should be comfortable preforming the responsibilities of the role in all three learning environments. 


Physical Demands









  • Teaching experience desirable, but related work experience may be considered
  • Minimum 1 year of working with groups of 20 or more ethnically and socioeconomically diverse students in a classroom, or after school setting
  • Experience working with students and families from historically underserved communities
  • Dedication, commitment and resilience to succeed in an urban public school



  • Highly effective communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Ability to manage classroom of diverse learners working on various course material in online classes
  • Ability to communicate with, teach and build relationships with students and their families in the culturally and linguistically diverse MWA community
  • Demonstrate an understanding of technology and literacy learning platforms (Microsoft Office Suite, PowerSchool, Canvas, Blackboard, Google Drive and Calendar, if applicable)
  • Professional orientation – appearance, communication, organization, and attitude



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • California Single Subject Teaching Credential or Intern Credential required



  • Spanish language proficiency preferred but not required





Equal Employment Opportunity Is Our Policy

The School is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the School to afford equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to their perceived or identified: race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and hairstyle, including but not limited to braids, locks, and twists); color; gender, (including gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity, whether or not the employee is transitioning or has transitioned); sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to such); religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices); marital/registered domestic partner status; age (forty (40) and over); national origin or ancestry (including native language spoken and possession of a driver’s license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the U.S. is authorized by federal law); physical or mental disability (including HIV and AIDS); medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics); taking of a leave of absence pursuant to the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), Pregnancy Disability Leave (“PDL”) law, Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”), the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”), or laws related to domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking laws; genetic information; sexual orientation; military and veteran status; or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

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