Summer Academy Faculty Lead (Internal Candidates Only)

Instructional Richmond, California




Job Description

Title: Summer Academy Faculty Lead

Division: Academy-Wide

Location: Making Waves Academy Richmond

Reports to: Coordinator of Student Success and Enrichment

Status: Part-time, Exempt


Position Summary

The role of the Summer Academy Faculty Lead, under the supervision of the Coordinator of Student Success and Enrichment, will be to provide administrative support and management for the Summer Academy staff during summer session.  The Summer Academy Faculty Lead will work with the Academic Support Services team to prepare for Summer Academy prior to the end of the spring semester of the school year.

Primary Responsibilities


Summer Academy Management

  • Develop and facilitate Summer Academy Faculty Orientation in collaboration with the Coordinator of Student Success and Enrichment
  • Develop and facilitate Summer Academy Student and Family Orientation (online)
  • Ensure that Summer Academy faculty have adequate training and support to implement Summer Academy expectations, such as instructional planning, grading, attendance, and behavioral policies
  • Provide coaching, instructional support, and additional resources to Summer Academy faculty as needed
  • Ensure that Summer Academy faculty have necessary materials for curricular needs
  • Manage the technological support of Summer Academy faculty, staff, and students in collaboration with the MWA IT team



  • Supervise and assume responsibility for the implementation of Summer Academy policies and procedures, such as:
    • MWA Summer Academy Attendance Policy
    • MWA Summer Academy Behavioral Policy
    • Family notification regarding student progress in Summer Academy courses
  • Establish and maintain a daily communication protocol to effectively monitor student academic progress and engagement



  • Assist Coordinator of Student Success and Enrichment and Academic Advising Coordinator in the Summer Academy enrollment process
  • Perform additional duties as assigned



Work Environment

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

This role routinely uses technological equipment with the support of the MWA IT team.


Physical Demands









  • Minimum 1 year of working with groups of 20 or more ethnically and socioeconomically diverse students in a classroom, or after school setting
  • Experience managing diverse teams
  • 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
  • Highly organized, goal-oriented, and focused on outcomes
  • 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 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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