Extended School Year Program Lead (Internal Applicants Only)

Special Education Richmond, California




Job Description

Title:Extended School Year Program Lead

Division:Middle School

Location: Making Waves Academy Richmond

Reports to: Director of Special Education

Status: Part-time, Exempt


Position Summary

The role of the Extended School Year Program Lead, under the supervision of the Director of Special Education, will be to facilitate lessons and supervise a classroom of students enrolled in extended school year summer academic support courses

Primary Responsibilities (all may not apply):



  • Craft and execute a summer curriculum for ESY Middle School Students
  • Provide quality instruction
  • Help students progress through curriculum and work toward IEP goals
  • Facilitate small group and one on one instruction as needed



  • Uphold MWAMS Summer School policies and expectations
  • Enact Attendance Policy
  • Uphold Behavioral Policy
  • Family notification regarding student progress
  • Supervision duties, including digital citizenship monitoring
  • Collaboration and communication with Director of SPED and general education summer academy faculty and staff
  • Communicate with families regarding student participation and academic progress during ESY



  • Perform additional duties as assigned


Work Environment

This job operates in an online classroom environment. This role routinely uses standard classroom equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers, and Chromebooks.


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to lift items more than 10 lbs.










  • 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 a 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 Special Education 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.

This policy extends to all job applicants and employees and to all aspects of the employment relationship, including the hiring of new employees and the training, transfer, promotion, discipline, termination, compensation and benefits of existing employees.For a full copy of our non-discrimination policy, visit: https://bit.ly/mwapublicnotices