The Academic Adviser encourages the scholar to maintain a high academic performance with simple tracking and weekly meetings targeting the following success outcomes for scholars:
- Provides assistance to scholars with homework completion in a timely manner, not limited to, but including tutoring, coaching, and teaching.
- Communication with scholars about areas of academic difficulty and opportunity.
- Time management monitoring with scholars as they complete On Course for College goals (a plan for a successful post-secondary educational success).
Academic year (September - May): approximately 2-4 hours each week on-site with scholars. Must have availability to meet with scholars after school weekly on a selected day, Monday - Thursday.
Summer: maintain communication with scholar (approximately 2-4 hours twice per month).
A) Bachelors degree in education, social work, psychology, counseling or related field of study, a plus.
B) Prior experience preferred, for example, teaching middle and/or high school aged students, or in the administration of an educational program serving middle or high school students
C) Effective verbal, nonverbal, and written communication is essential
D) Ability to provide critical feedback in a non-threatening and motivating manner
E) Ability to correspond with students, parents, or BHGH staff
F) Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
G) Ability to develop positive relationships with various populations, including scholars and their families
H) Creativity in presenting material and motivating scholars to pursue their education
I) Able to assist scholars in developing study and problem solving skills
J) Professional work habits and appropriate dress
K) Proficiency in basic word-processing and web-based applications
- General Education
- People Skills
- Youth Services
- Verbal / Written Communication
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Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Varies on availability