Brooke Charter Schools is a network of five public charter schools serving grades K-12 in Mattapan, Roslindale, and East Boston. At Brooke, we coach and invest in our teachers so that they can help our students shatter the achievement gap and graduate from college. Our students thrive because they are challenged and known.
What is the Director of Intervention role?
The Director of Interventions has as his/her whole purpose supporting students who are not thriving academically so that those students and their families can receive the support they need to help that student achieve academic success. The Director of Interventions will identify and monitor students who are not thriving academically, as defined by being in academic jeopardy of not completing a degree in four-years or having a GPA below 1.5. She/He will work to determine, supervise, and evaluate programs for these students, including habit-building programs throughout the school year and credit recovery programs such as night school and summer school. The Director will also partner with parents through frequent communication and targeted engagement based on student need. This is a year-round position.
Identify and monitor students who are not thriving academically based on established criteria;
Run weekly grade reports to identify students below a 1.5 GPA and below a 1.0 GPA;
Monitor attendance for students on his/her caseload
Create 4-year or 5-year course plan for students who are off-track for credit accumulation
Support students who are considering alternative education models
Determine and supervise programs for students who present as at the greatest academic risk
Engage in data-driven interventions and evaluate which interventions are working for which students
Envision and coordinate staffing and structures for homework support and habit building support
Manage and evaluate credit recovery programs, including night school
Supervise summer school
Establish relationships with and access services from local community health, mentoring, and enrichment organizations
Engage deeply with families of those students including:
Supporting students and families to increase attendance at school,
Engage in weekly contact with parents of students with GPAs below a 1.0 and inform advisors about the content of these conversations
Engage with parents of students with GPAs below a 1.5 at least monthly
Is This You?
You’ve earned a Bachelor’s degree and have at least three years of teaching experience.
You understand the importance of relationship-building with students and families and have prior success in building these relationships with students who are not thriving academically.
You listen well, have high expectations, are sincere, believe in our students’ potential and ability to succeed.
You value open and direct communication and have experience with tough conversations.
You are professional, reliable, positive, warm, and collaborative with students, families, and colleagues.
You show initiative. You are data-driven and exceptionally well-organized.
You are resilient, positive, and driven to realize our mission with all students.
You are able to start on or before July 20, 2020.
The application deadline is March 6th.
The community and students we serve are diverse, and we are committed to reflecting that diversity in our staff. We strive to have the most diverse applicant pool possible; to that end, we encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply for any position at Brooke Charter Schools. By fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, we provide the best educational experience to prepare our students for a future reflective of the world we live in.