Overview

About us
Colossal Academy is an awarding-winning Microschool in Fort Lauderdale, FL. We are agile, supportive, and collaborative.
Our work environment includes:

Flexible working hours
On-the-job training
Work-from-home days

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Are you tired of the traditional learning environment and know you can make a change? If your goal is to transform education through the practices in the classroom this is your chance to be a part of one of the world’s most innovative school!
Do you believe:

Every child has the ability positively impact their communities (digital and tangible)?
Learning is best in a diverse environment?
Experiential learning is the key to connecting the community to the curriculum?

Educators and experts should be guides on the side not sage on the stage?

Assistant to Director and Educational Curator

Lead the Learning Lab—supervising Colossal Kids, setting schedules, guiding students to create, uphold, and update Contracts, growing as an Educational Curator, and modeling the role for adolescents.

Create meaningful community relationships with experts that want to share knowledge with the students

Curate Learning opportunities for learning, safety, and belonging

Plan intentionally for fast, broad, deep, and co-create Measurable Plans with Colossal Kids, their families

Update weekly blogs/newsletter every Thursday and Maintain Parent Feedback Slips

Manage Individual Plans and lead Colossal Kids-Guardians-Educational Curator conferences (2xs a year)

Be present for team meetings, Open Houses, Welcome and Closing Parties, Exhibitions, and other school events, Ghost Kitchens

Assure world-class communication to Colossal kids, staff, and parents, and report serious matters confidentially to Director and other Educational Curators

Organize subs when gone

Continual learning from best practices, institutional findings, and contributions to the Ins

Nurture a flourishing school culture

Co-plan & oversee memorable school events including Contract Signing, Commencement, & Closing Ceremony

Respond to disciplinary infractions that rise to the administrative tier of intervention

Manage the 22/23 rolling admissions process by reviewing formal applications, leading Collaborative Interviews, and inviting families to enroll throughout the school year

Supervise the 23/24 enrollment season by leading events such as 1-on-1 calls with prospective families, virtual Open Houses, and Collaborative Interviews.

Co-steward the school’s finances for current and future years

Audit the school’s monthly profit & loss reports and update the school’s monthly budget with accurate records

Maintain at least an 8% surplus in the school’s budget throughout the school year, in collaboration with the Head of School

Fundraise $20,000 through increasing enrollment in the Step-up program

Draft the school’s 23/24 Pro Forma Budget

Exemplify professionalism in school administration

Arrive on time for all events

Utilize professional judgment in all circumstances

Accept responsibility for unexpected duties that may arise from time to time within the purview of a school administrator

Guide (part time, in person)

Curate a learning lab for experiential learning through an inquiry-based approach. One-onone check-ins.
Create curriculum
Be present for team meetings, Open Houses, Welcome and Closing Parties, Exhibitions, and other school events
Facilitate Socratic Discussion
Create Connections with Community Members
Seek Expert Guest Speakers
Set Weekly Goals with students for their online curriculum.
Attend Monthly Art Walk (one Saturday per month)

No work on Fridays!
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Internship
Pay: $18.00 – $32.00 per hour
Benefits:

Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Paid time off

Schedule:

4 hour shift
8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

Associate (Preferred)

Experience:

Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

Teaching Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location