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Classification: Part-time, Non-exempt, Instructional Support
Reports to: Director of Learning Strategies
Schedule: 20 hrs/week

Duties and responsibilities

  • Program Management (12 hours):
    • Supported Study Group Program: Supported study groups are the best fit for 9th and 10th grade students with significant gaps in understanding in a particular subject. Students meet weekly in a small group with adult and peer tutors to review material from class, answer questions, and work through practice problems together. The Academic Support Coordinator will schedule and assign students to study groups, and work closely with adult and peer tutors.
    • Peer Tutoring Program: Peer tutors are 9th, 10th, and 11th graders who have found joy in the challenge of learning, and have a desire to support their peers in navigating Urban’s structure and curriculum. Peer tutors provide support by clarifying points of confusion, developing basic organization, tech, and study strategies, and supporting students in navigating Urban. The Academic Support Coordinator will train peer tutors, assign tutor pairs, and support all students in the program.
    • The ASC is also responsible for communicating clearly with students, teachers, and the Learning Strategies department about peer tutoring and supported study groups.
      Direct student support – math and science (6 hours) Small group and one-on-one tutoring in 9th and 10th grade math and science.
    • Review material for 9th and 10th grade math and science. Follow all courses in Schoology and be prepared to support students in these subjects.
      Communicate with teachers about student support needs and progress. Communicate with grade deans about all necessary schedule changes.
  • Creating & updating resources (2 hours)
    • Update students’ Learning Plans and communicate new information with teachers
    • Maintain up to date resources and tools on the Learning Strategies student-facing website
    • Ensure faculty are up to date on process to request support for students.


  • Teaching or other leadership experience in a middle or secondary school setting
  • Math (Algebra, Geometry & Trig) and science (Biology and Chemistry) knowledge at the high school level required
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • An authentic consonance with the stated core values of the Urban School
  • Enjoys working with teenagers
  • Spanish language fluency is a plus!

Salary and Benefits

The anticipated hourly rate the School reasonably expects to pay candidates for the position of Academic Support Coordinator in San Francisco is $45.25 to $50.25/hr.

Urban provides all full-time and part-time employees teaching 4 or more classes or working more than 20 hours per week a generous benefits package including employer-paid medical and dental coverage. In addition, we offer retirement, life and disability insurance, Flex Spending for medical and dependent care, Commuter Transit benefits with an employer subsidy, EAP, Travel Assistance, Grief Counseling, and more, including:

  • Professional development and training.
  • Urban Café Dollars for purchasing breakfast, lunch and snacks.
  • Parking garage provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please see our Benefits Overview for more details.

For a full description of this position and to apply, please visit our Career Center and select “Academic Support Coordinator” to start your application and upload your cover letter and resume.

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