Videographer and Mobile Innovation Specialist

Achievement House Cyber Charter School is looking to fill the newly developed Videographer and Mobile Innovation Specialist as we expand our video productions and Innovation Career Academy (ICA) activities across the state.  This is a 12-month position.

We are seeking a creative Videographer to drive video content integration into our live classes and educational offerings and our school’s marketing strategy. This role will lead video production and editing for engaging and informative videos directed to all stakeholders: staff, students, families, and the community. Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and establish themselves as the trusted video resource.

In addition, this position will handle offsite ICA activities with the mobile MakerSpace van with coordinated functions throughout the state as described below.

Videographer duties include:

  • Assisting teachers in the development of videos to support lessons plans and course curriculum.
  • Creating and developing multimedia content for internal announcements or projects, external promotions, school marketing, and recruiting.  
  • Applies videography production, and post-production skills in the planning and documentation of video shoot.
  • Coordinates pre-shoot and brainstorming with staff.
  • Coordinates the review, assessment and revision of video as needed.
  • Proactively stays on top of video marketing trends to inform future growth strategies and opportunities.

Mobile Innovation Specialist duties include:

  • Occasional driving to student locations
  • Providing students access to emerging technologies through the mobile Makerspace
  • Running mobile Makerspace learning sessions with small groups of students
  • Working with the Director of Education Technology to implement the latest technologies available for education
  • Collaborating with teachers on mobile MakerSpace learning sessions
  • Managing inventory, equipment, and software utilized on the mobile Makerspace

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Ability to maintain and support the day-to-day operations of the MakerSpace
  • Experience managing implementation of large-scale projects
  • Previous experiences working with an Information Technology team and using Agile processes
  • Experiencing training others in the safe use of technologies in the MakerSpace
  • Requires overnight, evening and weekend hours
  • With or without accommodation, the employee in this position needs to move about and position him/herself to access files and operate a variety of prototyping machines including laser cutting systems, 3D printers, CNC routers, plasma cutters, vinyl cutters, plastics forming systems and other power equipment. This position requires work in a unique product development and prototyping laboratory and routinely exposes one to manufacturing and other technical environments. This may require lifting and positioning raw materials and/or products, loading materials into machines, fabricating working models of product ideas, and may occasionally involve work outdoors.

Child abuse and criminal background clearances, including Act 168, are required.  Must also complete Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training.

Applicant should forward their resume to; bworn@achievementcharter.com

School Data Analyst

Achievement House Cyber Charter School, headquartered in Exton, PA (grades 7 through 12) is seeking a Data Analyst to help the school reach and exceed its objective.  This position is a full-time, 12-month, exempt, salaried position. 

General Description – Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop systems to ensure compliance
  • Mine, warehouse and present data to administration, and other staff as needed.
  • Responsible for success of data-driven interventions.
  • Participate in team-oriented problem solving.
  • Reinforce data usage for instructional design team.

Other Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide all necessary data to drive decision making. 
  • Instrumental in supporting data and team meetings for their respective department/area.
  • With assistance from the Data Team, prepare for data team meetings by collecting and analyzing student performance data for each course within the department.
  • Produce reports on department-wide performance and the data team progress/outcomes at the conclusion of each marking period. 
  • Meet with school administrators regularly to review the collected data and related plans for future improvement.
  • Pull data for School Principal as needed. Examples include grade, attendance, and data for school reports
  • Collaborate with other departments such as Child Accounting or IT Coordinator on assigned projects.
  • Build reports when necessary to communicate information to various departments.
  • Facilitate training sessions on data management systems as needed in support of Academic Admin and Educational Design Lead.
  • Provide assessment data information and insight to school leaders to help drive educational decision making.

Requirements:

  • Associate degree or relevant experience required. Bachelor’s degree in education, administration, liberal arts, or a related discipline preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience providing data management and general administrative support.
  • Excellent organizational and critical-thinking skills with a proven ability to perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office products, database management and classroom platforms.
  • Exceptional knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Must be willing to develop these skills if not proficient.
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI.
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment.

Child abuse and criminal background clearances are required, including Act 168 Disclosure/Release.  Must also complete Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training.

Applicant should forward their resume to; bworn@achievementcharter.com

Regional Student Mentor

Achievement House Cyber Charter School, headquartered in Exton, PA (grades 7 through 12) is seeking Regional Mentors to work remotely and provide learning activities throughout Pennsylvania.  Regional areas will initially include SE PA-Philadelphia, Central PA-York, NE PA-Scranton, and Western PA-Pittsburgh.  The Regional Mentor position is a full-time, salaried, ten-month position.  

The Regional Mentor provides support, guidance and information about education and opportunities to students to help them achieve their academic potential.  A Mentor serves as a direct link between students and teachers, employment opportunities, and post-secondary education opportunities.  

Mentors are responsible to foster and orient students; communicate with parents, students, and staff; motivate students; monitor students and problem solve with students, families, and staff.  Mentors may also provide direct support to teachers in during class time to enhance learning. 

In addition, Regional Mentors will be directly involved with helping the school develop regional activities such as field trips to zoos, museums, amusement parks, as well as clubs and community outreach programs such as charities, food banks and homeless shelters.

A high school degree is required.  A Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Previous experience working with youth in an academic or community service organization is desired.  Any work in the area of student counseling is a plus.  Cyber school experience is a positive factor. 

Child abuse and criminal background clearances are required, including Act 168 Disclosure/Release.  Must also complete Act 126 Mandated Reporter Training.

Applicants should forward their resume to: bworn@achievementcharter.com.

Part-Time Teacher Opportunity

Achievement House Cyber Charter School (AHCCS), headquartered in Exton PA, is seeking certified teachers to assist our general education departments, provide an additional line of educational support, and will be responsible for developing and maintaining a supportive environment conducive to helping students achieve growth in their subject areas. 

This part-time position, approximately 15-25 hours per week, offers a flexible morning/afternoon schedule.  Upon the completion of training, the position can be handled from home.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Work closely with school administrators and general education teachers to analyze student assessment data and use data to inform instruction and growth activities.
  • Develop intervention strategies for low performing students.
  • Work individually and in small groups to support students with course assignments.
  • Collaborate with general education teachers to discuss student work, share best practices and ensure students are progressing towards mastery of standards.
  • Provide in-class instructional coaching and curriculum implementation with general education teachers.
  • Reflect with teachers on instruction and implementation.
  • Form and maintain positive relationships with students’ families. Contacting students and/or parents of students who are struggling and/or not completing assignments.
  • When needed, may need to cover a course for a temporary duration when primary teacher is unavailable.

A PA teaching certificate in a General Education is required.  Multiple certifications is a definite plus.  A background in technology is helpful, but not required.  Child abuse and criminal background clearances are required.  

Position offers a 403(b) retirement plan which is separate from PSERS and therefore will not affect one’s participation in PSERS.

Applicants should forward their resume via email to bworn@achievementcharter.com.

Achievement House is an Equal Opportunity Employer