High School Academic Center Instructor & After School Academic Center Instructor

Academic Center Instructor:

High School and After School Program

Job Announcement

The Academic Instructor plays an important role during the normal school day’s Elective Period, and during the After School Program (ASP) by providing academic support to students in order to help them complete homework assignments that meet or exceed the expectations of their teachers. Additionally, the Academic Instructor needs to be a capable team player who communicates effectively with the ASP and school-day staff, helps create a school-wide culture of strong community, demonstrates the school’s guiding principles, and is a constant learner, reflecting continuously on practice. All of this is in service of the school’s mission of ensuring that every child is prepared for college and the career of their choice.


The Academic Center is an independent study hall space for High School students during the Elective Period (from 2:10-3:45) and the After School Program hours (from 3:45-6:00). The Academic Center Instructor will be responsible for supporting students in completing high quality homework and reaching academic goals. In service of this goal, the Academic Center Instructor will:

  • Maintain a strong after school culture where students are held to high expectations for their behavior and productive participation in the program.
  • Create a safe and nurturing environment using school-adopted conflict resolution strategies and discipline.
  • Collaborate and communicate regularly with High School teachers to stay informed of all assignments and expectations in advance.
  • Supervise students who are working independently.
  • Coordinate with other After School staff to run appropriate programs and ASP community building activities.


  • At least one year experience working with high school-aged youth to develop professional work habits.
  • First Aid and CPR certified
  • AA degree or higher
  • Strong communication and collaborative skills
  • Interest in working in a professional, collaborative, and responsive school environment dedicated to high academic outcomes for every child.


  • M, T, Th, F 2:00 pm ; 6:00pm
  • W 12:30pm ; 6:30pm
  • 11 months per year

How to apply


Interested candidates must submit a resume, three references, AND a cover letter which addresses the following questions:

  1. Why am I interested in this position?
  2. How does this position fit in with my short-term and long-term goals?

Send application materials to:

Kimiko Woolley

Lighthouse Community Charter School

444 Hegenberger Road

Oakland, CA 94621


Application submission screening and initial phone interviews will be completed on a rolling basis. In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place on-site beginning in September 2013. Due to the high volume of applications, only applicants invited to interview will be contacted.



Lighthouse Community Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity at all levels.

Oakland, California
Lighthouse Community Charter School
Kimiko Woolley

444 Hegenberger Road, Oakland, California, 94621, United States