Counselor

The Foundation for Academic Endeavors (FAE) creates opportunities for academic growth for low-income families with an emphasis on building leadership and community partnerships. The FAE Summer Academy is held in Mount Vernon Washington.  The program serves 200 preschool through high school students providing summer literacy, enrichment and STEM instruction in a creative and collaborative manner. FAE hires experienced teachers and college fellows to assist each teacher  

FAE Goals

The Foundation for Academic Endeavors (FAE) creates opportunities for academic growth for low-income families with an emphasis on building leadership and community partnerships. The FAE Summer Academy is held in Mount Vernon. The program serves 200 preschool through high school students providing summer literacy, enrichment and STEM instruction in a creative and collaborative manner. FAE hires experienced teachers and college fellows to assist in each classroom.  

We are looking for dynamic employees with a heart for education and for serving a diverse community of learners and their families. For more information on FAE go to www.skagitfae.org 

The Foundation for Academic Endeavors (FAE) creates opportunities for academic growth for low-income families with an emphasis on building leadership and community partnerships. The FAE Summer Academy is held in Mount Vernon Washington.  The program serves 200 preschool through high school students providing summer literacy, enrichment and STEM instruction in a creative and collaborative manner. FAE hires experienced teachers and college fellows to assist each teacher  

Program Dates: 

July 5, 2021 - August 5, 2021

Mon, Thur 7:30 am to 3:30 pm 

Tue, Wed 7:30 am to 3:00 pm

 (Student Day 8:00am – 2:00pm) 

 

Zoom Curriculum and Planning Dates:  

20 hours of training in June 2021 (Because most teachers are still teaching in June, our meetings will be in the evenings at mutually agreeable times)

 

Interviews via Zoom: 

Interview via zoom and are scheduled upon receiving application materials 

The Foundation for Academic Endeavors (FAE) creates opportunities for academic growth for low-income families with an emphasis on building leadership and community partnerships. The FAE Summer Academy is held in Mount Vernon Washington.  The program serves 200 preschool through high school students providing summer literacy, enrichment and STEM instruction in a creative and collaborative manner. FAE hires experienced teachers and college fellows to assist each teacher  

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Reports to the Directors of Foundation for Academic Endeavors (FAE)

  • Take individual student referrals from parents and teachers and connect them with community resources

  • Design a 5-week multi-age set of lessons focused on Social Emotional Learning standards or recommend an appropriate curriculum for FAE

  • Teach relaxation techniques, stress management incorporating mindfulness and importance of transitions in individual classrooms

  • Supervise morning and after-school transitions with Nurse, PE Teacher and Art Teacher

  • Develop a schedule of classroom lessons in cooperation with the classroom teachers.

  • Attend staff meetings

  • Attend child abuse awareness and prevention education, (certificates are valid for 3 years)

  • Submit to criminal background check

The Foundation for Academic Endeavors (FAE) creates opportunities for academic growth for low-income families with an emphasis on building leadership and community partnerships. The FAE Summer Academy is held in Mount Vernon Washington.  The program serves 200 preschool through high school students providing summer literacy, enrichment and STEM instruction in a creative and collaborative manner. FAE hires experienced teachers and college fellows to assist each teacher  

Qualifications and Skills

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent credit hours

  • Teaching Certificate (or completion of coursework & internship in Education discipline) or Counseling Certificate

Preferred Qualification

  • Bilingual English-Spanish desired

  • Exhibit competency and experience working in a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, gender/sexuality, and ethnic backgrounds and identities.

  • Ability to use a personal computer, Microsoft Office products and database programs.

  • Excellent verbal, listening, writing, problem-solving, and interpersonal communication skills.

The Foundation for Academic Endeavors (FAE) creates opportunities for academic growth for low-income families with an emphasis on building leadership and community partnerships. The FAE Summer Academy is held in Mount Vernon Washington.  The program serves 200 preschool through high school students providing summer literacy, enrichment and STEM instruction in a creative and collaborative manner. FAE hires experienced teachers and college fellows to assist each teacher  

Salary and Appointment

Job Type: Part-time, temporary

Salary: $3,250 to $3,750 depending on experience

 

Job Location: Mount Vernon, WA

 

To Apply:

Send resume, letter of interest, unofficial college transcripts from all schools attended, two professional reference letters, and copy of certification to: skagitfae@gmail.com