2017 Staff Positions Available:
2018-19 Staff Positions Available:
CEO: Serves as the chief executive of GateWay with responsibilities for fulfilling the mission and meeting the objectives of the organization. Manages the day-to-day operations with the authority to carry out responsibilities, in accordance with the direction and policies of GateWay Boarding Academy.
ACCOUNTANT: Formulates, executes and monitors financial and budget plans and expenditures for a college preparatory boarding school in accordance with GateWay policies and professionally acceptable financial and accounting standards. Records and maintains all documents and files associated with budget planning and spending and provides recurring reports, briefings and updates to internal and external stakeholders concerning the financial status and stability of GateWay Academy.
TEACHER: Plans and develops courses of instruction and lesson plans for grades 7-12, considering age, developmental level and special needs of students in the GateWay Boarding Academy. Develops instruction in accordance with established curriculum and selects material to meet the interest, abilities and developmental needs of male adolescents. Responsible for direct delivery of training and instruction as well as the evaluation of the effectiveness of material, presentation and progress of students. Records and maintains all documents and files associated with student grades and evaluations.
NURSE: Provides health, nursing and advisory services to students of GateWay Boarding Academy within established policies and procedures and assesses the health needs of students, taking into account the total situation in the family and home.
MAINTENANCE WORKER: Performs a wide variety of custodial and minor maintenance duties in maintaining boarding school building, adjacent walks and grounds, and equipment in clean, orderly and functional condition. Provides assistance to staff, visitors and other employees as necessary.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: Performs various administrative, office support functions to enable the efficient and effective operations of GateWay Boarding Academy and staff.
SOCIAL WORKER : Assists with emotional health concerns, behavioral concerns, positive behavioral support, academic and classroom support, consultation with teachers, parents/guardians and administrators as well as provide individual and group counseling. Provides social services and assistance to improve the social and emotional functioning of students and to maximize the well-being and the academic functioning of the student.
HOUSE PARENT: Serves as the responsible adult for students attending GateWay Boarding Academy, fulfilling a variety of responsibilities associated with students’ care, boarding accommodations, meals, study, recreation and weekend activities. House parents will live in or near GateWay Boarding Academy.
SECURITY SPECIALIST: Develops, plans and executes security policies, programs, procedures and guidance for safeguarding personnel, property, information, and operations as well as emergency preparedness policies, programs, and procedures for a college preparatory boarding school, its staff and students. Records and maintains all security files and documents in accordance with GateWay policies and procedures.Employment Non-discrimination Policy
The GateWay Boarding Academy will ensure all persons equal opportunity in receiving employment and in all labor management-union relations, regardless of race, sex, age, color, creed, national and ethnic origin, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or disability. The GateWay Academy will also prohibit discrimination in employment by any person. The GateWay Boarding Academy will not fail or refuse to hire, discharge, or otherwise discriminate against any individual with respect to the individual’s compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of the individual’s race, sex, age, color, creed, national and ethnic origin, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or disability unrelated in nature and extent so as to reasonably preclude the performance of the employment. The GateWay Academy will not fail or refuse to hire, discharge, or otherwise discriminate against any individual with respect to the individual’s compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of the individual’s refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test.
The GateWay Boarding Academy will not limit, segregate, or classify its employees or applicants for employment in any way that would deprive or tend to deprive any individual of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the individual’s status as an employee because of race, sex, age, color, creed, national and ethnic origin, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or disability. The GateWay Boarding Academy will not limit, segregate, or classify its employees or applicants for employment in any way that would deprive or tend to deprive any individual of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the individual’s status as an employee because of the individual’s refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test. The GateWay Boarding Academy will not request or require genetic tests or genetic information as a condition of hiring or determining benefits or fail or refuse to make a reasonable accommodation for the known disability of an otherwise qualified employee.
Open: April 3, 2017
Close: April 17, 2017
Classification: Part-time, May 15, 2017- May 15, 2018, One position to be filled
Eligibility: Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States. Must successfully complete:
- Background check
- Consumer credit check
- Drug test
- GateWay Program Training [READ 180/Youth Protection/Employee Code of Conduct
Job Location: Suitland, Maryland
Reports To: GateWay Second Chance Foundation Board Director
Direct Reports: GateWay READ 180 Volunteers
Contact: Donna Carter – GateWay Second Chance Board President – firstname.lastname@example.org
GateWay READ 180 Teacher plans and develops lessons following the guidelines of READ 180, a comprehensive reading intervention program for students who currently read below their grade level. GateWay READ 180 Teachers are responsible for the direct delivery of training and instruction as well as evaluation of the progress of students.
Principle Duties and Job Functions
- Prepare and deliver course lesson plans
- Observe student performance through regular interaction and assessments
- Evaluate progress toward understanding of material and concepts
- Prepare and deliver written report on student progress and grades
- Maintain files
- Assign tasks to GateWay READ 180 Volunteers
- Provide supervision of youth during non-instructional class time, e.g., overseeing youth during restroom breaks
Experience and Qualifications Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Minimum of two years’ experience as an instructor in an academic setting
- Computer literacy skills
- Oral and written communication skills
- Ability to manage competing priorities
- Ability to build and nurture trust, partnership and collaboration with students, parents/guardians, and other GateWay READ 180 staff and volunteers; previous experience working with youth is a plus
- Conflict resolution and crisis management skills
- Possession of a valid driver’s license is a plus
Personal and Professional Characteristics
- Ability to exercise patience and diplomacy in dealing with students, parents/guardians, and other GateWay READ 180 staff and volunteers
- A self-starter who is highly motivated and able to work unsupervised for extended periods
- Ability to handle restricted and confidential information in a professional manner and always protect said information
Directions for Applying:
Please complete the GateWay Employment Application Form and email completed application, along with your resume, to email@example.com by 11:59pm ET on April 17, 2017. In order for your application package to be considered, the application form and your resume must be received before 11:59pm ET on April 17, 2017. Failure to submit both the application form and your resume by 11:59pm ET on April 17, 2017 will result in your application not being considered.
About GateWay Boarding Academy:
The mission of the GateWay Boarding Academy is to provide young adolescent males who have been identified by juvenile justice, foster care and other community agencies with a second chance to achieve the education and life skills necessary for successful and productive living through individualized supportive instruction in a safe, stable community-based environment.
We thank all candidates for their interest.
However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.