Job Opportunities

Updated: August 27, 2021

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
At The Founders Academy
Challenging the leaders of tomorrow by instilling the lessons taught today.

School Counselor 2021-2022

The Founders Academy Public Charter School, grades 6-12, is seeking a NH certified, passionate school counselor for the 2020-2021 school year. This is a full-time position for a person who will work under the supervision of the Director of Student Services. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to assist students, parents and school personnel in developing and implementing effective programming to support academic, behavioral, and social and emotional growth. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Master’s Degree in School Counseling and NH Certification (0040) required. Special Education and Middle / High School experience preferred. Familiarity with college and career counseling and standardized test administration ideal.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Start date is July 1, 2021. This is a year-round position with health insurance benefits available.

Please send your resume with salary requirements, and letters of recommendation to Cassie Hayes, The Founders Academy, 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103 or careers@tfanh.org.


Special Education Teacher 2021-2022

The Special Education Teacher will act as a facilitator to support academic, social, behavioral and emotional growth of students.

Qualifications:
• Certified or able to be certified prior to the start of the school year as a Special Educator in NH.
• Master’s Degree in Education
• Experience working with middle and high school students
• Highly organized
• Experience overseeing IEPs, writing goals, and supporting teachers with implementation of IEP goals, modifications and accommodations
• Able to provide direct instruction to individual students, small groups of students, and in class for students
• Able to support teachers in implementing IEP goals and in making appropriate accommodations and modifications for students.

Responsibilities:
• Oversee all students with IEPs
• Collaborate with sending school districts to develop IEP goals and monitor progress for students with IEPs.
• Maintain regular ongoing communication with parents and teachers of students with IEPs.
• Provide instruction to students in individual, group settings as stipulated in the IEP.
• Assist teachers and staff in implementing and tracking IEP goals, modifications, and accommodations.
• Participate in transition planning for all IEP students transitioning from middle to high school or from high school to post-high school.
• Monitor implementation of IEP goals, modifications, and accommodations.
• Maintain documentation of IEP goals, modifications, accommodations, and student progress.


Familiarity with the school's mission and vision is essential (www.thefoundersacademy.org). Please send resume, recommendations and other pertinent information to Cassie Hayes, The Founders Academy, 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103 or careers@tfanh.org.



Para-Educator 

The Founders Academy Public Charter School, grades 6-12, is seeking an experienced middle / high school para-educator with a passion for helping students to succeed. The mission of the school is to develop educated citizens and leaders who are knowledgeable about our past and who will apply the principles expressed in our founding documents to make wise choices to preserve our liberty while preparing students to use the 21st century skills to compete in the society we live in.  

The para-educator performs a variety of instructional and/or support duties to assist the school and teachers in instruction, supervision, and education of students with special needs. May work with students on an individual basis or in small groups to help complete assigned work and keep students on task.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic team player who has a high school diploma, two or more years of college preferred, and who has experience working with students in a middle or high school setting.

Familiarity with the school's mission and vision is essential (www.thefoundersacademy.org). Please send resume, recommendations and other pertinent information to Cassie Hayes, The Founders Academy, 5 Perimeter Road, Manchester, NH 03103 or careers@tfanh.org.


About The Founders Academy

Founded in 2014, The Founders Academy is a free public charter school for grades 6-12 located at 5 Perimeter Road in Manchester. The school's mission focuses on the virtues of the Founding Fathers, leadership, character building, classical and challenging education in the core subjects and elective courses. Established by the Founders Academy Foundation, the school offers the opportunity for each student to pursue mastery in their studies. Although the school is public, there is an application and possible lottery process for admittance. For more information or to schedule a visit, go to www.thefoundersacademy.org or call (603) 952-4705.

The Founders Academy Public Charter School
5 Perimeter Road
Manchester, NH 03103

The Founders Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. This refers to, but is not limited to, the provisions of the following:
• Titles IV, VI, and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - race color, national origin
• The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
• The Age Discrimination Act of 1975
• Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) - sex
• Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) - disability
• The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) - disability
• NH Law against discrimination (RSA 354-A)
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