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Part-Time Resident Assistant, Los Angeles

Amerigo Education

Torrance, California,

Part-Time Resident Assistant, Los Angeles

Amerigo Education

Torrance, California,
Number Of Vacancies: 3
Amerigo is looking for individuals for our Part-Time Resident Assistant position to help guide, teach, develop, and mentor our international high school students. Whether you are looking to work 5 hours/month or 30 hours/week, this role can provide you with both flexibility and professional fulfillment. Hours will be scheduled based on your availability and the campus's needs. Desired Schedule & Hours: We are looking for an RAs who can support us weekday afternoons & evenings and all day during the weekends. If you have availability at any point during our desired hours, this may be the flexible opportunity you've been looking for! OVERVIEW: The Resident Assistant is a part-time position (part-time hours/week, ten months per year) that oversees all tasks and activities related to the student residential experience at the Amerigo campus location. Resident Assistants work with the campus team to maintain a safe, healthy, and engaging residential atmosphere for international high school students from around the globe. Developing strong relationships with the students and members of the Amerigo team is essential to this position. Residential Assistants must be willing to take a proactive, hands-on approach in working with students to solve problems and conflicts and to offer academic, disciplinary, and moral guidance as needed. Success in this role will be demonstrated by: - Establishing nurturing and trusting relationships with students, parents, teachers, and school administrators - Creating and implementing processes, procedures, and policies related to the academic, residential, supervisory, and safety elements of the program - Implementing an organizational focus on delivering exceptional student outcomes and satisfaction - Aligning oneself and the team around a set of organizational values and standards JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Resident Assistants will be responsible for implementing all operational elements of the program and overseeing the day-to-day student experience. On a day-to-day basis, the Resident Assistants will: - Oversee all aspects of the residential welfare of our students within the construct of the policies of Amerigo and the school - Cultivate a safe, nurturing, structured, and comfortable environment for students - Oversee daily operations of the residential facility - Communicate residential issues to fellow team members and to the Director of Campus Operations - Supervise and coordinate evening and weekend organization and activities - Transport students to and from school, programs, events, and activities (must be willing to drive a large, company-owned passenger van) - Coordinate transportation services for students, as needed - Manage the residential student meal program - Provide direction and support to other Residential Assistants - Promote the image of the residential program within the school and local community KEY QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will be a caring, energetic member of the school community with a love of working with people, particularly adolescents. This person will be organized and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Further, this person must be resilient and reliable while demonstrating an ability to build a strong community culture within a global environment. This candidate will demonstrate sound judgment and thoughtful decision-making skills. - Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or a third year student at a 4-year academic institution preferred - Relevant experience in lieu of formal education is acceptable - Valid U.S. Driver's License & clean driving record - Excellent communication skills; strong interpersonal skills - Willingness and ability to work evenings, weekends, and select holidays - Experience working within a residential setting - Comfort working within a multicultural community - Familiarity with technology and social media applications (Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: - Occasionally move equipment weighting 50 pounds across campus for various campus needs - Frequently move about inside the residence hall to access different parts of the building - Frequently ascend/descend stairs to access different parts of the building

About Amerigo Education


What We Do

Amerigo helps international students discover their passions, build lifelong friendships, and most importantly, thrive in the classroom. Through our boarding programs operated in partnership with American preparatory schools, we ensure that students receive the support they need to prosper in high school and grow into leaders that go on to succeed at American universities. At all of our campuses, Amerigo builds a close-knit community with support from caring mentors and programs to advance their English skills, academic abilities, and personal development. Each day, we strive to provide students with an enriching experience that builds the foundation for a bright future.


What We Believe

We believe that in today's world, any child can achieve their dreams with the mastery and tools cultivated by a modern education: rigorous studies of the arts and sciences, training in critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and the enhancement of communication skills across a variety of media. But we believe that equal in importance to the content of education is the context: the environment of support and guidance received from their mentors, peers, and community at large. Together with our partners, our mission is to provide both an exceptional education that allows each student to realize their potential and to support them in a community of peers and mentors that inspire each other and help each other grow.


Job Openings

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Now hiring at the following Amerigo Campuses:

  • Amerigo Chicago North Shore (Vernon Hills, IL)
  • Amerigo Napa (Napa, CA)
  • Amerigo Los Angeles (Torrance, CA)
  • Amerigo San Diego (Chula Vista, CA)
  • Amerigo Twin Cities (Saint Paul, MN)
  • Amerigo New Jersey (Long Branch, NJ)

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