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16 Mar 2023

Instructional Support Director of Academics

Bronx Lacrosse
 Bronx County, New York, United States

Job Description

Bronx Lacrosse is a year-round sports-based youth development program. Our mission is to improve educational opportunities and life outcomes for underserved middle and high school students in the Bronx. We use lacrosse to build community and invest students in school. Our winning mix of academic, athletic, and social-emotional services set students on the path toward college admission and post-secondary success.

The Director of Academics will oversee all of Bronx Lacrosse’s academic programming, including algebra-readiness tutoring, literacy tutoring, and high school and college application support. The ideal candidate is a passionate educator with a commitment to equity, experiencing leading adults, and appreciation for the value of high-level athletics and after-school programming.



  • Oversee Bronx Lacrosse’s academic programming to ensure our student-athletes thrive
  • Recruit, onboard, train, and supervise a robust corps of part-time tutors
  • Create and maintain daily schedule of tutors across several programming sites
  • Maintain an academic data dashboard and use it to drive programmatic improvements
  • Facilitate regular staff-wide data meetings
  • Plan and execute relevant professional development for both full-time program directors and part-time tutors
  • Revise Algebra-Readiness curriculum to keep content current and compelling
  • Oversee Amplify Literacy Tutoring program
  • Oversee high school application and academic support
  • Collect quarterly report cards from partner schools and action plan with staff based on this data
  • Collaborate with staff at partner schools to support the academic needs of participants
  • Observe academic programming at all sites to provide real-time support to program directors and coaching to tutors
  • Support other Bronx Lacrosse programming as needed, some weekends included


  • 3+ years teaching experience (middle school math preferred)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (in education or related field preferred)
  • Facility with data and a results orientation
  • Belief in the power of organized sports for youth development (lacrosse experience preferred)
  • Spanish language proficiency preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Salary and Benefits: $75,000-$80,000 salary range, full benefits package including health and dental insurance and 401k match


How to Apply

To apply, please send your resume with a cover letter, including how your experience/goals relate to this position to indicating "Director of Academics - your name" in the subject line.   Bronx Lacrosse is an equal opportunity employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Instructional Support. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.