Choice Schools
  • Bradford Academy
  • Southfield, MI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Bradford Academy is looking for innovative, creative, and passionate educators.

Bradford Academy encourages and fosters:

  • Discovery of oneself through cultural experiences
  • Development of individual purpose that nurtures success
  • Leadership in personal responsibility, service and dignity
  • Achievement based on ethics and integrity


K-5 Student Advocate

This position will be supporting K-5 students!

Full-time, Monday-Friday- 10 month schedule, Hourly, Non-exempt

Bradford Academy

24218 Garner Street
Southfield, MI 48033



  • Communicates accurately and timely with students and their families to ensure a continuous school-family partnership exists.
  • Linking students and their families to school and community resources
  • Evaluate student progress including attendance, academic, and behavioral data.
  • Coordinate with community partners to build resources.
  • Use restorative justice process to focus on repairing harm through inclusive processes that engage all stakeholders-shifting the focus of discipline from punishment to learning from the individual to the community.
  • Keep accurate and timely records of student information in Powerschool, parent, staff, and community contacts.
  • Participate in stakeholder conferences to develop student action plans.
  • Assist with the supervision of students during instructional and non-instructional time.
  • Supports a positive school climate while interacting with students, families, staff and community members.
  • Guides children in working and playing harmoniously and safely with other children.
  • Maintain confidentiality when dealing with students, families, staff, and community members.
  • Perform moderate to extensive physical activity including frequent standing or walking.
  • Facilitate social and emotional growth with students.
  • Improve professional competence through professional development.
  • Provides an atmosphere based on the principles of firm, fair, and consistent practices, respect for individual children, and development of responsible citizenship.
  • Implements proactive behavior and learning strategies under the direction of the classroom teacher.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned by academy administrator.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Age 18 or older; other location-specific age requirements may apply.
  • Six months of supervisory or commensurate leadership experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
  • Work well with supervisors, peers, subordinates, guests, vendors and corporate partners.
  • Proven ability to lead teams and achieve results through resources. Desired Requirements:
  • Knowledge and skills working with At-Risk students.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance-- Free options available!
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and 401(K)!
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Paid time off
  • Education Tuition Reimbursement available.
  • Employee Assistance Program available.


Responsible for providing guidance and advocacy to students to ensure they meet academic and behavioral requirements to move to the next grade level. Responsibilities include linking students and their families to school and community resources, monitoring attendance and discipline, communicating with administration, counselors, students, and families. Responsible for providing safety and security for all students and families. Restorative Justice Process approach will be used to focus on repairing harm through inclusive processes that engage all stakeholders. Restorative Justice shifts the focus of discipline from punishment to learning and from the individual to the community.

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Choice Schools is a team of educators, literacy specialists, student advocates and many other professions, but first and foremost, we are parents, moms, dads, guardians, grandparents, aunts and uncles who love kids. As a nationally accredited and regionally recognized full-service education service provider, student learning is our organization's mission. We provide a student-focused approach to customized school operations support, including instruction, finance, compliance, communications, human resources, enrollment, curriculum and professional development. Our student-centric philosophy drives us to the path to greatness, allowing everyone - students, staff, teachers, board members and stakeholders to thrive. After more than 20 years of serving diverse models of schools, Choice is committed to being Michigan's most trusted education service provider with the highest-performing schools.

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