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Interested applicants are requested to apply immediately by emailing a cover letter and CV/résumé to resumes@supportiveschools.org. Please include (1) the title of the position in the subject line of your email and (2) where you found the position posting in your cover letter. If possible, please email all documents in PDF format. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply. NYC Department of Education fingerprinting and background clearances will be required.

Center for Supportive Schools is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in its work and staff. CSS’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action related policies are available upon request.

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Community School Coordinator, K-8 School

Jersey City, NJ

The full-time Community School Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day management of a community school strategy. The Community School Coordinator will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, and students as the “community organizer” of the school and community. The Community School Coordinator will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community. The Community School Coordinator will facilitate and provide leadership for the collaborative process and development of a continuum of services for children, families and community members within the school neighborhood. The Community School Coordinator will assist the school in developing implementation action plans, troubleshooting implementation obstacles, and planning for sustainability. He/she will track the school’s progress against performance goals, collect school data, and support program evaluation activities. Additional responsibilities include managing community partnerships and facilitating at School Leadership Team (SLT) and Community School Advisory Board meetings. Initially, the Community School Coordinator will support implementing a community school strategy. Over time, he/she may support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school. The Community School Coordinator will ensure that the community school strategy is implemented at exceptional levels of quality with full support, buy-in, and regular communication with stakeholders across the school community.

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Community School Director

New York, New York

The full-time Community School Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of a community school strategy. The Community School Director will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, and students as the “community organizer” of the school and community. The Community School Director will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community. The Community School Director will facilitate and provide leadership for the collaborative process and development of a continuum of services for children, families and community members within the school neighborhood. The Community School Director will assist the school in developing implementation action plans, troubleshooting implementation obstacles, and planning for sustainability. He/she will track the school’s progress against performance goals, collect school data, and support program evaluation activities. Additional responsibilities include managing community partnerships and facilitating at School Leadership Team (SLT) meetings. Initially, the Community School Director will support establishing and implementing a community school strategy. Over time, he/she may support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school. The Community School Director will ensure that the community school strategy is implemented at exceptional levels of quality with full support, buy-in, and regular communication with stakeholders across the school community.

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Administrative & Program Associate

Princeton, New Jersey

The full-time Administrative & Program Associate will work in support of all of CSS’s solutions and will also provide general office management. The Administrative & Program Associate will prepare training materials; coordinate training events with hotels and other venues, which includes providing on-site support during training events; maintain databases on partner schools; and assist with research evaluation activities including data collection, data entry, and summarizing program implementation data.

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Community Schools Associate

New York, New York

The Community Schools Associate is responsible in collaboration and under the direction of the Community School Director for the day-to-day management of the community school’s strategy. The Community Schools Associate will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, students, and families as in support of the school and community. The Community Schools Associate will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community in the efforts of promoting student success. The Community Schools Associate will facilitate and provide leadership for the collaborative process and development of a continuum of services for student success in academics, attendance, and social-emotional development.

The Community Schools Associate will assist the school in developing implementation action plans, troubleshooting implementation obstacles, and planning for sustainability. He/she will assist in the tracking the school’s progress against performance goals, collect school data, and support program evaluation activities.

Additional responsibilities may include managing community partnerships that relate to student and family engagement and development, and participating as necessary in Student Success and Community School Team meetings. Initially, the Community Schools Associate will support establishing and implementing a community school strategy under the direction of the Community Schools Director. Over time, he/she may support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school. The Community Schools Associate will ensure that the community school strategy is implemented at exceptional levels of quality with full support, buy-in, and regular communication with stakeholders across the school community.

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Project Manager

North Carolina

The full-time Project Manager-North Carolina is responsible for the day-to-day management of a portfolio of CSS’s leadership solutions throughout North Carolina. The Project Manager will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with partner schools and providing technical assistance and coaching to teams of administrators and faculty to plan for successful program implementation. The Project Manager will assist schools in developing implementation action plans, troubleshooting implementation obstacles, participating in a rigorous evaluation study, and planning for program sustainability. He/she will track individual school progress, collect school data, and support program evaluation activities. Additional responsibilities include assisting with recruitment of partner schools and facilitating at training conferences to prepare school faculty to effectively train student peer leaders to work with younger peers. The Project Manager will ensure that CSS’s North Carolina-based programming is offered at exceptional levels of quality.

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Assistant Community School Director & After School Site Coordinator

New York, New York

The full-time Assistant Community School Director & After School Site Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day management of a community school strategy with a Community School Director. She/he/they will support building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, and students, supporting the “community organization” of the school and community. She/he/they will support creating, strengthening, and maintaining the bridge between the school and community. She/he/they will facilitate and provide leadership for the collaborative process and development of a continuum of services for children, families and community members within the school neighborhood. She/he/they will support the Community School Director (CSD) in tracking the school’s progress against performance goals, collect school data, and support program evaluation activities. She/he will also manage the afterschool program coordination by overseeing teaching artist curriculum, student performances, student engagement and retention as well as ensuring that all requirements for the afterschool program are being met. Additional responsibilities include overseeing a student mentorship program to address chronic absenteeism. Over time, she/he/they may support some of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school. The Assistant Community School Director & After School Site Coordinator will ensure that the community school strategy is implemented at exceptional levels of quality with full support, buy-in, and regular communication with stakeholders across the school community.

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Student & Family Engagement Coordinator

New York City, NY

The full-time Student & Family Engagement Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day management of the community school’s student and family engagement and development strategy. The Student & Family Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, families and students of the school and community.

 

In supporting the implementation and development of a student engagement strategy, the Coordinator will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school, families and community in the efforts of promoting student success. The Coordinator will facilitate and provide leadership for the collaborative process and development of a continuum of services for student success in academics, attendance, and social-emotional development. In supporting the implementation and development of a family engagement strategy, the Coordinator will create, strengthen, and maintain the relationships between the school and families in the efforts of promoting authentic parent-staff partnerships. The Coordinator will facilitate and provide leadership in the collaborative process and development of services that inform and include parents in their child’s academic and social experience at the school.

 

The Student & Family Engagement Coordinator will assist the school in developing implementation action plans, troubleshooting implementation obstacles, and planning for sustainability. He/she will track the school’s progress against performance goals, collect school data, and support program evaluation activities.

 

Additional responsibilities include managing community partnerships that relate to student engagement and development, and participating at Student Success meetings. Initially, the Student & Family Engagement Coordinator will support establishing and implementing a community school strategy under the direction of the Community Schools Director. Over time, he/she may support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school. The Student & Family Engagement Coordinator will ensure that the student and family engagement and development strategy is implemented at exceptional levels of quality with full support, buy-in, and regular communication with stakeholders across the school community.