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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, inclusion, and equity 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 Director-High School

Bronx, New York

As the full-time Community School Director-High School, you will be 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. They 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/or Community School Team meetings. Initially, the Community School Director will support establishing and implementing a community school strategy. Over time, they 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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Program Manager

New York, New York

As the full-time Program Manager, you will be primarily responsible for: 

  • Coaching school staff (teachers, counselors, social workers, administrators, and other school staff, etc.) in our partner schools who are serving as advisors and mentors as they implement our programs in their schools. Similar to the training role described immediately below, coaching is characterized by a facilitative approach that mirrors the ways that faculty are trained to work with their students.

  • Facilitating at training events. Facilitating at training events, which includes co-facilitating small groups in an experiential learning setting at both residential (overnight) training experiences as well as 1-day training experiences at designated training site locations and schools. 

 Through these two key responsibilities, you will provide day-to-day management of a portfolio of CSS’s leadership solutions throughout New York City. The Program 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 Program Manager will assist schools in developing implementation action plans, troubleshooting implementation obstacles and planning for program sustainability. Based on grant opportunities, you may also support school participation in a rigorous evaluation study. The Program Manager will ensure that CSS’s New York City-based programming is implemented at exceptional levels of quality.

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Assistant Community School Director & After School Site Coordinator

Brooklyn, New York

As the full-time Assistant Community School Director & After School Site Coordinator, you will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day management of a community school strategy with a Community School Director (CSD). You will support building and maintaining relationships with administration, faculty, staff, and students as the “community organizer” of the school and community. You will support in creating, strengthening, and maintaining the bridge between the school and community. You 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. You will support the CSD in tracking the school’s progress against performance goals, collect school data, and support program evaluation activities. You will also manage the After School Program Coordination by overseeing several program providers, teaching artists’ curriculum, student performances, student engagement and retention, monthly Saturday community trips, as well as developing and running trainings for teaching artists that develop skills and build community. You will oversee data entry to ensure that attendance is accurately tracked and that all grant requirements for the afterschool program are being met, including specific target enrollment and attendance numbers. Additional responsibilities include overseeing a student mentorship program to address chronic absenteeism. Over time, you 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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School Partnerships Manager

New York, New York

As the full-time School Partnerships Manager, you will be responsible for securing school partners in New York City by sourcing, cultivating, and formalizing program partnerships, including funding agreements and payment plans. You will focus on partnership building with New York City schools, primarily with a fee-for-service funding structure. In addition, you will also support school recruitment for local New York City-based foundation and corporation partnership work, as well as for grants for government agencies. Your work will focus primarily on securing school partners interested in implementing CSS’s Peer Group Connection (PGC) program, as well as Achievement Mentoring and Campaign Connect.

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Director, New Site Development

National

As CSS’s first-ever Director, New Site Development, you will support meeting the needs of greater students, families, communities, schools, and school districts across the country through aggressive organizational growth into new regions over the next several years. You will serve as a key member of our Development Team helping to shape the strategy for meeting needs in new markets throughout the United States. You will secure funds to support CSS’s strategic initiatives in new locales, working directly with communities, districts, schools, foundations, corporations, and government agencies.

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Program Manager

Delaware, Maryland, & Washington, DC

We have an immediate opening for a Program Manager-Delaware, Maryland, & Washington, D.C. As the full-time Program Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of a portfolio of CSS’s leadership solutions throughout this region. The Program 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 Program 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 Program Manager will ensure that CSS’s Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.-based programming is offered at exceptional levels of quality.