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Community School Associate

Bronx, New York

The Community School 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 School 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 School Associate will create, strengthen, and maintain the bridge between the school and community in the efforts of promoting student success. The Community School 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 School 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 School Associate will support establishing and implementing a community school strategy under the direction of the Community School Director. Over time, he/she may support any or all of CSS’s leadership solutions that may be implemented at the school. The Community School 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.