Posted by: Harlem Educational Activities Fund
New York, NY, US
High Expectations is a comprehensive academic program that prepares middle school students from underrepresented communities for NYC’s most competitive public high schools.
The Program Coordinator of HEAF‐Brooklyn will be responsible for supporting the daily operations of programming at HEAF’s Brooklyn expansion site and report directly to the Associate Director of Middle School Programming & Expansion. As growth of the site occurs, this position has the potential to develop into a full‐time employment opportunity.
September 10, 2016‐May 13, 2017, 8:30 AM‐3:30 PM
Staff Orientation September 10 & 17th, 9:00 AM‐1:00 PM
10 hours per week
Develop strong relationships with students and their families with bi‐weekly emails and termly parent/admin meetings with each family
Oversee the documentation and assessment of students’ academic, and behavioral performance. Including getting the report cards, progress reports and test scores from students’ schools each term and utilizing the given evaluation tool for tracking academic and social/emotional growth. These reports should be submitted to the Associate Director of High Expectations each December and May.
Maintain exceptional records of attendance and enter it into Youth Services every Saturday by 4:00 PM. Call all absent students families each week to inquire the reason for absence.
Articulate the organization’s mission and programmatic goals to parents and students through termly parent meetings
Complete evaluations of teachers once a term and submit these evaluations to the Associate Director of High Expectations
Complete time sheets for teachers and submit them to the Associate Director of High Expectations every other week
Provide substitute instruction in absence of instructors, reporting all teacher absences to the Associate Director of High Expectations by the Monday following the absence.
Support Associate Director of High Expectations in hiring and providing accountability and training to teachers
Administer and submit results from the Aspire test.
Collaborate with Associate Director of High Expectations to develop innovative course offerings
Plan and facilitate one college tour per term
Plan a culminating event at the end of each term
Plan and facilitate one field trip/excursion each term
Maintain up to date records of student contact information through Salesforce and excel sheets. These should be updated termly and the excel spread sheet emailed to the Associate Director of High Expectations
Submit monthly report to the Associate Director of High Expectations including up to date rosters for each class.
Attend two full staff meetings a year and meet with Associate Director of High Expectations monthly.
Assure that the premises of Crispus Attucks School are maintained excellently by checking each room at the end of the day and reporting any incidences to the appropriate
Maintain positive relationship with Crispus Attucks School through weekly emails and termly meetings together with HEAF admin staff
Fulfilling all other duties deemed vital to the function of the organization by the President
Issue satisfaction surveys to parents, students and teachers each year
Issue the Student Success Network Survey at the beginning and end of the academic year
Exceptional communication skills, interpersonal skills, and organization skills
Experience teaching or working with middle school students
Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field
Computer skills: Microsoft Office suite, Internet research, social media
Ability to work with adolescents
Ability to manage multiple tasks
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
Willingness to learn and collaborate with HEAF staff and colleagues
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