Peoples Preparatory Charter School
Job Description: Community Program Coordinator
The Community Program Coordinator at Peoples Prep will wear multiple hats. S/he
will: lead the Community Work component of the educational program, partner with
the School Leader to provide related professional development to teachers and
staff, work consistently and creatively to meet the needs of all students; and
be responsible for academic advising and student socialization. The Community
Program Coordinator will strategically develop and maintain partnerships with
Qualifications and Certification
BA required, Masters Degree in related field preferred.
Urban school-based work experience with evidence of measurable student growth.
Success developing and maintaining partnerships with community and support
Excellent verbal and written skills in communicating with diverse audiences.
Experience managing assessment data and using it to drive educational
Openness to feedback, and willingness to take responsibility for student
Demonstrated commitment to professional comportment.
Attention to detail.
Flexibility under pressure.
Embody the mission, vision and core beliefs of Peoples Prep.
Develop and maintain strong partnerships with outside organizations, programs,
schools and agencies.
Develop and organize presentations and learning annually.
Represent Peoples Prep Charter School at various networks and community
Meet with students individually to assess their academic interests and
readiness in order to strategically match them with a community work position.
Coordinate with Council Coaches (advisors) on a regular basis to obtain
academic and character development updates on all students.
Communicate frequently with community partners to assess progress and identify
areas in need and development.
Teach and enforce the school-wide, clearly defined systems, structures, and
rules (including before and after school and during transition times).
Work collaboratively and participate actively at faculty meetings and in
professional learning teams.
Communicate with students and their families regularly and proactively.
Conduct meetings and conferences between and among students, parents, teachers
and staff, and community leaders.
Continue to develop professionally to ensure students achieve ongoing academic
and social-emotional improvement.
Serve as Council Coach (advisor) to a small group of students.
Participate in 20 to 30 minutes of school-wide Independent Reading daily.
Attend all school-wide events including a minimum of five evening events.
Arrive at school each day by 7:30 am and leave no earlier than 5:30 pm.
Be available to answer parent emails or phone calls until 7:00 pm Monday
Complete administrative tasks in a timely manner.
Candidates wishing to apply for a teaching position should send a resume and
cover letter explaining the basis for their interest, and relevant experience
to . Please also visit
www.peoplesprepnewark.org for more information.
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