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Community School Director, Division of Community Schools

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City of Cambridge
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Cambridge, MA
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Published 10 days ago

The Cambridge Community School Division is seeking a dynamic leader that is organized, talented in curriculum delivery, and has strong effective communication skills. The Community School Director will be responsible for the supervision of the Program Director, Instructors, and program participants. They will specifically:              

 

  • Work collaboratively with the inclusion initiative in the development, implementation, and management of an inclusionary out of school time program for children in the Fletcher Maynard Academy community.
  • Ensure programs meet standards of high- quality youth programs.
  • Develop and implement programs for adults, families, and seniors.
  • Recruit, hire, supervise, and evaluate afterschool Instructors/Specialists and summer program staff. 
  • Manage and oversee a full day Summer Camp Program.
  • Develop and implement summer Arts in the Park program in local neighborhood parks.
  • Publicize daily programs/activities using all available means. 
  • Recruit and supervise participants enrolled in program/activities.
  • Evaluate programs and maintain all records necessary to assess program quality.
  • Work collaboratively with the Agenda for Children (QIS) Integrated Self Assessment Initiative to develop best practices and improve program quality.
  • Provide regular fiscal reports to Program Manager and Fiscal offices of DHSP.
  • Manage facilities used for all programs/activities including responsibility for building supervision and security.
  • Develop outreach and maintain close communication and collaboration with school staff, neighborhood organizations, and service providers to ensure access to programs for children.
  • Develop and work with residents of the Fletcher Maynard Academy community to actively promote the involvement of community residents in planning programs and activities for children, seniors, and adults.
  • Responsible for weekly site staff meetings, participate in Director’s meetings.
  • Participate in on-going professional development training to enhance program practices and quality.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferredMinimum of three years’ experience developing and implementing programs for children, adults, seniors and families in a community-based setting and supervising staff. Experience in inclusionary programming for children with special needs is strongly desired. Excellent organizational and administrative skills required.  Successful experience generating revenue, a strong financial management background, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. The City of Cambridge’s workforce, like the community, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.

RATE: $56,957-$67,548 plus excellent benefits

HOURS OF WORK:                          37.5 hours per week (some evenings and weekends)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 08/17/21 Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.




The Cambridge Community School Division is seeking a dynamic leader that is organized, talented in curriculum delivery, and has strong effective communication skills. The Community School Director will be responsible for the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

$56,957 - $67,548annually

Benefits

excellent municipal benefit package

excellent municipal benefit package

Location

On-site
51 Inman St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

How to Apply

Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 08/17/21 Position will remain open until filled. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

Submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139…

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