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Director of Graduate Support

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April 1, 2021

Position Title:                        Director of Graduate Support

DLSA Classification:            Exempt

Reports to:                             Executive Director

Position Purpose: This full time position is to plan, organize and direct the graduate support activities of Hope Partnership for Education

Essential Functions:             

  • Develop a relationship with principals, admission officers and counselors at the high schools where Hope Middle School students are applying.
  • Work with students – Grade 9,10,11,12

This work will include but is not limited to:

1.      Visiting high schools to consult with academic and counseling personnel

2.      Holding regular “check-in” meetings to follow student progress

3.      Staying in contact with students whenever the need arises

4.      Creating weekly   opportunities for tutoring – part of HPE’s after school component

5.      Making contact with each student’s family at least once a semester

6.      Being alert to and intervening when there are academic or behavioral needs

7.      Contacting students on a weekly basis (this could be accomplished through the tutoring

component, phone call, texting, school visits, etc…)

  • Research and set up partnerships with other agencies that assist high school students, e.g. Ellis and White-Williams, Temple’s Voices Program…
  • Develop a process and build relationships that will assist in the SAT Prep and college application process
  • Collaborate with Executive Director and Development Personnel in acquiring funding for Graduate Support component

Internal Functions:

  • Supervise the work of the Graduate
  • Support Associate
  • Work with 8th grade teacher, graduate support associate, students and families to identify, apply and enroll in the high school that best matches their potential
  • Participate in Nativity Miguel best practice activities
  • Keep accurate records which reflect students’ grades, absences and activities
  • Develop a process and build relationships that will assist in the SAT Prep and college application process
  • Collaborate with Executive Director and Development Personnel in acquiring funding for Graduate Support component
  • Develop an alumni association which includes a service and giving program (e.g. 9th grade students give __ hours of service per semester to Hope and make a donation)

Qualifications:

  • Degree in education or a related field and at least three years of experience in working with adolescents
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all stake holders
  • Ability to think and plan strategically and creatively

Physical Requirements and Work

Environment:

  • Ability to drive or negotiate public transportation
  • Generally works in standard school/office conditions and climate


Position Title:                        Director of Graduate Support

DLSA Classification:            Exempt

Reports to:                             Executive Director

Position Purpose: This full time position is to plan, organize and direct the graduate support activities of Hope Partnership for…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA

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