Program Manager – School Relations & Curriculum Development

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Full Time



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515 Madison Avenue
New York
New York
United States


Hallways is a school-based prevention program that works with the Independent School community in NYC. Rooted in over 30 years of experience, we offer a comprehensive approach to prevention (of substance abuse and other risky behaviors) and social-emotional wellness education. Using a strategic prevention framework, we offer schools a roadmap to build key protective skills and reduce risk factors for students both inside and outside the classroom.

Hallways is seeking a dynamic professional to develop and manage relationships and programming with our partner schools. This team member will manage programming for a caseload of partner schools and work closely to orient them to the strategic prevention framework, determine scope and logistics related to programming, and ensure high-quality program delivery. This team member will provide ongoing support and consultation to school partners throughout the year for specific prevention and social emotional wellness efforts within the school community. This position includes a focus on curriculum development and coaching.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

School Relationship Management - 40%

  • Develop and manage relationships with key personnel at our partner schools;
  • Manage all logistics for comprehensive programming at designated caseload of schools, including:
  • design scope and sequence of prevention and social emotional wellness programming at each school
  • develop proposals and agreement letters
  • schedule and staff programming, including workshops, presentations, consultation engagements and assessments
  • track invoices, billing and payment
  • Design and/or modify parent and faculty trainings and presentations to meet the needs of each school community
  • Collaborate with team of Program Managers on ongoing projects and events
  • Respond to inquiries from schools, parents and other community members to discuss range of services and assess future partnership opportunities

Curriculum Development & Coaching - 30%

  • Develop new student lesson series based in current evidence-base and best practices in social emotional learning and prevention;
  • Adapt lesson series to suit specific school and grade level needs;
  • Regularly incorporate team and facilitator feedback to improve lesson series;
  • Develop and manage capacity building pilot designed to train teachers in delivering Hallways curriculum for students;
  • Supervise cohort of 5-7 per diem facilitators, including:
  • initial onboarding and training
  • ongoing weekly supervision
  • classroom observations
  • coaching and troubleshooting as needed
  • manage facilitator feedback
  • approve timesheets

Program Delivery - 30%

  • Facilitate faculty workshops and trainings;
  • Facilitate parent/family presentations and workshops at schools and on-site
  • Facilitate classroom workshops to middle and upper school students;
  • Facilitate strategy meetings and coaching calls based on specific consulting engagements


  • Master's Degree in Prevention Science, Social Work, Public Health, Education or related field.
  • Five to seven years of experience managing programs and/or projects;
  • Experience in a supervisory capacity, particularly coaching teachers and trainers;
  • Knowledge of Social Emotional Learning and/or Strategic Prevention;
  • Excellent relationship building and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing and public speaking;
  • Experience developing lesson plans and/or curricula;
  • Experience providing prevention and/or social emotional education workshops to youth;
  • Comfortable presenting to groups of teachers and parents in a variety of settings;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively on a growing, dynamic team;
  • Demonstrated commitment to team and staff development;
  • Experience and/or training in anti-oppression education and practice.

This is a full-time position, with benefits. Offices are in midtown Manhattan, but the position requires visits to schools in the area.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

Please e-mail resume and thoughtful cover letter to with "Program Manager – School Relations & Curriculum Development" in the subject line. Please note that we will only review applications that include a resume and cover letter.