Details: Salary based on experience.
2601 Tolley Street
Access Art is seeking a full time Community School Coordinator for Access Art, Morrell Park Elementary-Middle, and the surrounding Morrell Park neighborhood. The Community School Coordinator will support school climate, deepen family engagement, work with the school to lessen chronic absences, and strategically leverage resources based on specific neighborhood and school needs to promote student achievement as well as family and community well-being.
•Coordinator will assess and identify the needs of the overall school community including academic needs, youth development needs, family & community supports, health and mental health needs, as well as college and career readiness needs.
•Leverage and develop strong partnerships between the school and other community organizations to promote family and student well being.
Identify and engage with students who are chronically absent and support families to remove the barriers that keep youth from attending school regularly.
•Deepen family engagement at the school and build a network of community members linked to the school; encourage and support resident participation in activities and events that increase the social capital in the neighborhood.
•Identify and support neighborhood leadership and foster partnerships that support school and community goals.
•Promote school culture & climate by supporting positive communication between families and the school, conducting mediations between students, building relationships with parents and students allowing for better distribution of resources and information.
•Work closely with the Principal and school staff to promote student achievement and serve on all relevant school-based support teams.
•Complete written quarterly reports on status and progress toward School & Community Engagement Strategy goals.
Bachelors Degree or advanced degree. Must have experience and past success in community organizing and advocacy, using community data to drive engagement and leverage resources, an ability to communicate with diverse populations, and ability to mobilize people to action. Strong interpersonal skills are required. Must have ability to work both independently and as part of a team as needed and be an entrepreneurial thinker who can recognize and seize opportunities, solve problems, and approach challenges in a proactive way. Must be highly organized, detail oriented, able to handle various tasks efficiently, and write effective reports. Previous work in urban school based settings an advantage.
Individual Health Benefits may be included as needed.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume (as one PDF document) to: Marshall Clarke, Executive Director of Access Art. Please Include "Community School Coordinator Position" in email subject line. No phone calls please. email: firstname.lastname@example.org