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Published 13 days ago


Program Manager, Brooklyn, New York

In-Person Work Required



WHO WE ARE

Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve.  Our goal is to provide students with curriculum and instruction that is both standards-aligned curriculum and culturally responsive. Our approach is designed to provide the conditions to nurture students as critical thinkers and natural problem-solvers. As an organization we are committed to engaging in work that disrupts and roots out systems and structures that perpetuate white supremacy. We intentionally seek to build and maintain a diverse and talented team that reflects the backgrounds and experiences of our students and creates an inclusive environment for all employees. 

 

WHAT WE BELIEVE

We believe that all children can learn when immersed in a rich environment full of high expectations, rigorous academics, and caring, committed adults. We believe equity and excellence are not mutually exclusive—we can meet the needs of all students in our schools, while actively engaging parents and driving toward excellent academic results. We believe it is both our privilege and responsibility to help close the opportunity gap in the Brooklyn community.


WHO YOU ARE

Explore Schools seeks a dedicated school operations professional who excels at project management, and providing high-level support to leaders. You have a combination of experience and interest in providing support and maintaining strong systems for instructional and operational needs. You are extremely detail-oriented, an excellent relationship-builder, and skilled at presenting information to audiences in ways that are easy to digest. The ideal candidate is proficient in Excel and enjoys working in an environment where you get to take initiative and roll up your sleeves. 

  • Dedicated to working in communities that have historically been underserved and under-resourced
  • Committed to thoughtfully engaging in identity work necessary to take a culturally responsive approach to pedagogy and relationship-building with students and colleagues
  • Strong project manager: proven track record of managing multiple projects, and tracking progress
  • Exceptional communication skills: clear and concise delivery with approaches that consider audiences
  • Savvy relationship manager: ability to manage up, hold peers and leaders accountable, and motivate others
  • Experience working with data: cleaning up and maintaining systems, communicating complex information into easy-to-digest presentations
  • Flexible can-do attitude: willingness to provide support as needed, excited to support the instructional team through different ad-hoc projects
  • Highly organized, and strong attention to detail
  • Excel proficiency; preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience, preferred 
  • Bachelor’s degree; required


WHAT YOU’LL DO 

As a Program Manager, you will work in the Operations team at a school and collaborate closely with leadership to create and enforce strong systems that provide school support and manage data. This work will include managing broad school operational, and instructional projects, as well as providing trainings around data management and integrity. 

  • Collaborate with teachers and instructional leaders to align on support needed, maintaining strong relationships
  • Implement necessary systems and operational support for the instructional team, communicating clearly and meeting deadlines
  • Manage and share scholar data with teachers, leaders, families and students, includes: student information system, performance data (IAs) testing information, assessments, enrollment data, gradebooks, report cards, etc.
  • Lead staff training for student information systems, assessments, and student data analysis
  • Manage internal and external communication structures, including creating and managing family communication
  • Coordinate testing administration, scoring, and data analysis for internal and state exams
  • Work with instructional team to create and disperse school schedules
  • Additional operational duties: manage special projects, support tech needs, manage field trips, coordinate student transportation, support student recruitment and enrollment, cover main office, work with parents, lunch/recess duty, other special projects as needed


BENEFITS AND PERKS

Explore Schools staff members receive a competitive salary, vacation including network shutdown days, considerable matching of retirement contributions, and more. Additionally, you can expect:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Professional development: teachers participate in weekly PD, year-round retreats and trainings, and on-going coaching by professionals
  • Continued education support: staff are eligible to receive some scholarship towards qualifying certification costs or higher education tuition
  • Flexible and reflective leadership: dedicated to staff development, and committed to direct and sensitive communication
  • Driven and passionate colleagues who contribute to a professional and collaborative work environment


LOCATION

Explore Schools is a network of 8 charter schools located in Canarsie, Crown Heights, and Flatbush communities of Brooklyn, NY. Our network office is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn. For the 21-22 school year, our schools will be moving back to a fully in-person model. For this specific role, in-person work is required.



EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Explore Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status.

 


Program Manager, Brooklyn, New York

In-Person Work Required



WHO WE ARE

Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve.  Our goal is to provide students…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

BENEFITS AND PERKS

Explore Schools staff members receive a competitive salary, vacation including network shutdown days, considerable matching of retirement contributions, and more. Additionally, you can expect:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Professional development: teachers participate in weekly PD, year-round retreats and trainings, and on-going coaching by professionals
  • Continued education support: staff are eligible to receive some scholarship towards qualifying certification costs or higher education tuition
  • Flexible and reflective leadership: dedicated to staff development, and committed to direct and sensitive communication
  • Driven and passionate colleagues who contribute to a professional and collaborative work environment


BENEFITS AND PERKS

Explore Schools staff members receive a competitive salary, vacation including network shutdown days, considerable matching of retirement contributions…

Location

On-site
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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