High School Coordinator, Academics & Enrichment

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/29/2018

Address

6100 S. Cottage Grove
Chicago
IL
60637
United States

Description

Position Summary:

The High School Coordinator, Academics & Enrichment reports to the Manager of Academics & High School Placement and plays an important role in supporting the academic growth and preparedness for 11th and 12th grade students. The High School Coordinator, Academics & Enrichment plays a leading role in proving quality out-of-school-time programming, while supporting each student in realizing their educational goals.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Build a relationship and rapport with all MetroSquash high school students and their families while promoting the mission and values of MetroSquash
  • Design curricula and teach academic enrichment sessions to strengthen core reading, writing, and numeracy skills for 11th and 12th grade students
  • In partnership with the High School Coordinator for 9th and 10th grade, develop, schedule, and supervise all aspects of the High School Academic Program
  • Partner with the MetroSquash Program Team to create and implement the weekend component of the program by organizing and participating in Saturday academic, cultural and life skills events
  • Assist with the planning and supervision of MetroSquash-hosted squash events, field trips and travel
  • Ensure the full participation and engagement of 11th and 12th grade students and their families, providing individualized support where needed
  • Communicate regularly with school counselors, teachers, caregivers, and others in each student’s support system
  • Collect, record, and monitor changes of all student data, including attendance, school grades, academic assessments, etc.
  • Provide supervision of work-study tutors and volunteers during the after-school program
  • Use MetroSquash database to track all aspects of the college application process
  • Perform other job duties as assigned


Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, or related Youth Development field preferred
  • Must have 2-5 years of experience working with youth; experience in an out-of-school-time learning environment a plus
  • College access programming experience preferred
  • Impeccable attention to detail & work ethic; self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Organized with the ability to manage deadlines under strenuous circumstances.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication


Hours:

General hours during the school year are Monday-Thursday, 11am – 7pm, and Friday, 10am – 6pm. Summer hours are generally Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm. This position entails some travel and weekend work, averaging 2 Saturdays each month. Candidates can expect hours that at times extend beyond the scheduled workday. 

Benefits

Vacation and Benefits:

Twenty days paid vacation in the first year, 25 in the second year, and 30 in each subsequent year. Full health coverage, including dental.


Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

janae@metrosquash.org

How to Apply:

Email resume and job specific cover letter to Janae Meyer, Chief Program Officer, at janae@metrosquash.org. 


No calls please.


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