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Coordinator (Attendance Success Mentor Coordinator for Community School)

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Zone 126
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Queens, NY
New
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Published 17 days ago

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Foster strong relationships and effective communication and collaboration with students, parents, school staff, school administration, partners, and Zone 126 colleagues
  • Collect daily student attendance records and develop a strategy to track students who are chronically absent or endangered of becoming chronically absent
  • Develop and maintain a cohort of students (known as Success Mentees) who were chronically absent in the previous school year living in the Zone (zip codes 11101, 11102, and/or 11106) with an additional focus on students living in public housing or students living in temporary housing to support them increasing their attendance in the current school year
  • Meet in weekly sessions that happen before, during (at lunch time), or after school to support establish successful academic and attendance habits for these students
  • Identify resources for students who might be on the cusp of becoming chronically absent to provide them with early interventions
  • Ex: tutoring, mentorship, school-based mental health clinic, etc.
  • Outreach to families to support them with linking to various support services that might be in school or outside in the community
  • Ex: NYU ParentCorps, school-based mental health clinic, tax preparation services, community food pantry, work force development
  • Collect school and evaluation data to support the Zone 126 longitudinal study (overall school rosters on a monthly basis, classroom rosters for programs, student data consent forms, program attendance, individual engagement with students/families)
  • Analyze data that is supportive to decreasing chronic absenteeism and increasing family & community engagement
  • Support the school with additional duties outside of the ones that you are personally responsible for that do not conflict with your day-to-day daily functions
  • Enforce all program policies and procedures to ensure the safety of students and staff, and compliance with government agencies
  • Attend at least one professional development opportunity a month (i.e. either that you seek out or one that Zone 126 recommends)
  • Communicate in a professional manner (on time, and in standard English)
  • Respond to emails within a 24-hour time period
  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary

 Qualification, Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with at least 1 year experience working in youth development
  • Must have knowledge of the New York City attendance school system
  • Ability to effectively engage students and parents
  • Patient, motivated, well organized, with exceptional communication skills
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues prevalent in underserved communities of color
  • Demonstrated record of meeting and exceeding goals and positively impacting children, families, and the community
  • Capacity to undertake creative, innovative, and visionary strategic planning and execution
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Dedicated to providing positive outcomes for children and families
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook and Google
  • Ability to develop Google Forms, create Google Drive Folders and organize documents in a cogent manner

 

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Foster strong relationships and effective communication and collaboration with students, parents, school staff, school administration, partners, and Zone 126 colleagues
  • Collect daily student…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 17, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 14, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$35,000 - $40,000Comprehensive Benefits Package

Benefits

Zone 126 is a sponsored project of the Fund for the City of NY, Inc. we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and a 403(B) plan. We offer sick, vacation, and two floating holidays, along with 10 organizational holidays.

Zone 126 is a sponsored project of the Fund for the City of NY, Inc. we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and a 403(B) plan. We offer sick…

Level of Language Proficiency

English, Spanish (reading, writing, and speaking-strongly preferred)

English, Spanish (reading, writing, and speaking-strongly preferred)

Location

On-site
14-14 29th Avenue, Queens, NY 11102

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Attn: Monalisa Tolbert, Deputy Director of Program & Operations

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