Program Director (Youth Math Education)

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Maximum: $45,000

Published

09/21/2018

Start Date

10/01/2018

Address

New York
NY
United States

Description

Top Honors is looking for a passionate and driven individual to join our team. Reporting to the Executive Director, this full-time position will be charged with managing the day‐to‐day operations of multiple, weekly, afterschool tutoring sessions that run from September – June of every year. This entry-level role presents a unique opportunity to interact and engage with a broad array of professionals across the organization’s Board of Directors, Junior Board, and volunteer tutor community. Top Honors is a growing organization, and the right candidate could utilize this position as a springboard for future professional success.

 

The work week for this position is shifted to include Saturdays. The Program Director will be on their feet for extended periods of time and will carry up to 15 pounds of program materials.

 

Primary Responsibilities (80% of time):

The Program Director will primarily be responsible for sound delivery of existing tutoring program to ensure a high quality program experience for students, parents, and volunteer tutors. In addition, responsibilities include:

·      Executing operationally sound programming

·      Maintaining accurate electronic records of student-related data

·      Supervising part-time staff and optimally leveraging operations volunteers

·      Delivering timely, professional, and courteous communications with students and parents

·      Representing Top Honors as the key operations contact at various functions

·      Recruiting, training, and retaining new program participants, including students and volunteers

·      Building out and leading existing math mentorship opportunity and volunteer engagement

·      Managing website content

 

Additional Responsibilities (20% of time):

The Program Director will support the organization’s development needs and has room to develop professional interests aligned with Top Honors. This includes, but is not limited to the following responsibilities.

·      Assisting with fundraising events and special campaigns

·      Supporting Junior Board and Senior Board activities / initiatives

·      Maintaining social media presence

 

Qualifications:

·      Enthusiasm and passion for community service, math learning, and mentorship

·      Self-starter, with ambitious work ethic and commitment to helping organization achieve immediate and long-term goals

·      Strong public speaking skills and ability to command a room

·      Exceptionally drawn to getting to know people in large group settings, facilitating introductions, and cultivating a team culture

·      Meticulous attention to detail and ability to see details in framework of larger picture

·      Proficiency in middle school math skills (including and up to 8th‐grade level math)

·      Strong organizational capabilities as a leader in a multi‐tasking environment; ability to prioritize changing needs

·      Customer service orientation for engaging positively with 10−14 year-olds, parents, and volunteers with strong verbal and written communication skills

·      Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Google Drive applications, and Dropbox

·      Bachelor’s degree

·      Ability to pass NYC Dept. of Ed. background check (Top Honors will process during training period)

 

Application Instructions:

Please send your resume and cover letter with the subject line “I Love Math: [Candidate Name]” to jobs@tophonors.org.

Cover letter should be less than one page and address the following:

·      What can Top Honors do for you, i.e. why are we a good fit for your professional interests?


About Top Honors:

Top Honors, Inc. is a nonprofit educational organization that provides free math tutoring to 5th – 8th graders from all five boroughs of New York City. Our in-house curriculum targets mastery of fundamental math skills taught in middle school classrooms. Tutoring sessions are held on Saturdays and Wednesdays on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn. Top Honors has plans for future expansion.

Benefits

Medical, dental, vision insurance

Monthly MetroCard

Paid holidays

Paid time off

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Spanish proficiency is an advantage, but not required

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jobs@tophonors.org
http://www.tophonors.org

Please send your resume and cover letter with the subject line “I Love Math: [Candidate Name]” to jobs@tophonors.org.

Cover letter should be less than one page and address the following:


What can Top Honors do for you, i.e. why are we a good fit for your professional interests?


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