301 Henry Street
Program Overview: This position is part of the Henry Street Settlement Education and Employment Services Division, which is a $10M division providing a continuum of services from early childhood education through adult workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. Education Services include 2 day care centers, after-school programs (6 sites), camp programs (3 sites), middle school and high school initiatives, and the Expanded Horizons College Access and Retention program (both community center and school based).
- Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Education, Social Work or equivalent field preferred.
- Must have three (3) years of experience supervising the day to day operations of a Department of Youth and Community Development Cornerstone or Beacon program.
- Must have three (3) years of experience supervising program staff and participants
- Ability to effectively communicate with families in urban, community based settings.
- Knowledge of the Family Court system, Administration for Children Services (ACS), and the criminal justice system in New York City.
- Extensive knowledge of grade/age appropriate skill development strategies for students. • Interest in providing quality hands on, inquiry based projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences to youth.
- Interest in providing quality hands on, inquiry based projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences to youth.
- Ability to effectively manage an outcomes driven DYCD contract and maintain effective rapport with the program managers.
- Strong organizational, multitask, and follow-through skills.
- Ability to work with students from a variety of academic backgrounds and skill levels.
- Self-motivated and able to work efficiently and effectively under pressure.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Experience organizing and providing staff development opportunities.
- Experience crafting youth development curricula for young people in the middle school and high school level.
- Must be able to work some weekends and school holidays.
- Supervise evening staff and work towards collaborative implementation of all grant requirements.
- Plan and execute program-wide hands-on inquiry based academic projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences.
- Leads in the development and maintenance of a positive coordinated educational program designed to meet the needs of all participants.
- Implement feedback mechanisms from staff, parent, student, and community members regarding curriculum and instruction.
- Ensure that age appropriate Social Emotional Learning opportunities are incorporated into program activities.
- Discover/facilitate opportunities for students to expand and build upon their interests.
- Assist with orders and purchases of materials and information to support and enrich program activities/initiatives.
- Maintain records of all participants and activities including attendance sheets and progress within the activity.
- Assist in making all necessary managerial decisions, i.e. hiring, firing, and performance evaluations.
- Attend mandatory trainings in compliance with NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene regulations.
- Complete monthly and quarterly progress reports for the agency.
- Provide crisis intervention and behavior management techniques.
- Provide individual, family and group counseling.
- Provide support to youth program participants and their families.
- Conduct outreach to potential program participants.
- Serve in a leadership role within the site and division.
- Other duties as assigned.
Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.
Minimum Education Required