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Education Coordinator

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New Heights Youth, Inc
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Brooklyn, NY
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Published 29 days ago
New Heights was founded in October 2005 in New York City as a private, independent non-profit organization. Our mission is “to educate and empower promising underserved youth to be leaders, champions and student-athletes by developing the skills necessary for success in high school, college and life.”

New Heights provides intensive, long-term support for promising young NYC athletes to develop the academic skills, leadership abilities, and character traits ultimately necessary to be successful in life beyond sports. We currently work with approximately 250 young people, grades 4-12, year-round, in a comprehensive program that includes:

  • Travel basketball teams
  • Academic tutoring and workshops focused on social-emotional learning and life skills
  • High school and college preparation, guidance, and admissions support
  • New Heights Summer Academy, a 6-week academic-athletic summer program

In 2021, we are growing our organization and will be opening a new home facility in Brooklyn to expand our College Bound programming and create new community-based initiatives. 

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New Heights is seeking a full-time Education Coordinator to support the growth of our academic programming. This position will report to the Education Director and have the following responsibilities:

  • Coordinating academic tutoring, student workshops, parent information sessions, and College Bound educational events
  • Participation in curriculum development for middle school team workshops and Summer Academy programming
  • Serving as an instructor/facilitator for middle school team workshops
  • Partnering with coaching staff to actively engage in the enrollment process for New Heights’ student-athletes, including student and family orientations and the acquisition of required enrollment documents
  • Active involvement in the implementation of test preparation programs and coordinating high school visits
  • Communicating with student-athletes, parents, and appropriate New Heights staff on an on-going basis to ensure that our College Bound program goals are being met
  • Collaborating with the program staff to ensure the timely and accurate collection and reporting of program metrics data including, attendance records, academic performance reports, and program assessments and evaluations
  • Communicating with New Heights families and school personnel to develop academic intervention and/or supplemental emotional support plans for student-athletes when necessary
  • Assisting in the onboarding, training, supervision, and on-going communication with paid instructional staff and volunteer tutors
  • Cooperating with all New Heights educational, coaching, and community outreach staff to address the physical, cognitive, social-emotional development and well-being of our student-athletes
  • Assisting the development team with grant proposals, events, site visits with funders, and other development activities as necessary

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Passion for the New Heights mission and a demonstrated interest in youth development
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree in related field a plus
  • Experience with curriculum development and implementation, and an understanding of educational best practices
  • At least two years’ experience in a teaching or youth development capacity in an urban school or community organization that provides direct services to youth from historically underserved communities
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to engage effectively with diverse audiences
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and Google Forms, as well as experience with database programs
  • Responsible, self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented team player with a demonstrated ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment
New Heights was founded in October 2005 in New York City as a private, independent non-profit organization. Our mission is “to educate and empower promising underserved youth to be leaders, champions and student-athletes by developing the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 2, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

$50,000 - $55,000

Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement plan with employer contribution.

Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement plan with employer contribution.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Brooklyn, NY
Associated Location
Brooklyn, NY, USA

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to: dharding@newheightsnyc.org. Indicate “Education Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone inquiries, please. We will respond if we require further information.

Send cover letter and resume to: dharding@newheightsnyc.org. Indicate “Education Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone inquiries, please. We will respond if we require further…

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