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Assistant Site Director, Horizons Greater Washington

Washington DC, Bethesda, MD

Description

Organizational Background

Horizons Greater Washington

Horizons Greater Washington (HGW) advances educational equity by building long-term partnerships with students, families, communities, and schools to create experiences outside of school that inspire the joy of learning. HGW supports over 400 students in grades 1-9 with year-round programming and support.

Working in partnership with our families, sending schools, and host schools, HGW is committed to developing the whole child through experiences that build problem-solving skills, foster awareness of community responsibility, instill respect for self and others, encourage a lifelong interest in learning, and inspire a meaningful, choice-filled life. The program begins when a student enters first grade and extends until they enter ninth grade, allowing for a rewarding long-term relationship between a diverse set of learners and the nurturing staff who work with them every summer.

Horizons Greater Washington operates three summer program sites in DC and Maryland, coordinating and supporting administrative operations through a Central Office. Assistant Site Directors support Site Directors throughout the academic year and summer program to ensure consistency in curriculum, schedules, and policy creation and administration.

Position Dates

November 4, 2021 -September 30, 2022

KEY DATES include:

Planning Periods: November 4, 2021-June 26, 2022 & August 13, 2022-September 30, 2022

Summer Program Dates/Times

Staff Orientation: June 27-July 1, 2022 

Program: July 5-August 12, 2022 (No program on observed Federal holiday on 7/4/22.)

Job Responsibilities

Horizons Greater Washington’s programs adhere to the Pyramid of Program Quality designed by the David Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality. All HGW staff, including the Assistant Site Directors, strive to support the domains of Engagement, Interaction, Supportive Environment, and Safe Environment which ensure that programs are meeting the needs of youth.

These duties include but are not limited to, the following:

Program Design & Planning

  • Attend planning sessions during the school year led by Program Director
  • Complete follow-up planning assignments as directed by Program Director
  • Attend monthly staff meetings (last Wednesday of the month) with year-round HGW staff

Human Resources

Recruitment & Hiring

  • Collaborate with the Program Director and Site Director in the hiring of lead, assistant teachers, program support staff, substitutes, and volunteer classroom assistants

Training & Orientation

  • Support the Site Director in ensuring that all staff are aware of and follow the policies & procedures set out in the Summer Employee Handbook
  • Support the Site Director in communicating clearly roles and responsibilities, particularly around the distinction between volunteer and paid roles

Performance Management & Reviewing

  • Support the Site Director in conducting classroom observations and provide feedback as needed
  • Support the Site Director in mentoring faculty in the development and implementation of quality, differentiated instruction, ensuring that students’ individual needs are met

Program Management

Support the Site Director in:

  • Creating and executing daily schedule of program and operational activities
  • Overseeing all operational aspects of the program, including bus coordination, supply management, communication protocol, field trips, and food service
  • Communicating student-related issues with families and document such conversations per procedure
  • Coordinating campus resources as they relate to the program (e.g., classroom space, cafeteria, computer and technology usage, swimming facilities, etc.)
  • Organizing field trips, extracurricular activities, and community events in collaboration with the host school, outside partners, and the program director
  • Addressing student disciplinary issues with the assistance of teaching staff and the program director, and write up incident reports and submit to Program Director

Site Management

Support the Site Director in:

  • Ensuring adherence by all staff and visitors to site visitor protocols
  • Managing site supplies, including assisting in ordering of appropriate quantities, managing inventory, including timely returns, and storage of unused supplies, and disposal/recycling of unneeded supplies;
  • Ensuring that the Horizons’ storage area within our host school’s facility is neat, accessible, and within the assigned space
  • Ensuring that the site, including administrative offices, are orderly and presentable for site visits and spot checks from funders and state and local compliance officers.

Financial Management

Support the Site Director in:

  • Approving hourly staff time sheets in payroll system by date set by Finance department
  • Communicating salaried staff absences to Finance department
  • Communicating substitute hiring to Finance department
  • Submitting receipts to Finance department for any pre-approved purchases made with HGW credit cards
  • Ensuring adherence to site budget

Compliance & Risk Management

Support the Site Director in:

  • If applicable, attending training around state regulations related to operational, food handling, data security, and safety procedures
  • Ensuring compliance to local and/or state regulations around all operational aspects of the program
  • Reporting any student or staff incidents/accidents to Finance Director and fill out any necessary reports, including Insurance incident reports

Communications

Support the Site Director in:

  • Serving as a liaison within respective host school and identifying ways to communicate on behalf of the Horizons Greater Washington community
  • Schedule permitting, attending conferences and speaking engagements as a representative of Horizons Greater Washington
  • Reviewing any staff social media posts for adherence to HGW guidelines before approving for posting; consulting with Central Office when necessary for clarity

Environmental and Physical Conditions

The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard. The employee frequently is required to be in one position for long periods of screen use, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear both in person and over devices. The employee interacts in close spaces and frequently with children and other staff. May be in situations which require conflict resolution. The position works in an office environment with artificial light and air.

This position may be onsite, virtual, or both based on health restrictions and other factors in the community and the organization. Candidates must be willing to work in the full range of work environments. 

Horizons Greater Washington requires that the holder of this position be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as defined by the CDC, and as ordered by DC law. Horizons Greater Washington will review and consider requests for reasonable accommodation to this requirement and determine whether an accommodation can be provided based on the essential functions of the job. Horizons Greater Washington may require information or documentation from an employee and reserves the right to request additional information or documentation in consideration of the request for accommodation.

Horizons Greater Washington does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Assistant Site Director, Horizons Greater Washington

Washington DC, Bethesda, MD

Description

Organizational Background

Horizons Greater Washington

Horizons Greater Washington (HGW) advances educational equity by building…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Parcial
  • Fecha de inicio
    1 de diciembre de 2021
  • Fecha límite de postulación
    26 de noviembre de 2021
  • Educación
    Licenciatura
Compensación
USD $26 - USD $27
/ hora
Pay is hourly during the two planning periods, between 5-20 hours per month. Pay during the one-week Orientation and six-week Summer Program is salaried based on hourly rate and 40-hour week. This is an exempt position and not eligible for overtime.

Compensación

Position is ideal for education professionals who are currently on an academic year schedule. Planning period time commitment ranges from five to 20 hours per month; during Orientation (one week) and Summer Program (six weeks), position is full-time salaried.

Position is ideal for education professionals who are currently on an academic year schedule. Planning period time commitment ranges from five to 20 hours per month; during…

Nivel de Idiomas

Spanish helpful but not required.

Spanish helpful but not required.

Ubicación

Presencial
Washington, DC, USA

Cómo aplicar

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