Summer Site Manager- Power Scholars Academy Program

Overview

Requisition Number:
2856
Date Posted:
3/22/2017
Location:
Association Offices
Address:
50 State House sq 2nd FL
City:
Hartford
State:
CT
Category:
Child Care
Employment Status:
Seasonal

 

 The summer learning program is designed to address summer learning loss for low-income children living in urban communities and thereby enhance overall youth development, academic performance, and graduation rates.  

Key Responsibilities:

The Summer Program Manager is responsible for building a strong summer program team that works well together, overseeing the educational quality of the program and implementing the program model to create the best learning environment for the scholars.

 

Key areas of focus for this role include:

  • Pre-program planning and support - Participate in the summer program planning process prior to the start of the program.
  • Collaborate with the recruitment department in the selection of staff.
  • Assist with site enrollment plan development, enrollment, parent events, and assisting parents in filling in paperwork, follow-up phone calls.
  •  Ensure that all curriculum and supplies are received and distributed prior to program start.
  •  Deliver On-site training along with the Instructional Specialist to site staff in preparation for program launch.
  • Program Management - Ensure that the goals of the program are achieved for each scholar.
  •  Manage and evaluate staff to ensure proper staffing ratios, instruction and success of the program.
  •  Coordinate activities and events for parents, scholars and staff, including field trips, guest speakers and community service projects.
  • Participate in the program planning process prior to the start of the program and assist with scholar enrollment and parent events.
  •  Ensure that all curriculum and supplies are received, distributed and maintained throughout the program.
  • Manage the established budget for the program.
  •  Oversee the use of data driven instruction utilizing formative assessments.
  •  Work closely with the Instructional Specialist to ensure scholars are receiving meaningful and engaging instruction.
  • Implement and maintain a positive behavior management system that is clear and aligns with the school, district and state requirements.
  • Ensure the ongoing health and safety of scholars at all times.
  •  Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and requirements.
  • Developing Partnerships - Serve as the connection between Power Scholars Academy and the scholars' parents to ensure support for their child's growth. - Coordinate Power Scholars Academy's partnership with the school by developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including school administrators and parents. 

 

  •  Bachelor's degree required, with a Master's in Education or other related discipline preferred.
  • Passion and commitment to improving the quality of education for children living in under resourced communities.
  • Experience working in urban communities and managing an out of school time program or other community-based youth program.
  • Experience working in an elementary school environment.
  • Certification in Education Administration highly preferred.
  • Strong leadership skills with experience in managing different levels of staff.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with parents, administrators, staff and scholars.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and organization skills.
  • Strong technical skills, with ability to learn new programs quickly as needed.
  • Belief and commitment to the Y's mission and values.

 

AA/EOE/M/F/D/V