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14 Jul 2021

Teacher College Readiness Manager (Teacher)

Yonkers Partners in Education
 Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, United States

Job Description

Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE) is a nonprofit organization located in Yonkers, NY that partners with students to ensure they are ready for, enroll in, and complete college. We confront the challenges of a low-income, urban school district by providing families with equitable access to the critical tools and services necessary for college success.

*Given the ongoing challenges of the pandemic, it is imperative that candidates for this position be adaptable, persistent in their work with students, and able to work/teach both remotely and in-person.*

Job Mission:

The YPIE Scholars Program is focused on preparing students with the academic and life skills needed for college success. A College Readiness Manager provides academic interventions and facilitates programming that builds student skills in academics and beyond.

College Readiness Managers are assigned a cohort of students across one or more high schools in Yonkers and tasked with leveraging an array of academic intervention strategies and resources to ensure 100% of assigned Scholars are engaged and ready for college. College Readiness Managers also facilitate academically-rooted YPIE Majors in order to foster students’ passions and facilitate academic, socio-emotional, and pre-professional growth for all Scholars. Daily responsibilities include:

  • Academic Intervention Work: Directly tutor and coach 80-120 YPIE Scholars across one or more high schools, and incorporate volunteer Graduation Coaches, YPIE College Zone academic help, and other supports to ensure assigned Scholars become ready for college.
  • Tutor Scholars and facilitate learning in core subjects to foster academic readiness
  • Develop and execute intervention plans while counseling each Scholar around social/emotional health, self-awareness, and self-management
  • Coach each Scholar around accessing resources and connect Scholars to crucial internal and external supports as necessary to support Scholars in achieving their goals
  • Manage YPIE Scholars’ assigned Graduation Coach volunteers to support Scholars’ growth & obtain 8.5/10 average score on end of year volunteer survey
  • Programming: Facilitate pre-professional, academic, and/or social and emotional learning programming to ensure all YPIE Scholars meet college readiness goals.
    • Plan, coordinate, and facilitate one or more career-pathway programs (“YPIE Majors”)
    • Plan and execute daily lessons to ensure that 100% of Scholars reach academic program goals, leveraging areas of academic expertise to support tutoring needs
    • Plan and execute life skills and pre-professional programming, special events, electives, team building program, and additional interventions 

Strong Applicants will possess

  • An outcomes-focused orientation
  • Experience in teaching, program design, counseling, social work, or related field
  • Experience with and commitment to ensuring equity for a diverse population of students
  • Experience working with, tracking, and analyzing data to target student support and evaluate effectiveness
  • Proven organizational and program tracking skills
  • Ability to navigate partnerships with diverse stakeholders
  • A car and a willingness to travel to program sites
  • Flexibility to work some evening and weekend hours as student needs arise
  • Spanish fluency a plus

How to Apply

Please submit the following application materials by email to Max Silverman at msilverman@ypie.org
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • References available upon request

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Job Tags: #college #teacher #collegesuccess.