Operations / Administration In-School Manager
The In-School Program Manager will oversee the In-School Program Team in executing the Elevate model and mission to build long-term, life-changing relationships with Indianapolis urban youth with the primary objective of empowering Teacher- Mentors to maximize time spent on teaching and mentoring.
The In-School Manager will also help interface with school officials and guidance counselors, provide curriculum support and preparation, and substitute teach—all on an as needed basis. In-School Manager will lead any curriculum adaptations necessary to comply with IB and College Common Core. The position will be executed through a variety of administrative functions, including: managing, integrating, and interfacing with school software, systems, and databases; coordinating execution of impact and results surveys, the matriculation process, and student database maintenance with schools, Elevate USA, and Elevate Indianapolis; managing student liability waivers, as well as other administrative duties that coordinate the In-School program with Elevate Indianapolis objectives.
The In-School Program Coordinator will be expected to operate in line with Elevate Indianapolis’s values, which are:
- VISION– We plan for and commit to a better future.
- COURAGE– We take risk to do good.
- INTEGRITY– We live out our values consistently.
- RESPONSIBILITY -We fulfill our commitments faithfully.
- RSPECT– We honor ourselves, others, and the world around us.
- CARING– We meet others in their place of need.
- Teaching — Substitute to fill-in for Elevate classes as needed to support the Teacher-Mentors; manage classroom professionally in accordance with Elevate Indianapolis standards and training, utilizing the Elevate USA curriculum with minimal modifications.
- Administration — Keep records and reports accurately in a timely manner, with minimal errors and without supervision.
- Attendance — Participate in, be attentive to, and be present on time to meetings, classes, and activities.
- Programming — Attend to and support the programming of Elevate Indianapolis as needed, in keeping with its mission and according to the Elevate USA model.
- Representation — Represent Elevate Indianapolis in a professional manner in the classroom, to the school and community partners, and to co-workers.
- Thriving Youth Dashboard — Provide accurate weekly Thriving Youth Dashboard updates and submit quarterly SMART goals in alignment with objectives identified by program leadership and President. Maintain and report on metrics for the In-School Program as required monthly, quarterly, and annually.
- Flexibility — Fulfill other responsibilities as assigned with a respectful, team attitude.
Day-to-day administrative tasks: Maintain and/or assist with the maintenance of Teaching Plans, Lesson Plans, and Scope & Sequence/pacing records through Elevate’s internal systems as well as partner schools’ learning management systems.
- Student Registration, Data Collection & Records Maintenance: Coordinate and/or assist with student data collection, student registration, and the ongoing updating and maintenance of data via Powerschool, student surveys, matriculation records, and Elevate’s Salesforce/Thriving Youth Dashboard data.
- Thriving Youth Survey: Be responsible for coordinating and/or assisting with coordination of Thriving Youth Survey administration with Elevate USA and Elevate Indy Teacher-Mentors.
- Liability Waivers: Update PDF and online versions annually and use liability waiver information to update student contact records.
- Master In-School Program Calendar and Elevate Indy Scope & Sequence: Help Coordinate and organize these tools, establishing at the beginning of each new semester and making adjustments as needed based on changes to the school calendar.
- School Communication: Communicate with 7-12th grade schools as requested by program manager for purposes of class or student scheduling.
- Software Systems: Develop expertise in and facility of use with all needed school systems, including Schoology, Powerschool, Teams, Google documents, etc. as well as Elevate Indy Microsoft systems and Salesforce to provide staff member support and training as needed for the In-School program.
- Curriculum prep and coordination: Support all classes and staff in interfacing with Elevate USA resources and Elevate Indy systems, developing lessons as needed.
- Special projects related to the In-School program, data maintenance, or other program-related administrative tasks, potentially including event coordination, should be expected, especially in the summer.
Essential Job Qualifications
- Education — Indiana Teaching License Preferred. Four-year college education or two-year post-secondary degree and teaching experience preferred, but not required.
- Experience — Minimum two years’ experience in an administrative role, with youth and education experience preferred
- Commitment — Willingness to provide support to Teacher-Mentors in advancement of the In-School program in a year-round position (including planning, organization, and curricular support over the summer)
- Driver’s License — Valid Driver’s License and Proof of Insurance
- Travel/Overnight Experiences– Willingness to attend professional development and student programming that might be overnight and out of state as required.
Required Competencies, Abilities & Skills
- Ability to connect with urban youth; urban youth experience preferred.
- Mastery of communication skills including written, verbal, and presentation.
- Willingness to be coached and eagerness to learn new information.
- Personal relationship skills, allowing employee to work with a wide variety of people, including professionals and students.
- Passion and commitment to help positively change culture and graduation rates in IPS.
- Ability to work and contribute in a team environment.
- Ability to manage a variety of projects and goals along with personal and team responsibilities.
- Software skills including existing mastery or capacity to quickly develop mastery of: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Onedrive, Sharepoint, Schoology, Powerschool, the Google platform, and Salesforce.
- Valid Driver’s license.
- Completes 90 day annual 360 review performance process.
- Pioneering opportunity to serve in Indianapolis Public Schools to provide hope for urban youth through dynamic relationships, highly effective in- class experience, after-school/summer programs, and planning for the future.
- Competitive salary — Between $45,000-60,000 starting pay dependent on experience.
- 100% employer-paid health/dental/vision/life insurance for employee (opportunity for employee to pay premium for spouse/family coverage)
- Employer match 401k plan
- 20 days of PTO earned annually (13.33 hours per month), 10 paid holidays, and selected compensation/personal/bereavement days off.