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10 Jun 2022

School Network Staff Pathways and Post-Secondary Coordinator

New Visions for Public Schools
 Bronx County, New York, United States

Job Description

Our schools will be operating in-person for all staff and students for the current school year. Our schools are co-located in DOE buildings and will be following NYC protocols, which include mandated vaccinations.  Our protocols will be updated as necessary based on changes in NYC protocols or additional CDC directives. 

New Visions Charter High Schools (NVCHS) provide all students, regardless of their previous academic history, the highest quality education in an atmosphere of respect, responsibility and rigor. We ensure that our students have the skills and knowledge to graduate ready for college, pursue a career, and engage with the 21st century economy. We develop learning experiences that allow risk-taking, cultivate students’ imaginative and creative abilities, and celebrate achievement.

The Coordinator will work as a member of the Counseling & Student Support Department to support schools in their efforts to ensure high levels of learning for all students. The Coordinator will be charged with providing leadership to Career Technical Education programs as one aspect of broader efforts to ensure that all students are prepared to succeed in post-secondary programs of their choosing including colleges (2 & 4-year); employment, transfer programs and preparations for industry sanctioned career certifications. The Coordinator will work with Guidance Counselors, Advisors and teachers to expand understanding of College and Career Access and post-secondary program options.

Serving as liaison to local community organizations, the Coordinator will support the development of articulation agreements and concurrent enrollment options for interested students. The Coordinator will work with CTE teachers as well as general education teachers to align courses to the Common Core College and Career Access Standards and pathway standards.

The Coordinator will work with teachers, administrators and industry partners to increase workplace learning opportunities for students in high school. The Coordinator will be expected to understand and work effectively with people from different cultures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Responsibilities:

  • Assess and evaluate student basic skills in essential areas to determine educational and functional needs.
  • Seek out workplace learning and internship opportunities for all students
  • Serve as an Admin-liaison to CTE departments and the Counseling Team/Advisors.
  • Work with administrators to chart a multi-year plan for CTE offerings at each site.
  • Recruit and retain students to provide individualized post-secondary planning support in coordination with the School Counselors, staff, administration.
  • Schedule office hours during the regular school day and out of school time. This includes some Saturdays
  • Develop partnerships with local industries, non-profit organizations, colleges/universities and AIM II staff to ensure successful program implementation.
  • Participate in committees, work groups, and events that are relevant to post-secondary success.
  • Be up to date with information relevant to undocumented students and their access to resources for college and other post-secondary opportunities.
  • Develop and implement evaluation, tracking tools and satisfaction surveys to continuously adapt to the needs/interests of students and their families.
  • Invite, monitor and support cross-school, course-alike teams for CTE classes.
  • Work with School Counselors and College and Career Advisors to support post-secondary goals.
  • Work with Scheduling/School Counselors, AP, Principal to coordinate students taking CTE classes that are not offered onsite.
  • Work with leadership teams to observe, give feedback and support instruction in CTE classes.
  • Monitor course taking patterns, pass rates, proportionality within courses, and pathways to help determine program priorities.
  • Manage and review XELLO
  • Guide and counsel students in vocational and career exploration tasks
  • Serve as liaison to all partner community colleges and organizations.
  • Support development of articulation agreements and make sure they work to the benefit of post-secondary success for students.
  • Provide referral for employment goals for eligible non-traditional students.
  • Manage student interns (hours, sites, timesheets, etc)

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 3 years experience with post-secondary, preferably at an urban high school
  • Experience with developing and managing partnerships
  • Serves as a expert guide and resource for local community organization and colleges
  • Willingness to develop, implement and facilitate programs

Who We Are

At New Visions for Public Schools, we work to make great public schools common in New York City. We believe that all of New York City’s students deserve public schools that make successful futures possible, especially Black, Latinx, and low-income students who have historically had inequitable access to a great public education. Since 1989, New Visions has been a driving force behind some of the most significant reforms to public education in New York City.  Today, our diverse team of professionals develop and scale innovative tools and approaches that help educators address common challenges.  Learn more about New Visions HERE

We operate ten public charter schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens and, as a trusted partner of the NYC DOE, we help 1,600 public district schools plan for the success of over a million students citywide.   In 2020-21, graduation rates in our Charter and Affinity networks were 95.4% and 89.2% and our support for postsecondary readiness has expanded exponentially.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

New Visions for Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of New Visions that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regards to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, military status, marital status, ancestry, or any other reason prohibited by law.

New Visions believes that our teams should reflect the diverse communities we serve and that our culture and internal structures should be inclusive and equitable for all employees. We also recognize that perspectives from communities that have been historically marginalized are critical to the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from individuals living in the communities that we serve or who are members of historically marginalized communities.

New Visions provides a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package in addition to the opportunity to make a significant impact on education reform and in the lives of urban youth.

How to Apply

Please use the following link: https://grnh.se/a0c0f4871us

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: School Network Staff. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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