Friendship Public Charter School

Extended Day Coordinator

Vacancy for School Year
2020-21
Class
Full-Time
Location
US-DC-Washington
Campus
Friendship Public Charter School

Overview

Friendship Public Charter School is a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Recognized as a high performing charter organization -- with campuses receiving the highest performance rating offered in the District of Columbia – we serve students across multiple DC communities. We are looking for thoughtful, visionary and relentless individuals to join our team of professionals.

 

Friendship is currently seeking an exceptional and dynamic leader for the position of Extended Day Site Coordinator for the Friendship Cares Extended Day Program. Reporting to a Regional Coordinator, general responsibilities include daily operation of the before and after-care program, including, but not limited to: strong leadership, overseeing personnel/program staff (i.e. coaching), consistent monitoring of after-care program, daily student attendance tracking and general program operation. 

 

The Extended Day Site Coordinator should embody Friendship’s core values and will demonstrate the ability to lead and coach program staff to accomplish established objectives. This position requires excellent relationship-building and collaboration skills, superb organizational skills and attention to detail, the ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously, and a commitment to the mission and culture of Friendship Public Charter School. 

The Site Coordinator oversees the daily coordination of the after-care program at their assigned school site, including daily upkeep of the attendance database system, monitoring program flow and structure, maintaining school-based relationships with administrators and teachers, and assisting the Regional Coordinator with the management and training of the frontline staff that instruct daily programs, oversee classroom management, and implement lesson plans to keep students engaged.  

 

When you join Friendship, you are part of a family that encompasses your colleagues and the families we serve. You join a group of people who share the same passion for our students’ success and for our collective ability to prepare every student for college completion. You join a group of people who share the belief that every child can achieve anything.

Responsibilities

  • Provides day-to-day oversight of program and after-care staff
  • Provides a caring, nurturing and inviting environment responsive to the physical, emotional and social needs of the students
  • Actively engages in activities with the children
  • Report student achievement in measurable growth
  • Be able to implement Friendship content standards during daily activities;
  • Communicates effectively with parents and teachers about student behavior/ needs, schedule changes, and program rules;
  • Organizes and order necessary supplies
  • Monitors program performance and recommends modifications
  • Selects, supervises, trains, and evaluates after-care Group Leaders and Asst. Group Leaders
  • Facilitates PD, as necessary
  • Leads weekly staff meetings
  • Observes necessary precautions to ensure safety of program participants and maintains a clean environment
  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive financial and personal information;
  • Maintains daily data input for attendance using Powerschool and ensure that student records and payment data are maintained accurately in EZ Child Track.
  • Prepares incident reports and notifies parents and administration when notable incidents occur
  • Assists in housekeeping activities as needed
  • Works together with the Office of Extended Learning management team to help resolve issues
  • Performs other duties as assigned with approval of overseeing person or body

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

An Extended Day Site Coordinator shall be at eighteen (18) years of age and shall either:

  • Have earned a bachelor’s or more advanced degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, with a major in education, child and positive youth development, or early special education; or
  • Have earned a bachelor’s or more advanced degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and have at least one (1) year of supervised occupational experience working with school age children under the age of fifteen (15) years in a duly authorized schools or camp, a licensed Child Development Center, or the equivalent; or
  • Have earned an associate’s or more advanced degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, with a major in education or child and positive youth development, and have at least one (1) year of supervised occupational experience working with school age children under the age of fifteen (15) years in a duly authorized schools or camp, a licensed Child Development Center, or the equivalent;

 Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge of child development and early childhood education;
  • Proven experience maintaining clear boundaries and setting age- appropriate discipline standards for children using non- punitive measures
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiasm  for working with children
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced and high needs environment
  • Proven ability to work in a collaborative team environment and enforce rules consistently
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism when dealing with challenging situations
  • Proven ability to work with staff and families from diverse backgrounds

Required Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Must pass Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal background check;
  • First Aid and CPR certification

 

FPCS’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, status as a special disabled veteran, or any other protected criteria as established by federal, state, or local laws.  This policy applies to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Employment decisions at FPCS are based solely upon relevant criteria, including an individual’s capabilities, qualifications, training, experience and suitability.

 

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