Friendship Public Charter School operates a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Headquartered in Washington, DC. Friendship serves over 4,800 students in preschool to grade 12 and guides a growing network of alumni to college completion annually. Our mission is to prepare students to become ethical, literate, well-rounded and self-sufficient citizens by providing a world-class education that motivates students to reach high academic standards, to enjoy learning, to achieve success, and to contribute actively to their communities. For 25 years, with the support and guidance of our exceptional faculty, our students have risen to the challenge with high graduation rates, college acceptances and unparalleled success academically and socially.
The job of the Program Manger aims to ensure that the Friendship Cares program (across all campuses) and other afterschool clubs meet its programmatic goals and customer expectations. The Program Manager coordinates and facilitates the necessary activities required to meet this aim.The Program Manager liaises with the Extended Day Coordinators and Afterschool Enrichment Coordinators throughout the network to ensure that programming is functioning properly and exceeding expectations. Where appropriate, the Program Manager advises Director on proposed changes, including providing the implementation plan that provides training, tools, and techniques to enable others to effectively execute changes.
Typical work activities
Maintaining quality-programming demands constant monitoring in order to meet customer expectations. Acknowledging this fact, the Program Manager must be able to employ a variety of measures to place quality at the heart of all extended learning programs. These include, but not limited to, implementing quality systems or pursuing accreditation designations by nationally recognized organizations (i.e., the National Association for the Education of Young Children).
The work of the Program Manager includes all of the following activities:
Specific responsibilities, goals and tasks:
*Effective November 1, 2021, all adult employees, contractors, interns, and volunteers working in person in a public, public charter, independent, private, or parochial school in the District of Columbia, and all adult employees, contractors, interns, and volunteers working in person in a child care facility regulated by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, shall have received a full course of a vaccination against COVID-19 unless they have been granted an exemption from such vaccination pursuant to, and are compliant with the requirements of, Section IV of this Order.”
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