Academic Enrichment Coordinator

Henry Street Settlement

Location:

Youth Services
301 Henry Street
New York, NY, 10002

Borough:

Manhattan

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Length:

Permanent

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Number of Available Positions:

1

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Community Service/Service Learning, Office/Adminstrative Support

Job Description:

Company Overview:
Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support.
 
This position is part of the Henry Street Settlement Education and Employment Services Division, which is a $10M division providing a continuum of services from early childhood education through adult workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. Education Services include 2 day care centers, after school programs (6 sites), camp programs (3 sites), middle school and high school initiatives, and the Expanded Horizons College Access and Retention program (both community center and school based)
 
 
Responsibilities:
·         Support the PS 20 Program Coordinator, Department of Education instructional and administrative staff to work towards collaborative implementation of 21CCLC grant requirements, which entails the supervision and coordination of weekly curriculum meetings
·         Plan and execute program-wide hands-on inquiry based academic projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences
·         Leads in the development and maintenance of a positive coordinated educational program designed to meet the needs of all participants
·         Implement feedback mechanisms from staff, parent, student, and community members regarding curriculum and instruction
·         Assists in keeping the PS 20 community (students and parents) informed about the curriculum and instructional goals of the 21CCLC grant
·         Ensure that age appropriate Social Emotional Learning opportunities are incorporated into program activities
·         Structure group and individual instruction for all students with a keen focus on providing enrichment for the English Language Learners
·         Discover/facilitate opportunities for students to expand and build upon their interests
·         Assist with orders and purchases of materials and information to support and enrich program activities/initiatives
·         Maintain records of all participants and activities including attendance sheets and progress within the activity
·         Work with Program Coordinator to review and assess individual students via surveys, observation, double entry journals, etc.
·         Ensure that students are adequately prepared for sharings, culminating events, and exhibits
·         Assist in making all necessary managerial decisions, i.e. hiring, firing, and performance evaluations
·         Attend mandatory trainings in compliance with NYC Department of Health regulations
·         Provide Henry Street Settlement with all of the required paperwork, certifications, and support documents in compliance with NYC DOH regulations
·         Complete monthly and quarterly progress reports for the agency
·         Must attend weekly meetings with agency staff, Department of Education stakeholders, and participate in trainings as required
·         Other duties as assigned by supervisor, the Director of Afterschool and Camp Services
 
 
 
 
 

How to Apply:

email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org In the subject line, please indicate “Academic Enrichment Coordinator” Email: jobs@henrystreet.org

To the Attention of:

Hiring Manager

Required Skills/Experience:

Qualifications:
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field required, Master’s Degree preferred
·         Minimum of two (2) years of experience working in after-school and/or camp settings
·         Advanced content knowledge of Common Core New York State Standards and their application
·         Extensive knowledge of grade/age appropriate skill development strategies for students
·         Bilingual preferred (Cantonese or Mandarin) 
·         Strong familiarity with 21 Century Community Learning Center Grants (21CCLC)
·         Interest in providing quality hands on, inquiry based projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences to youth, grades K—5
·         Experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds
·         At least two (2) years of experience working towards contractually mandated outcomes with cohorts of students
·         Experience interfacing with Department of Education staff
·         Advanced experience working with families to facilitate overall student success
·         Ability to work with students from a variety of academic backgrounds and skill levels
·         Strong organizational, multitask, and follow-through skills
·         Must be self-motivated
·         Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure
·         Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
·         Flexible and positive team-oriented attitude
·         Must be able to work on school holidays