Education Director

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club

Location:

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club
543 E. 189th St.
Bronx, NY, 10458

Borough:

Bronx

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Permanent

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Number of Available Positions:

1

Public Transportation:

Bus, Train

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help

Job Description:

Since 1884, Madison has been saving and enhancing the lives of youth by providing youth development services for children in New York City’s most disadvantaged communities. Our programs are engineered to empower each member to achieve three priority outcomes: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, and the adoption of a Healthy Lifestyle. Every day, Madison provides thousands of children with a safe and positive environment, one where fun is encouraged and positive role models are plentiful. A founding member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Madison currently serves more than 5,000 youth, ages 6 to 18, at four sites throughout Brooklyn and the Bronx. We are offering an exciting opportunity for an Education Director at our Columbus Clubhouse – Bronx, NY

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive year-round educational program that meets the varying educational needs of our members and can serve as a fluid and flexible program, providing enriching and evidence-based learning opportunities for Club members regardless of how often or little they come to the Club.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Compile resources, information, and data, to address current and future trends impacting the educational needs of youth.
  • Conduct BGCA POWER Hour program, 45 minutes of structured time each day for members to receive homework assistance and additional support to meet their educational needs.
  • Collect report cards for all members on whom we have consent and track required data for grant and program purposes. Analyze report card data and develop solutions/opportunities to address the positive and negative trends found through the data.
  • Develop and implement opportunities that provide additional support for members who have average or below average grades as well as those members who are high achiever’s and need to be challenged.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with school officials and maintain frequent communication with these individuals about concerns and/or achievements regarding our Club members.
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with community organizations, agencies, and resources in or around the community that can support our Education program.
  • While school is in session, visit and provide support for our Club members when needed to assist them in achieving their academic goals.
  • Plan and conduct events that further promote academic enrichment and recognition such as field trips, collaborations with other organizations, etc. 
  • Develop opportunities to involve Club parents/guardians in the Education program and educational needs of their children.
  • Recruit and manage volunteers for the Education program.
  • Create and implement an 8-week summer educational program such as the BGCA Summer Brain Gain program.
  • Operate all programs within the policies, procedures and operational hours established by Madison.

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: jobs@madisonsquare.org
Fax: (212) 760-0502
Mail:
733 3rd Ave
New York, NY
United States

To the Attention of:

HR

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with young people from diverse backgrounds, ages 6-18 as well as a range of other organizational personnel in a courteous and professional manner
  •  Demonstrated ability to plan, conduct and supervise educational programs and services
  • Must be highly motivated and dedicated to the organizational mission
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • A four-year degree from a state-accredited university or college is mandatory and a minimum of two years experience in a related field is preferred
  • We offer a professional work environment, competitive salary, benefits package including 403(b) and pension plan.  For immediate consideration, please e-mail resume and cover letter along with salary requirements as an attachment in MS Word or Adobe PDF format to: jobs@madisonsquare.org

 

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