Community Care Lead (2020-21 School Year)

Chicago, IL, US
Jan 19, 2021
Position Title: Community Care Lead

F.T.E: 1.0

Location: 2235 N Hamilton Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Reports To: School Director

Start Date: February 2021

The Mission of Distinctive Schools, an educational practice leader committed to social justice and the elevation of access and achievement in historically marginalized communities, is to support each child in becoming an engaged and curious learner, a confident self-advocate, and a creative problem-solver by setting high expectations and nurturing a positive culture that honors diversity, collaboration, and optimism.

Position Description:

A Distinctive Schools Community Care Lead will create a safe, joyful place for students to be during regular school hours. They will maintain safety guidelines and protocols, communicate with families, track attendance, and supervise the community while students are engaged in remote learning activities. This person will:
  • Create a joyful, safe place for students to access the remote learning onsite
  • Maintain classroom setup to ensure social distancing, use of face coverings, hand hygiene and all other local/state/CDC guidelines
  • Maintain safety guidelines and procedures in school building
  • Provide oversight of in-school remote learning space
  • Record daily attendance
  • Lead or assist with organized transitions and movement in building
  • Monitor breakfast and lunch in classrooms
  • Monitor remote learning work and independent study
  • Monitor and implement remote learning schedules
  • Troubleshoot challenges that may arise in remote learning platforms, programs, or technologies
  • Implement code of conduct and provide classroom management
  • Utilize DeansList to record additions/deductions and behavior referrals
  • Communicate with families at frequency determined by campus
    • (Salaried Roles will continue their normal day to day job descriptions and support a group of students through in-person care)
  • Monitor students social distancing outside during dismissal
  • Responsible for weekly reviews of emergency procedures

  • High School Diploma
  • Must be able to pass a background Check
  • Successfully complete DS COVID Training

Why Join the Distinctive Schools Team:
  • We are a collaborative team of professionals supporting each other to instill a love of learning in our students
  • We empower students, families and staff to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way
  • We make an impact in our communities by serving some of the most historically marginalized in the city
  • We offer a great benefits package for full time employees (Medical; Dental; Vision; PTO; 403b match, discounted gym membership, tuition reimbursement options, referral bonus)

Distinctive Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law.

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