21-22 Learning Extension Program Manager

Philadelphia, PA, US
Jun 11, 2021
Company Description

We are seeking talented, committed, culturally competent Learning Extension Program Managers for the 21-22 school year, with positions available in our elementary schools, middle schools, and high school. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The start date for this position is July 12, 2021. Submitting this application considers you for all 2021-2022 opportunities for which you are qualified. To browse immediate openings, please visit our careers website .

About Us
KIPP is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools in educationally underserved communities. Over 100,000 students attend one of the 242 KIPP schools that operate in 31 regions across the United States. KIPP Philadelphia Schools Public Schools (KPPS) is a part of the national KIPP network and currently leads six schools serving approximately 2,400 students in North and West Philadelphia. By 2030, KPPS will lead ten schools serving approximately 4,000 students.
Our Mission
Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students to pursue the paths they choose-college, career, and beyond-so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.

Life at KPPS
We know that talented, committed, culturally competent educators have the power to amplify our children's potential by creating a school experience that affirms, values, and challenges them each day. We seek to create a professional environment full of joy, candor, care and community where excellent educators can make a long-term home. Educators at KIPP -
  • Are committed to anti-racism, equity and inclusion
  • Are part of a close-knit, diverse community of educators
  • Show up as themselves, inspiring our children to do the same
  • Access resources, workshops, and affinity spaces that support physical, emotional, and financial well-being
  • Lead with care and candor and take ownership of our children's learning and growth
  • Constantly evolve their craft via 1:1 coaching and high quality professional development
  • Have access to leadership pathway programming and opportunities to grow their career
  • Enjoy a competitive, equitable, predictable approach to compensation, comprehensive health benefits for employees and their families, a 403B matching program, and free access to financial services

    Job Description

    Position Summary
    The Learning Extension Program Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of both our school-based tutoring program as well as any partnerships with before and after-school providers in order to supplement the core instructional and experiential program for our students. This is a school-based, 12 month, grant-funded position that reports directly to the school Principal.
    Key Responsibilities
    • Coordinates, organizes and oversees the daily operations, activities and services of the tutoring program at their school and liaises with the tutoring agency (if applicable)
    • Coordinates, organizes and oversees the daily operations of before/after school partnerships and liaises with the provider/agency (if applicable)
    • Interviews, selects, trains, and supervises of tutors and manages the onboarding process for tutors
    • Manages the tutoring program schedule and staffing to ensure that tutors are assigned to classrooms & students, that tutors have the operational information they need to deliver tutoring (i.e. schedule/location), and manages coverages for tutors in case of absences
    • Coordinates with classroom teachers, grade-team leads, and members of the leadership team to provide high-level data on student performance
    • Coordinates with the Director of Operations to schedule and allocate space for tutoring sessions
    • Manages the tutors and provides coaching on organizational skills, instructional delivery, use of technology, and material management
    • Maintains inventory of materials and supplies and manages the process for replenishment, coordinating with the school leader on budgetary matters
    • Drives the development and implementation of operational and administrative program policies and procedures
    • Collaborates with the school leadership team to ensure cohesive and routine communication with families, managing direct communication with families regarding the tutoring program and infusing communication into broader school communication initiatives
    • Other responsibilities as assigned by the school leader


    Skills & Qualifications
    • Love and see the high potential of all children
    • Self-awareness and ability to reflect on your practice, biases, and leans
    • Cultural competence and commitment to inclusion, anti-racism, and eradicating anti-Blackness
    • Believe deeply in the mission and values of KIPP Philadelphia Public Schools
    • Flexible and solutions-oriented; ability and eagerness to adapt to and manage change and solve problems in a fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional organizational skills, with demonstrated ability and experience developing, implementing, and maintain systems of organization for adults
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with experience coordinating adults
    • Strong computer literacy, with fluency using Google Suite
    • Ability to use data to inform key decisions
    • Depth of knowledge in a particular subject area (e.g., Math or ELA) or grade band (e.g., elementary, middle or high school) strongly preferred
    • Experience managing a tutoring or similar program strongly preferred
    • Experience working in a school setting required
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Complete all required criminal and child abuse background checks:
      • PA State Police Clearance
      • PA Child Abuse Clearance
      • Cogent Federal Fingerprinting

    Additional Information

    • Salaries at KPPS are competitive, equitable, and predictable. The salary range for this position begins at $60,000 and is commensurate with experience.
    • KPPS staff members enjoy a comprehensive health benefits package (for themselves and their families), a 403B matching program, and access to free financial advising services