Managerial- Partnerships and School Operations Manager[Anticipated Vacancy]

Boston, MA, US
Jun 19, 2019
This position is an anticipated vacancy. The current incumbent has a right to rescind their retirement, leave, or resignation up until the day of the expected vacancy date. Your hire will not be confirmed until the position is vacated, and you may start the year as a Long-Term Substitute if the position does not become vacant by the start of the school year.

Role Overview The William Monroe Trotter School is seeking a Partnerships and School Operations Manager who will support initiatives critical to building and sustaining community partnerships and increasing family and community engagement to further student support, learning and achievement. The Partnerships and School Operations Manager will also lead the development of whole school and community events, manage school operations and collaborate with staff on school culture and climate.

Responsibilities of the Partnership and School Operations Manager will include but are not limited to:

Partnership Management
  • Serve as the primary liaison with key community partners
  • Establish and maintain successful relationships with members of the Grove Hall community and beyond in close collaboration with school administration
  • Work closely with community organizations to ensure that students have access to the supports (academic, social emotional, health and wellness, enrichment) they need to be successful
  • Design and implement structures to identify and recruit community partners to support students
  • Continue to seek and build new partnerships, with a focus on maximizing resources
Family and Community Engagement
  • Coordinate and plan School Site Council meetings including logistics, programming and follow- up
  • Attend community meetings on behalf of the William Monroe Trotter to hear community concerns, provide information about community engagement, and advocate for participation
  • Develop and implement a high-impact family engagement system, training all staff to utilize effectively to increase family engagement across the school community.
  • Coordinate resources and supports for families and students experiencing homelessness in conjunction with the Homeless Initiative Liaison
  • Monitor and develop content for family and community stakeholders and develop sharing system across multiple mediums (website, social media, telephone blasts, backpacked materials, etc)
  • Ensure strong alignment and coordination between family involvement efforts and broader community engagement initiatives in support of student learning and achievement
  • I dentify potential community partners, stakeholders, and community leaders
  • Develop and sustain strong community partnerships for Trotter K-8;
  • Track communication with students and families (i.e., home visits, phone calls etc.);
  • Support the Principal's community and political relations activities, including but not limited to preparation of materials to be presented to key external stakeholders;
  • Execute school-wide projects related to general operations, community relations and strategic planning;
  • Support general school launch activities throughout the course of the year;
  • Support the Principal in crisis management situations;
  • Perform other duties related to this job description as required by the Principal.

School Operations Support
  • Drive the creation and maintenance of school operational systems that support high quality instruction and family engagement
  • Manage the system of and participate in daily duties (i.e. entry, lunch, dismissal)
  • Drive fidelity of school culture systems across the school, including behavior management and more.
  • Identify classroom needs with teachers and plan strategic events to support classroom fundraising efforts
  • Bachelor's degree with experience working with inner city youth in urban setting
  • 3+ years of full-time work experience; 1-3 years experience preferably in an education or non- profit related organization
  • Demonstrated passion for and commitment to the Trotter mission, core values and educational model
  • Commitment to the success of all Trotter students
  • Flexible and able to multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems
  • Willingness to work autonomously, collaboratively, and/or under the direction of senior staff, as needed
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of social media platforms/tools and emerging new media
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Google Drive Suite
  • Comfort and familiarity with student information databases (Aspen, SIS, etc) This position is subject to the City of Boston Residency ordinance Current authorization to work in the United States - Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment
Managerial Tier C

Please refer to (under "Employee Benefits and Policies") for more information on salary and compensation. Salaries are listed by Unions and Grade/Step.

NOTE: School-based managerial employees will work 223 days between July 1st and June 30th each year. The 223 day work-year will include the 180 days in which school is in session, and the additional days will be determined by the employee and the principal or headmaster of the school. This position subject to the City of Boston residency requirement.

School-based managerial employees are not eligible for vacation time or compensatory time. In the event of school cancellation due to snow or inclement weather, school-based managerial employees need not report to work.

The Boston Public Schools, in accordance with its nondiscrimination policies, does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, criminal record (inquiries only), disability, homelessness, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics or military status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals' dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work.

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