A House on Beekman
Full Job Description
Senior Director of Programming
Mott Haven, South Bronx
Mission: A House on Beekman empowers children and youth to flourish by providing programs that focus on academic, social, and emotional growth.
Vision: Children in the South Bronx equipped to live out their God-given potential.
A House on Beekman (AHOB) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides programming for all age groups, birth-12th grade, along with program opportunities for the entire family. We are currently hiring lead teachers for our preschool program for fiscal year 2022-2023.
A House on Beekman’s mission is to empower children and youth to flourish by providing programs that focus on academic, social, and emotional growth. Program Directors will oversee and ensure that exceptional programming is being provided to students and families in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the South Bronx in order to reach our mission.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated leadership and management skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with culturally, ethnically, and socio-economically diverse groups of stakeholders (Staff, students, parents, and outside agencies).
Understanding of and commitment to the philosophy of A House on Beekman.
Ability to motivate and support staff to create a collaborative team culture with a shared decision-making approach.
Superior organizational and administrative skills. Ability to handle many responsibilities simultaneously.
Understanding of organizational budgeting and the ability to manage the program’s financial operations.
Flexibility and ability to promptly handle unanticipated situations or emergencies as they arise.
Excellent communicator is able to express oneself clearly, effectively, and persuasively in oral and written form.
Strong personal commitment to ongoing learning and growth.
Understanding of inclusive approach to special education.
Demonstrated experience in student advocacy.
Demonstrated experience in designing and managing programming, instructional practices, and staff development.
Demonstrated experience in curriculum development focusing on experiential learning, anti-bias education, SEL, and trauma-informed care.
Provide a safe, fun, and friendly learning environment for our students.
Ensure the safety, security, and supervision of our students at all times.
Work together with supervisors and colleagues to implement the daily AHOB’s Primary After-school program structure – attendance, snack time, homework help, physical activities, enrichment activities, supervised free play, transition times, and dismissal.
Must be able to manage a classroom by yourself when the situation requires it.
Supervise all aspects of your site’s before and after-school program and manage daily program operation and logistics.
Build and maintain positive relationships with all participants, parents, school staff, and administration.
Ensure that the program operates in compliance with all state and local licensing requirements.
Coordinate program staff and promote their professional growth and development by assisting in training and coaching, conducting classroom observations to assess and evaluate staff consistently, and resolving any issues that arise with the assistance of your supervisor.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records, attendance, and dismissal data. Meet data entry deadlines. Gather, review, and use program data for program improvement and parent communication.
Oversee student recruitment and maintenance of student roster.
Weekly meetings with direct reports.
Oversee volunteer participation in the Middle School Education Program.
Implement summer programming and trips for Middle School ages students
Help ensure our program content supports AHOB’s goals and outcomes.
Communicate regularly with students’ parents/guardians during pick-up times, working together on student successes and challenges.
Assist in maintaining all required documentation, such as incident and accident reports, inventory, and parent communication.
Full participation in all paid training and ongoing professional development initiatives.
Work alongside the HR team to ensure the successful onboarding of new staff.
Oversee substitute coverage
Expected Work Schedule
This is a year-round, full-time position, working up to 50 hours a week.
Master’s Degree in Education, Youth Development, Counseling or a related field (or working towards Master’s)
Two years experience in a youth-related field
State Central Registry (SCR) General Background Check
NY State Mandated Reporter Training
DOE/DOI Fingerprint Clearance
FDNY Certification (not immediately)
There will be occasional travel for student trips, professional development meetings and conferences.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This role will also require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.
To apply, email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for this job please visit ahouseonbeekman.org.