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Boston Public Schools Career Pathways Coordinator (Managerial Tier C)-SY22-23 in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Public Schools Managerial - Career Pathways Coordinator (Tier C) (SY22- 23) JOB POSTING Job Details The Pathways Coordinator is responsible for the oversight and implementation of Brighton High School’s Career Pathway programs goals and initiatives. Brighton High School is in the process of developing a Health Care Innovation Pathway in collaboration with industry and post-secondary partners. The Pathways Coordinator is primarily responsible for establishing this program, including developing industry partnerships for student internships and other learning experiences. Brighton is also building a Business and Entrepreneurship pathway, which the Pathways Coordinator would also oversee. The Pathways Coordinator is responsible for establishing a vision that seeks to close gaps between traditionally underrepresented students and their peers in higher education and the workforce by promoting equity, inclusiveness, and college and career readiness opportunities for all Brighton Pathway students. The Pathways Coordinator is responsible for cultivating and fostering positive and working relationships between higher education partners, industry partners, and other intermediaries so as to build rigorous and developmentally appropriate programs and activities that will result in successful and positive program experiences for students, and post-secondary success. Working collaboratively with school staff, college staff and coordinating with industry partners, the Pathways Coordinator will provide the leadership necessary for creating, monitoring, and facilitating an effective and sustainable career pathways program at Brighton High School. This will include a vision for expanding Pathway aligned Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment courses for Brighton students. Working together with college, high school staff, and outside partners, the Pathways Coordinator seeks to maintain and develop collaborations that serve to better prepare students for college and careers while fostering mutual learning among the faculty, staff, and students at the partnering institutions. The Pathways Coordinator will collect and track all Pathways students’ work-based learning experiences, and evaluate the quality of work-based learning experiences for partners and students. The Pathways Coordinator is instrumental in facilitating students’ progress and success by ensuring that appropriate collaborative mechanisms and structures are in place, and continuing to build college and career readiness for Brighton High School students. Specific Functions: The Pathways Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Career Pathways Programs, and includes these specific job functions. Collaborate with industry and community partners to create a sequence of career exploration and learning opportunities that include but are not limited to job shadows, internships, field trips, workshops, and incorporates district level platforms such as Naviance. Facilitate and coordinate on-site workplace learning experiences at industry facilities, including, but not limited to field trips, job shadow opportunities, and internships. Create a pool of diverse employer speakers in relevant industries to the pathway curriculum and identified student interests Support pathway teams with outreach, scheduling, and implementation of appropriate work-based learning and dual enrollment experiences that are integrated into existing systems (MyCAP, Naviance, etc) and aligned to pathway student learning outcomes. Assist students in creating a mid-year college and career digital portfolio that includes work samples, a resume, and cover letter and capstone projects. Work with the pathways team to create a structured internship program for students Assist with support and monitoring for Dual Enrollment students Provide workshops on work readiness including refining resumes, interviewing, employer expectations, and professional work-place etiquette. Serve as liaison to businesses after placement to troubleshoot issues Maintain and keep up-to-date databases to provide reports on work-based learning. Assess program performance by collecting, analyzing, and reporting student performance and employment data and provide recommendations to the Head of School Plan and organize related recruitment, outreach, and informational sessions for prospective students and families. Design and implement orientation programs for current and future students and parents, outlining expectations, procedures, policies and criteria for the students’ successful completion of the technical and college level coursework. Collaborate with Family Liaison to design multiple opportunities for family engagement and voice, and to create a community environment where students are acknowledged, celebrated, and feel a part of something special and unique. Create and maintain student files, which include updated contact information, registration materials, assessment results, and signed copies of student contracts. Perform administrative tasks such as collecting, organizing, and disseminating statistical data. Identify students who may need modified pathways experiences and develop appropriate placements based on their individualized learning needs Responsible for ensuring students in pathways are coded for SIMS and other state or local reporting. Pathways Coordinator assess student and program performance by collecting, analyzing, and reporting student academic performance and employment data and make recommendations to improve student achievement in order to fulfill the programs mission Coordinate with industry and post-secondary partners to develop and implement programs that support career and college exploration, experience, and immersion. Meet bi-weekly with Brighton Head of School and other administrators to discuss student enrollment, recruitment strategies, data/tracking, and deliverables. Manage Pathways budget in collaboration with school principal and assist with grant writing and reporting as needed. Participate and attend workshops and training sessions with partners, DESE, and other stakeholders. Attend meetings and events, and serve on committees as needed. The Pathways Coordinator must maintain a working knowledge of Early College, Dual Enrollment and Career Pathway initiatives across the state and nationally. Meet regularly with pathways teachers and administrators to understand program needs and develop student supports Plan and facilitate weekly Pathways team meetings and bi-annual retreats, and support and provide feedback on an ongoing basis. Meet regularly with Pathways Work Based Learning team and MyCAP team to outline and assess goals, vision, and deliverables and address program needs and supports. Assist with the communication and support of alumni as needed. KNOWLEDGE OF: Career technical education, Innovation Pathways, Early College policies and frameworks Understanding of industry outlooks with regards to Health Careers Pathway Familiarity with a variety of age appropriate guidance, counseling and behavior management strategies that reflect current research on best practices and understanding of human growth and development patterns and learning theory Diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, and educational backgrounds of district students Record-keeping techniques Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy Computer software, hardware, and related technology ABILITIES TO: Present pathway information to various business and community groups in a professional manner to elicit support for increasing work based learning within linked learning priorities. Effectively manage complex projects, and manage and direct volunteers and/or partners, and students. Establish and maintain positive relationships with Brighton High School teachers and faculty, district personnel, and community-based organizations. Work effectively with employers, youth, teachers, school administrators, and program partners, Communicate with students and adults of diverse backgrounds, and ability to build relationships with students and families. Work collaboratively and think creatively within a team Strong communication and written skills are required Understand how to use various career programs: Ex: Naviance, College Board, MassCIS Demonstrates knowledge of students’ developmental levels by providing differentiated learning experiences and support that enable all students to progress toward intended outcomes Actively creates and maintains an environment in which students’ diverse backgrounds, identities, strengths, and challenges are respected. Regularly reflects on practice, seeks and responds to feedback, and demonstrates self awareness and commitment to continuous learning and development. Other responsibilities include: Develop Dual-Enrollment course taking opportunities Plan, implement and coordinate a comprehensive career pathways program with multiple post-secondary partners Synchronize the planning for dual enrollment, capstone, and internship placements so that high school calendars are developed to fit into community partner schedules, and work out details to ensure that the lines of communication are open and that operations run smoothly. Develop and remain responsible for an effective tracking system Collaborate with BHS faculty regarding curriculum alignment Qualifications-Required: Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in secondary or post-secondary education or the Health Careers industry Strong adherence to the Brighton High School mission, values, and educational model Desire to be part of a multilingual community Working in urban and diverse school environments Ability to collaborate, work well under pressure, and maintain a sense of humility Impeccable ethics Demonstrated leadership qualities, interpersonal skills, and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with diverse students, faculty, partners, and families Demonstrated ability to thrive and lead in a multicultural atmosphere where respect and ethical behavior are pervasive Excellent written and oral communication skills City of Boston residency Current authorization to work in the United States- must have authorization by first day of employment Qualification-Preferred: Masters in Education or related field 5 years or more as an urban student support provider and minimum of 3 years as a student support manager TERMS: Managerial Tier C. This position is subject to the City of Boston residency requirement. Please refer to www.bostonpublicschools.org/ohc (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. 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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Career Pathways Coordinator (Managerial Tier C)-SY22-23

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