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Boston Public Schools Deputy Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities (SY24-25) in Boston, Massachusetts

REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities POSITION OVERVIEW: Deputy Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities resides in the Office of Expanded Learning Opportunities within the Office of Family and Community Advancement of the Boston Public Schools, reporting to the Executive Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities. The Director of Expanded Learning and Opportunities works closely with the Executive Director of ELO and is responsible for supporting and advancing the district’s vision, mission, and goals through building capacity for effective engagement with families and student participation in expanded learning opportunities. Under the direction of the Executive Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities, the Director of Expanded Learning is at the forefront of supporting the successful implementation of all learning opportunities outside of regular school hours including Homeschooling, Before and After School Programs, February and April Vacation Acceleration Academies, 21st Century Programs and 5th Quarter ` Programs. The Deputy Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities supports the ELO Executive director in overseeing, coaching and evaluation of ELO personnel, budget, curriculum, program development and operations for initiatives, activities and services including operational and programmatic of all expanded learning opportunities. The Director will be responsible for making recommendations to district policies that measure and support student outcomes within Expanded Learning Opportunities and contribute to advancing the mission of the Boston public Schools. The position will have a particular emphasis on creating meaningful opportunities for authentic input and feedback from students and families participating in these programs utilizing the data to inform shared decision making and overall ELO programmatic experiences. This position will serve in a Deputy role within the office of OFCA and the Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities will also be responsible for having previous school leadership expertise or similar profession with evidence of having positively impacted student academic and other measurable outcomes used to measure student progress and school accountability. RESPONSIBILITIES: Collaborate with the ELO Executive Director support with leading the OFCA and district priority on authentically engaging students and families in Expanded Learning opportunities and 21st century opportunity and programmatic experiences including before and after school programs, Acceleration Academies and 5th quarter programs and all out of school time district programming. Oversee the development and implementation of Boston Public Schools Homeschool Process including, policy development, MA Law compliance, regulation with legal and regulatory requirements related to registration, reporting and curriculum assessment review and approval while staying informed about changes in homeschooling laws and regulations and update program policies and procedures accordingly. Develop evaluation methods to assess the effectiveness of the homeschooling program and its impact on student learning outcomes by collecting and analyzing data on program performance, including student achievement, satisfaction, and retention; consistently evaluating findings to identify areas for improvement and implement strategies for program enhancement. Develop systems to maintain accurate homeschooling records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress and supervise the development and implementation of all homeschool systems and required reporting and presentations. Oversee the day to day operations of expanded learning initiatives and support with developing and a comprehensive strategy for all Expanded Learning Opportunities and initiatives and expansion Evaluate members of the ELO Team as assigned by the Executive Director of ELO or their immediate supervisor. Support with the development of measurable systems and structures monitoring quantitative and qualitative engagement goals for Expanded Learning Opportunities aligned to increasing student outcomes, OFCA and Boston Public Schools priorities. Work closely with ELO Team and other stakeholders to ensure the successful development, implementation and delivery of high quality ELO learning experiences Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including community partners on the development of ELO programmatic experiences in support of school improvement initiatives that close student achievement gaps between racial, ethnic, and economic groups by working with all of our diverse communities. Support the ELO Executive Director with the identification of high quality instructional curriculum and assessment materials for Expanded Learning Programmatic Experiences. Review and make budget recommendations for all costs associated with ELO related responsibilities and staff, to include analysis of spending, revenue opportunities, and monitoring of program budget ensuring efficient and effective use of resources. Support the ELO Executive Director in providing leadership and personalized assistance to school leaders including increasing 21st Century learning opportunities, evaluation, grant specific requirements, eligibility and deliverables. Support with professional learning opportunities and technical assistance on 21s century and ELO to school leaders as well as to school-based staff, district staff, families and partners on school and classroom level, high-quality family engagement and effective partnership in ways that align to district, state and federal engagement requirements and standards. Collaborate across departments to ensure that schools are working with stakeholders, especially parents and students, who can advance the work in the expanded learning opportunities. Support the Review, develop, and recommend ELO district policies and procedures in collaboration with Chief Family Advancement Officer, identified executive leadership members and peers. Evaluate and invest in improvement and/or growth opportunities for direct reports; coach direct reports to do the same. Perform such other tasks and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Executive Director of ELO and Chief Family Advancement Officer. Perform such other tasks and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Chief Family Advancement Officer. QUALIFICATIONS - REQUIRED: Master’s Degree in Education or related field. 3 Years as a school leader of similar professional leadership setting 3 to 5 years of proven leadership experience in educational program management or similar role. Strong understanding of curriculum development, data and assessment management Demonstrated success in strategic planning, budget management, grant writing and program evaluation. Must have a cultural and linguistic growth mindset and the ability to develop strong professional relationships across departments and other constituencies across the city and state. Strong community relationships and ability to develop partnerships across diverse constituencies including community based organizations, grant managers and philanthropic organizations in state and nationally. Ability to think critically, solve problems and adapt to changing educational landscapes as well as the ability to work in a high pressure and fast paced environment Current authorization to work in the United States An understanding of and commitment to gain greater understanding of what is necessary for an urban school system to enjoy continuous improvement in an increasingly complex and competitive environment. A deeply held and unyielding belief in the overarching mission of public education. QUALIFICATIONS - PREFERRED: Doctorate Level Education Experience as a school leader and with curriculum development and assessment, grant and fundraising Bilingual or multilingual 5+ Years in Expanded Learning Opportunity and/or partnership management experience Experience in district administration Familiarity with Boston and Boston Public Schools Terms: Managerial, D62. The Boston Public Schools, in accordance with its nondiscrimination policies, does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, 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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Deputy Director of Expanded Learning Opportunities (SY24-25)

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Primary Location Central Office - Expanded Learning Opportunities

Salary Range $126,177.00 / 1.0 FTE

Shift Type Central Office

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