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Boston Public Schools STRIVE Summer Site Coordinator (Summer 2023) in Boston, Massachusetts

STRIVE Summer Site Coordinator (Summer 2023) THIS IS A SUMMER POSITION. EMPLOYMENT IS SEASONAL AND TEMPORARY This position is for the STRIVE program for students aged 18-22 only. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The STRIVE Summer Transition Program is designed to address post graduate students’ vocational and transition needs as they prepare for life after high school. REPORTS TO: REPORTS TO: Position reports to the Director of Extended School Year and Expanded Learning in the Office of Special Education and the Assistant Director of Transition. For questions about this position, please email PROGRAM SCHEDULE: The instructional hours for students are typically 5 hours per day, 5 days per week, for 5-9 weeks from June 29 to September 3, 2023 as follows: STRIVE Opportunities at Wentworth: June 29 to September 3 (9 weeks) STRIVE Opportunities at Madison, DISC, Bolling Building, etc.: July 10 to August 18 (6 weeks) STRIVE Exploration at Madison: July 10 to August 11 (5 weeks) The STRIVE Site Coordinator is expected to: Be on site and supervise the program for a 7-hour day, for all the days of the program, encompassing up to 9 weeks as listed above, including weekends if appropriate. Arrive a minimum of 45 minutes before the start time of the instructional day each morning. Complete all hiring and set-up activities prior to the start of the program, and closing activities at the end of the program (see list of responsibilities below) in accordance with ESY timeline. Attend designated ESY team meetings in spring and organize and attend designated ESY Professional Development dates in late June or early July. Be available to participate in planning activities immediately upon hiring. SITE MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee pre-vocational and vocational programing at Madison Park Oversee delivery of instruction of transition and vocational skills Supervise teachers and paraprofessionals Oversee operational management for programming, including staff attendance, student attendance, and payroll Participate in the interviewing and hiring of teachers, paraprofessionals and support staff Support efforts to engage students in the STRIVE Summer Program Supervise completion of Work-Based Learning Plans Engage and collaborate with families as partners in planning and problem solving and take a proactive approach to family engagement Establish a safe and welcoming learning environment for students, families and staff Manage student and staff information using approved ESY data systems (e.g. attendance, daily schedules, payroll and timesheets, etc.) Develop site and class enrollments Coordinate with related service providers to ensure appropriate student and staff schedules Follow ESY protocols for loading and unloading buses and for ensuring student and staff safety throughout the program, including daily preparation of bus labels and lists Adhere to ESY handbook policy and ensure compliance with policy across the site Maintain confidentiality and privacy of all student specific information Complete all assignments in a timely fashion Demonstrate completion of other critical tasks and duties as requested by any Assistant Director of Special Education, the Director of Operations & Service Implementation, and/or Assistant Superintendent of Special Education TERMS: Hourly rate of $55.16. Anticipated total of up to 310 hours, depending on site, including 50-75 hours for pre-program hiring and set up activities, professional development and additional duties, as well as closing responsibilities, for a total amount of up to $17,099. Payroll will be processed on a biweekly basis after receipt of completed timesheets in accordance with BPS summer payroll schedule. All employees must read and agree to the BPS 2023 Summer Program Terms of Employment . QUALIFICATIONS - REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree. Massachusetts Educator License in Moderate Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Early Childhood, Special Education, and/or Special Education Administrator Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and collaborate Ability to utilize Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Forms and/or commitment to learning the Google systems rapidly Demonstrated ability to serve as an instructional leader__supervising other educators, providing constructive feedback, and fostering collaboration. Current authorization to work in the United States. Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment. QUALIFICATIONS - PREFERRED: Current teacher or administrator in the Boston Public Schools. Prior experience working in a BPS ESY program. Prior experience working in STRIVE. BPS values linguistic diversity and believes that candidates who speak another language bring added value to the classroom, school, and district culture and diversity. BPS is particularly interested in candidates who are fluent in one of BPS' official languages:Spanish, Creole (Cape Verdean), Creole (Haitian), Chinese, Vietnamese, Portuguese, & Somali. NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY 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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STRIVE Summer Site Coordinator (Summer 2023)

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Primary Location Central Office - Special Education

Salary Range 1.0 FTE

Shift Type Central Office

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