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Boston Public Schools Summer Site Director (Summer 2022) in Boston, Massachusetts

THIS IS A SUMMER SCHOOL POSITION. EMPLOYMENT IS SEASONAL AND TEMPORARY PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: BPS Summer Learning programs consist of an array of high-quality academic and enrichment programs that provide services for targeted student populations in every grade level across the district. BPS Summer Learning programs aim to: address unfinished learning from SY21-22 and increase academic achievement; develop student socio-emotional skills and increase student efficacy by building skills and competencies - paying careful attention to any additional social-emotional needs created by the pandemic strengthen the effectiveness of school-community partnerships; and promote student health and wellness. The Office of Expanded Learning Opportunities is seeking an experienced school administrator to support the implementation of Summer Learning programs for Boston Public School students during Summer 2021. The Summer Site Director shall be available to participate in planning activities immediately upon hiring, full-time duties begin in July. Program Sites (Tentative): Frederick Pilot Middle School, Hennigan K-8 School, Mario Umana Academy K-8 School, Mildred Avenue K-8 School, Murphy K-8 School, Orchard Gardens K-8 School, TechBoston Academy (6-12) REPORTS TO: Position reports to the Office of Expanded Learning Opportunities. PROGRAM SCHEDULE: Please note: We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 recommendations from the Boston Public Health Commission. Programmatic offerings for Summer Learning 2022 are subject to change. In-Person The in-person instructional hours for students vary by program, but students and staff may be on-site up to 6 hours per day, 5 days per week from July 5, 2022-August 5, 2022. The total duration of this position will be 5 weeks. Summer Site Directors are required to attend all scheduled central and site-based planning meetings, work all required program hours, as well as complete all required wrap-up duties, as indicated in the job description. Pre-Summer: The Summer Site Director shall be available to participate in planning activities immediately upon hiring, full-time duties begin in July. Up to 35 hours of planned prep time prior to program start, including scheduled planning meetings & PD, regular check-ins w/site program partners & school liaison(s), and on-site setup and planning. During Summer: July 5, 2022-August 5, 2022 - The Summer Site Director will work a 7-hour day, 5 days per week on-site throughout summer programming. Post-Summer: Some “wrap-up” duties (including end-of-summer closeout paperwork and feedback activities) occur immediately following the conclusion of summer learning programming. RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee and facilitate operations at a BPS Summer Learning site. Serve as primary liaison between Central Office Operations Departments and school site by carrying out the below tasks and responsibilities: Building Preparation & Program Coordination Coordinate with district and building leadership, facilities, OIIT, BPS Safety, Food and Nutrition Services, Health Services, and Summer Directors to ensure all logistics (building permits, classroom assignments, building walkthrough, PPE storage location, etc) are addressed prior to the first day of Summer Learning programs. Facilitate setup of classrooms & shared space for all programs assigned to the building. Develop procedures for entry and exit of all students. Ensure compliance of all programs with COVID protocol. Meet with all Program Coordinators to review expectations (handbooks, emergency procedures, contact information, etc) and provide support in preparation for the first day of programming. Meet with the Director of Summer Learning to review expectations and assign tasks. Organize and facilitate regular team meetings with all Program Coordinators assigned to the building. Participate in Professional Development opportunities as directed by the Director of Summer Learning. Program Support & Operations Oversee front office operations (including but not limited to: site-wide attendance monitoring, PPE distribution, providing direction for parents and visitors, staff sign-in sheets, field trip permission forms, emergency card information, media releases). Assist with arrival and dismissal. Create and manage Master Daily Schedule for all programs assigned to the building. Execute emergency procedures if necessary. Communicate concerns/challenges to the Office of Expanded Learning Opportunities. Performs other duties as assigned by the Office of Expanded Learning Opportunities. Engage and collaborate with families as partners in planning and problem-solving. Establish a culturally competent, trauma-sensitive learning climate. Understand and implement culturally and linguistically sustaining practices. TERMS: $51.74/hr - Compensation is set based on hours of work, including professional development, on-site program time, and additional duties. Compensation may differ based on school site. Payroll will be processed on a biweekly basis after receipt of completed timesheets in accordance with the BPS summer payroll schedule. All employees must read and agree to the BPS 2022 Summer Program Terms of Employment . QUALIFICATIONS - REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree. Massachusetts teaching license or school administrator license. At least 2 years of professional teaching or administrative experience. Willing to explore student learning in a non-traditional setting and connect student learning through project-based, experiential learning. Willing to work in close collaboration with multiple stakeholders, including community-based organizations with shared goals in a student-centered, school-aligned, results-focused initiative. Experience with working with a diverse population of students, especially historically marginalized student groups, such as Black and brown students, students with disabilities, and English Language Learners. A fierce commitment to equity. An understanding and commitment to the implementation of the district’s Culturally and Linguistically Sustaining Practices (CLSP) framework. Demonstrated ability to serve as an instructional or operational 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. Current Massachusetts administrator license (Principal/Assistant Principal, Special Education Administrator, etc). Prior experience working in a BPS summer learning program. Current BPS employee who is familiar with specific building sites. 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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Summer Site Director (Summer 2022)

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Primary Location Central Office - Extended Learning Time

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