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Regional Schools Coordinator

Company: Uncommon Schools
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Uncommon Schools is a nonprofit network of public schools that are growing the academic achievement of historically under-resourced communities and preparing students for success in college and beyond. We currently lead 54 schools serving more than 20,000 students in six cities: Boston, Camden, New York City, Newark, Rochester, and Troy. We have achieved outstanding academic results based on internal assessments, statewide exams, and graduation achievements!

Job Description

This role is responsible for operationally supporting two Assistant Superintendents (ASups), our senior instructional leaders who oversee instruction, and manage and support a portfolio of Principals! They will ensure efficient and effective support of academic programs and Principal development through strong communication, organization and event support!

Lead written communications with key stakeholders on behalf of the Assistant Superintendent
Maximize the Assistant Superintendents' time and effectiveness: seamlessly manage their calendars through prioritizing appointments and arranging in-person and virtual meetings
Project manage Assistant Superintendents and Principals including creating project plans, managing task completion and project milestones to ensure progress to deadlines
Plan and support meetings and Professional Development sessions: manage logistics and operations, including the creation of meeting/sessions materials
Analyze key student achievement and staff data to strengthen academic action plans and instructional programs
Maintain internal systems to ensure the efficiency of the Assistant Superintendents, including expense reimbursements
Local travel to schools or offices in Newark, NJ and occasional travel to our Home Office in New York City


Required Skills and Abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Strong problem-solving skills
Strong organization skills and attention to detail
Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities
Strong ability to manage up
Receptive to feedback

Preferred Skills/Abilities
Experience with developing polished presentations in PowerPoint/Google Slides and manipulating data in Excel

Education Requirements
HS Diploma or GED required
Bachelor's degree preferred

Experience Requirements
1-2 years professional experience preferred
Experience in K12 education preferred

Physical Requirements
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time

Additional Information

Uncommon Schools offers salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. All staff members receive extensive professional development, and are equipped with a laptop computer and all necessary supplies.

Uncommon believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization that enables our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building an exceptional team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. We also strive to ensure an inclusive community by creating a space for meaningful dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We also ensure that individuals with disabilities receive all privileges and benefits associated with employment and are provided reasonable accommodations for the interview process and to perform core job functions.

Keywords: Uncommon Schools, Newark , Regional Schools Coordinator, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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