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Special Projects Manager, Middle School

Clinton Hill Middle School

About Us:

Prospect Schools is a high performing, intentionally diverse, K-12 college preparatory charter network with seven schools in Brooklyn. We have set a vision to become, by 2025, the leading network of intentionally diverse schools where students and educators can work, learn, and thrive. We hope you’ll join us on this journey.

Our experienced team of leaders and educators works hard every day to prepare a diverse student body to have a positive impact on society and develop a lifelong passion for learning. We are committed to offering a rigorous educational experience to all of our students regardless of background, familial income, or geography, because we believe all children have the right to a high quality education. The strong relationships across our communities allows us to push our mission forward each day for more than 2,100 students.

 

Our Core Values are:

  • Curiosity: Develop sound judgment and intellect by asking questions confidently and thinking critically

  • Care: Support others by grounding every action in empathy while championing equity and inclusion in our work

  • Persistence: Grow and learn by solving problems with determination, creativity and tenacity

  • Passion: Succeed by approaching challenges with excitement, enthusiasm and self assurance

About the Role:

Prospect Schools is seeking an organized, flexible, and mission-driven Special Projects Manager to join us in support of our growing network of schools. The ideal candidate is fully dedicated to the mission of Prospect Schools and to supporting the success of our students and families. This person will report directly to the Director of School Operations and be responsible for creating, revising, and implementing strong operational systems to promote a positive, efficient, and safe environment for our school community. 

 

Student Systems and Technology

  • Create and manage a system for student technology (ie. Chromebook) distribution, troubleshooting, and tracking 

  • Act as the primary point of contact for staff and students in need of tech troubleshooting, and escalate issues to the IT Team as needed 

School Operations

  • Project plan and execute logistics and communication for school events including (but not limited to) field trips, picture day, and end of year/graduation ceremonies 

  • Act as state testing coordinator overseeing logistics, small groups, and overall health of school-based administration.

  • Execute After School Programming day-to-day operations, enrollment, and safety.

  • Support with the planning and execution of day-to-day school systems, such as Arrival, Lunch/Recess, and Dismissal to ensure that they run efficiently and safely 

  • Create and administer staff training on new and routine operations systems 

  • Act as the primary point person for all operations and logistics related to interim and standardized assessments, including schedule creation, class groupings, tech support, staff training, etc.

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 5 years professional experience

  • At least 3-5 years of operations or adjacent administrative experience 

  • Prior experience working in a school preferred 

  • Exceptionally strong organizational skills, with a keen attention to detail

  • Experience managing projects from beginning to end 

  • Adept at collaborating and building community with others

The critical features of this job are described above; they may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons, and additional reasonable responsibilities may be assigned.

 

Benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) or Paid Sick Time (PST) based on date of hire and hours worked per week

  • 2 prescribed weeks of summer vacation (July 3rd-July 14th for Operations roles), as well as regular school breaks and holidays during the school year 

  • 401(K) and Roth IRA with a 4% employer match with a 3-year vesting schedule

  • Flexible spending accounts, including Transit Commuter Options, Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA options

  • Ancillary insurance, including Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, and Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program with free expert support services to assist with a variety of life issues, from family care to mental health services

Salary:

Employees at Prospect Schools are provided with a competitive salary. Our salaries are set through a lens of equity, and based on an individual’s skills, education, and years of experience relevant to the role. The salary range for this role is from $62,000-$88,397.