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Student Affairs Manager

Brooklyn Prospect High 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 Student Affairs 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 Student Affairs and be responsible for implementing our socio-emotional and academic Multi-Tiered Support System (MTSS)The core of this person’s role is to partner with educators and families to ensure that the school is meeting the needs of every student. 

School Leadership

  • Track priority academic and culture data (e.g. homework completion rates, attendance patterns, etc.); communicate progress to students, teachers and parents

  • Lead a process of educator collaboration to implement a multi-tiered support system (MTSS) to ensure that all student needs are being met - both academically and socio emotionally. 

  • Cultivate a sense of shared ownership for upholding values of an inclusive community through active modeling of school-wide culture practices

  • Work closely with teachers and school culture team members to support efforts in character development, academic habits,  and positive school culture

  • Provide consistent feedback to staff and students re: performance goals and upholding community expectations

Student Affairs

  • Analyze academic data to lead a proactive RTI process and work closely with the Director of Student Supports to train teachers on its implementation 

  • Write and adapt Advisory plans and deliver professional development sessions related to Advisory to teachers

  • Plan school-wide and grade-specific events alongside the Director of Student Affairs and maintain a calendar of regular events throughout the year 

  • Maintain a thorough and accurate system of the various required mandates the school is required to meet 

  • Observe lessons regularly and deliver targeted feedback and coaching  to teachers, including feedback on lesson planning methods

  • Assist teachers to devise and monitor high-impact support plans for students

  • Model outstanding instruction and community building strategies for teachers 

Student Culture

  • Model how to build strong, mutually respectful relationships with students and families and support teachers to do the same

  • Own the initial response and follow up to Tier 2 and Tier 3 behavior interventions

  • Design and deliver professional development sessions on the various socio-emotional learning and special education skills required by the staff at large 

  • Observe and give feedback on schoolwide systems and classroom culture 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 5 years professional experience

  • At least 3-5 years of teaching or social worker/counseling experience in a diverse by design environment preferred 

  • Prior experience directly managing, observing, and coaching counselors and/or social workers

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

  • 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.

 

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

  • 4 prescribed weeks of summer vacation (to be taken prior to July 31st), 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 $90,000-$99,343.