Interim School Support Manager - Richmond - job 745686

Aspire Public Schools

Date: 05/04/2021

City: Richmond, California

Employment type: Full-time

This is an interim, full-time, benefited, grant funded position for the 2021-22 school year.

About Aspire:

Aspire Public Schools operates a network of high-performing, college preparatory charter schools serving TK-12 scholars in communities across California. Founded in 1998—in an effort to transform the inequitable racial, social, and gender outcomes that our communities persist through—Aspire is one of the largest and most forward-thinking open-enrollment public charter school systems in the nation.

Our purpose is to prepare our scholars for success in college, career, and life. At Aspire, we set a foundation for our scholars to gain knowledge, skills, and power to access and make choices for their families and post-secondary lives. Every day, our community of students, families, teachers and staff comes together to learn, work, and play in an environment grounded in our values of Bienestar (Well-Being), Culture of Belonging, Community Partnership, Agency & Self-Determination, and Joy.

The Opportunity:

Behind every successful student is a passionate and dedicated team. Together, we will change the odds for underserved students, ensuring that every student is prepared to earn a college degree.

The School Support Manager oversees behavior and academic supports for students focusing on the middle school grades. This position manages this critical social/behavioral program by managing resources, evaluation of program expenditure, effectiveness of materials and supports used. This key staff member collaborates with lead teachers, admin, teachers and families to increase the success of at- risk students and manage data including eligibility requirements, passing grade rate, attendance, tardies and behavior trends.

What You Will Do:

  • Develop, implement, manage and analyze all behavioral support programs that build success for students both academically and socially.

  • Successfully coordinate and drive the 3 tiers of intervention program for middle school students.

  • Manage the Restorative Justice roll-out in advisory group and for the entire school site. Collaborate with staff on implementing academic interventions in the general education classroom including; break school, after school supports, (Beyond the Bell and Citizen Schools), office hours, and academic detention.

  • Coordinate and lead roll-out of Restorative Justice Circles and Student Study Team meetings as well as guide restorative conversations between student, parents and teachers.

  • Ensure that individual student action plans are implemented and data gathered on the success of each intervention.

  • Initiates individual student incentive programs and implementation plans based on progress reports.

  • Develops resources to support student plans including toolkits to work with families on increasing student engagement and achievement.

  • Evaluate the success of school wide intervention programs by analyzing data and creating reports. Make determinations regarding student enrollment for Break School. Assess appropriate data tracking methods along with ensuring findings are aligned with external compliance obligations.

  • Supports the work of building a school-wide culture that fosters cooperative relationships and responsibility that involves not only positive reinforcements but consequences for negative behavior.

  • Assign, manage, and develop the advisory and safety team members including evaluation of performance.

  • Serves as main point of contact when coordinating with contractors that provide behavior support services.

  • Participates in safety team efforts, traffic and lunch duty as needed.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Aspire Public Schools mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.

  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

What You Will Bring:

  • Knowledge of effective conflict management and resolution strategies

  • Ability to creatively problem solve

  • Knowledge of curriculum development and assessment

  • Ability to effectively develop relationships across all levels and vary backgrounds and lead with initiative and take direction

  • Supervisory experience and ability to develop coach staff in developing leadership skills

  • Understanding of how to interpret and use data to support key decisions

  • Knowledge of Ed Code and other regulations

  • Computer skills including; Word, Excel, Power Point and familiarity with data tracking systems such as OnCourse

  • Knowledge of safety procedures

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study

  • 1 -3 years of experience working with urban youth in a school-setting

  • Experience with in or knowledge of youth empowerment programs

Aspire Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Aspire promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

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