College Access program will work intensively with up to 50 low and moderate-income students living in Flatbush, Brooklyn whose parents have not attended college over four years, starting in the 9th grade. Students must have B or C averages in middle school and moderately-high attendance rates and at least one adult in the household who is willing to meaningfully participate in the program. The central goal of the program is for every child to reach and succeed in college by providing: academic advisement, tutoring, a parent-mentor network (College Coach), college tours, subsidized employment, youth development and savings promotion.
The person filling this position is expected to ensure the smooth running and coordination of all project/program-related staff and services on a day-to-day basis, in order to ensure that all project/program goals, targets, and performance outcomes are met on a monthly/project cycle basis.
MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree in education, social work or a related field and two years applicable experience and/or equivalent experience. Master's degree preferred. (A license is required of these Master's Degrees: Social Work (LMSW or LCSW), Mental Health Counseling, Counseling/Guidance, and Art Therapy).
Bilingual in Haitian Creole or Spanish preferred.
Strong background in navigating the New York City Public school system
Must obtain Dept. of Health, Dept. of Education fingerprint clearance; doctor's note certifying good health; proof of negative results from TB test; and State Central Registry (SCR) clearance.
Ability to maintain State Central Registry (SCR) clearance and fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.
Ability to adapt to the culture and environment of a public school.