Position purpose: To lead the Springboard Summer program by coaching teachers, partnering with family members, and driving student reading growth.
Who we’re looking for:
- A literacy expert with extensive PreK-3rd grade content knowledge.
- A problem solver who uses data and builds relationships to reach goals.
- A coachable leader with a desire to grow as a professional.
- A manager with exceptional communication, organization, and critical thinking skills.
- A believer in our collective opportunity to close the literacy achievement gap through hard work and meaningful collaboration with parents and families.
- Set a positive, achievement-driven culture with a focus on student reading growth, family collaboration, and program fidelity.
- Communicate program expectations and results regularly with families, teachers, and the Springboard team.
- Coordinate pre-programming preparation including materials delivery, family orientation, home visits, class rostering, and student assessment.
- Collaborate with Springboard colleagues to proactively plan for success and to address challenges.
- Plan the end-of-program Learning Bonus Celebration.
Coach and manage Teachers
- Support teachers to accomplish personal-professional goals.
- Lead weekly Professional Learning Community (PLC) meetings to prepare Teachers for family workshops and high-quality instruction.
- Observe instruction and review lesson plans and action plans, providing frequent feedback to Teachers.
- Co-plan and lead school-based professional development on family engagement and assessment and data-driven instruction.
- Conduct make-up PD for Teachers as needed.
Build partnerships with family members
- Support enrollment and home visits for 100% completion.
- Create a welcoming environment for families and scholars.
- Communicate program details and expectations to families.
- Conduct outreach for family workshops, follow-up with families who do not attend, and conduct make-up workshops as needed.
- Distribute goal letters, action plan letters, and award letters to families.
Utilize data to meet performance metrics
- Review baseline and ending assessments for completeness and fidelity of administration.
- Participate in weekly solutions-oriented meetings to review data and address challenges: school-wide action plan meetings, all-staff meetings, check-ins with Operations Lead.
- Ensure every scholar receives a high-quality action plan.
- Keep complete and timely data on all aspects of programming.
- Participate in mid-programming reflection and an end of programming debrief.
- Coordinate materials inventory receipt, storage, and monitoring, including books, print materials, and incentives. Assist in packing, distribution, and organization as needed.
- Assist school administrators in identifying teachers and an Enrollment Coordinator.
- Respond to unforeseen needs and challenges.
How we measure success:
- Reading Progress: Are students meeting reading growth goals? Do students have action plans?
- Parent Engagement: Did all families receive a home visit? Are parents attending our weekly workshops? Are parents cultivating new reading habits?
- Program Enrollment and Attendance: Did the school reach its target enrollment? Are enrolled students attending regularly?
- Site Success: Are teachers achieving their growth goals? Is inventory organized and returned?
Time Commitment: The Site Leader position is 12 weeks: 6 weeks of part-time work and 6 weeks of full-time work. Specific program dates are dependent on the calendars of our partner districts and schools. Site Leaders should expect to attend or lead approximately 15 hours of professional development and to do 5 hours of prep for PD and planning with their Cluster Leader.
Compensation: The Site Leader stipend for Springboard Summer is $6,000 for six weeks of full-time work. Site Leaders may work up to 20 hours at an hourly rate of $40/hour prior to their stipend, including PD, for which they clock-in and out for time worked. Site Leaders are eligible for a performance bonus of up to $1,000.
Management Structure: This position reports directly to a Cluster Leader.
Springboard Collaborative is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.