Hot Job: Assistant Director with the Center for Social Value Creation – NEW!
The Center for Social Value Creation is seeking an Assistant Director to focus on Experiential Learning and Social Entrepreneurship.
The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is seeking an Assistant Director of student programs and social entrepreneurship for The Center for Social Value Creation (CSVC). The center brings together staff, faculty and students to find solutions that address global social and environmental challenges through business principles. The center supports research, curriculum and applied learning by immersing our students in complex and evolving marketplaces where critical thinking, leadership, and entrepreneurship are at the core of the experience.
The Assistant Director will be responsible for the execution of consulting-based experiential learning programs as well as the development, management and expansion of social entrepreneurship programming. The Assistant Director will also work with the Executive Director to administer the center, develop and maintain strategic partnerships and contribute to the overall strategy and continued growth of the organization. Finally, participation in regional social entrepreneurship and responsible business networks is required.
For more details or to APPLY, please view the listing on the University of Maryland Jobs page.
Hot Job: Part-time Administrative Assistant with the Association of American Colleges and Universities – NEW!
The Association of American Colleges and Universities is hiring a part-time Administrative Assistant to the Senior Scholar and Director of Civic Learning and Democracy Initiatives.
The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), a dynamic and fast-paced higher education association, seeks a sharp, well organized Administrative Assistant to work with the Senior Scholar and Director of Civic Learning and Democracy Initiatives. This is a part-time position of fourteen to nineteen hours a week. Among other duties, the assistant drafts letters and edits documents, performs web research, helps organize meetings and conferences, arranges travel, maintains files, updates web sites, and assists with small research projects and grant preparation as needed.
The Assistant must be able to handle multiple tasks, keep track of and meet deadlines, and work efficiently. The job requires excellent writing skills, attentiveness to detail, and the ability to communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing, with everyone from college presidents to faculty members. The priority of the program is to work in national coalitions and with colleges and universities to advance education for civic engagement in our diverse democracy and cultivate commitment to working with others to grapple with public problems facing our interdependent globe. The work is deeply shaped by the national agenda framed in A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracy’s Future, published by AAC&U and released at the White House in January 2012.
With nearly 1300 college and university members, AAC&U works to improve the quality of undergraduate education with special attention to student learning, curriculum design, innovative pedagogies, and inclusive institutional policies. This program specifically addresses AAC&U’s strategic priority to advance personal and social responsibility as an essential component of a contemporary college education.
Candidates must have experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and be able to work independently and as part of a team. A bachelor’s degree is required. Experience in higher education is an asset.
Hourly rate will range from $17-$21 depending on experience. Please submit a resume and a cover letter describing relevant work and educational experience to AAC&U, Box AACLD, 1818 R Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on May 10, 2013.
AAC&U believes that a broadly diverse staff is critical to achieving excellence as a national higher education association. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with the full range of fair employment practices and non-discrimination laws.
Hot Job: Director – Young Adult Learning Center
The See Forever Foundation in Washington D.C. is seeking a Director to lead its Young Adult Learning Center (YALC) campus, which opened in September 2012 to serve young people who do not have a high school credential. The YALC will ultimately serve up to 150 students between the ages of 17 – 24, some of whom were at one time under the supervision of the District’s Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services.
The new YALC provides an educational program that leads to a high school credential or GED, workforce development through internships and career institutes, case management/mental health supports, and individualized planning and support for postsecondary education and job training. Currently the program includes GED, Adult Basic Education (ABE), and a building trades vocational program leading to an industry-recognized credential.
Expanding on this foundation, the YALC will offer:
- a high quality academic program to prepare students to obtain a high school credential and a successful transition to postsecondary education or employment;
- hands-on job training in fields projected to grow that will prepare students for industry certification, advanced training or apprenticeships, or employment;
- youth development supports to respond to an individual student’s social, emotional and developmental needs; and
- life skills and transition supports to prepare students for success in whatever post-secondary opportunities they choose to pursue.
For more information on the Director position and to apply, please visit http://www.seeforever.org/get-involved/careers/director-young-adult-learning-center/
Hot Job: Relationship Manager, Scholarships, Programs, Internships and Fellowships (SPIF)
SPIF, Outreach and Recruitment
The Relationship Manager for Outreach and Recruitment will assist in the management of outreach initiatives and activities for the SPIF Program.
Responsibilities and Duties:
The Relationship Manager will develop, enhance and execute male initiative strategic plans; cultivate partnerships with the educational and community organizations to mentor students through application processes; manage the male initiative within budget and monitor and provide support for partners’ make initiative strategic programs.
The Relationship Manager will also conduct outreach to educational and community leaders as well as students and parents, in addition to focusing on the recruitment of African American male students; analyze data and prepare reports and status updates on the male initiative as requested and respond to inquiries regarding the programs.
Additional duties: implement and coordinate male applicant and candidate contact management strategies; co-manage the African American Gates Millennium Scholars Read Process; assist in developing strategies to assist in the retention of African American male Scholars; support the application process and other duties as assigned, in support of program objectives.
A Bachelor’s degree; Master’s preferred and 3-5 years experience providing college access support for students of color and prior outreach experience.
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to multi-task and be detail-oriented.
- Ability to work independently and collectively as a team player.
- Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite.
Send an e-mail message with a resume and cover letter in the body of the e-mail (or as attachments) to: email@example.com (Note: Word 7.0 or ASCII files are preferred)
Fax your resume and cover letter to: 202-234-0223
Mail your resume and cover letter to:
United Negro College Fund
1805 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Hot Job: Middle School Reading Specialist
The Middle School Reading Intervention Teacher is responsible for providing high-level literacy learning experiences to struggling readers and teach the Read 180 course as prescribed by the Tier III instructional program
For more information and to apply, go to www.chavezschools.org
· Implements scientific-based reading research strategies to enable students to develop the competencies and skills to be successful readers**
· Provides individual and group instruction designed to meet individual needs and motivate students
· Establishes and maintains standards of student control required
to achieve effective participation in all activities
· Evaluates academic growth of students and maintains appropriate records
· Communicates with parents through a variety of means
· Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve learning problems
· Deep understanding of scientific-based reading research and evidence-based practices for teaching reading and assessing student progress toward achievement of benchmarks.
· Knowledge of various reading intervention programs.
· General knowledge of middle school curriculum and instruction.
· Conduct reading assessments, gather and assist in analyzing data, and write reports related to literacy
Curriculum and Instruction
· Know how to use and implement a range of effective strategies, as well as analyze literacy instruction
· Use technologies in the teaching/learning process
· Assist students with the selection of books and other instructional materials to meet individual literacy needs
· Attend and assist with Intervention Team meetings as needed
· Consistently assess student achievement through screening, progress monitoring, diagnostic and outcome measures
· Administer and interpret assessment data to determine adequate progress, determine those in need of supplemental or intensive intervention
· Become familiar with the administration and interpretation of in-depth diagnostic measures or additional assessments commonly used in the school
Implementation of Intervention Policy:
· Compile, maintain and file all reports, records and other student records as required
· Implementing the Intervention with fidelity
· Selects and requisitions instructional materials; maintains intervention inventory records
· Bachelor’s degree in English or extensive coursework in English
Three or more years of teaching experience in English, Reading preferred
Hot Job: Live It Learn It Program Associate: Provide Experiential Learning to DC Students
Do you love extending learning beyond the school walls? Would you like to use Frederick Douglass’ former home as your classroom while you teach students about the Civil War and the abolition of slavery? Or use the the jungle at the U.S. Botanic Garden to teach about plant adaptations? Then Live It Learn It might be the spot for you.
Live It Learn It provides experiential learning programs to over 1,600 4th, 5th and 6th grade students in Title I (high-poverty) DC public schools. Our mission is ambitious: to boost academic achievement and motivation for students in DC’s lowest performing schools.
But, our 3-part methodology is sensible and efficient: we teach rigorous pre-trip lessons that introduce key academic concepts; we take students on carefully structured academic trips that bring learning to life; and we teach engaging post-trip classroom lessons to extend and assess student learning. In addition, Live It Learn It creates robust curricular materials, which are aligned to DC’s academic learning standards and emphasize hands-on learning in a way that sets every student up for success.
Not surprisingly, Live It Learn It’s impact is profound, with students showing remarkable leaps in academic achievement and motivation, as they begin to understand for the first time how classroom learning connects to the world that surrounds them.
About the Program Associate Position
Live It Learn It seeks a highly motivated program associate to help with all aspects of creating and delivering experiential learning programs to students in DC public schools. For the right candidate, this is a fabulous opportunity to become a key player in an innovative and rapidly growing organization.
Job responsibilities may include:
- Teaching classroom lessons
- Leading trips
- Creating academic materials
- Evaluating student work
- Coordinating logistics for trips and classroom lessons
- Supporting Live It Learn It’s development and marketing strategies
- Various administrative duties
The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate will possess many, if not all, of the following qualities:
- Have a demonstrated interest in education
- Have experience working with children, particularly in low-income communities
- Have experience managing or leading groups of young people
- Have strong organizational skills
- Be a self-starter
- Be a team player
- Be an innovative and creative thinker
Please visit www.liveitlearnit.org for more information about Live It Learn It and our programs.
How to apply:
Please submit both a résumé and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. As you write your cover letter, please keep in mind the qualities listed above under “The Successful Candidate.” Salary commensurate with experience; comprehensive benefits package.
If you have any additional questions related to our work please contact Quay Dorsey at email@example.com.
hot JOb: Work for Scholar Academies
Scholar Academies is hiring! Check out all of the openings and apply online today!
Teaching openings in DC for the 2013-2014 School Year:
- 2nd Grade Teacher
- 3rd-5th Grade ELA Teachers
- 3rd-5th Grade Math Teachers
- Elementary Foreign Language Teacher
- Elementary Special Education Teacher
About Scholar Academies
Scholar Academies is a non-profit, school management organization that exists to close the achievement gap and to contribute to national efforts to eradicate educational inequity. Scholar Academies manages a network of high-performing schools that provide traditionally under-served, urban students with a meaningful, high-quality education.
Scholar Academies currently operates two Young Scholars Schools in Philadelphia, two DC Scholars School in Washington D.C., and one NJ Scholars School in Trenton, New Jersey.
Hot Job: Assistant Director of Public Purpose
The Assistant Director of Public Purpose is a full time position that includes hours on some Saturdays and early evenings. The position combines administrative support with programmatic input, reporting directly to the RCDS Director of Public Purpose.
• Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years’ experience in Service Learning, Citizenship Education, Diversity, and/or Outreach
• Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects, including confidential information
• Team-oriented with a demonstrated ability to work with a variety of constituents
• Strong organizational, interpersonal, writing, and public speaking skills
• Available to alternate coverage with the Director of Public Purpose to oversee the SCOPE after school program (Student-Centered Outreach, Partnership and Enrichment) from 3:15 to 6:00 p.m., and the SET program (Saturday Enrichment Tutorial Program) from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on twelve Saturdays
• Positive, friendly disposition with a hands-on, flexible working style
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and social networking tools
• Bilingual English/Spanish a plus (not required)
The duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
Programmatic Support Responsibilities
• Work closely with the Director of Public Purpose and Division Principals to plan and execute the LS-US Community Service program within a service learning approach; assist with all Public Purpose events (Volunteer Fair, guest lecturers, etc.)
• Write articles and provide photos/videos of Public Purpose events both on and off campus (as needed)
• Chaperone Public Purpose & Community Service trips as needed
• Schedule and oversee meetings with the Service Proposal Review Board and the Service Leadership Council; process new service proposal forms
• Interact with non-profit partner organizations in conjunction with the Director of Public Purpose
• Attend divisional/department meetings as needed (LS-US)
• Advise student clubs and elected student government representatives regarding Community Service
• Provide individual consultations with Upper School students regarding Community Service opportunities
• Coordinate with faculty, administrators, students, and parents as necessary
• Liaise with the Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Parent Public Purpose Committee
• Research projects and conduct surveys – gather comparative information about other independent schools, program assessments, etc.
• Assist with coordination of Senior Term projects
• Recruit and coordinate student volunteers
Evolve episodic Community Service drives into a model that extends throughout the school year and is articulated as part of the school’s institutional value and identity Work with the Director of Public Purpose as per the recommendations of the Public Purpose Task Force
Administrative Support Responsibilities
• Cultivate untapped community-based food providers for meetings
• Maintain and update Public Purpose online calendar and Public Purpose Haiku page
• Update Service Learning Profile database and conduct spot checks
• Update SET, SCOPE, and ACTION databases
• Prepare minutes from relevant committee meetings
• Order and track transportation costs for all Community Service/Public Purpose engagements
• Consolidate and process all funds raised at RCDS for outside nonprofits
• Coordinate peer tutoring program with the US Learning Specialist
• Coordinate student and faculty attendance at conferences
• Assist with needed clerical support for the Office of Public Purpose
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hot Job: Jumpstart is Looking for Summer Corps Members!
Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community volunteers to work with preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. Through a proven curriculum, these children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path to close the achievement gap before it is too late. Join us to work toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. Learn more at http://www.jstart.org.
Jumpstart is hiring for summer Corps members. Information on the position here!
To apply, visit www.jstart.org/apply. ** NOTE: To apply for summer, please apply under Catholic University. To apply for the fall, please apply under George Washington University.
Hot Jobs: Work for the Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service
The Center is hiring for Graduate Fellowship positions:
- Communications and Web Management (GWork 777241)
- Grant Commissioner (GWork 777256) – deadline to apply: June 30
- Americorps Vista Neighbors Project Coordinator: application info here.
Questions? Email us at email@example.com.
Hot Job: Teach at Two Rivers Public Charter School
Two Rivers Public Charter School is looking for outstanding candidates for the following positions immediately and beginning in August 2013. Varies by position.
Middle School Math Teacher- http://www.idealist.org/view/job/ZxGgzF2bp4FP/
Middle School Reading Specialist- http://www.idealist.org/view/job/px6tMwpH3zh4/
Middle School Language Arts Special Education Teacher- http://www.idealist.org/view/job/mB8pXW7t22Jd/
Elementary School Special Education Teacher- http://www.idealist.org/view/job/85cMsXKp38Np/
Assistant Teacher- http://www.idealist.org/view/job/N5NbHCCXC5sP/
Please send your applications to:
Jessica Wodatch, Executive Director
Two Rivers Public Charter School
1227 4th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
via fax at 202-546-0869
via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Two Rivers is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Hot Job: The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) is hiring for a variety of positions
The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) is setting a national model for creating quality public school options that is leading the transformation of public education in Washington, DC. As the city’s independent charter authorizer, PCSB approves new charter applications, closes poor-performing schools and conducts effective oversight of charter school performance through its Performance Management Framework and other tools. More than 35,000 students attend DC charter schools, roughly 43% of the DC public school population. PCSB currently oversees 57 public charter schools on 102 campuses across the city. For more information about PCSB, visit www.dcpcsb.org.
The PCSB is searching for talented people to join our teams. If you know any rockstars send them our way!
For a list of current openings, check out http://www.dcpubliccharter.com/School-Leaders/Work-at-a-Charter-School.aspx.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
Hot Job: Data Associate with the Dorothy I. Height Community Academy Public Charter School
The Dorothy I. Height Community Academy Public Charter School (CAPCS) serves children from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade, we have four physical campuses and one virtual campus. We have made a commitment to excellence and the expectation of excellence informs all that we do. We offer an academically challenging program rooted in an ethical culture that promotes intellectual curiosity and social and civic responsibility.
CAPCS is currently recruiting for a Data Associate!
The Data Associate will support the Assessment and Evaluation team in gathering, organizing, and reporting data to CAPCS stakeholders. The Data Associate will have ongoing responsibilities in planning for assessments and managing assessment data. In addition, she will play a critical role as the department takes on increased responsibilities with other student data systems.
This opportunity is perfect for anyone interested in learning how teachers and school leaders can use data to inform instructional practice and make decisions to help their students learn at a high level. It is also a great opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about charter schools in Washington, DC.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Plan for assessments and provide logistical support to test coordinators
- Support school-level managers to ensure our systems contain accurate and up-to-date data
- Create ad hoc reports under the direction of the Director of Assessment and Data Specialist
- Plan and participate in professional development for using data to inform instructional practice and make school decisions
- Identify and act on ideas for improving CAPCS data systems
Education and Experience:
- Competent with MS Word and PowerPoint
- Skilled with MS Excel
- Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task
- Can take direction and make decisions independently
- Possesses strong customer service mindset
- Can handle occasional periods of fast-paced and high-pressure work
- Believes that every child can learn at a high level and deserves support to reach this level
- Preferred but not required:
- Experience using data systems
- Experience working or volunteering in schools
To apply please visit www.capcs.org/work/openings to complete an online application (including submission of a cover letter and resume), or submit your cover letter, resume and application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hot Job: GOOD Campus Ambassador Program
Location : On your university campus
GOOD is a global community of people who give a damn. Our new platform is a gathering place and a growing toolkit for pragmatic idealists to creatively and collaboratively engage with each other, our communities, and our world. We help you connect with awesome people and organizations, and engage with them around topics and issues you care about.
At universities around the country, there are many students and groups trying to push the world forward through their separate initiatives. However, we at GOOD believe that more impact can be made when people come together.
GOOD’s Campus Ambassadors are charged with convening and organizing student innovators to collaborate and collectively drive change. As a GOOD Campus Ambassador, you will bring the creativity, energy and drive of your university’s students to the GOOD community and work with GOOD HQ to maximize your collective impact. As part of our pilot program, each student ambassador will have a hand in shaping this program.
- Build and manage your university’s hub on good.is, making it the go-to place for info on social good content and action opportunities that are relevant for your campus
- Each semester, execute one major creative initiative (e.g., event, exhibit, campaign), with guidance from GOOD HQ and our partners (leading social impact organizations)
- Network and collaborate with student organizations and professors, including building a coalition of like-minded student groups and managing regular meet-ups
- Share ideas and best practices with other GOOD Campus Ambassadors across the country
This is an opportunity to build professional skills in project management, communications, and community organizing. You’ll gain first-hand experience working at a successful social enterprise and be able to network with influencers in the fields of media, technology, design, business, and social impact.
Background / skills:
- Strong communications and problem solving skills
- Ability to flexibly operate in a fast-paced, creative, and entrepreneurial environment
- Takes initiative and focuses on achieving results
- Demonstrated achievement in academics or extracurricular activities
- Event planning experience a plus
- Experience leading teams a plus
Interested? Apply Here!