As a Student Achievement Associate, you will receive extensive support and professional development from experienced teachers and talented school leaders to ensure your success, build deep relationships with students, parents, and communities, work in an innovative environment with high standards for children and adults alike, and join a community of leaders committed to transforming public education in New York City and beyond.
We are looking for a highly motivated and organized individual with a passion for data analysis, assessment administration, and ensuring that appropriate programming and services are in place for ELL, Special Education, and Advanced populations. The school-based Student Achievement Associate will help set the vision for academic excellence and will have direct accountability for the academic performance of his/her Zeta School. He/She will report directly to the Managing Director.
As a Student Achievement Associate, you will be responsible for:
Overseeing the administration of rigorous assessments at his/her Zeta School
Managing, implementing, and codifying structures for special education, academic intervention, and supplemental instruction at the school level
Ensuring that special education identification, referral, and related processes are accurate and efficient, and that all students who require services receive them on time
Working with the Academic Director to implement a scope and sequence of professional development and training for instructional team members and service providers
Driving against student outcomes and holding yourself accountable for student outcomes
Supporting instructional staff at the school level for making data-driven decisions
Identifying and spreading best practices and innovations that lead to great outcomes
Analyzing data and using results to drive instruction and training
Managing student and parent communications related to academic results and special populations (special education, ELL, and advanced learner) processes at the school level
We are looking for a talented Student Achievement Associate with a Bachelor’s degree and at least 1-2 years+ of experience with a proven record of propelling student growth and achievement. Additionally, we are looking for the following characteristics:
Bachelor’s degree required, with an outstanding record of academic achievement and leadership
Familiarity with needs of ELL, Special Education, and advanced populations in underserved locations
Demonstrated passion for the mission, vision, and core values of Zeta Schools
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent writing, communications, and relationship-building skills
Strong strategic thinking, analytical, and creative problem-solving skills
Strong project management experience that drives efficiency and excellence in all aspects of work
Ability to work seamlessly between high-level strategy and detail-oriented work
Experience working with data in excel and other technology platforms to manage data
Strong systems-thinking skills to create and maintain academic programs within the school
Passion for driving innovation, disrupting the status quo, trying new approaches, and tackling problems from many angles and with creative solutions
Compensation is commensurate with experience. Zeta Charter Schools offers a competitive compensation package.
Work authorization required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.). Zeta Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Zeta Charter Schools is a next generation charter school network in NYC that launched two public charter schools in the South Bronx and Inwood communities, with plans to grow to ten schools serving Pre-K-12th grades. As we expand to K-2 for the 2019-2020 school year, Zeta Charter Schools is focused on a people-first culture that maintains high expectations to enable team members to grow personally and professionally. Zeta’s mission is build and maintain high-performing schools that forge thriving communities of lifelong learners, innovators and problem solvers.
What makes Zeta unique?
In addition to cultivating a high-performance culture that fosters extraordinary outcomes, Zeta Charter Schools has a focus on innovation learning as well as mindfulness and wellness to drive our rigorous hands-on academics. With the implementation and adaptation of Compass Programming, we promote an environment of mindfulness that serves as a strong foundation for a respectful school community. Additionally, we believe our Zeta design combines the best of an academically rigorous education, focused on critical thinking and problem solving, with cutting edge technology and tools.