Position Summary: The High School Coordinator reports to the Program Director and plays a crucial role in supporting 9th and 10th grade students and families in reaching their educational and post-secondary goals. In collaboration with the College Access Director, the High School Coordinator is a leader in providing quality out-of-school-time programming for all high school students, while helping to ensure the academic progress and post-secondary readiness of 9th and 10th grade students.
Build a relationship and rapport with all MetroSquash high school students and their families while promoting the mission and values of MetroSquash.
Create and maintain a structured and engaging out-of-school-time learning environment for high school students.
Plan and lead enrichment programming including the MetroSquash College Prep Curriculum, Ambassador Program, and Saturday Academics.
Recruit and retain between 15 and 20 students per grade for grades 9 and 10.
Manage the boarding school and parochial engagement initiative to include regular communication and outreach to students, families, mentors and school administration.
Supervise volunteers and work-study tutors in the execution of daily programming.
Conduct a minimum of 2 family meetings per year for grades 9 and 10.
Track student grades, attendance and all other relevant program metrics.
Other job duties as assigned.
Master’s Degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, or related Youth Development field strongly preferred; Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree required.
Must have 2-5 years of experience working with youth; experience in an out-of-school-time learning environment a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Detail-oriented, organized and ability to manage deadlines under strenuous circumstances.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Range:Commensurate with experience.Vacation and Benefits:Twenty days paid vacation in the first year, 25 in the second year, and 30 in each subsequent year. Full health coverage, including dental.
Founded in Chicago in 2005, MetroSquash is an after school, weekend, and summer program that provides transformative, life changing opportunities for underserved and underrepresented Chicago Public School students. The program currently serves over 400 students in 5th grade through college graduation. In 2015, MetroSquash opened a $7.0M academic and squash center located at 61st & Cottage Grove in... the Woodlawn neighborhood that has allowed the program to significantly increase student enrollment and impact in the community.