Job Posting AP for ALL Program Manager English

AP for ALL Program Manager – English


Job Status: Regular - Full Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Director, Programs - Northeast
Amount of Travel Required: Up to 65%
Positions Supervised: none

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Program Manager will work in partnership with the Operations and Content teams, to support the mission of dramatically improving STEM education through improved teaching and transforming participating NYC schools into centers of college readiness. An understanding and commitment to NMSI’s mission, the goals of the AP for ALL program, leadership skills, event and project management and ability to remain organized while in motion are critical for success in this role. The ability to speak compellingly about our work, an understanding of the education reform movement and developing deep content knowledge in key organizational initiatives is also required.

Essential Functions

  • Support high school administrators and educators to increase program AP enrollment and results
  • Use data and content expertise to help drive instruction, teacher selection and increases in enrollment and performance in program AP courses
  • Build and manage strong relationships with NYC-DOE AP for ALL staff, NYC educators, and NYC administrators in AP for ALL schools or prospective schools
  • Coordinate, prepare, execute, schedule, maintain and report on all AP for ALL activities and transactions in the schools assigned by the Director, Programs - Northeast
  • Assist in content/instructional supervision of student facing events: Student Study Sessions and Student Summer Enrichment
  • Assist NMSI Content Team in providing quality assurance of presenters at AP for ALL AP Summer Institutes, Content Workshops, Spring/Mock Trainings and LTF Trainings
  • Coaches, supports and monitors AP for ALL mentors in collaboration with NMSI Content Team
  • Identifies content and instruction issues that impede program success and makes recommendations to the Director, Programs – Northeast and NMSI Content Team on corrective interventions/support
  • Supports LTF implementation through area meetings and support with school-based AP for ALL LTF “Leads”.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or related content area (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Minimum four years of teaching experience; AP English Literature and/or AP English Language teaching experience required
  • Administrator/Coordinator experience is preferred
  • Experience developing and/or facilitating professional development events is preferred
  • Curriculum development experience is preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to authentically connect with diverse constituencies
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with an appetite for collaboration
  • Skill in navigating complex environments toward positive outcomes
  • Highly organized with extreme attention to detail, accuracy and problem solving in a fast paced environment
  • Competency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is preferred

Skills & Abilities

  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion or job type
  • Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task
  • Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers
  • Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy
  • Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one's conduct

NMSI Core Values

  • Accountability - Delivering on commitments made to our stakeholders, transparency about progress and outcomes, and ownership of responsibility for the decisions we make.
  • Collaboration - Trust, open communication and teamwork inside and outside the organization to maximize our shared knowledge and bring greater value to our mission.
  • Equity - Access and opportunity for all students to succeed, regardless of zip code.
  • Learning - Fostering dynamic learning environments for students and teachers and using internal and external feedback to continuously improve the quality of our work.
  • Advocacy - Cultivation of strong, strategic relationships that expand our reach and influence and ensure continued positive student outcomes in the communities we serve.
Disclosures: 

National Math and Science Initiative, Inc. has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NMSI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which we have employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Please send cover letter and resume to Cindy Wall at cwall@nms.org.