Director of High School Admissions and College Completion (Available 2022-2023)

Employer
Public Preparatory Network Inc
Location
New York City, NY
Posted
Aug 02, 2022
Closes
Aug 08, 2022
Ref
319446252
Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Director
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Non-profit, Provider
An Invitation to Apply for the Position ofDirector of High School Admissions and College Completion (Available 2021-2022)Girls Prep Bronx Middle School (Grades 6-8) Bronx, NYAbout Public PrepPublic Prep is the nation’s first non-profit network that exclusively develops exceptional, tuition-free PreK and single-sex elementary and middle public schools. We pursue continuous excellence through our dedication to an inclusive community focused on scholar, family, and staff collaboration. Our scholars are resilient and empathetic, guided by our four core values of community (sisterhood/brotherhood), scholarship, responsibility, and merit. Our teaching model is designed to incorporate a culturally responsive approach that is informed by data to cultivate an environment that empowers scholars to become independent learners. At Public Prep we believe zip code should not define your destiny, systemic and institutional racism must be disrupted and that all scholars should be on a predictable path to and through college. Our network comprises 6 schools across 5 campuses in the Lower East Side and Bronx, serving 2,100 scholars in grades PreK-8:Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School (Grades Pre-K-5) Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School II (Grades Pre-K-1)Girls Prep Bronx Middle School (Grades 6-8)Girls Prep Lower East Side Elementary School (Grades PreK-4)Girls Prep Lower East Side Middle School (Grades 5-8)Boys Prep Bronx (Grades K-8)What Sets Us ApartIn addition to the academic work, Public Prep emphasizes social-emotional learning as critical to supporting the whole child. Relationship-building is the lever that moves adults to move students and that moves families to invest time and energy in schools. Each school has a committed leadership team and staff that strives to work collaboratively to build a warm, joyful culture of rigor. Public Prep is committed to investing in our adult learning culture. As a team member at Public Prep you can anticipate a learning environment where growth mindset, humility and data informed decision making is evident through professional development that takes place within coaching cycles, observation and feedback, and targeted professional development opportunities within the network and from outside providers. In 2020, all of our campuses were recognized by NYS as Recognition Schools for their high academic achievement and strong progress. Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa described them as “exemplary public schools that demonstrate that all students can achieve at high levels with the right supports and resources.” This honor has been bestowed upon the top 15% of schools in New York State. We offer a competitive salary, retirement packages, comprehensive health and wellness benefits and other employment perks. We offer ongoing professional development and leadership training programs to support long-term career growth and trajectory. For more details about our benefits package, visit our website at www.publicprep.org/careers.Public Preparatory Network is an Equal Opportunity employer. Public Preparatory Network is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.The Director of High School Admissions and College Completion fulfills their commitment to our mission by ensuring all students are accepted to right-fit, high quality high schools where a high percentage of the students graduate in four years and are accepted and enroll in four year colleges or universities. This percentage is established annually through the goal setting process. The Director of High School Admissions and College Completion will work closely with students and families to facilitate the high school admissions process in New York City. The Director of High School Admissions and College Completion will also establish partnerships with high-performing public, private, and charter schools to learn more about their application processes and connect them to Girls Prep students. The Director of High School Admissions & College Completion reports to the Principal.This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee.Please be sure to attach a resume and a cover letter including examples of how you have demonstrated continuous learning and specific ways you have used student data to drive instructional decisions.

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