Admissions Student Recruiter

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St. Hope Public Schools
North Sacramento, CA
Nov 05, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University, Non-profit
Admissions Student Recruiter

About St. HOPE Public Schools

Since 2003 St. HOPE Public Schools has passionately worked toward the mission of graduating self-motivated, industrious and critical thinking leaders who are committed to serving others, passionate about lifelong learning and prepared to earn a degree from a four-year college. St. HOPE Public Schools includes three charter schools: PS7 Elementary School, PS7 Middle School, and Sacramento Charter High School located in the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento.

We've raised the bar and our schools are producing extraordinary results with closing the achievement gap and helping our scholars reach their fullest potential. Our student demographics have a much higher percentage of minority and low-income scholars, yet our state testing scores show much better results than District averages. A few examples of how our model is succeeding include:
  • Sacramento Charter High School was recognized by the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) for being the highest performing High School for black students in the state of California.
  • PS7 and Sacramento Charter High School were named California Education Champions by the National Action Network for being 2 of 16 predominantly African American schools that performed in the top 25% of all schools in California, and each scored a 10/10 when compared to similar schools. For context, this year there were a total of 90 predominantly African American schools in California, of which 70 performed in the bottom 25% of all schools.
  • PS7 has twice been named a Title 1 Achievement Award winner, and has been recognized as a California Distinguished School and as a federal Blue Ribbon School nominee for its educational outcomes with low-income students.
  • In 2020, 93% of Sac High scholars were accepted into four-year colleges and we are proud to have among the highest percentage of scholars admitted to UCs and CSUs in the Sacramento region. 100% of our scholars graduated meeting UC/CSU requirements compared to district and state averages of 44%. 100% of our scholars with an IEP graduated meeting UC/CSU requirements compared to district averages of 12% and state average of 15%.

At St. HOPE Public schools we believe in the power of the classroom teacher and know that having three years in a row of excellent teaching can overcome the average achievement deficit between low-income scholars and others. We consistently ground ourselves in this belief and prioritize collaboration so that we are building upon scholar success year after year. Alignment is essential - we work hard to ensure different teachers, grade levels, curriculums, and academic focus areas are all coordinated and working together coherently. We take the time needed with our teachers to plan out curriculums that transition smoothly across grades, and foster a collaborative work environment with consistent expectations and support across grades and campuses.
  • At PS7 Middle School, our results highlight the power of three years of good teaching. Our 6th graders enter our system with only 9% of our scholars on or above grade level in math compared to the district average of 25%. Then after spending three years at PS7 Middle that same group of scholars promotes from 8th grade with 48% of scholars on or above grade level in math compared to the district average of 32%. This same trend is evident in English Language Arts with our 6th graders entering our system with 25% on or above grade level and promoting from 8th grade with 57% on or above grade level compared to the district average of 43%.

In addition to prioritizing academic achievement, we prioritize school culture. We host several engaging scholar and family events throughout the school year, and we seek to provide a well-rounded experience for our scholars with far more elective courses than are available at traditional schools. We value our teachers and offer every teacher a robust coaching and support plan in order to develop our teachers into the best possible educators. Their daily efforts are what make this learning environment as successful as possible for our scholars.

In addition to St. HOPE Public Schools, St. HOPE is a family of nonprofits that also stands for economic growth and revitalization. One of St. HOPE's most prized development projects in Oak Park is the 40 Acres Art and Culture Center on Broadway unveiled in 2003. The project involved refurbishing the old Guild Theater and Woodruff Hotel Buildings at 35th street and Broadway, a building that had been vacant. 40 Acres currently includes the Guild Theater, Underground Books, Old Soul Co., twelve loft apartments, and it's newest addition, Fixins Soul Kitchen.

Although St. HOPE Public Schools has come a long way in the last 18 years, there is still so much more to accomplish. St. HOPE Public Schools looks forward to continuing its vision of being one of the finest urban TK-12 public school systems in the nation and seeks outstanding individuals who are committed to this journey and willing to do whatever-it-takes to provide our scholars with the best education possible! Our future depends on it. Our scholars deserve it.

Ready to Join the Team?

The ideal candidate will bring passion and grit to the mission and vision of St. HOPE Public Schools and a desire to positively impact the Oak Park community and help close the achievement gap for our scholar population. They will have a willingness to learn, grow and work hard along the way. At St. HOPE Public Schools, we live by five key pillars:

High Expectations- You not only set the bar high for every scholar, but also for yourself. You possess a clear vision for what excellence looks like for scholar work, scholar behavior, and your craft.

Choice & Commitment- You understand how your work impacts life outside of your office or classroom. You wake up every morning and commit yourself to doing what's best for our scholars.

More Time- You are one of those people that goes above and beyond in all areas of life. Some people may even say you do too much, but you know that more time equals better results.

Focus on Results- Everything you do is done with purpose because you are dedicated to growth. You believe in data and work tirelessly to reach your goals. You are a problem solver and find feedback empowering.

Power to Lead- You are a natural influencer. You can't help but train and nurture scholars and peers. People are attracted to you because of the way you equip them to succeed.

The Opportunity

The Student Recruiter is a tenacious, goal-oriented, team player who is committed to joining the St. HOPE Team and ensuring that all community members know that they have a choice in their child's education. The Student Recruiter is ready to knock door-to-door, attend events, and canvas the streets in order to share St. HOPE's mission and vision. They are also constantly thinking outside of the box in order to find and recruit scholars and families to join the St. HOPE family. They are often the first person to meet families and create a positive first impression. They must embody St. HOPE's mission, vision, and five pillars and have a passion for ensuring that 100% of scholars are prepared to go to and through college. coordinates and supports outreach efforts to the community on behalf of St. HOPE Public Schools. They promote St. HOPE's schools, services and programs to the local area and community members, and all stakeholders in order to reach their goals of obtaining full enrollment for the schools, TK-12th grade. They attend and coordinate community events and partnerships in order to build relationships between the schools and the community and its members.

Major Function

The Student Recruiter coordinates and supports outreach efforts to the community on behalf of St. HOPE Public Schools. They promote St. HOPE's schools, services and programs to the local area and community members, and all stakeholders in order to reach their goals of obtaining full enrollment for the schools, TK-12th grade. They attend and coordinate community events and partnerships in order to build relationships between the schools and the community and it's members. Children are at the heart of our work so the ideal candidate must love connecting with and supporting scholars! Recruiting scholars is a core function of building the best school culture possible.

The Student Recruiter reports directly to the Director of Operations.

Scope of Work
  • Maintain the unwavering belief in the extraordinary potential of every student.
  • Identify community events and find opportunities to promote our schools and raise awareness about our program to target families.
  • Represent St. HOPE Public Schoolsout in the community (e. g., Door to Door, Tabling at Events) and tell the St. HOPE story to prospective families.
  • Organize a list of prospective students and families.
  • Schedule appointments to meet with families either at the school, or at homes, if necessary.
  • Coordinates and participates in outreach activities for community and educational partners
  • Completes neighborhood canvassing to raise awareness of St. HOPE Public Schools
  • Fields phone calls and inquiries from prospective families
  • Provides information on student success programs and services
  • Coordinates campus and site tours and visits for families and community agencies
  • Conducts meetings, conferences, and special events
  • Attends community events and meetings and grows those relationships, as needed
  • Ensures St. HOPE Public Schools participates in key community events and represents St. HOPE at those events
  • Facilitates a coordinated approach to outreach activities on behalf of St. HOPE
  • Prepares reports related to outreach activities and enrollment; and,Other job-related duties as assigned.

Student Recruiter Skills and Qualifications

Previous school or community engagement experience preferred; highly detail-focused and results-oriented; posses a work ethic and belief in scholars that aligns with the mission and vision of St. HOPE; strong communication skills; strong independent judgment and focus; public speaking experience to both large and small audiences

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