The Urban Assembly is made up of a team of committed and passionate educators and professionals. We are dedicated to providing our students with a first-class public education and carry out this mission by hiring superior leaders, school staff, school support team staff, and administrative staff. We look for individuals whose skills and beliefs align with our commitment to our schools and students. All Urban Assembly schools were created based on the premise that small schools with compelling themes, strong partners, flexible hiring and innovative teaching practices can provide a top notch education to students who would otherwise attend large high schools. We strive for excellence in our schools and our organization, and are committed to leading by example to strengthen broad scale public education in this country.
The Urban Assembly is seeking a STEM rockstar to join our Academics and Leadership Team. As a member of the Academics & Leadership team, the STEM Coach will provide coaching in high school and middle school math and physics to participating schools, collaborate closely with UA’s Math Program Manager to inform program development, and plan and facilitate professional learning across multiple schools. This is an opportunity to join a mission-driven staff and to take part in the vital process of improving the lives of NYC students. This position will involve travel across Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx to a selected cohort of our 21 schools, opportunities for remote work when not school-based, and a home base in Urban Assembly’s newly renovated central office in Manhattan’s Financial District.
Salary commensurate with experience. UA offers a generous benefits package.
Please email a cover letter and résumé to email@example.com with “STEM Coach” in the subject heading.
Do you have a detective streak, a facility with spreadsheets, and a passion for education?
We are seeking a capable and curious School Support Data Manager to join the Program Operations & Data team. The Data Manager will be in charge of pulling together raw student and school-level data from various sources to inform a critical feedback loop for teammates working in schools so that they can constantly monitor their impact and improve their work, and to the advancement and executive teams, so they can show our work to the education world.
This is an opportunity to join an engaged, collaborative, mission-driven staff and to take part in the vital process of improving the lives of NYC students. This position collaborates with both school and office-based staff, reports to the Director of Program Operations & Data, and is based at Urban Assembly’s newly renovated central office in Manhattan’s Financial District. This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position, averaging 35 hours per week, including paid sick and vacation days, paid holidays, and generous health benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.
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What the team does every day: The UA staff develops and provides high-quality ongoing coaching and resources to UA school staff in the areas of leadership, academics, college access, career readiness, and social-emotional learning, so that they can, in-turn, support UA students to succeed after high school.
In 2018, the UA is actively serving over 10,000 students. Our 21 NYC schools serve over 8,000 students across three boroughs, and UA staff directly supports 2,000 recent alumni spread across the country as they pursue their postsecondary goals. UA students achieve at rates outpacing NYC overall: over 80% of UA 2017 high school students graduated on time, compared to NYC’s overall rate of 74.3%. In addition, UA students are predominantly low-income and 94% African American or Latino, so the comparable NYC graduation rates are 70% for Black students and 68.3% for Hispanic students.
Why you want to work here: At the Urban Assembly, you have the opportunity to improve and create every day. We work hard because we care about our colleagues, our schools, and the students. The UA team are remarkably engaged and hungry for information, continually evaluating and monitoring progress and success as we all iterate and innovate alongside our schools and our partners.
The UA is committed to building a diverse team. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
Please email a cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Data Manager” in the subject heading. For additional information about the Urban Assembly, please visit www.urbanassembly.org.
What to expect: Applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of their materials. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates moving forward in the interview process will be contacted by email regarding a phone screening, followed by emailed questions and then in-person informal team and individual interviews in July and early August. Our target start date for the School Support Data Manager is August 6, 2018. This position will remain open until filled.
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