21st CCLC Project Director
Available: 2012/2013 School Year
Closes: When Filled
Demonstrate effective leadership skills that provide focus on student achievement in after-school. Guide the development of a caring collaborative community that includes all stakeholders in the school and community.
State certification – Current Teaching Certificate (Type 75 preferred)
Passes required criminal background check
Ability to coordinate a project involving multiple sites
Strong leadership base in planning and implementing educational programs
Strong knowledge base in understanding the components of a successful after-school program
Strong knowledge base in understanding the developmental needs of students at all ages
Excellent organizational and project management skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated leadership abilities and experience in supervision of others in project implementation.
A strong understanding of 21<SUP>st</SUP> Century Community Learning Center Grant
At least five years of program experience
2 years of Grant writing experience
To coordinate the 21<SUP>st</SUP> CCLC program in order to improve student achievement.
To train, support, communicate with, and direct the Site Coordinators of the 21<SUP>st</SUP> CCLC projects
To work with local organizations on a regular basis as partners and contributors to the project.
C. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Advertise the 21<SUP>st</SUP> CCLC Site Coordinator position at the selected sites
- Develop of and schedule training sessions for the site coordinators, tutors, and recreational/cultural activities coordinators.
- Implement the program within the approved budget.
- Maintain regular communication with the site coordinators and the local partner organizations.
- Conduct monthly meetings with the site coordinators and/or local partner organizations to discuss successes, concerns, and to brainstorm adjustments that need to be made.
- Make adjustments in the program as necessary to enhance student achievement.
- Develop and distribute a quarterly newsletter to the parents and community members with information on ways to support academic achievement at home.
- Develop forms and handbooks needed for the project.
- Compile parent packets with project overview, permission slips, student contract, surveys etc.
- Maintain data as needed for the project.
- Complete and submit all required reports in a timely manner.
- Travel to sites to monitor the programs.
- Work with the evaluator to ensure the success of the project.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
D. Terms of Contract
- 10 Month Part-Time Position defined by terms of the grant
By the Superintendent and/or the Assistant Superintendent