This is a New York City based hybrid position which requires a blend of onsite work with schools and district teams across NYC, days at Urban Assembly’s central office in Manhattan’s Financial District, and work from home.
Salary Range: $78,000 - $88,000
Our target start date is November 6, 2023. Special consideration will be given to candidates who apply by October 15, 2023. This position will remain open until filled.
The Urban Assembly (UA) is a non-profit model provider of school support solutions that boost school and student performance. Under the mission of advancing students’ social and economic mobility by improving public education, the UA provides schools and districts with innovative data-driven, student-centered approaches to career and technical education, academics, social-emotional learning, and postsecondary readiness and success. The UA founded a network of unique, small public secondary schools throughout NYC. UA schools are open to all students, and our goal is to prepare 100% of UA graduates for success in the 21st century economy.
The UA values the uniqueness that each student brings into our schools, and our work honors the various social and cultural contexts from which they come. We acknowledge the historical barriers created by education systems to perpetuate the social inequities that keep students of color from accessing postsecondary and career opportunities - and commit to dismantling these barriers.
ABOUT THE JOB
Reporting to the Director of Algebra Success on the Algebra Success team, the Algebra Success Program Manager is an energetic and inspired coach, who will contribute to the UA’s efforts to increase postsecondary opportunities for students taking Algebra I, Geometry or Algebra II for the first time by ensuring they are equipped with the content and opportunity to experience success in Algebra. The ideal candidate is excellent at building relationships, highly organized, a talented coach, and is relentless in improving student outcomes through supporting planning, pedagogy, and analysis of formative student work. This role calls for an agile contributor, who can split their time coaching at school sites, leading professional development (virtually and in person), and collaborating with teammates at our central office in downtown Manhattan and remotely.
The Algebra Success Team is a passionate team of math educators who are leading, executing and growing a program supporting Algebra I teacher development. As part of our strategic growth, the hired Program Manager will also assist in pioneering our expansion into Geometry and Algebra II coaching. Via a guided implementation model, the team collaborates with school leaders and teachers to drive
student outcomes toward increasing Regents pass rates and credit accumulation. The team currently serves 21 schools across New York City and is looking to expand in the near future.
The key responsibilities of an Algebra Success Program Manager include:
Coaching and Leading Professional Learning
Data Analysis and Evaluation
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
This is a full-time, exempt position with a salary of $78,000 - $88,000.
The UA also offers an excellent benefits package; including employer-funded healthcare, transit benefits, financial support for professional development, and generous vacation time.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. The email subject heading should read “Algebra Success Program Manager.” No phone calls please. Due to a non-compete clause, we are unable to hire staff directly out of DOE schools or central offices, but former DOE staff (out of the system for more than 1 year) are encouraged to apply.
OUR INTERVIEW PROCESS
The UA team will review applications on a rolling basis. We use a structured interview process and candidates moving forward in the interview process will be contacted by email regarding a phone screening, practice tasks, and interviews.
The UA makes every effort to assure that its recruitment and employment provide all qualified persons, including persons with disabilities, with full opportunities for employment in all positions.
The UA is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please email our Chief of Staff, Gillian Finley (firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.
The UA is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The UA encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Black people, Indigenous people, people of color; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people; women; people with disabilities, protected veterans, and formerly incarcerated individuals are all strongly encouraged to apply.