Overview

The Learning Community, a vibrant public charter school, seeks a creative, energetic Middle School Culture and Program Coordinator interested in being part of a close-knit and collaborative school community. This is a new position to The Learning Community and we are excited to bring someone on who is excited to be around middle graders and their families! Our team enjoys autonomy, collaboration, leadership, and opportunities for growth. All candidates must have certification. Spanish language skills are a plus.

The Learning Community, an innovative urban K-8 charter school with 84% of students that qualify for free or reduced-price lunch/the proxy for poverty rate, 37% English Language Learners and high student achievement, is a warm and welcoming school that believes deeply in the voices of teachers, students, and families. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. BIPOC candidates and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We strive to have a team that reflects the racial diversity of our students and families. It is important to us that our students can see themselves in the adults that surround them each day. The Learning Community is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT AS A TEAM MEMBER?
Warm and Professional Work Environment: We have an upbeat, proactive, and supportive atmosphere. Open communication systems ensure every person has a chance to voice concerns and ideas about all aspects of the school. We are known for responding quickly to the needs of both students and colleagues. We have among the best family engagement in the state, and strong support from our community.

Excellent Compensation:  We offer highly competitive salaries and health insurance benefits for full-time team members.

Shared Commitment to Educational Equity: Through their commitment to our families and our school’s mission, every team member creates and supports an environment for exploration, leadership and learning for both students and themselves. We believe that education is a fundamental right and existing inequities should not be a barrier to success.

Professional Development: Teachers receive job embedded professional development and a variety of innovative options for growth, learning and sharing what they know. These include a two-week summer institute, professional development days throughout the school year, working with external consultants and attending professional development workshops.

Position Responsibilities
 
  • Understands, supports, and promotes classroom community building program and strategies along with the MG Director.
  • Assists in teacher-admin feedback cycle follow-through as well as coordination with instructional coaches. 
  • Supports Middle Grades (MG) Director in ensuring all logistical aspects of The Learning Community MG program are in place.
  • Plans, facilitates various team meetings, and follow​s through in coordination with MG Director.
  • Supports MG Director in preparing for family engagement events and strategies with follow-through on family feedback.  ​
  • Supports MG Director in partnering with families to best support student success.
  • Designs, develops, and facilitates implementation of school spirit routines, traditions, and events – including being available at alternate hours to support on those occasions.  
  • Ensures all MG supplies are in-house and distributed.   
  • Creates coordinates alternative MG schedules as necessary.
  • Must have middle grades (6,7,8) teaching experience.
  • Must love quirky middle grades students.
 
Bilingual or willing​ness​ to learn conversational Spanish a plus.
 Must have middle grades (6,7,8) teaching experience.
Must love quirky middle grades students. Bilingual a plus.

 
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