YMCA of Coastal Georgia


Corporate - Power Scholars Program Manager (Effingham County)

Job Type: Part Time

Category: Part Time

Job Description


The summer learning program is designed to address summer learning loss for  low-income children living in urban communities and thereby enhance overall youth development, academic performance, and graduation  rates.

Join our Team

Do you believe that all children have extraordinary potential - that all children can be scholars? Do you want to work with educators who share your belief, and who are committed to delivering the best learning experiences possible for the scholars who need them most? Power Scholars Academy is the place for you! Join Power Scholars Academy to teach, enrich, inspire, and transform children into scholars . Work with Power Scholars Academy and change the world, one scholar at a time.

This position is seasonal and will run from April 7, 2017 through July 21, 2017 (Mandatory training in March TBD)


Key Responsibilities

The Summer Program Manager is responsible for building a strong summer program team that works well together, overseeing the educational quality of the program and implementing the program model to create the best learning environment for the scholars. Key areas of focus for this role include:

  • Pre-program planning and  support
  • Participate in the summer program planning process prior to the start of the program. Collaborate with the recruitment department in the selection of staff.
  • Assist with site enrollment plan development, enrollment, parent events, and assisting parents in filling in paperwork, follow-up phone calls.
  • Ensure that all curriculum and supplies are received and distributed prior to program start.
  • Deliver On-site training along with the Instructional Specialist to site staff in preparation for program launch.

Program Management

  • Ensure that the goals of the program are achieved for   each scholar.
  • Manage and evaluate staff to ensure proper staffing ratios, instruction and success of the program.
  • Coordinate activities and events for parents, scholars and staff, including field trips, guest speakers and community service projects .
  • Participate in the program planning process prior to the start of the program and assist with scholar enrollment and parent events.
  • Ensure that all curriculum and supplies are received, distributed and maintained throughout the program.
  • Manage the  established budget for the  program.
  • Oversee the  use of data driven instruction  utilizing formative   assessments.
  • Work closely with the Instructional Specialist to ensure scholars are receiving meaningful and engaging instruction.
  • Implement and maintain a positive behavior management system that is clear and aligns with the school, district and state requirements.
  • Ensure the  ongoing health and safety of scholars  at  all times. Ensure compliance with all applicable regulat ions and requirement s.

Developing Partnerships

  • Serve as the connection between Power Scholars Academy and the scholars' parents to  ensure  support  for their child's growth.
  • Coordinate Power Scholars Academy's partnership with the school by developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including school administrators  and  parents.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required, with a Master's in Education or other related discipline preferred.
  • Passion and commitment to improving the quality of education for children living in under resourced
  • Experience working in urban communities and managing an out of school time program or other community-based youth program.
  • Experience working in an elementary school  
  • Certification in Education Administration highly preferred.
  • Strong leadership skills with experience  in managing different levels  of  
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with parents, administrators, staff and school
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and organization
  • Strong technical skills, with ability to learn new programs quickly as    
  • Belief and commitment to the Y's mission and values.

Interested candidates, please submit resume and cover letter to Audrey Rodriguez.

Resumes will be accepted until March 17th

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