Grant Coordinator - Part Time

Mapleton Public Schools - Denver, CO3.4

Part-time
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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LICENSED VACANCY

SCHOOL: Welby Community School

POSITION: 0.5 FTE (Part time) 21st CCLC Grant Coordinator

METHOD OF APPLICATION:
Out of District applicants must fill out a District application at: www.mapleton.us. Current employees may e-mail a letter of interest and resume to Erica Branscum, Executive Director of Talent, Recruitment and Development at HR@mapleton.us

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidate must possess valid Colorado Educator License with an elementary endorsement. Additional endorsement in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education also required. *
  • Or willingness to pursue endorsement or equivalent coursework.
  • Principal License preferred*
SCHOOL DESIGN OVERVIEW:
Welby Community School, a PreK - 6th grade elementary school, is currently engaged in an active partnership with EL (Expeditionary Learning) Education. Expeditionary Learning is a comprehensive school model that emphasizes high achievement through active learning, character growth, and teamwork. The five Expeditionary Learning core practices: learning expeditions, active pedagogy, school culture and character, leadership and school improvement, and structures for positive school and classroom environment, all work in concert and support one another to promote high achievement.

GRANT COORDINATOR POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Welby Community School has received grant dollars to provide extended learning opportunities to students beginning school year 2018-19 for three years, with possible extension for a total of five years. Welby’s Extended Learning Program will take place from 2:50-5:15 pm four days per week. Extended learning opportunities will provide students with experiential learning opportunities and experiences to enrich and enhance their background knowledge, vocabulary, application of academic skills to broader contexts and social-emotional skills and development. Parents will also be invited to attend a variety of activities alongside their children.

GRANT COORDINATOR RESPONSIBILTIES:
Collaborate with the School Director to identify and coordinate extended learning opportunities offered each session (4 “sessions” per school year plus 1 four-week Summer School session in June).
Develop marketing, recruiting, and communication tools for parents and school staff regarding the extended learning program.
Establish procedures and materials for pre-registration and registration of students and parents.
Secure and/or order necessary supplies and materials.
Attend any required and necessary professional development and/or training.
Assist the School Director with managing budgets associated with Partner Organizations.
Communicate with School Director, Certified Staff, and Partner Organizations to coordinate: facilities, equipment, software, supplies/materials, and student plans (including IEP, 504, Health Care).
Be available to certified teachers and Partner Organization instructors to respond to student, staff and parent needs.
Supervise the Extended Learning Program; be on site at Welby during Extended Learning afternoon hours (four days per week until 5:15-5:30 pm or until the last student has been accounted for).
Ensure administration and reporting of necessary assessment and/or data tracking tools.
Serve as liaison from school administration regarding effectiveness, engagement, and organization of activities and opportunities being provided by Partner Organizations.
Follow all district policies and procedures.

SPECIFIC JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of best instructional practices.
Experience working with elementary students.
Strong leadership, management, communication, and organization skills
Understands the Colorado State Content Standards and local and state assessments used to measure student achievement;
Understands a developmental model for Literacy Instruction;
Understands how to design and implement center-based learning for students in grades K-6.
Understanding of culturally responsive instructional practices.
Ability to design out-of-school learning experiences that align with EL Education’s Core Practices, specifically:
Connecting students to the world beyond school through meaningful fieldwork, collaboration, and service learning.
Promoting emotional, mental, and physical health and wellness throughout the curriculum and schoolwide culture.
Offer a variety of ways for families to participate in the school community and build upon their strengths to act as partners in their child’s education.
Encourage students to work on building their courage through adventure across physical, academic, and artistic experiences.