Summer Learning Project Manager (Temporary Full Time)
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula
 Menlo Park, CA

Reporting to the Associate Director of Curriculum and Instruction, as Temporary Summer Learning Project Manager, you will be leading a group of credentialed educators and instructors to implement and deliver summer programming to K-8 youth. You will be responsible for summer program design and a combination of outsourcing and creating the content resources necessary for staff to implement high-quality academic and enrichment programs. To this end, you will work closely with site leadership from multiple school locations, BGCP’s program strategy team, and curriculum partners to ensure staff are equipped to lead students in engaging, impactful learning experiences.

What will you do?

Develop

  • Develop, design, and support the launch of summer school program for BGCP’s K-8 students. BGCP’s summer program serves 2000+ students for a full day in the summer, in partnership with Redwood City and Ravenswood School District.
    • Design 6-8 summer program
    • Design K-5 academic block for summer program
  • When applicable, organize the summer school curriculum in partnership with appropriate departments.
  • When applicable, research, vet, select and/or purchase academic and enrichment curriculum
  • Prepare summer school calendar and schedules.
  • Train teachers and teacher coaches on curriculum and summer program logistics
  • In collaboration with Associate Director of Curriculum and Instruction, develop a management plan and processes for teacher coaches
  • Prepare and oversee dissemination of publicity and information concerning summer school course offerings to youth, parents and community partner institutions.
  • Recommend program offerings and curriculum based on enrolment and state requirements.
  • Collaborate with site leadership and Impact & Evaluation team to ensure overall program quality metrics.
  • Generate a plan to monitor the quality of instruction for summer program offerings.
  • Arrange for textbooks, supplies, equipment, and other services as needed.
  • Generate a plan to conduct end-of-session check-out process with all certificated staff.
  • Generate pre and post academic assessments to assess prevention of summer learning loss

    Work Timeline

February/March

March/April

April/May

June/July

Program Design


Curriculum Vetting/Design

 

Curriculum Vetting/Design

Summer Program Logistical Planning

Design Trainings and Orientation

Design Pre/Post Assessments

Trainings and Orientations

 

Program Implementation and Evaluation

Supervisory (depending on term of appointment)

  • Partner with the Talent and Program Strategy teams to select, train, and plan supports for all Summer School Teachers and instructors, including evaluating and assessing their needs for ongoing professional development.
  • Manage site-based teacher coaches over the summer
  • Conduct staff orientation prior to the start of summer school
  • Ensure that all staff adhere to BGCP and school behavior, discipline, and safety policies
  • Lead staff meetings and provide ongoing training/coaching.
  • Creates a positive work atmosphere. Fosters teamwork and a constructive exchange of ideas.

What will success look like?

  • Over 85% of all BGCP’s summer 6-8 students as well as K-5 students attending BGCP’s Ravenswood summer programs avoid summer learning loss.
  • BGCP’s summer 6-8 and K-5 Ravenswood programs have robust curricular resources that support high-quality programming in academics and enrichment, including PBL for middle school.
  • BGCP’s summer 6-8 and K-5 Ravenswood direct service staff have the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to teach their assigned curricula.
  • Successful and sustained collaboration and teamwork between credential educators and non-credentialed direct service staff.

What qualifications will the ideal candidate have?

  • BA/BS, plus five + years of equivalent experience preferred
  • California teaching credential required. Administrator credential preferred.
  • Successful track record in education or as a public-school administrator.
  • 3+ years of experience and skills in training and coaching credentialed educators.
  • Experience working with elementary and middle school youth, preferably in a school setting.
  • Expertise in the learning needs of students across the K - 8 continuum and age-appropriate instructional strategies for each age group.
  • Experience developing, codifying, and/or modifying curriculum to meet the needs of students.
  • Experience facilitating Project Based Learning experiences for students.
  • Ability to create high-quality learning experiences for students that our direct service staff can provide.
  • A demonstrated ability to coordinate, inspire, and motivate others.
  • Strong initiative, problem solver, and great organizational, communication, and collaboration skills.
  • Mandated Reporter Training certification.
  • Sexual Harassment Training certification.
  • Cleared background check and negative TB test results.

What qualities will the ideal candidate demonstrate?

  • Deep personal commitment to helping low-income youth succeed in school and preventing summer learning loss.
  • A drive to spark students’ passions and interests through hands-on learning experiences.
  • Supportive, collaborative approach to coaching and training.
  • A “Whatever it Takes” attitude and eagerness to take full ownership of projects and tasks.
  • Comfort with giving and receiving feedback.
  • Ability to work in a diverse, fast-paced environment.

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary: Competitive with other non-profits and commensurate with experience
  • Health benefits: 100% of employee premiums for medical/dental/vision; 50% for dependents
  • Retirement benefits: up to 10% 401(k) plan contribution after one year of employment
  • Generous paid time-off policy
  • Making the community a great place for all youth to grow up: priceless

Organization Overview
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (BGCP) is the largest expanded learning time organization in Silicon Valley, serving 2,500 K - 12 students at 13 sites in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Redwood City. In neighbourhoods where ⅓ of the youth drop out of high school, BGCP members learn the importance of education and become part of a community of learners, wanting and expecting to succeed in school. In three clubhouses and ten school sites, we implement proven social and academic interventions that most impact a child’s