Student Support Associate, Safety / Operations – Citizens of the World Charter Schools – Brooklyn, NY

Our Mission

The mission of Citizens of the World Charter Schools New York (CWC NY) is to provide a socioeconomically, culturally and racially diverse community of students with an intellectually challenging, experiential learning environment that develops each student’s confidence, potential, and individual responsibility as a citizen of the world. We are in our second year of operation, having opened one school in Williamsburg (CSD 14) and one school in Crown Heights (CSD 17). In the 2015-2016 school year our schools will serve students in grades K-3. This position is in our Williamsburg location.

The CWC Network

CWC Schools provide socio-economically, culturally and racially diverse communities with schools that:

Prepare students to become citizens of the world in an ever-changing future
Promote academic rigor and experiential learning to support and develop children’s natural intellectual curiosity
Embrace a constructivist, project-based learning approach
Develop each child’s potential to live as a learner, both in school and out
Reflect, welcome and celebrate the community’s diversity
Strengthen the bonds among members of the school community and beyond

The Role

Weare seeking

anexperienced

Student Support Associate – Safety and Operations,who

isexcited to work in a unique charter school environment

and embrace the central tenets of our mission – diversity, constructivism and progressive education. The Safety and Operations Associate will help to monitor the hallways, help to maintain facilities and help to ensure that the overall school community is safe and orderly. The ideal candidate is a highly organized, self-starter who is adept at multitasking and problem solving. He or she must also love working in a dynamic environment with diverse children, parents, teachers and staff.

Responsibilities will include:

Monitoring the hallways, bathroom and other areas of the school to ensure that students are safe and orderly;
Respond to emergencies (i.e. medical, unsafe areas, trespassing, altercations, etc.);
Control the flow of traffic in the hallways and keep the hallways clear of unauthorized people;

Maintain positive relationships with staff and security with the other co-located schools;

Assist in office support duties such as deliveries, filing and communicating with families;

Assist students to get to and from the 2nd and 3rd floors throughout the day.

The ideal

candidatewill have:

Minimum of two years experience in a similar position
Previous youth based/school security experience
Proven ability to work with various age groups
Good conflict mediation and public relations skills
Excellent communication skills; attention to detail; high level of organization and efficiency; ability to multi-task
Initiative to solve problems and follow through to complete each task and project
Written and Oral Spanish fluency is strongly preferred

How to apply

Interested applicants may apply by submitting

their resume to careers.careers@cwc-newyork.org .This position is only available in our Williamsburg location. In the subject line indicate the position and location that you are applying for such as “Student Support Associate_Williamsburg”

CWCS NY offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and, as a school serving a diverse group of students, we work to reflect this diversity in our staff as well. No phone calls, please.

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