Summer 2017 Program Manager (Washington, DC)
Position Summary 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: Core Responsibilities Pre-program planning and support Participate in the summer program planning process prior to the start of the program. 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 the program start. Develop a calendar that incorporates all aspects of the program while maximizing instructional time. Work with regional leadership to manage the established budget. Participate in parent orientations or teacher/teaching assistant interviews as necessary. On-site management responsibilities Develop and maintain a relationship with the school's administration. Manage implementation of the BELL Summer Program model and schedule. Manage and evaluate teachers, review lesson plans, hold weekly staff meetings, and ensure all program elements are followed. Oversee daily printing of attendance reports, attendance scanning and parent phone calls. Ensure safety of scholars at all times. Audit, organize and ensure that attendance reports and timesheets are turned into the region per agreed schedule. Oversee scheduled withdrawal of inactive and withdrawn scholars on agreed schedule and notification of Enrollment Department of scholar status changes on a timely basis. Oversee proper teacher: teaching assistant and teacher/teaching assistant: scholar ratios and make adjustments as necessary. Work with enrichment teachers to create streamlined programs that incorporate and build on academic curriculum. Manage evaluation data collection on schedule and with 100% response rate. Manage testing administration from your site (ie, printing answer sheets, transcribing answer sheets, scanning answer sheets, resolving answer sheets, printing reports and driving instruction based on report data.) Oversee the use of all materials and monitor all classrooms to ensure sufficient supplies/curriculum are maintained throughout the program. Oversee petty cash and all administrative expenses. Ensure that progress reports are completed and sent out the third and final weeks of the program. Prepare an educational report at the end of the program. Coordinate and manage all field trips, guest speakers, community service projects and attend all events. Oversee all communication with parents and school administration to ensure they are kept informed of progress and are aware of all events. Manage payroll process and ensure that all employees are correctly paid; handle any payroll issues. Handle serious behavior and disciplinary problems. Manage the cleanup of the school and removal of all supplies at the end of the program. Perform other duties as assigned. Skill and Experience Requirements Uphold the mission and purpose of BELL. Bachelors required - Master in Education preferred. Experience in managing a service-based workforce, extended day program workforce, school workforce, or community based youth program workforce. Experience managing youth programs for 100+ students. Demonstrate a passion for teaching and learning. Strong leadership skills with experience in managing different levels of staff. Ability to lead a quality team of teachers and teaching assistants and working in collaboration with administrators. Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, including writing, public speaking and presentation skills. Strong technical skills, with ability to learn new programs quickly as needed. This is a seasonal position and is not eligible for benefits.