NYC Department of Education
COMMUNITY ASSISTANT – THE YOUNG WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP HIGH SCHOOL (28Q896)
Posted Date: Aug 24, 2022 Deadline: Sep 7, 2022
Under the supervision of the Principal and/or Assistant Principal, with some latitude for independent initiative and judgment, performs work pertaining to programs that increase student, family and community engagement. He/she works closely with and assists the Principal and/or Assistant Principal, and related support staff to ensure smooth and efficient functioning of programs designed to promote and support the school’s goals related to community engagement and relations, including outside organizations. Performs related work.
Maintains positive professional relationships with the entire school community, including students, parents, administration, faculty and community partners such as Queens Community House.
Assists in school based programs that promote student engagement, parent involvement and community outreach.
Assists in the ongoing enhancement of community programs developed to provide services to students.
Assists in planning student activities including after school activities and college visits.
Provides assistance to the Principal and other school staff in support of outreach efforts to the community.
Provides support for after school performances or community engagement activities.
Participates in projects designed to increase engagement, opportunity and success for students, families, and the school community.
Improves and encourages participation in school-related community development programs.
Serves as a school liaison to community groups for school based community events.
Helps produce school program and community event calendars.
Support with Main Office duties (directing telephone calls, supporting parents, students, and teachers).
Supporting school-wide inventory, co-planning school-wide events
Participate in the coordination of college tours including advertising to families.
Able to support with student busing/transportation.
Support with cafeteria duties.
High school diploma or its educational equivalent preferred.
Must be able to understand and be understood in English.
Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
Experience working with families and parents on education and/or community issues.
Experience in an area related to the duties described above.
Familiarity with the New York City public school system.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
This is a 12 month 35 hour per week annual assignment. Position will require flexibility with respect to work hours in order to meet the needs of the school community, including early mornings, evenings and weekends. Use of earned vacation and/or compensatory time is subject to approval of the school principal.
Please send cover letter and resume, no later than September 07, 2022, to:
The Young Women’s Leadership School
150-87 Road Queens, NY 11432
Mala Panday – Principal
NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D
It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender(sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction(except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above – noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non – Discrimination Policy.