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Community Schools Extended Day Site Manager Intern

Internship #3

The School Based Services Site Manager (Site Manager) internship position is a ten-month full-time 40 hours/week position for Higher Ground. The Site Management internship will provide support to one of the five Higher Ground elementary extended day after-school programs.

Funding for this internship position is from year to year.   This position is not beneficial until you become a Higher Ground permanent employee. All school district holidays apply and are paid unless prior notification is given.  The position annually begins July 30th unless you are hired within the academic school year and ends June 30th for the following year unless you are offered summer work. You will maintain your intern status until your two-year training commitment is successfully completed, however you will still enjoy the benefits of being a permanent employee with the customary increases and other opportunities afforded to management.

Under the specific direction of the Programmatic Operations Director and in-direct supervision with the Administrative Operations Director the Site Management intern will support the development, coordination, and implementation of grant and HG organizational goals at the various school-based Higher Ground extended day/after-school programs. Along with managing all school-based services staff.  The Site Management intern will work closely with the HG Assistant Operations director, School site Principal, daytime teachers, key stakeholders, and school site support staff to ensure the program aligns with the academic day and school culture.  Site Managers are also responsible for the supervision and task assignments for volunteers, mentors, youth workers, and partnering community-based organizations.   Management Interns must attend unpaid two-hour training once per month.

Duties/Responsibilities (can include but are not limited to):
  • Attend all unpaid internship training for two hours per month for 12 months.

  • Learn to supervise all school-based services staff including collaborative partners and programming tied to them including payroll.

  • Learn and master participation and facilitation of internal and external meetings for school-based service programming during and after school.

  • Develop a keen understanding of California and Oakland Unified school district language arts, mathematics, service learning, and science standards to assure program alignment as well as standard operating philosophies of the other HG programs that are managed at your site.

  • Learn and master daily group activities for youth and volunteers are being carried out as planned.

  • Learn to navigate Twitter and Facebook pages for your site and special projects.

  • Learn to track and maintain inventory of all programmatic supplies and equipment us HG tools.

  • Learn and master data entry as needed for an overall evaluation, regular assessment, attendance tracking (Citi span), and programmatic projection purposes.

  • Learn and master the yearly and ongoing enrollment process.

  • Learn and master the HG supervision process and documentation.

  • Learn to plan and perform community service work, both site & agency-wide.

  • Learn how to build and coordinate extended-day community schools collaborative at the school site.

  • Learn and master meeting one on one with staff bi-weekly to go over the supervision checklist. 

  • Monitor all lesson planning with after-school teachers and program assistants using HG pacing practice and forms.

  • Sit on at least one outside collaborative committee benefiting the after-school program, the organization, or your interest as it relates to and benefits the after-school program or organization.

  • Attend monthly OUSD, BIC, or other mandatory meetings and cluster meetings applicable at your school.

  • Learn the process of providing daily oversight of program set-up and break-down including assuring that all grade level tutorial binders, student check-in, transition, check-out, and daily set-up of program supplies are managed by program assistant van check out and classroom checklist filed out.

  • Learn to prepare and distribute HG site managers' and principals' reports.

  • Learn and master coordination with the Program Director for substitute coverage.

  • And other duties as assigned

  • Develop and maintain personal relationships with all students enrolled in the after-school program and larger school community when needed.

  • Provide coverage for a class in the event ratio is out of balance.

  • Humorous

  • Flexible

  • Self Reflective

  • And other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's Degree, 48 units of post-secondary education with four or more years of work experience.

  • Experience working in groups as a team member and lead.

  • Strong computer skills including the ability to quickly navigate the internet, as well as proficiency in such programs as Excel, Microsoft Word, Publisher, and Print Shop.

  • Experience program development, coordination, and community collaboration.

  • Demonstrated involvement & commitment to the school and greater youth community.

  • Ability to work well with people in a variety of work settings.

  • Well-organized, efficient, and ability to work independently.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in group settings.

  • Sensitive to issues faced by children and families.

  • Must obtain Fingerprint Clearance and TB test as a condition of employment.

  • $10 - $13.75 per hour

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