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ESL Support and Family Outreach Coordinator

Employer
Romero Academy
Location
Cincinnati, Ohio
Closing date
Jun 23, 2024

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Job Role
Support Staff
ESL Support and Family Outreach Coordinator

Looking for a higher calling? Romero Academies is seeking a passionate, mission-driven teacher to join an independent model at Romero Academy at Resurrection.

About Romero Academies.

Romero Academies is a Catholic school network located in Cincinnati, Ohio operated by Seton Education Partners. Romero Academies will invest in its facility, students, and staff both academically and financially via weekly coaching meetings, frequent professional development, and competitive compensation. Inspired by the words of St. Oscar Romero, our students will “aspire not to have more, but to be more,” and develop the virtue, knowledge, and academic skills necessary to thrive in a selective college preparatory high school, college, and beyond.

Romero Academies has two locations. In the Fall of 2020, we began managing Resurrection School in Price Hill as Romero Academy at Resurrection. In Fall 2023, we opened our second campus at Annunciation School in Clifton. What started as an idea has turned into a high-performing, joy-filled Catholic school, filled with scholars of diverse backgrounds and needs who began to outperform their neighborhood, city, and state peers on national assessments. We are blessed to serve hundreds of amazing scholars across our two campuses.

About this Position

Working closely with the principal, the ESL Support and Family Outreach Coordinator will support scholars who are learning English as a second language. This role will lead targeted small-group instruction for Spanish-speaking students to ensure they grow academically. Additionally, this role will lead efforts to bridge the gap in communication between the school, Hispanic families, and the surrounding community. This role will also have the unique position of strengthening current processes and culture within the school. This includes responsibilities pertaining to food service and event coordination. Additionally, this position will include management of the afterschool program and staff. The ESL Support and Family Outreach Coordinator will be prepared to serve as an in-house substitute teacher when needed.

The ESL Support and Family Outreach Coordinator will possess a high level of initiative and the ability to work on complex tasks and deliverables independently. The role will require a professional who is capable of balancing multiple projects and deadlines while also providing an appropriate level of responsiveness to unforeseen needs. The ESL Support and Family Outreach Coordinator must possess a commitment to partner with families, a dedication to serve all students, and a desire to seek and implement feedback.

Instructional Responsibilities
  • Serve as a potential substitute teacher in grades PK - 8
  • Lead targeted small group instruction and 1:1 instruction for English Language Learners
  • Connect with families through frequent phone calls, emails, conferences, and notes
  • Participate in ongoing professional development
Food Service Responsibilities
  • Communicate and coordinate food delivery with meal provider
  • Receive, stock, and rotate incoming and outgoing inventory
  • Setup and breakdown food serving areas
  • Oversee and support lunch service, including replenishing food and maintaining clean serving areas
  • Organize and distribute snack
  • Monitor student safety and behavior during lunch (with support of others)
Afterschool Program Responsibilities
  • Oversee implementation of afterschool program that meets the academic, spiritual, and physical needs of scholars
  • Internalize and abid by all OH Child Care laws, including maintaining documentation of compliance
  • Coach and manage afterschool staff
  • Maintain accurate attendance documentation
  • Serve as the main point of contact for families interested in the afterschool program
Event Coordination Responsibilities
  • Collaborate on event details and execution
  • Assist in creating social media posts and flyers
  • Assist in arranging vendors and stakeholders
  • Co-manage events and address potential problems as they arise
  • Participate in event debriefs
Qualifications and Desired Characteristics
Candidates for the position must possess the following personal characteristics:
  • A loving respect for all people, in recognition of each person”s God-given dignity
  • A desire to participate in on-going faith formation and Christian fellowship opportunities
  • A demonstrated commitment to service in urban and/or low-income settings
  • An unwavering determination to be better today than you were yesterday
  • Proven ability to effectively support, collaborate, and partner with a variety of personalities and working styles and an openness and generosity of spirit in navigating differences
  • Grit, faith, hope, love, and a sense of humor
  • Associates degree or higher is preferred, high school diploma is required
  • English and Spanish proficiency is required

Compensation

We offer a highly competitive compensation package. The salary for this role is $42,000. All full-time staff are offered medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits. All teachers receive two 45-minute planning periods daily and a dedicated lunchtime.

Diversity & Inclusivity

We are building an organization in which talented individuals from all walks of life and experiences can join our team and make significant contributions. We are particularly committed to attracting and developing individuals who share the life experiences or backgrounds of the students we will serve.

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