Community Schools, the Director - Coalition for Community Schools

Director of Community Schools
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Education or related Field
Twelve years of Administrative Experience
Bilingual Spanish/English Skills a plus
This senior – level administrator leads and oversees the implementation of the Children’s
Aid Society’s Community Schools Programs.
 Plan the direction of the CAS’s Community Schools, in consultation with the
CAS Executive leadership.
 Plan and direct hiring, management and development of community schools
 Directly supervise the Associate Director of Community Schools, the Director of
Fiscal Operations, the Director of Community Schools Basketball Initiative, and
the Director of Educational Services.
 Develop, maintain and nurture relationships and partnerships with Department of
Education administration.
 Lead the Community Schools efforts to develop and implement ongoing
professional development and capacity building for community schools directors.
 Responsible for leading the Community Schools efforts to plan for and implement
program development.
 Responsible for leading Community Schools’ efforts to develop and implement
the expansion of community schools.
 Oversee annual budget preparation and ensure that systems developed to provide
oversight and management of budgets and business operations are sustained and
 Conduct joint planning and decision making with colleagues who carry
responsibility for related programs in other CAS departments.
 Represents Community Schools at public forums, including local school board
meetings in community meetings and events.
 Participates in Technical Assistance activities.