Community Partnership School Director - Manatee Elementary School

Children's Home Society of Florida
Job Description
As a Community Partnership School Director for Manatee Elementary School you will support our growing needs for community school program. You’ll develop, implement, direct and manage the Community Partnership School system of programs and support services, with the goal of empowering students to succeed in school and life. This is an excellent opportunity for a focused and dedicated social services professional who has a passion for leadership and thrives in a fast-paced, never-the-same work environment. WHY JOIN CHS? Uplifting mission-driven work culture Growth and professional development opportunities Great benefits package, including generous paid time off and holidays Opportunity to make a positive difference in children and families within your own community! YOU WILL: Manage and oversee execution of a network of services within the school in partnership with school leadership. Identify providers for service needs which may include health services, extended learning programming, parent and community engagement services, etc.  Negotiate local collaborative service agreements and contracts with in conjunction with school leadership, .monitor service quality and resolve issues that arise with providers. Develop and nurture positive relationships with school administrators and relevant community agencies to operationalize the partnership. Participate in strategic planning with school and community partners; identify, develop and implement programming that supports the collective vision of Community Schools; outline and promote service direction. Develop and market programs that aim to increase educational opportunities and social connections for the students. Develop and enhance parent involvement in including family room, class activities and, events; connecting them with resources when appropriate. Recruit, hire, train and supervise program staff Oversee that the program meets all CHS, licensing, contractual, quality management and outcome standards and requirements. Implement and manage the evaluation and reporting of statistics from each of the service areas. Develop and regularly monitor the budget of each funding source and corresponding service array. Coordinate billing and budgeting with the Finance Department. Represent CHS and/or the community school at pertinent meetings/functions which may be held during evenings, weekends or holidays. Oversee the hours of operation and supervision of the Community School. Direct contract management activities for program and develop plan for sustainability. Participate in fund-raising and grant writing activities. Serve as a member of the Division’s Management Team. YOU HAVE: Working knowledge of the community school field Strong organizational skills and a tireless focus on quality results Exceptional leadership, interpersonal and communication skills that allow you to work well with diverse teams, clients and families Resiliency, with a propensity to persevere in spite of constant change A sincere passion for helping others in need YOU NEED: Master’s degree in a Human Services related field  Five years experience in children’s services, education or community health Two years program development and administration