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Bilingual Family Engagement and Admissions Associate

@Capital City Public Charter School
  • 100 Peabody Street NW, 20011 View on Map
  • Post Date : June 24, 2024
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2024

Job Detail

  • Job ID 49292
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Capital City is looking for innovative, experienced, and passionate staff members!

At Capital City, we challenge the status quo every day. Our staff are skilled, compassionate, solutions-oriented, and unwavering in their commitment to give children of all ages, all backgrounds, and all abilities the education they need to thrive. If you want to help prepare the next generation of changemakers, apply today!

This is a 12-month position which is exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Why work at Capital City?

  • Work hard and achieve results, together! At Capital City, staff members work on collaborative teams that grapple with challenges, celebrate successes, and support and learn from one another.
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion aren’t just buzzwords. We believe the diversity of our staff and the students we serve is our greatest asset. We take seriously the responsibility to achieve equity for our students and build a culture where staff engage in dialogue about race and work to build an inclusive culture.

The responsibilities of the Family Engagement and Admissions Associate include:

Family Engagement and Communication

  • Respond to parent needs and concerns.
  • Communicate/share opportunities and concerns to families.
  • Serve as a point of contact for PSA leaders in coordinating, planning events and identifying volunteer opportunities for families.
  • Support promotion of school events in English and Spanish.
  • Support with translation of small documents for families
  • Manage family email distribution lists/directory and automated call lists; train staff as needed.
  • Support planning and implementation of school-wide and campus events
  • Coordinate Lower School Classroom newsletters
  • Manage and draft the weekly family newsletter
  • Manage the community closet for families with support from development team

Re-Enrollment (current families)

  • Prepare re-enrollment information for families; assist families as needed with the re-enrollment process.
  • Coordinate Capital City PCS’s Enrollment Saturday event and other extended hour sessions.

Admissions/Enrollment (new families)

  • Manage recruitment fairs and other events including EdFest.
  • Implement a plan for student recruitment, specifically for transition grades.
  • Coordinate our presence at Edfest with staff & parent volunteers.
  • Manage Open Houses for prospective families
  • Provide information about the school to new and prospective families, including tours for matched & waitlisted families. Support prospective families in completing the MySchoolDC online application.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for MySchoolDC (MSDC) and provide necessary information in accordance with submission deadlines to MSDC and to relevant Capital City staff.
  • Be extremely knowledgeable about and strictly follow Capital City and MSDC recruitment policies.
  • Manage student shadow days as needed.
  • Manage student wait lists; provide information to administrators and front desk and office managers; make offers of admission in accordance with an approved plan.
  • Verify sibling and staff preferences.
  • Ensure all necessary documentation including residency is collected for new families. Follow-up with families as needed. Maintain an up-to-date record of submissions and enrollment status.
  • Process & organize  enrollment registration information returned by families
  • Support the Compliance team prior to the enrollment audit to make sure all documents submitted are acceptable.
  • Inform families of summer orientations

Front Office Support/Other Duties

  • Provide back-up support as needed to front desk managers.
  • Support all-school mailings.
  • Verify familial relationships in SIS
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Family Engagement and Admissions

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Spanish and English required
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred; 60 credit hours towards Bachelor’s degree desired
  • Knowledge of resources and services available to families in Washington, DC
  • 2+ years experience working with diverse families in an urban setting.
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends to support family events.
  • Proficiency with Excel Google Suite, and databases
  • Attention to detail to accurately collect, organize, and maintain data and information

In addition to the above requirements, staff members must meet the requirements of all hires at Capital City including a criminal background check.

About Our School

Capital City was founded in 2000 and currently serves a diverse population of nearly 1,000 students across PK-12th grade. We have been recognized as a model for social, emotional and academic development. Our program emphasizes a commitment to diversity and equity, a strong inclusion model and the integration of arts into the curriculum. We are a credentialed EL Education Mentor School (https://eleducation.org/) in the national network of over 150 schools. Through this model, teachers craft long-term learning expeditions that connect learning to the real-world and incorporate projects, research, fieldwork, and service to support students in meeting rigorous standards. Learn more at www.ccpcs.org.

 

Capital City is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other protected status. All employment decisions will be made solely on the basis of the individual’s qualifications as related to the requirements of the position being filled.

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