The Cambridge Agenda for Children OST needs your help finding our founding Elementary School Out-of-School Time Network Coordinator! The Network Coordinator will be a member of the Agenda for Children OST Team working within the Cambridge Public School District. Please help distribute this posting to your networks and candidates who would be a great fit. We will be starting the interviewing process in the next few weeks!
Contact Khari Milner (email@example.com) if you have any questions about the position.
What is the Elementary School Out-of-School Time Network? The Elementary Network is a coordinated and committed system of Cambridge out-of-school time providers, schools, families, and community partners who work together to provide equitable access to quality learning experiences for JK-5 children. The Elementary School Out-of-School Time Network Coordinator will be a member of the Agenda for Children OST (AFCOST) Team working within the Cambridge Public School District (CPS). (More details about CPS and AFCOST below.) The Elementary School Out-of-School Time Network Coordinator will:
Provide effective, strategic and proactive coordination of efforts to ensure equitable access for families and children in grades JK-5 to out-of-school time (OST) opportunities, programs and enrichment throughout the year.
Build and sustain a network made up of OST providers, school-based and other community stakeholders focused on supporting the OST needs of JK-5th grade students -- including CPS families and caregivers.
The Skill Set: As the incoming and founding Elementary Network Coordinator, they will possess many, though perhaps not all, of the following skills and experiences:
Have a deep commitment to positive youth development, antiracism, and racial equity
Bring experience and love working on behalf of (and sometimes with) elementary-age (JK-5th grade) children and families
Exude positive energy to engage and mobilize diverse groups in collaborative relationships
Are a dynamic facilitator with the skills to hold a space of invitation and welcome
Experience with and enjoy communicating, connecting, and working collaboratively with diverse, multi-ethnic communities
Have a strong belief in the importance of sharing power with people from diverse ethnic, educational, and socio-economic backgrounds.
Are a reflective and continuous learner, and have experience with data collection and analysis, program planning, noting taking/documentation and evaluation
Know and/ or are excited to learn current communication tools and data platforms
Bring creativity and initiative to disrupt inequitable practices
Thrive working both independently & collaboratively, and managing and balancing multiple priorities