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Lead Teacher

Position Summary

Lead teachers are experienced teachers who will share classroom space with a less experienced teacher. In addition to the regular classroom responsibilities, the lead teacher will serve as a mentor for the less experienced teacher.

A lead teacher’s primary duties include:

  • Implementing curricula and activities to meet academic standards
  • Collaboratively designing and implementing assessments that measure progress towards academic standards
  • Using assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
  • Participating in the collaborative curriculum development process
  • Reinforcing school-wide rules and expectations in classrooms and elsewhere on campus
  • Being accountable for students’ mastery of academic standards
  • Producing weekly lesson plans to share with administrators and parents
  • Communicating frequently with parents, including weekly progress reports and being available via school cell phone until 8:30 pm
  • Participating actively in grade-level meetings, faculty meetings, and other meetings
  • Participating in staff development, including three weeks orientation and training every summer
  • Arriving at school by 7:15 am and remaining on campus until 5:00 pm
  • Leading a tutoring session four days a week
  • Mentoring, coaching, and engaging a teacher in instructional practice and professional development
  • Completing other tasks as directed by the School Director
Qualifications
  • Philosophical alignment with the college preparatory mission of the school
  • Valid California Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Highly Qualified under terms of NCLB
  • At least two years of urban classroom experience with proven significant academic growth among their students as evidenced in test scores or other quantifiable measures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of literacy and numeracy strategies for elementary grades
  • Commitment to continuous professional development
  • High behavioral expectations and strong classroom management skills
  • Experience analyzing assessment data and using it to drive instruction
  • Leadership roles in their previous schools including mentoring new teachers
  • The desire to work as part of a team
  • Facility with the Spanish language (preferred)
  • Masters degree (preferred)

Business and Operations Manager

Position Summary

The Business and Operations Manager will be primarily responsible for Futuro Prep’s business transactions and operational systems.

The Business and Operations Manager’s primary duties include:

  • Maintaining high standards of financial management and accuracy with regard to budgets, cash flow statements, expenditures, revenues, taxes, etc.
  • Handling all on-site school finances, including paying bills, overseeing purchase orders, and submitting payroll
  • Working closely with the school’s back office financial support provider.
  • Communicating all pertinent data to the School Director
  • Preparing reports in compliance with all District, State, County and Federal requirements
  • Managing grant monies and related reporting
  • Working with the School Director to prepare the annual budget
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with the school’s banking partners and vendors
  • Overseeing the operational aspects of breakfast, lunch, and snack distribution
  • Coordinating the purchase of goods and services for the school, including managing a bidding process when necessary
  • Preparing documentation for the annual audit
  • Managing the school’s student information system
  • Overseeing report card distribution
  • Working with the School Director to ensure a safe, clean facility
  • Communicating with the school’s landlord to ensure timely facilities maintenance
  • Working with students, teachers, and families as directed by the School Director
  • Assisting with school-wide projects as directed by the School Director
Qualifications
  • Philosophical alignment with the college preparatory mission of the school
  • At least two years of experience in an accounting, bookkeeping, financial, administrative, or other relevant field.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple simultaneous responsibilities
  • Knowledge of school finance and reporting (preferred)
  • Proficiency with common office software (i.e. Microsoft Office)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree

Office Manager

Position Summary

The Office Manager of Futuro Prep will ensure the efficient operation of the school’s main office and work with members of the administrative team to ensure the success of the school.

The Office Manager’s primary duties include:

  • Monitoring the school’s entryway, greeting parents and visitors to the school, and maintaining school safety
  • Performing clerical duties, including data entry, mail correspondence, office supply inventory, and answering phones
  • Contacting parents regarding absences, missing assignments, teacher concerns, or student illness
  • Implementing systems to support the work of teachers and administrative staff
  • Independently, or in accordance with administrative instructions, developing school communications in English and Spanish based on a thorough knowledge of school policies, regulations, and operational procedures
  • Translating for parent meetings and school events
  • Preparing and maintaining a variety of student, personnel, and school records
  • Maintaining and operating a variety of office equipment, such as the copy machine, printers, fax machine, and scanners with speed and accuracy
  • Monitoring and maintaining the inventory of the school’s office supplies
  • Supervising parent volunteers and other school guests
  • Assisting in the coordination of special events
  • Assisting the Principal and members of the administrative team, as directed
Qualifications
  • Philosophical alignment with the college preparatory mission of the school
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple simultaneous responsibilities
  • Proficiency with common office software (i.e. Microsoft Office)
  • Effective communication with parents, especially conflict resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish
  • Bachelor’s degree