Graduate Support Coordinator (Full Time)

Type: Full-Time position (40 hours a week)

Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

*Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision, our Faith & Life Covenant, and our guiding principles about Cultural Harmony.  All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

Job Details

Position:

The Graduate Support Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Director of Graduate Support in operationalizing and executing the program events, outreach, engagement, and communication. The Graduate Support program is a new initiative of Hope Academy and will help Hope Academy graduates build upon the foundation of a Hope Academy education by supporting them in their pursuit of lives of meaning and purpose, fulfilling and productive careers, and Christ-centered lifestyles and relationships.

The following reflects essential functions for this position but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

  • – Assist the Director of Graduate Support in operationalizing a unique graduate support process to launch graduates toward greater life and work purpose, self-sufficiency, faith ownership, church and community engagement, and spiritual/emotional/physical health.
  • – Coordinate outreach to, and communication with, Hope Academy graduates, both one-on-one connections with the Director of Graduate Support and also general communication with all graduates about the graduate support program.
  • – Onboard covenanted graduates and provide support and coordination between the Director of Graduate Support and each covenanted graduate throughout the process.
  • – Assist the Director of Graduate Support (DGS) with general clerical and administrative tasks and requests.
  • – Coordinate and arrange travel for the DGS.
  • – Arrange visits, meetings, and connections between the Director of Graduate Support and local pastors, business owners, and mentors.
  • – Maintain relationships with graduates.
  • – Provide logistical support for events that promote Hope Academy graduate involvement and engagement with Hope Academy and current students.

 

Education & Skills Required

  1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent; BS/BA degree preferred.
  2. Computer skills required – knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.
  3. Highly organized, self-starter, effective communicator, and strong follow-through/execution skills.
  4. Ability to develop and maintain systems.
  5. Willingness to go above and beyond in serving our Hope Academy graduates.

General Qualifications

  1. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the mission and work of Hope Academy and a desire to play an integral part in growing the impact of Hope Academy.
  2. Ability to effectively work in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.

Lunch Scanner (Part Time)

Type: Part-Time position

Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

*Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision, our Faith & Life Covenant, and our guiding principles about Cultural Harmony.  All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

Job Details

Position:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Food Service, assists in the operation of the school cafeteria (entering student pin numbers and performing other related tasks as required). 

The following reflects essential functions for this position but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

  • – Ensure all meals and milk served are correctly recorded in the Point Of Sale system (all student and staff pin numbers for meals served, are entered.) 
  • – Check meal components to ensure each meal qualifies as reimbursable, according to National School Lunch Program guidelines. If a meal doesn’t qualify, help the student change their food selection so it does qualify.
  • – Assist new students in referencing pin numbers, as needed. 
  • – Collect guest meal passes and correctly record guest meals. 
  • – Daily, enter breakfast records for K-12 grades before lunch service. 
  • – Promptly notify Food Service Director of any system issues and use backup procedures to ensure all meals at accurately recorded. (paper/pen to manually record, ensuring numbers are entered same-day).
  • – Meet annual training requirements, as directed by Food Service Director.
  • – Notify Food Service Director when additional supplies (eg. napkins, garbage bags, cleaning supplies) are needed. 
  • – Encourage students to take a lunch and try new foods, encourage them to make healthy choices and eat a balanced lunch
  • – Assist in cleaning and maintaining cafeteria facilities, as time allows between classes. 
  • – Encourage students to throw away trash, sweep and wipe tables
  • – Between classes, refresh trash cans, wipe up spills and generally maintain a tidy cafeteria.
  • – Tie trash and organics composting bags when cans are 2/3 full
  • – Restock water cup dispenser 
  • – Prepare wash buckets to sanitize tables, dump buckets and rinse rags daily.Clean rags daily after lunch service.
  • – Uphold general health and cleanliness standards.

Education & Skills Required

  1. High School Diploma / GED required

General Qualifications

  1. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the mission and work of Hope Academy and a desire to play an integral part in growing the impact of Hope Academy.
  2. Ability to effectively work in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.
  3. Engage positively with students and other staff, maintain professional and respectful demeanor.  
  4. React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.
  5. Work as a team to assist kitchen staff as needed. 
  6. No cell phones may be used during working hours unless you’re calling the Food Service Director or Maintenance for immediate help.

Admissions Coordinator (Full Time)

Type: Full-Time position (40 hours a week)

Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

*Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision, our Faith & Life Covenant, and our guiding principles about Cultural Harmony.  All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

Job Details

Position:

The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for walking prospective students and families through the admissions process with efficiency, care, and compassion!  The Admissions Coordinator will play a crucial role in fulfilling Hope Academy’s vision to grow and serve more youth in our city with a remarkable, Christ-centered education.

The following reflects essential functions for this position but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Prospect & Inquiry

  • – Respond to walk-in, phone, and online inquiries – submit new inquiries in PowerSchool as needed.
  • – Assist with coordination, set-up and hosting of Admissions Tours and events.
  • – Maintain PowerSchool records for each prospective student.
  • – Coordinate US shadow visits for perspective students.

Application & Assessment

  • – Communicate with, track, and assist families during the admission process.
  • – Ensure all necessary admission related documents are received from potential families and schools.
  • – Ensure assessment materials are prepared and ready for use.
  • – Coordinate scheduling of 3rd-5th grade assessments, host students and families during their assessment visit.
  • – Help schedule, coordinate, and facilitate Saturday Assessment Days in the Spring (typically a couple Saturdays per month February-April).
  • – Schedule and score assessments for 6th-11th grade applicants, host students and families during their assessment visit.
  • – Maintain PowerSchool records for each prospective student.
  • – Maintain an accurate waiting/placement list for all 3rd-11th grade students.

Interview & Acceptance

  • – Coordinate and schedule family interviews, host families during their interview visit.
  • – Coordinate new student checklist with school administration.
  • – Assist with correspondence and mailing to potential applicants.
  • – Communicate admission decision to perspective families/students in a timely manner.
  • – Maintain PowerSchool records for each prospective student.
  • – Communicate with, track, and assist families during the enrollment process.

Other Responsibilities

  • – Schedule, attend and take notes at team meetings as needed.
  • – Assist with annual Re-Enrollment of existing families.
  • – Plan and coordinate the 8th Grade dinner for existing 8th grade families.
  • – Assist with providing data for reports needed for Leadership Team and Board meetings.
  • – Meet regularly with supervisor for prayer, planning and accountability.
  • – Work closely with Admissions Coordinator Lead for all admissions, support the Admissions team in various tasks as needed.

Basic Qualifications & Experience

  1. High school diploma or GED
  2. At least 1-2 years of demonstrated relevant administrative experience, paid or volunteer
  3. Growing follower of Jesus Christ who desires to embrace the Hope Academy Faith & Life Covenant

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  1. Admission experience in educational or vocational settings
  2. Previous relevant experience working with non-profits and/or faith-based organizations
  3. Highly proficient dual-language interpreter and translator for Spanish and English (reading, written & verbal)

Personal Characteristics

  1. Genuinely pleasant and inviting
  2. Compassion, sensitivity, integrity, and reliability
  3. Community oriented
  4. Confidentiality regarding students, families, faculty, and staff

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  2. Exceptional standards regarding accuracy and attention to detail.
  3. Proven ability and eagerness for organizational and administrative logistics.
  4. Demonstrated ability to initiate and complete tasks and projects within a given timeline.
  5. Ability to be flexible and respond / adapt to changing priorities.
  6. Ability to work effectively and efficiently independently, as well as within a team structure.
  7. Competent across ethnic, socio-economic, gender and generational lines.
  8. Advanced user skills in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other organizational / communications tools such MS Office 365, etc.
  9. Ability to quickly learn new technology database management tools. We currently use PowerSchool’s Enrollment and School Information System.

General Qualifications

  1. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the mission and work of Hope Academy and a desire to play an integral part in growing the impact of Hope Academy.
  2. Ability to effectively work in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.

Family Ministry Coordinator (Part Time)

Type: Part-Time position (20 hours a week)

Our Mission: We are driven by our mission to foster hope in God by closing the achievement gap and preparing our students for college and beyond. We are fueled by our love for God and his care for every one of our students which motivates us to get better every day. Join our team of mission-driven brothers and sisters to work hard, do good, and make a difference.

*Very Important: Before applying please read and carefully review our Mission + Vision, our Faith & Life Covenant, and our guiding principles about Cultural Harmony.  All board members, faculty and staff are joining a covenant community in serving here at Hope Academy.

Job Details

Position:

The Family Ministry Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Head of Family Ministry in operationalizing and executing the program events, outreach, engagement, and communication.

The following reflects essential functions for this position but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

  • – Assist the Head of Family Ministry with clerical tasks and schedules.
  • – Help initiate regular, timely communication with parents to strengthen their connections to the school community and keep them engaged and informed.
  • – Plan and help coordinate seven required parent covenant events.
  • – Help the Family Ministry team to accomplish their quarterly rocks and goals.

Education & Skills Required

  1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent; BS/BA degree preferred.
  2. Computer skills required – knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.
  3. Highly organized, self-starter, effective communicator, and strong follow-through/execution skills.
  4. Ability to develop and maintain systems.
  5. Willingness to go above and beyond in serving our Hope Academy families.

General Qualifications

  1. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the mission and work of Hope Academy and a desire to play an integral part in growing the impact of Hope Academy.
  2. Ability to effectively work in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and economically disadvantaged urban community.