Coordinator of Curriculum

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The Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia is a Congregation of

TITLE: COORDINATOR OF CURRICULUM
REPORTS TO: Executive Director of SSJ Welcome Center

SUMMARY: Oversees the curriculum development of English and Citizenship classes at the SSJ Welcome Center, located in the Kensington section of Philadelphia; supports the volunteer teachers of those classes

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
●      Commits to the Mission/Vision of the Sisters of Saint Joseph

●      Advocates for immigrant rights

●      Oversees and evaluates placement testing and registration for students

●      Creates the class schedule, class assignments, and book assignments for both students and volunteer teachers

●      Structures modern curriculum for both English and Citizenship classes to be taught in-person and virtually

●      Researches and orders new books, resources, websites, subscriptions, etc. for volunteer teachers to access

●      Serves as primary support for volunteer teachers; organizes Orientations, regular check-ins, and feedback surveys throughout the year

●      Organizes differentiated PD for volunteer teachers: in-person and virtual, new and returning

●      Interfaces with similarly missioned agencies to strengthen curriculum and resources

●      Solicits and maintains contributions from volunteer teachers to the shared Google Drive

●      Oversees teacher input of student attendance to MyAttendance website

●      Vets prospective teacher volunteers with Executive Director

●      Fosters community and growth mindset among volunteer teachers related to charism

●      Leads “teacher circle” conversation planning group

●      Communicates Welcome Center events and outreach opportunities to volunteer teachers

COLLABORATING TEAMMATES AT THE WELCOME CENTER:
●      Executive Assistant: responds to student concerns communicated by volunteer teachers

●      Coordinator of Immigrant Services: assists with Citizenship class resources/understanding of naturalization process

●      Coordinator of Technology: organizes virtual classes

EDUCATION: BA/BS in Education, Administration, a related field, or comparable experience

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
●      Teaching

●      Curriculum development

●      Coordination of professional development and/or coaching of teachers

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
●      Organization of multiple systems

●      Interpersonal/relationship building

●      Self-motivated and self-directed research of resources

●      Flexible mindset working with people of diverse backgrounds and capacitie

OTHER DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
●      ESL credentials

●      Teaching adult learners

●      Online teaching

●      Administrative experience

●      Coordination of volunteers

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Director of Human Resources, Pat Harrington at [email protected].

To apply for this job email your details to pharrington@ssjphila.org