Coordinator - Windham Public Schools
Position: Coordinator
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: BASP Program Coordinator
Job Location: Windham Middle School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Apr 26, 2021**
District: Windham Public Schools
Willimantic, CT 06226
Telephone: 860-465-2305
Job Description:
Position Description
The Before and After School Program Coordinator is responsible for the overall implementation of the program. The ideal candidate is an effective team leader through their professional conduct and communication. It is the coordinator’s responsibility to ensure the safety of children enrolled in the program as well as to develop and implement daily activities designed to meet their social, emotional, cognitive and physical needs. 

Essential Functions
  • Adhere to the Connecticut Code of Professional Responsibility
  • Ensures safety of students
  • Implements the Windham Board of Education and administrative policies, rules, regulations and directives
  • Manage the classroom and individual student behavior to maintain an advantageous learning environment
  • Prepares lesson plans that achieve clear objectives, uses appropriate techniques, and serves the needs of all learners in the classroom
  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required
  • Assess student learning on continual basis and identifies areas of intervention if needed
  • Follow the scope and sequence of the instructional program as defined and approved by the Windham Board of Education
  • Maintains respect for confidential information
  • Keeps parents up-to-date of student progress through use of interim reports, report cards, and/or conferences
  • Design instruction to meet the needs of all students as needed
  • Design clear and specific learning assessments
  • Maintain a positive learning environment that encourages open communication between the teacher and learner
  • Maintain a positive school community image that encourages ethical student behavior
  • Maintain ongoing communication with parents
  • Other duties as assigned by Administrator and/or Superintendent

Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Enroll a minimum number of K-5 students in the program by the beginning of each school year
  • Maintain  a “waiting list” of prospective participants so that the program is always serving at least the minimum number of students
  • Monitor the students’ daily attendance, communicate with parents on a regular basis regarding attendance issues
  • Send all necessary data in accordance with prescribed timelines (daily attendance, MP grades, parent attendance, teacher surveys, parent surveys, etc.)
  • Attend PD activities that have been planned by the director and the system wide coordinator and conferences/meetings as required
  • Conduct interviews for after school positions with the system wide coordinator
  • Provide orientation at the beginning of a new school year for all assistants
  • Ensure all staff receive weekly activity plans; place/brief substitutes as needed
  • Supervise all staff to ensure active involvement, positive discipline, and overall program benefit/effectiveness
  • Partner with the tutoring coordinator as necessary to ensure students are meeting skill development goals 
  • Maintain current, complete, and accurate staff files (attendance, conduct, discipline, participation, etc.) 
  • Maintain financial statements/enrollment paperwork for every child/family in program

  • Bilingual(Spanish/English) preferred
  • Active subject matter certificate as required by the Connecticut State Department of Education
  • Associate’s Degree required
  • Prior sufficient leadership experience
  • Experience working with a diverse student demographic
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Windham Board of Education may find appropriate

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to foster and facilitate learning and classroom management
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Effective, active listening skills
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Organizational and problem solving skills
  • Excellent public relations skills

Days:    Monday – Friday

Click to Apply at: WindhamPublicSchools


** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.