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New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024
This role is with Success Academy Charter Schools. WayUp is partnering with Success Academy Charter Schools to hire top talent.

Thanks for your interest in Success Academy! Running the largest, fastest-growing, and highest-performing network of public charter schools in New York City takes a village - families, children, teachers, staff and faculty, advocates and supporters alike. We would love to welcome you to our community! We work tirelessly every day to ensure each child in NYC has access to a fun, rigorous, whole-child education regardless of zip code or economic status. When you join SA, you play a part in giving every student who walks through the doors of one of our 53 schools in NYC a fair shot at reaching his or her potential.

Job Description

Program Manager, K-12 Theater

As the fastest growing, highest-performing charter school network in New York State, Success Academy has reimagined public education. Nationally recognized for achieving outstanding academic results for students from all backgrounds and zip codes, we have created an innovative K-12 school model that is preparing current and future generations of children with the subject mastery and skills to succeed in college and life. We now need a results-driven Program Manager, K-12 Theater to join our school community

Reporting to the Head of K-12 Scholar Talent, the Program Manager, K-12 Theater will be a results-driven professional looking to use strong organizational and project management skills and their rich content knowledge to support current and future content design, program evaluation, and upscaling teacher talent.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To plan, conceptualize, edit, and write a rigorous and relevant theater curriculum as part of a multi-year theater program centered on a rich theater pedagogy in the K-12 educational settings, under the direction of Leader, K-12 Visual and Performing Arts.
  • Includes all necessary lesson materials, lesson plans, and curricula for units of our courses that are aligned to the internal vision for theater education at Success Academy;
  • Alignment of the curriculum to the National Standards.
  • Ensure content is of high quality by working with schools and leaders, tracking content performance, and modifying content based on quantitative data and qualitative feedback from on-site observation.
  • In partnership with school-based Scholar Talent Leads, observe lessons and analyze student work and data to ensure content is implemented across our network of schools with a high level of fidelity; these observations and critical study of scholar work will be used to develop the practice of our Performing Arts teachers.
  • In partnership with the manager, lead content and pedagogy specific teacher training sessions.
  • Support key cross-content Scholar Talent initiatives and program needs including partnering with Operations on event and club planning and logistics, partnering with Talent Acquisition on teacher hiring, and partnering with school based leaders on Scholar Talent teacher performance management.
  • Execute team processes and project guidelines, and communicate effectively with key stakeholders.

A successful applicant will have the following skills, characteristics, and values:

  • Demonstrated content knowledge expertise in a field of theater;
  • Previous theater education experience and a history of a high performing program;
  • Extraordinarily high standards for students and one’s own work product;
  • Hold at least a B.F.A of B.A in theater;
  • Talent in logistics and project management;
  • Meticulous attention to detail and excellent time management skills;
  • Extremely strong writing and proofreading skills;
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work flexibly;
  • Comfort with ambiguity and enthusiasm for experimentation;
  • Passion for education and knowledge of the National Standards.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter outlining your candidacy. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed. Success Academy Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.

Compensation Range

Annual Salary: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00

Exact Compensation May Vary Based On Skills And Experience.

Already an employee of Success Academies? Please go to your Okta Dashboard> Workday> Applications> Career to apply via our Internal Careers page.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We actively seek applications from people of all backgrounds to strengthen our community and the perspectives needed to flourish in a multicultural world. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth. Learn more about our philosophy, benefits, and team at https://jobs.successacademies.org/working-here/ .

Success Academy Charter Schools does not offer employment-based immigration sponsorship.

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