Employment Opportunities

Are you a Peaceful Person? Interested in becoming a part of the Peaceful Schools team?

We are now accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Enrichment Support Instructor
  • Community School Coordinator

 

PS-Logo-300dpi-1841x717.jpgEnrichment Support Instructor 

Peaceful Schools has an IMMEDIATE OPENING for an experienced and enthusiastic youth support professional to support our Peaceful People Enrichment Program during school hours in the Syracuse City School District. 

Support Instructor Responsibilities and Qualifications:
* Support the implementation of project-based units that teach Peaceful Schools' peace and social-skills curriculum through the arts in grades preK-5.
* Help maintain a peaceful classroom learning environment. 
* Communicate and collaborate with school staff and other community-based organizations around enrichment programming and school-wide initiatives.
* Provide academic instructional support for preK-5 students as needed.
* Actively participate in Peaceful Schools staff trainings and meetings, as well as in select school-based trainings and meetings.
* Possess a strong background in education.
* Display strong interpersonal skills and a positive attitude.
* Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Position is full-time, 12 months, M-F, working 40 hours per week. Peaceful Schools is offering competitive salary and benefits, along with training and ongoing support throughout the school year. Position is located in Syracuse, NY.

Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Kelsie Deyo at kelsied (AT) peacefulschools.com (Please use the @ sign, we remove from our ads to eliminate spam). All applicants will receive a confirmation email upon receipt. Position is open until filled. Peaceful Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Peaceful Schools provides comprehensive social-emotional education and conflict resolution products and services. To learn more, please visit www.peacefulschools.com.

Peaceful Schools is committed to giving everyone the power to be peaceful.

 

Community School CoordinatorPS-Logo-300dpi-1841x717.jpg

Are you an Education or Social Service Professional with expertise in Community Organizing, Public Health Administration, or Social Justice? Are you passionate about working with school staff, students, and families? Do you have experience training or presenting to both adults and youth? Peaceful Schools is seeking highly qualified individuals to join us for the 2018-2019 school year!

Peaceful Schools is hiring a Community School Coordinator to lead effective planning and implementation of the Community Schools initiative at an assigned school site in the Syracuse City School District (SCSD). The Community Schools initiative is a strategy for organizing the resources of the school and the community around student success. A Community School is both a place and a set of partnerships between the school and other community resources, with an integrated focus on academics, services, supports and opportunities aimed to improve student learning, strengthen families and sustain healthier communities.

Under the supervision of the Peaceful Schools Director of Community Schools and the SCSD Community Schools Director, the Coordinator will work in close partnership with the building principal and school stakeholders to plan, recruit, manage, and coordinate student supports and services provided by an array of community partners. The Coordinator will ensure the responsiveness of community resources to the documented needs of students and their families as well as the alignment of their supports and services to the school’s core instructional program.

Community School Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Support the process of conducting a Needs Assessment, working with identified teams to analyze the data to drive decision making
  • Guide and facilitate the development of a Community Schools plan specific to the assigned site, aligned with the District Blueprint and aligned with the school Educational Plan
  • Implement a menu of needs-driven, high-quality programs and services in adherence with the community school model, including but not limited to: expanded learning opportunities, health services, parent/family engagement, adult education, direct material assistance, and interventions targeted to chronically absent students
  • Coordinate the work of different partners within the school, aligning the work of partners with the school faculty and priorities
  • Direct site-specific hiring, training, and supervision of staff as required by the plan
  • Facilitate alliances and new partnerships with City agencies and not-for profit partners that align with school goals and needs, establishing a continuum of services for students
  • Develop strong relationships with teachers, parents, and students
  • Supervise and coordinate the collection of data, timely submission of reports and responses to other requests for information
  • Assist school and partner agencies with resource management and development, including fund development and grant maintenance.

Qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree preferred in Education, Public Health, Political Science, Psychology, Human Services or related field 
  2. Experience working within a social service or K-12 setting 
  3. Specialization in community organizing preferred
  4. Knowledge and experience planning and conducting professional development or large group presentation
  5. Computer and social media literate including basics in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and online media platforms.

Position is full-time, 12 months, M-F, working 40 hours per week. Day-to-day schedule will be determined based on hours of the program and demands of the implementation. The position will require evening and weekend availability to conduct events and meet with parents and community stakeholders outside of the typical work day schedule. Peaceful Schools is offering competitive salary and benefits, along with training and ongoing support throughout the school year. Position is located in Syracuse, NY.

Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Yolanda Seegars at yolandas (AT) peacefulschools.com (Please use the @ sign, we remove from our ads to eliminate spam). All applicants will receive a confirmation email upon receipt. Position is open until filled. Peaceful Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Peaceful Schools provides comprehensive social-emotional education and conflict resolution products and services. To learn more, please visit www.peacefulschools.com.

Peaceful Schools is committed to giving everyone the power to be peaceful.