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New York Edge Program Coordinator in Bronx, New York

About Us:

New York Edge is the largest provider of after school and summer camp programs in New York City public schools. Each year, programs in academics--including STEM, the arts, sports & wellness, and college access help 40,000 students develop leadership skills and succeed in school. Working parents count on our programs to provide safe and enriching environments for their children.


New York Edge is looking for a Community School Program Coordinator to assist with establishing a high and visible presence within the school building supporting the Community School Director in assuming a strong leadership role and holistic approach toward improving academic performances driven by strong, collaborative partnerships among p rincipals, parents, teachers, and CBO’s throughout the school year. The Community Schools Program Coordinator will assist in the overall administration and implementation of the Community Schools program under the supervision of the Community School Director including but not limited to: curriculum development, trainings, theme based projects, scheduling of activities, daily supervision of staff, record keeping and reporting, communicating with parents and organizing special events.



Monday – Friday (Some evenings and weekends required)

This role requires you to be in-person.



Salary is commensurate with experience, skills, education, and merit.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work hand-in-hand with the Community School Director in daily program operations and functions.

  • Work with school leadership to maintain a focus on results and track progress.

  • Ensure that New York Edge is capturing and analyzing data while functioning in a data driven manner.

  • Responsible for overall supervision of community school staff.

  • Assist in the educational and social development of students.

  • Ensures that they are trained in the methodology employed during the school day in regards to instruction.

  • Encourage and lead projects that foster academic, social, physical and artistic growth.

  • Provide support for individual students inside and outside of the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities.

  • Responsible for recruitment and supervision of dedicated staff that meet the highest standards of qualifications in carrying out the mission of Community Schools and New York Edge

  • In conjunction with the Community School Director and school leadership team, assesses student progress and communicates such to teachers and school administrators.

  • Works with subject teachers to provide student support in various curriculum areas.

  • Must attend Professional Developments offered by New York Edge and Department of Education.

  • Identify high need students, coordinate with teachers to target interventions, and track and monitor impact of interventions.

  • Build relationships and mechanisms to effectively link the school day to expanded learning opportunities.

  • Communicate the program's challenges, progress and success with the Community School Director, will perform projects assigned at the discretion of the Community School Director .

  • Support students with emotional or behavior concerns and assist them in developing appropriate social skills.

  • Coordinate the allocation of space for student and family support services, and for special events.

  • He/she fosters an atmosphere of fun and learning and serves as a role model to youth, always conducting him/herself in the utmost professional manner and maintaining appropriate boundaries.

  • Promotes positive character development in all youth.

  • Participate in school governance, community school team meetings, and specialized meetings such as attendance meetings.

    Required Skills:

  • Passion for New York Edge mission and youth development

  • Reliable, organized and punctual

  • Knowledge of effective sports, arts, and academic programming

  • Expert understanding of New York City and New York State education requirements in an urban setting ∙ Strong leader and team-builder

  • Ability to resolve conflicts and negotiate solutions

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program staff and school partners

  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills with proven ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals both in person and over the phone, applying tact and discretion as situations demand

  • Must have excellent organizational, time management and follow-up skills

  • Must be able to clearly articulate outcome requirements and provide the necessary and appropriate resources and support for Activity Specialists and Academic Enrichment Coaches to successfully deliver on objectives

  • Responsible and professional conduct that serves as role model to staff and youth

  • Exhibits strong character traits and exercises patience and creativity while seeking win-win scenarios

  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines

  • Must demonstrate ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Google Docs, and Word


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Some college credits in Education, Psychology, or Social Work are highly preferred.

  • 2-3 years of experience working in a youth development or educational setting.

  • Must have passion for New York Edge mission and demonstrated interest in the field of education and youth development.

  • Prior experience working with school-aged youth

  • Prior work experience in urban education environment preferred

    To apply, please visit our website at

    A t time of offer and acceptance, the job requires safety and security clearances through the Department of Education and Department of Health.

    N ew York Edge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    D isclaimer : The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills requir ed of a person in this position.