Reports: NBFA’s Chief Development & Communications Officer
Summary: The Grant Writer must be committed to and advocate for NBFA’s mission to provide students a meaningful, high quality education through experience-based learning that helps develop essential social, emotional and critical-thinking skills.
Summary: The Communications Coordinator must be committed to and advocate for NBFA’s mission to provide students a meaningful, high-quality education through experience-based learning that helps develop essential social, emotional and critical-thinking skills. This gives all children a foundation to achieve their full potential at every stage of life. The Communications Coordinator will coordinate the media work needed to support the development efforts of the organization.
Chief Development & Communications Officer
The Chief Development and Communications Officer must be committed to and advocate for NBFA’s mission to provide students a meaningful, high quality education through experience-based learning that helps develop essential social, emotional and critical-thinking skills.
Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the CDCO will have the following Direct Reports: Grant Writer, Development Associate and Communications Coordinator.
The Chief Development Officer will be primarily responsible fo fund development and external communications.
Tutor Corps – Americorps Fellowship
Great Oaks Charter Schools
As a member of the Great Oaks Tutor Corps, you will mentor and tutor middle or high school students at a Great Oaks Charter School for the duration of one school year (August-June). This is a service role through AmeriCorps with regular full-time hours Monday-Friday and some Saturdays.
In exchange for your year of service you will receive a living stipend, free furnished housing with utilities included, health insurance and on-going professional development throughout the year. You will also be eligible for a Segal Education Award through AmeriCorps after the completion of your AmeriCorps term of service. Most importantly you will have an opportunity to shape the future of students living in urban communities.
The ideal candidate for the Great Oaks Tutor Corps is a bright, talented recent college graduate passionate about dedicating a year of service. Great Oaks has schools in Newark, NJ, New York, NY, Bridgeport, CT and Wilmington, DE, and is seeking tutors for all sites. The Tutor Corps plays an integral role in helping our schools achieve their mission: to prepare students to succeed in college. Great Oaks is seeking individuals who are motivated, enthusiastic and up for one of the most rewarding challenges of their lives.
Common Ground, Grade 10 Interdisciplinary Methods Lab Instructor
Common Ground — the nation’s oldest environmental charter high school, part of a community organization that also operates a community environmental education center and urban farm — is seeking a passionate, creative, effective, inclusive Interdisciplinary Methods Lab Instructor.
This is a unique opportunity to be in on the ground floor of an interdisciplinary, place-based, social justice-oriented, standards-aligned academic experience, at a school that’s committed to growing the next generation of powerful environmental leaders and successful college students.
Core 10 is a new integrated curriculum consisting of English, Science, Social Studies, and Integrated Methods. Over the course of this year-long experience, students will dive into four interdisciplinary units: New Haven Stories, Justice, Power, and Community Health. Students will use the city of New Haven as a learning laboratory and take part in numerous off-site field experiences with community partners. Additionally, the Core 10 has a commitment to exposing students to the arts through photography, drama/theater, various visual arts media, and videography. The 10th grade core meets for four of Common Ground’s eight periods — from 12:47 to 3:05 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and from 8-1:17 on Wednesdays — allowing students and teachers to engage in extended field experiences, use time flexibly to meet students needs, etc.