To support the Superintendent of Schools to address equity issues within schools that will close achievement gaps and eliminate disproportionate discipline practices.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Equity and Access
Lead the strategic and visionary priorities of the newly created Division: Office of Equity.
Increase equity in operational, academic, and resource support for all scholars.
Chair the Newburgh Equity Team comprised of district staff and community stakeholders.
Lead social justice and educational equity for all scholars.
Review and assess district policies, practices, and decisions for impact on equity, and increase transparency on how district decisions and policies impact equity.
Lead the development and implementation of equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives districtwide.
Monitor and enforce expectations in the district's policy for equitable educational outcomes for all scholars.
Enhance the instructional core in all schools so teaching and learning is responsive to the needs of our populations with special consideration for diverse learners.
Assist in the development, organization and implementation of professional development opportunities for district staff with an emphasis on racial and equity awareness.
Collaborate with district and building leaders to design and implement an Equity Report Card to collect input, analyze data (both qualitative and quantitative), monitor, and report progress on identified indicators.
Create and assess key performance indicators and continuously review specific equity data and trends.
Identify and address academic barriers, reduce disproportionality, and monitor measurable outcomes that lead to greater student success.
Serve as the lead facilitator of grants and initiatives that address improved outcomes for children of color; i.e. Be a Star, MBK, etc.
Collaborate with Central Office and school leaders to:
develop and support professional learning and resources for culturally sustaining/relevant curriculum and instruction
ensuring equitable access to high-quality programs and partnerships for NECSD scholars and schools
increase diversity in teaching force and NECSD leadership pipelines
increase cultural competence and address implicit bias with district staff
Family and Community Engagement (F.A.C.E )
15. Directly supervise the Director of F.A.C.E and all associated departmental staff
16. Coordinate internal and external resources and community partners for the District’s equity work.
17. Coordinate with external partners, including government agencies and community-based organizations, to align equity efforts districtwide.
18. Coordinate and participate in city, regional, and national efforts to address Race and Equity.
19. Serve as the district lead in helping families access the school system.
Restorative Interventions for Student Empowerment (R.I.S.E.)
20. Evaluate and support the R.I.S.E. & Evening School administrators.
21. Actively monitor and evaluate the R.I.S.E. program and make recommendations as needed to the Superintendent.
22. Monitor suspension data on a regular basis in collaboration with school building leaders to address any disproportionality in the district.
Extended School Year Program
23. Serve as the lead coordinator and evaluator of all Extended School Year Programs (ESYP) to ensure students have access to effective remedial and enrichment opportunities over the summer.
24. Produce an annual ESYP evaluation to the Superintendent
25. Support the Superintendent with the operations of the Superintendent’s Hearing Office and suspension process.
26. Oversee, supervise, and evaluate staff assigned to the Equity and Access Department.
27. Other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or his designee.
NYS SDA or SDL certification.
Master’s Degree required; Doctorate preferred.
School Administration experience required.
Experience as a district-level administrator preferred.
Experience working with a diverse student population.
About Newburgh Enlarged City School District
Our district serves a very large population of diverse students. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.
Please visit our website at www.newburghschools.org check out our Vision 2020: The Way Forward.
Our Vision: Through the work of all, we will achieve inclusive excellence.
Our Mission: Inspiring students to become tomorrow's leaders beyond Academy Field.
Thank you for your interest in the Newburgh Enlarged City School District.
The Newburgh Enlarged City School district is located at "The Crossroads of the Northeast," an area on the west bank of the Hudson River 60 miles north of New York City and 80 miles south of Albany.
Our district central office and the Board of Education are located at 124 Grand Street, Newburgh, NY 12550.
The school district serves students from four neighboring municipalities: the City of Newburgh, the Town of Newburgh, New Windsor, and a small portion of Cornwall. Six elementary schools (including a Pre-K center in one building), one K-8 school, one middle school, and the high school are in the City of Newburgh. The remaining schools are spread throughout the other municipalities.
The dis...trict currently consists of seven K-5 elementary schools, two K-8 schools, two middle schools (grades 6-8), and one high school (grades 9-12 over 3 campuses)
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
The Newburgh Enlarged City School District does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status or political affiliation, and additionally does not discriminate against students on the basis of weight, gender identity, gender expression, and religious practices or any other basis prohibited by New York State and/or federal non-discrimination laws in employment or its programs and activities. The District provides equal access to community and youth organizations. If one has questions or wants to make an inquiry regarding discrimination, including harassment, contact any one of the following: Mr. Michael McLymore, Dr. Pedro Roman at 124 Grand St., Newburgh, NY 12550, telephone 845-563-3460, or email email@example.com .