School Aide (Immediate Start - SY 21-22)

  • Newark, NJ, USA
  • Part-time
  • Hiring Start Time: Immediate Start (SY 21-22)

Company Description

Uncommon Schools is a nonprofit network of high-performing, public charter schools providing an outstanding K-12 education in historically under-resourced communities. We have proudly built schools that reflect our student population, with more than 60% of our teachers and staff across our network identifying as a person of color. Uncommon currently manages 55 schools serving more than 21,000 students in six cities: Boston, Camden, New York City, Newark, Rochester, and Troy. We are proud that Uncommon graduates persist in and graduate from college at five times the rate of their peers nationally. We achieve this by offering strong academic, co-curricular, and social-emotional learning that prepares students for success in college and beyond. 

North Star Academy currently manages fourteen schools in Newark, NJ serving students in grades K through 12. We believe in strong authentic relationships between teachers and students, supported by effective school systems and an engaging instructional model that enables students to flourish academically and personally. North Star Academy is NJ's #1 highest performing public charter school and has served Newark families for over 20 years.

Job Description

The School Aide position is a unique role that is responsible for providing support for the day to day operations of the school operations. The School Aide is responsible for administering and operating support services as assigned by the manager.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide administrative support including but not limited to data entry, making photocopies, restocking supplies, organizing classroom materials, etc.
  • Support execution of school systems (e.g. Breakfast, Arrival, Dismissal, Meal Times)
  • Provide student supervision in hallways
  • Other support duties as assigned by manager

Qualifications

  • Evidence of self-motivation, willingness to be a team player, and has a strong sense of personal responsibility;
  • Ideal candidates are hard-working, urgent, energetic, and are willing to learn and adapt;
  • Is extremely reflective and constantly wants to improve;
  • is flexible and enjoys working in a dynamic environment;
  • A strong candidate will possess strong organizational skills, communication skills (particularly with children), and problem solving skills;
  • Interest in performing a critical support role and the ability to excel in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, results-oriented environment;

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma; Passion for working with K-12 students.

Additional Information

This is a part time work opportunity. Aside from extensive professional development, all our staff members are equipped with email, high-speed internet access, and all necessary instructional supplies.

Uncommon believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization that enables our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building an exceptional team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. We also strive to ensure an inclusive community by creating a space for meaningful dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We also ensure that individuals with disabilities receive all privileges and benefits associated with employment and are provided reasonable accommodations for the interview process and to perform core job functions.

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