At Zeta, we pursue an unprecedented combination of high academic achievement and social-emotional development. We insist that every child receives a world-class education while fostering a love for learning. Our purpose lies in changing the public education landscape for all of New York City’s children, and we are uncompromising in our mission.
To achieve our vision, we are searching for a Special Projects Associate with a Bachelor’s Degree who is fueled by a passion for team success and continual improvement. The position title will be commensurate with candidate experience relative to Zeta’s organizational levels.
Deliver powerful results
As Special Projects Associate at Zeta, you will support our team to ensure that your school community has strong operational systems in two key areas: student assessments and after-school club programming. You have a strong desire to make a positive impact on a school community and are excited at the prospect of applying your skills to building world-class assessment and after-school club systems while also supporting Operations across the school. In this role, you will receive extensive support, hands-on experience, and professional development.
As a Special Projects Associate, your key responsibilities will include:
Project Management: Drive large, complex projects to excellent outcomes through strong project planning and people management
Student Assessments: Plan and execute the assessment process across all grades, including scheduling, preparation of materials, family communication, and organizing/ analyzing data for the academic team
After-school Clubs and Specialist Programming: Plan and execute all systems for Zeta’s after-school club and specialist programming
Event Management: Plan and lead aspects of Zeta family and student events, helping to strengthen our school community
Communication: Proactively create and disseminate Zeta communications, particularly pertaining to assessments and after-school clubs
Relationships: Build, maintain, and strengthen relationships with families, colleagues, and staff; consistently deliver Zeta’s vision of WOW in Family Service
Replication: Build replicable processes and systems, particularly around assessments and after school clubs
Operational Brilliance: Collaborate with the Operations team to maintain a high-standard of operational brilliance throughout the school building
Join our passionate community
Our Zeta team is comprised of top talent with incredible schooling and private sector experience. You will make a tremendous team member at Zeta if you:
Are passionate about our mission of providing world-class education to all students
Bring a mindset of growth, flexibility, and openness to feedback
Are hungry and determined to not only meet your goals, but surpass them
Are humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment
Are well organized and detail-oriented
Are able to work independently and manage projects with many moving parts and various stakeholders
We maintain an unrelenting focus on team at Zeta, so you must be humble, willing to put the team’s needs ahead of your own, and committed to contributing to a collaborative work environment. At Zeta, your voice will be valued. As part of a lean growth organization, we expect all our teammates to wear multiple hats and have a can-do attitude about overcoming any hurdle!
We want lifelong learners who live with child-like joy and passion. At Zeta, we need you to bring your passion for learning to disrupt the status quo and tackle problems with creative solutions.
This position has a start date in early Spring of 2023; however, there may an option to start sooner. We provide a top-of-market, competitive compensation and benefits package. Zeta also provides top-of-the-line technology and classroom resources.
Currently, Zeta operates multiple schools, in the South Bronx and Upper Manhattan. We have big growth plans because the educational crisis is massive and requires big solutions. We plan to open 1-2 schools each year. Join our growing team today, and change the landscape of public education in New York City. If you can’t wait to get started, apply now!
Equity is at the heart of our mission. We have a deep commitment to pursuing diversity and striving for equity. Zeta is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Work authorization is required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.).
COVID-19 vaccination mandate: Employment with Zeta Charter Schools is conditioned on proof of full vaccination and booster against the COVID-19 virus or approval of an exemption due to a qualifying medical condition.