Program Director of YOLA at Camino Nuevo
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (CNCA) is a network of charter schools serving students across the PK-Post Secondary continuum in the Greater MacArthur Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.Pueblo Nuevo Education Development Group (PN-EDG) is CNCA resource development and capacity building arm. PN-EDG invests in young people to foster personal transformation and generational social change. PN-EDG staff support and build capacity for CNCA schools in achieving their vision.The organizations are grounded in the beliefs that public education is a civil right and all students deserve an excellent education that will prepare them for success in life. At CNCA/PN-EDG, we recognize that lower income and immigrant communities often face institutional and cultural barriers that create impediments to studentsâ€™ success, and that an excellent education must eliminate these barriers. We integrate a strong focus on progressive, research-based academics with a holistic, place-based approach to serving our students. Since opening its doors in 2001, CNCA has grown to 8 schools and nearly 3,500 students. Our goal is that by 2022, 2,000 CNCA graduates will be equipped with the skills, knowledge, and worldview necessary to be literate, critical thinkers and independent problem solvers. As a result of this success, 90% will have been accepted to, 80% will have attended and 60% will have graduated from a 4-year college within 6 years.
Organizational Leadership Capacities
We believe that every individual who works at Camino Nuevo Charter Academy must embody key mindsets and possess foundational skills to contribute to the organizational leadership of the organization.
Youth Orchestra LA (YOLA) is the Los Angeles Philharmonicâ€™s initiative to establish youth orchestras in underserved communities throughout Los Angeles, with YOLA at Camino Nuevo marking YOLAâ€™s fourth youth orchestra endeavor.Â Through YOLA, the LA Phil and its community partners provide free instruments, intensive music training, and academic support to students from underserved neighborhoods, empowering them to become vital citizens, leaders, and agents of change. As a member of the Camino Nuevo Charter Academy & PN-EDG team, reporting directly to the Kayne Siart campus Principal, the Program Director will lead all aspects of the operation and future development of the YOLA at Camino Nuevo site, including oversight of a team of part-time faculty of teaching artist and a part-time Program Coordinator.
The Program Director of YOLA at Camino Nuevo must effectively manage multiple complex relationships that involve both internal staff and stakeholders including, but not limited to: parents, community partners, third party service providers, surrounding school districts and public officials.Â The Program Director will guide curricular, programmatic and staff development, and support the positive staff, students and family culture of our YOLA @ Camino Nuevo community.
Strategy and Vision Setting Responsibilities
Team Leadership and Performance Management Responsibilities
Administrative Management and Compliance Responsibilities
To apply please send resume and letter of interest to: https://careers-caminonuevo.icims.com
* Camino Nuevo Charter Academy intends that all qualified persons shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion. *
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, military status or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Camino Nuevo Charter Academy requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
Questions or complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying, equity or title IX equity and compliance concerns should be directed to Margarita Domingo at (213) 417-3410 or 3435 W Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026