Education Manager

Education · SeaTac, Washington
Department Education
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor
Compensation $65-70,000

Application Deadline: December 13, 2021

Supervisor: Associate Director

Location: SeaTac, WA

About the Organization:

African Community Housing & Development (ACHD) seeks a talented Education Manager to lead and grow our thriving Education Department. ACHD is a community-founded organization led by African Diaspora with the mission of achieving equitable health, housing, economic development, as well as legal and educational services for African-descent immigrant and refugee communities, families, and individuals in King County. ACHD’s vision is to have an informed African immigrant and refugee community that is engaged in the holistic development of their families, communities, and environment. ACHD achieves its goals through educating the community and sharing community-based tools to mitigate inequity. ACHD focuses on equitable and culturally relevant health, legal, and educational services; housing stability and economic development; and land-use, real estate, and property development.

ACHD understands the historical values and the importance of organizing, strengthening, and honoring collective wisdom. ACHD collaborates with many organizations working on similar goals throughout south King County, including community-based organizations, small business owners, parent groups, and coalitions. 


Position Duties:

  • Manage and administer all details of ACHD’s Education Programs, including after-school STEM Education program for middle schoolers (“The Curiosity Lab”); Afterschool Enrichment program for elementary schoolers; and Youth Sports program
  • Design and/or approve curriculum for all Program classes
  • Recruit presenters and mentors for program involvement
  • Lead Family Days and assist with Community Cafe conversations to ensure full family engagement in Education programs
  • Manage scheduling of Education Department staff to ensure favorable student/instructor ratios in all classes
  • Manage and mentor Education Department staff, including regular performance reviews
  • Manage Education Department budgets, and create regular reports for funders, including both narrative and data-based reports
  • Maintain warm relationships with school districts, partner nonprofits, and community families

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to design and teach program curriculum
  • Strong communication and writing skills, preferably report writing
  • Experience working respectfully with diverse communities, including non-English speakers
  • Management/supervision experience; ability to motivate and support staff members
  • Experience managing education programs and budgets
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and demands, establish priorities, manage deadlines, and work effectively in a energetic environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field
  • Valid WA state driver’s license
  • National background check and verification of COVID vaccination will be required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in an African language
  • Masters degree in Education or a related field

Supervisory Responsibilities:  

This position will serve as the direct supervisor for two Program Coordinators and several part-time teaching assistants.

Note: ACHD emphasizes a highly collaborative approach that is rooted in equity and co-learning. Each staff member brings a highly valuable and essential background and perspective. Accordingly, supervisors are to lead with equity and humbleness. They are accountable to staff members, working to ensure the needs of staff are met. ACHD believes that a healthy and safe environment where feedback and learning is two-way is key to the success of the organizations. In other words, supervisors and staff collaborate on building a positive environment where they learn together, and mistakes are considered a healthy part of personal and professional growth.

African Community Housing and Development does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.”

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