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Communities In Schools of Greater New Orleans welcomes applications from qualified individuals who are committed to the success of children in New Orleans' public schools.

Career Opportunities
(Updated 03/30/2017)
  • The mission of Communities In Schools of Greater New Orleans, Inc. is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. In an effort to expand support for Orleans Parish children within 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) funded sites, Communities In Schools of Greater New Orleans, Inc. is seeking partners who will work within the CIS Model of Integrated Student Services (ISS) to benefit students. This needs-driven approach to meeting school-wide (Tier 1) needs and individual student (Tier 2) needs has been shown in a national independent evaluation to dramatically improve students’ math and reading proficiency and improve the graduation rate.
    Communities In Schools of Greater New Orleans, Inc. is looking for a CIS Champ Camp Coordinator to manage our after school CIS Champ Camp in a New Orleans public school. This position will supervise a staff of approximately 20 instructors and evaluate camp activities. The coordinator will also maintain records for the site, ensure quality programming, provide behavior interventions as needed, monitor staff and student attendance, manage CIS Champ Camp materials and equipment, and attend professional developments throughout the year. In addition the Coordinator will work with school staff to ensure a seamless connection to the school day, and substitute in after school classrooms when necessary.
    Ideal candidates will have experience in a classroom setting as a teacher, paraprofessional, substitute, or volunteer; previous experience with children with special needs preferred. Candidates should also have experience supervising other staff members. Familiarity with pedagogy may be substituted for classroom experience. Candidates must have the ability to engage students, and communicate well with students, parents, staff, and school leaders. In addition, this position requires attention to detail, organizational skills, and basic computing skills.
    This CIS Champ Camp school site serves students in grades K -2nd. The start date for this position is as soon as possible and will conclude on or around June 30th.
    This position requires an afternoon schedule from approximately 3:30pm to 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. There are also possible daytime hours required for field trips and training sessions a few times a year. If interested, please click below to fill out an application. Attach your cover letter and resume to the application before submitting through PDFfiller. Interviews will begin after October 3rd. Please, no phone calls. We look forward to reviewing your application.

  • The mission of Communities In Schools of Greater New Orleans is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. In an effort to expand support for Orleans Parish children within 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) funded after school sites, Communities In Schools of Greater New Orleans is seeking partners who will work within the CIS Model of Integrated Student Services (ISS) to benefit students. This needs-driven approach to meeting school-wide (Tier 1) needs and individual student (Tier 2) needs has been shown in a national independent evaluation to dramatically improve students’ math and reading proficiency and improve the graduation rate.

    Communities In Schools of Greater New Orleans, Inc. is looking for Youth Development Coaches to work in our after-school Champ Camp, a 21st CCLC funded program in four New Orleans Public Schools. CIS Champ Camp is offered at four school sites for students in K-8th grade.

    Ideal candidates will have experience in a classroom setting as a teacher, paraprofessional, substitute, or volunteer. Other experiences working with children may be substituted for classroom experience. Candidates must have the ability to engage students, and communicate well with students, parent, staff, and school day teachers. Youth Development Coaches will help with homework and further reinforce what the students have learned during the school day.

    Start times for the camps will vary depending on the site, with the earliest start beginning at 3:15pm. All camps end at 5:30pm. In addition to these openings, we are seeking before-school coaches who would be required to be present from 7:30 am to 8:30 am. The estimated commitment for Youth Development Coaches is 10 hours per week, Monday through Friday, excluding any school holidays. If interested, please click the link below to fill out an application. Attach your cover letter and resume to the application before submitting through PDFfiller. Interviews will begin immediately. Please, no phone calls. We look forward to reviewing your application.

  • Communities In Schools of Greater New Orleans, Inc. is looking for part-time enrichment instructors for our afterschool program, CIS Champ Camp – a 21st CCLC funded program. Enrichment instructors are selected based on their talent in their field and their classroom management skills.

    Ideal candidates will have experience working with students ranging from PK to 8th grade. They will also have the ability to embed numeracy and/or literacy skills into their curriculum, communicate well with students, parents, teachers, and other staff members, and be able to reinforce the skills taught during the school day.

    We are looking for instructors in one or more of the following disciplines:
    1. African Drums
    2. Visual arts
    3. Theater
    4. Creative writing *
    5. Culinary arts *
    6. Dance (all forms – hip-hop, jazz, ballet, tap, lyrical, etc.)
    7. Yoga
    8. Gardening
    9. Tennis
    10. Team sports
    11. STEM
    12. Cheerleading
    13. Golf *
    14. Photography
    Starting date for the program is tentatively September 1st pending final Louisiana Department of Education approval and will end around May 23rd. Summer opportunities may be available. The program days are Monday through Friday and starting times range from 3:15 to 4:15 with all sites ending at 5:30 pm. Classes will be delivered over 8-week sessions. If interested, please follow the link below for details on the requirements for a proposal. Attach your cover letter, references, a sample lesson plan for the course, and resume to the proposal before submitting by email to champcampjobs@cisneworleans.org. Interviews will start immediately. Please, no phone calls.

    *=CIS will supply the materials and curriculum

  • Click here to apply. Once you have finished the application, select "done." You will then be prompted to upload your cover letter and resume. All three are required to be considered for any position.

  • Please follow the above link for details on the requirements for a proposal. Attach your cover letter, references, a sample lesson plan for the course, and resume to the proposal before submitting by email to champcampjobs@cisneworleans.org.

Our Impact

  • # of Case-Managed Students

    1570

  • Students Who Met or Made Progress Towards Their Academic Goals

    90.6%

  • Students Who Met or Made Progress Towards Their Attendance Goals

    87.9%

  • Students Who Promoted or Graduated

    87.9%

  • # of Non Case Managed Students Receiving Services from CIS

    5711

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