Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Co-Director 

The mission of Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School is expressed in five elements. The first element is to build an empowered and inclusive community of students, parents, and educators. Community building is a foundational point of focus, and we are committed to ensuring that our community embraces and celebrates diversity, promotes equity, and strives for inclusiveness. We have created a pair of positions – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Co-Directors – to support the school in the pursuit of this goal.

The DE&I Co-Directors will work in active, flexible partnership with each other to build community and facilitate all DE&I components of the school’s strategic plan. The positions will report to the Executive Director, and work under the guidance of the K-8 Leadership Team. The Co-Directors will endeavor to reach and support all stakeholder groups within the school family: Students, faculty/staff, parents/caregivers and school leadership. They will also endeavor to advance the school’s reputation in the external community through direct outreach and strategic partnerships.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Support the development, implementation and pursuit of K-8 DE&I learning goals
  • Build relationships with students; gaining confidence as a trusted adult
    Build relationships with community partners in the interest of brokering supportive investment in the interests of the students
  • Plan, coordinate and support faculty/staff DE&I professional development
  • Support and enrich the 8th grade community project experience
  • Advance the standing of the school in the community in the interest of positive connections with prospective parents/caregivers and students
  • Build and strengthen strategic partnerships with stakeholders, organizations and institutions in the external community

The successful candidates will demonstrate:

  • Superb people skills, and a charisma that engenders trust, openness and honesty
  • The ability to navigate a complex, intricate and nuanced social environment
  • The ability to engage and collaborate with a diverse group of people representing multiple cultures, religions, and backgrounds
  • Protocol facilitation and presentation skills
  • An expertise in the creation and utilization of metrics to gauge progress towards shared goals
  • A propensity for partnership and relationship building
  • A knack for discretion and good judgment
  • An eye for the big picture
  • An ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, school leadership, parents/caregivers, community members and others to support and implement the vision and goals of the school

Calendar:
242-day employee 

Salary:
Commensurate with education and experience

The mission of our school is to:

  • Build an empowered and inclusive community of students, parents, and educators 
  • Engage the whole child—intellectually, social-emotionally, and physically 
  • Help all students to know themselves and to be known well by their community 
  • Challenge each student to take an active role as an informed citizen in a global society 
  • Collaborate with the larger community to advocate for student-centered schools

We are committed to strengthening and preserving diversity, fostering an environment of equity and ensuring that we are as inclusive as we can possibly be. 

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