As one of the highest performing charter networks in New York City, Classical Charter Schools is having a meaningful impact on education in the South Bronx. Recognized as two-time National Blue Ribbon Award-Winning network, Classical Charter Schools outperforms 97% of New York charters by providing a transformative education through a curriculum that includes art, music, Latin, debate and character education.
The success of our scholars is dependent on the success of our staff. Therefore, talent associates play a key role infurthering our mission by recruiting, selecting, and retaininghigh-quality people who drive our work forward, providing a world-class education for scholars in the South Bronx.
As Classical embarks on an ambitious growth plan, which will see our total staff size double in the next five years, the Talent Team is tasked with pursuing top talent in a strategic, mission-aligned and rigorous way. We operate on the leading edge of recruitment and selection strategy—balancing compelling storytelling with advanced data analytics.
The Talent Associate will drive our recruitment and selection efforts by:
Developing and implementing a vision for recruitment—particularly emphasizing ClassiCorps, our selective three-year teaching fellowship
Crafting and communicating a range of compelling narratives to illustrate the challenges and possibilities for students in the South Bronx
Executing full-cycle recruitment selection for top talent, ensuring rigorous decision making and excellent candidate experiences
Advocating for scholars and educational opportunity in and across a wide range of environments, including individual meetings, career fairs, classroom presentations and school tours
Building a network of advocates among top talent pools
Executing all selection processes both over the phone and in person, tracking scores and engaging in constant reflection and analysis to improve organizational decision making
Responding to data to better understand and guide strategy in:
Prospect and applicant behavior
Selection strategy, based on employee outcomes
Partnering with the Talent Manager to build risk, retention and leadership development strategies for our network
A bachelor’s degree
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
A desire to build relationships and advocate for scholars with a wide range of audiences
Experience teaching successfully in a low-income school