About Us:

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 classical curriculum focused on art, music, Latin, debate and character education. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employees and applicants will be treated in all respects on basis of merit and qualifications without regards to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law. We strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds to apply. At Classical, we provide comprehensive health benefits, competitive salaries, and opportunities for growth.

Position Summary:

The Director of Data's primary duties are the following:


Data Management:

  • Manage and audit Classical’s student information systems, assessment platforms, trackers, and databases to ensure smooth and accurate data collection
  • Oversee staff execution of data entry processes and provide professional development to ensure information is accurate and reporting is accessible to all stakeholders
  • Create and manage innovative data solutions using PowerApps and Power Automate to support with onboarding/offboarding, staff evaluations, curriculum calendar, etc.
  • Supervise and support creation of scripts (using SQL, Python, or R) that clean, transform, and load data to automate analyses and quickly answer research questions
  • Optimize database systems and serve as point of contact with external consultants to improve collection and reporting of critical data


Reporting & Analysis:

  • Lead the design, development, and management of academic, attendance, and behavior dashboards to ensure that staff have the information they need to make effective decisions
  • Oversee the report card process to ensure that teachers and families are provided with specific, skill-based data to help their scholar succeed
  • Lead research projects to provide staff with timely information on important topics such as summer slide, COVID-slide, and identifying at-risk scholars
  • Provide additional data reporting and analysis as needed for audits, grants, and strategic initiatives

 

Leadership:

  • Work with the Executive Director to create and continuously improve a comprehensive strategy for collecting, managing, and reporting data
  • Lead the data team through weekly trainings, professional development, process creation and oversight
  • Develop and run role-specific training documents and video for all staff members on utilizing data systems, tools, and reports
  • Collaborate with school leaders to develop and implement timely reports and analyses that help Classical achieve its mission and drive continuous improvement


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required; relevant Master's degree preferred
  • At least three years of relevant professional work experience
  • Experience working in a K-12 education setting
  • Experience managing data systems and processes and analyzing data with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems and troubleshoot common issues
  • Expert in Excel and proficient in SQL
  • Experience with PowerApps and Flow to create and manage data paths across departments
  • Experience with statistical software, data visualization, and/or programming languages (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, R, Python) preferred

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