In alignment with the policy at the NYC Department of Education, all Classical staff members are required to become vaccinated to ensure the safety of our school community. Exemptions from this requirement will be granted for those with a sincerely-held religious belief or medical condition.
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 a National Blue Ribbon Award-Winning network, Classical Charter Schools outperforms 85% of New York charters by providing a transformative education through a curriculum that includes art, music, Latin, debate and character education.
The High School Advisor is key in ensuring Classical Charter Schools truly lives out its mission by guiding all middle school families through the rigorous high school application process. The goal of the High School Advisor is to ensure 100% of scholars matriculate into college preparatory high schools. To achieve this mission-critical goal, successful High School advisors enthusiastically manage responsibilities across three dimensions:
Educate families on high school testing requirements and entry exams.
Prepare scholars for high levels of success on the SHSAT, TACHS, and ISEE by coordinating test preparation services for 7th and 8th
High School Placement
Meet with the families of 7th and 8th graders, individually and in groups, to advise and track scholars’ progress with the admissions process and options for public, private, charter, and specialized high schools.
Build and maintain relationships with competitive and prestigious high school admissions representatives.
Increase the number of scholars that attend magnet and specialized high schools each year.
Create and maintain tracking systems to support alumni once they enroll in the high school of their choice.
Maintain contact with Classical Charter Schools alumnus and report yearly academic updates on all alumni to stakeholders within Classical Charter Schools.
Plan and facilitate annual alumni events.
Alignment to Classical Charter Schools mission and approach
Excellent work ethic and organizational skills
Experience working in schools and with families
Demonstrated application of SBCCS core values: Accountability, Innovation, Professionalism, Rigor, Tenacity, Transparency, and Urgency