Great Oaks Legacy Charter School is seeking a Data Coordinator.



The Great Oaks Legacy Charter School is a high-performing, innovative charter public school in Newark NJ, serving 1,700 students from Pre-K to 12th grade on campuses across the city. Our mission is to prepare public school students for success in college. Great Oaks Legacy students aspire to be some of the highest performing students in the country.

We have high academic and behavioral expectations for our students. Our students, for example, are encouraged to take multiple AP classes before they graduate. We pair rigorous curriculum and teaching with intense personal support from teachers, tutors, and staff. The school’s mission is to prepare our students for college success through several key elements:


  • Small school – Grade-level cohorts of less 100 students allow each student to feel known and cared for. Our focus is on a sense of community and relationship building with families and students


  • More time on task – Longer school days than traditional schools. Weekend sessions and summer school for students who are struggling.


  • High expectations – Rigorous, differentiated, college-preparatory coursework from K-12. Advanced Placement and real college courses for all juniors and seniors.


  • Effective Instruction – World-class teachers with clear expectations and the support they need to continuously improve.


To learn more about working at Great Oaks Legacy, please read below and click here to see our school video.


Job Description

Data Coordinator Role Description:

The Data Coordinator is responsible for the production, organization, and analysis of the many types of data required to support our students’ achievement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively managing our Student Information System, PowerSchool, and expanding schoolwide usage of and fluency with this tool;
  • Compiling and manipulating data from multiple sources to complete the submission of various government reports;
  • Compiling monthly dashboards for presentation by the Executive Director to our Board of Trustees;
  • Supporting Campus Operations Leaders in compiling, analyzing, and distributing weekly, monthly, and quarterly data reports on Online Instruction usage/achievement and parent-facing data for Report Card distribution;
  • Supporting the data demands and implementation of internally-managed assessments including A-Net, NWEA Map, STEP, SRI/SMI, and Illuminate-based internal assessments;
  • Supporting the data demands of PARCC, NJASK/NJBCT, DLM, AP, ACT, SAT, and other standardized tests;
  • Compiling EOY and YoY Data Analyses to ensure student achievement and organizational growth over time; and
  • Special Data Projects as assigned by various members of the Senior Leadership Team.


The Data Coordinator is a twelve-month employee with salary to be recommended by Executive Director and approved by the board.



The Data Coordinator reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer.



  1. Has 2+ years’ previous experience in a data-driven role
  2. Fluent in Microsoft Office, including Excel
  3. Able to manipulate large quantities of data with accuracy and strong detail-orientation
  4. Able to manage multiple tasks against urgent deadlines




Our students arrive, on average, significantly behind grade level. Many live in poverty – a higher percentage than most schools in the country. Upon arrival, they are statistically less than 10% likely to graduate with a 4-year degree. Our mission is that each child ultimately graduates from college.




  1. Employee takes responsibility to reverse negative outcomes of failing students, to make every effort to work proactively and reactively to engage each and every student, such that each is legitimately prepared to succeed in college.


  1. It is a given that all of the faculty work very, very hard. All staff, including the Campus Directors, Admin Teams, CAO, CEO, President, Operations Team and COO and Employee, acknowledge that we will do more than just work hard; we each seek – through formal and informal feedback – to dramatically improve. At Great Oaks Legacy, an ongoing quest for improvement is not considered remedial, it is essential and ongoing for all staff.

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