Edmund Burke School
Washington, DC
Grades 6 - 12 with 305 students

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The Senior Equity, Inclusion, and Civic Engagement Coordinator works with faculty, staff, students, and parents to advance equity, inclusion, and civic engagement initiatives. They will develop curriculum, organize workshops, and coordinate travel logistics for civic-engagement projects (i.e. the Frameworks) for 6th-12th grade, as well as support equity and inclusion programming.  The Senior Coordinator is a strategic planner with a deep understanding of systemic issues, can help students learn how to be changemakers, and has an awareness of approaches to achieve social change.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate volunteer opportunities for each grade level’s civic-engagement project, currently known as the “Social Justice Framework”
  • Manage travel, hotel, and excursion logistics for Social Justice Frameworks and other civic engagement projects
  • Sustain relationships with our community partners as well as develop new partnerships in order to create new service learning opportunities
  • Develop curriculum and facilitate trainings that help students learn to be conscientious leaders who thoughtfully address social issues by understanding root causes, equitable approaches, and systemic issues
  • Assist in the creation and delivery of workshops that prepare students for their social justice framework projects and other volunteer opportunities
  • Share with students, faculty, staff and parents information about outside conferences, workshops, and trainings in these areas
  • Organize student and parent volunteer opportunities
  • Develop outreach materials for our civic engagement opportunities
  • Provide administrative support for the Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Civic Engagement for all programs, events, training, and initiatives.
  • Advise 5-7 high school students to ensure they are supported academically and socially
  • Potential opportunity for middle or high school teaching
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience
  • Experience leading and facilitating service learning and civic engagement projects
  • Experience leading and facilitating equity and inclusion initiatives and projects
  • Experience with curriculum development
  • Experience coordinating and leading service learning projects
  • Experience working with young people, ideally in a school setting
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current trends and thinking concerning civic engagement, social justice, equity, and inclusion
  • Knowledge of or a willingness to learn about and cultivate local service learning opportunities
  • Strong interest in furthering the School’s commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Ability to develop programs and initiatives with an equity lens
  • Detail-oriented with highly effective communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Strong facilitation skills and comfort in speaking with adolescents and adults in small and large groups
  • Capacity for teamwork and for developing working relationships with students, faculty and staff, parents and trustees
  • Ability to counsel and mentor students
  • Demonstrate a deep empathic concern and compassion for people
  • Have the knowledge and ability to develop programs that mutually benefit students and community partners and avoid prioritizing students’ experiences over the community’s
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
At Edmund Burke School, we have a longstanding commitment to equity and inclusion. We are dedicated to hiring people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and we honor the dignity and worth of all people. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, physical abilities, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status. We expect the values and work of prospective candidates to align with our mission on equity and inclusion. The culture of the Edmund Burke School aims to embrace differences, develop sensitivity to the perspectives of others, and prevent isolation of any one group of individuals.

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