skip to Main Content

Latino Family Services Coordinator and Associate Music Director

Website Choir School of Delaware

The Choir School of Delaware is a comprehensive, multifaceted, a

Job Description

Latino Family Services Coordinator and Associate Music Director

The Family Services Coordinator is an advocate for Choir School students and their families. The individual serving in this position must be bilingual in Spanish and English. The Family Services Coordinator will build and maintain partnerships with the Latino community and local schools; garner resources to benefit students and families; and recruit Spanish-speaking volunteers. This position is grant funded.

Qualifications

Minimum Education/Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university with 15 college credits with at least 3 credits in child development/learning, environment/curriculum,social-emotional development, observation/assessment; and one three credit elective in school age
    Experience in education, social services and populations experiencing systematic barriers to success
    Experience with administrative duties, budgeting, community or family engagement, supervision, and curriculum development experience is preferred
    Degree in music or extensive experience in musical settings
    Licensed or eligible for Child Care Administrator license or DE State Teaching Certificate
    Candidate must pass all background and reference checks.

Special Knowledge/Skills

  • Fluent in Spanish and English
    Strong organizational, communication, public relations and interpersonal skills
    Knowledge of Google Workspace and other computer applications
    Ability to make presentations and facilitate meetings with people of various skill levels and diverse backgrounds
    Knowledge of national standards recommended for out-of-school time programs, knowledge of state and national music standards
    Working knowledge of program requirements, grant development experience, program evaluation desired
    Basic piano skills

Music Education

  • Meet regularly with the DMO and DEAC for planning purposes
    Assist and facilitate the planning of the Choir’s annual repertoire
    Conducting “hearings” for potential Choristers
    Facilitate rehearsals
    Teach musicianship lessons that focus on melodic sight singing, rhythmic sight singing, music theory and choral diction.
    Track chorister progress to ensure that they are meeting state and national music standards.
    Attend continuing education activities relevant to choral and administrative duties and join appropriate professional organizations
    Assist with Choral Scholar (section leader) auditions and interviews
    Facilitate Summer Camp music curriculum in coordination with DMO and DEAC.
    Other duties as assigned.

Latino/a/x Community Outreach

  • Represent the Choir School of Delaware in the Latino community
    Research organizations and events integral to the Latino community where the Choir School should have a presence in order to truly become a valued asset of the community
    Assist the Choir School in publicizing information in Spanish, such as articles or advertising in Hoy en Delaware
    Recruit students from the Latino community to attend the Choir School
    Recruit students from the Latino community to attend the Choir School
    Recruit Spanish-speaking volunteers to work with students in the after school program
    Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience

Three (3) years of program management and/or related work experience

Out-of-School Time Program Management

  • Manage attendance, database of students, transportation, data collection, and registration
    Collaborate with schools, families and other partners to provide quality services
    Coordinate student needs with staff and supporting agencies and services.
    Assist with compilation, completion and submission of reports to program funders
    Maintain ongoing written evaluation of the program to share with funders
    Promote positive, collaborative relationships with students’ families.
    Prepare and ensure completion of outreach materials and distribution of program information.
    Maintain routine contact with principals, teachers, after school staff and volunteers to discuss issues, challenges and opportunities for collaboration
    Other duties as assigned.

Salary range is $52,000-$55,000.

Interested applicants should send materials (resume, cover letter, and 2 letters of recommendation) to careers@choirschoolofdelaware.org

Benefits include, medical, dental, vision plus life insurance, 10 personal days, and 6 weeks paid school holidays (eg spring break, summer break, winter break).

Back To Top

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Get updated on the latest news, events, resources, job postings and more!