Prairie Seeds Academy

21st Century Site Manager


Prairie Seeds Academy is a K-12 public charter school located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Our teachers and staff work very hard to create and sustain a warm, safe and productive atmosphere for learning. We are committed to the pursuit of providing high-rigor academics along with encouraging our students to be global thinkers and learners. With today's diversity, we want our students to adapt successfully to change, be life-long learners, and care and understand others. We want our students to be prepared for the world so they can become a contributing member of society.

Vision Statement: Our PSA Community members are inspired global thinkers, who will understand the importance of inquiry, lifelong learning, intercultural awareness, respect, and adaptability as they become future leaders.

Mission Statement: Prairie Seeds Academy, in cooperation with families and community, provides leadership in rigorous education to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring citizens who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.


PSA believes that every scholar has the right to learn, be engaged, and grow in a healthy school environment. PSA must foster a culture of learning that embraces every scholar’s strengths to achieve optimal growth and learning. PSA strives to explore ways to strengthen our relationships with our scholars and their families. PSA is committed to building collaborative leadership at an effective capacity among staff, parents and scholars. This is accomplished by changing our behaviors and actions so we can better support our scholars and parents in achieving their academic goals. Employees coming to PSA must share, understand, and implement this culture of learning at all levels of the organization through consistency. By having consistency, we can shift not only the behaviors of our staff, but our students and parents will equally be engaged in the process. PSA seeks individuals who will optimistically and confidently abide by this culture of learning.

The core values that drive PSA’s culture of learning are:

· Aiming for High Academic Achievement

· Embracing Cultural Pride and Identity

· Modeling the Way

· Understanding How Data Drives Decisions

· Having High Expectations

· Creating a Social-Emotional Learning Environment


Job Title:

Manager, 21st Century Learning Center

Reports to:

Chief Academic Director


7:15am – 3:40pm, Monday through Friday

Office Location:

6200 W Broadway Ave N. Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

Salary Range:



The Manager is responsible for ensuring that services are being delivered according to 21st CCLC standard protocols, quality assurance and expectations including MDE guidelines. The position will need to effectively lead staff in all areas of program compliance and addressing all issues in a timely manner so as to not compromise services. The supervisor will produce regular activity reports to document progress, track client satisfaction/outcomes according to funder requirements. As a liaison to external stakeholders, the position is required to attend and participate at various program related meetings, trainings, etc.

The candidate must demonstrate a strong work ethic, as well as integrity, accountability, and high performance in previous work experiences. The best candidate for this position is someone who can align themselves to our outcomes driven culture and understands the unique challenges of an immigrant and refugee community. The successful candidate has experience effectively managing multiple programs, supporting success for high-risk youth, and desire to work with diverse new American communities.


Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:

· Work collaboratively with school administrators and leaders to implement 21st CCLC

· Supervise high quality out-of-school time programs that provide academic support, educational enrichment, and wrap around community based services e.g. employment, housing, food shelf, and more

· Supervise the 21st CCLC Coordinator and provide coaching, mentoring, and supervision support to afterschool and summer program staff toward continuous program improvement

· Lead staff training and develop skills and best practices in programming and youth development

· Support CCLC site with guest speakers, field trips, community programs and resources to support the school and the community

· Coordinate and lead discussions and meetings around food service, transportation, and child care

· Supervise systems and processes to parent engagement and education services along with administrators and leaders

· Hire and oversee after-school and summer program staff

· Supervise the performance of after-school and summer program staff

· Manage the data collection and online reporting to inform programming and meet grant requirements

· Monitor grant and program budgets

· Attend CCLC meeting required by the funder

· Lead meetings of the CCLC advisory board

· Represent and be a positive ambassador of the program and CCLC

· Inform and communicate with parents and stakeholders information related to CCLC

· Perform other duties as assigned


· Hold a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or related field. A Masters in social work, psychology, counseling or related field preferred.

· Minimum of three years leading and managing a team with increasing supervision responsibilities.

· Desire to work with an ethnically diverse population.

· Experience in administration, coordination, program development, reflective supervision, and case management/counseling.

· Experience with after school and youth development programs and services.

· Ability to work as a team member with fellow co-workers and staff.

· Previous experience working with adolescents and high risk populations.

· Demonstrated experience in working with multiple stakeholders and collaborative working relationships.

· Ability to write and organize reports with skill in gathering required information.

· Skills in written and verbal communication. Ability to assist in preparing and giving oral presentations.

· Computer skills necessary using word processing, spreadsheets and data base programs.

· Knowledge of available community resources that provide services to clients.

· Demonstrate ability to be analytical, detail-oriented, and to problem solve.

· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, while also being a strong team player.

· Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $29,000.00 - $49,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday


  • related: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Aggressive -- competitive and growth-oriented
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

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Posted 2 months ago

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