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Estimated Pay $47 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Rochester, New York

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Company Description

Uncommon Schools (Uncommon) is a nonprofit organization that starts and manages outstanding urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college.  Uncommon builds uncommonly great schools by developing and managing regional networks that are philosophically aligned and highly accountable and by designing and implementing “best-in-class” teacher training.  The organization has achieved outstanding academic results based on internal assessments, statewide exams, and graduation milestones.  Its schools consistently outperform their district schools and are among the highest-performing urban schools in their cities and states. To learn more about Uncommon click here . 

Job Description

General Summary

Uncommon High Schools will be expanding our offerings to provide co-curricular programming to students. The goals of the co-curricular programming are to provide students with an opportunity to explore an area of passion, learn about areas of study that could become a passion, participate in a rigorous project that requires sustained energy over the course of a year and to have the opportunity to potentially complete on a national level. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing criteria for co-curriculars to ensure that all offerings are high-quality
  • Determining which co-curriculars meet the criteria and should be offered and which should not
  • Work with facilitators of co-curriculars to develop a scope and sequence, including final task plan, for each co-curricular
  • Organize and run a student forum where students will learn about co-curricular options
  • Run a registration process that allows students to rank preferences for co-curriculars and place them into the appropriate co-curricular
  • Work with the school-based Director of Operations to ensure all co-curriculars have the materials they need for the semester
  • Maintain and update the program budget to share updates with the Uncommon Finance team
  • Recruit and hire any external experts needed to run particular co-curriculars
  • Work with the Director of Operations and the Home Office HR team to generate contracts for external experts who will lead co-curriculars
  • Review and provide feedback on ongoing lesson plans or agendas for each co-curricular
  • Observe co-curriculars to provide feedback to facilitators 
  • Maintain records including which co-curriculars were offered, the number of students interested, and the number of students who participated
  • Work with the Director of Operations to develop daily systems aligned with typical school operations (for example: collecting attendance, maintaining rosters, etc)
  • Work with Director of Operations to determine how co-curriculars should appear on students’ transcripts
  • Act as the school-based champion for summer programs; ensure students are aware of opportunities available to them. 
  • Work with the Director of Experiential Learning to monitor quality of programming and to report on progress as defined by the terms of the grant
  • Work with the Director of Operations to ensure competitive clubs are properly registered for competitions and have the appropriate travel and lodging (if needed)


  • Must exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Must have superior interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to research and quickly develop knowledge of employer recruiting strategies, job market trends, occupational, career and personal growth. 
  • Must be a self-starter and possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and work independently as a leader and as part of a team.
  • Strong relationship builder who will form bonds with students, school leaders, internship providers, funders and an internal team

Education & Experience Required

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Experience in a high school environment to understand the academic culture and must have the ability to effectively interact with faculty, staff, students, parents, and administrators highly preferred.
  • Familiarity with corporate and nonprofit human resource management. Understanding of experiential education and career advising. Experience in presentation of workshops or public speaking.

Additional Information

Our people are what makes us Uncommon.  We believe our compensation philosophy and benefits should reflect our values—equity, transparency, and clarity—to enhance our ability to attract and retain talent and reward their expertise.  Our staff receive best-in-class training, coaching, and support to develop and operate mission-driven schools that provide a high-quality education to our students and families.

Compensation for this position: The starting compensation for this role based in New York is between $50,000 to $64,700. The starting pay will depend on various factors that may include but are not limited to professional experience, education, training, certifications, tenure with Uncommon Schools, and work location.  Because one of the things that we value is staff tenure in a role, we do not currently cap salary ranges.  Please note: ranges may differ for staff who work from a location other than New York.

Benefits: We offer comprehensive, flexible, and competitive compensation,  benefits and perks that support the personal health, wellness, and finances of our staff and their families.

  • Comprehensive Health Insurance

  • Financial Planning & Wellness

    • 403(b) retirement savings plan and/or region specific Pension plan 

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness  Program  & 529 Savings plan

  • Generous Time-Off plan aligned with school calendars

  • Leave of Absence

    • 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave +

  • Mental Health and Counseling support

  • Relocation Assistance

  • Other Perks and Discounts

Uncommon believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization that enables our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building an exceptional team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. We also strive to ensure an inclusive community by creating a space for meaningful dialogue about issues of race and identity for our staff and students. As an equal opportunity employer, Uncommon provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We also ensure that individuals with disabilities receive all privileges and benefits associated with employment and are provided reasonable accommodations for the interview process and to perform core job functions. If you would like to request an accommodation, please email