At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite
possibility of human potential. We believe that every student
deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their
unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to
unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our
non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels
student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners
with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in
their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders,
and students working together to transform the future for
underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public
Schools, we are unleashing potential.
In California, 55% of our Rocketeers are emerging bilingual
students. Our vision is to support students in making steady
progress toward English language proficiency, grade level
standards, and ultimately biliteracy. The Manager of Multilingual
Learner programs will directly support schools in creating an
equitable learning experience, that centers access, asset based
teaching, and community partnership. This position provides
leadership with the implementation of Rocketship's multilingual
learner program, by managing all steps of the Rocketeer's "Path to
Proficiency" and building the capacity of school teams to
effectively support multilingual students and families.
The Los Dichos Manager will report to the Associate Director of
* School Support
Provide direct support to assigned schools for effective
implementation of the multilingual learner programCoordinate
instructional walkthroughs with school leaders of assigned
clusters, to analyze key data points, observe English language
development, and identify priority next steps.Assist school leaders
with personalizing and preparing PD sessions from the Multilingual
Program PD Library. Monitor completion of Multilingual Learner
coursework and training.
Path to Proficiency
Coordinate the reclassification process with schools and
families.Monitors reclassified students to ensure they sustain
meeting grade level standards.
Customize designated English language development lessons (DELD)
aligned to each unit, using the Rocketship Lesson Plan framework.
Customize resources to support integrated English language
development (IELD) across the curriculum and content areas. Utilize
videos for the ELD Exemplar Video Library to provide customized
development experiences to staff at assigned school site(s).
Support assigned schools with staying up to date with all
actions on the Multilingual Compliance Dashboard, to ensure that
schools meet or exceed federal, state, and local requirements for
multilingual learners.Monitor completion of essential communication
with families, including but not limited to: parent notification
letters, student score reports, and progress reports. Assist the
school leader team with conducting internal audits and resolving
Supports and participates in the Los Dichos, our parent led
program that teaches multicultural and multilingual lessons to
students throughout the school year.
State and Local Policies
Stay up to date on all education policies related to
multilingual learners, by attending relevant workshops and
trainings by the state and local education agencies to inform work
and stay up to date on education policies.
- Minimum 5 years of education and/or relevant experience
- 2 years of experience managing staff, managing volunteers, or
otherwise influencing and coordinating groups of people
- Teaching Credential Required
- Strong understand of sound practices for multilingual learner
programs and English language development
- Passion for Rocketship mission and commitment to educational
equity and parent partnership
- Exceptional professionalism and judgement and ability to
navigate conflict and manage confidential information
- Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to turn
policies and ideas into clear communication in multiple
- Experience designing and implementing policies with a focus on
equity and transparency
- Demonstrated ability to be detail-oriented, organized, and
- Strong PC-based computer skills, including the ability to use
spreadsheets and the Google Suite.
- Bilingual Preferred - Spanish/English
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
functions. While performing the duties of this position, the
employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with
both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to
use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach
with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or
move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific
vision abilities required by this position include close vision,
distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level
in the work environment is moderate to high.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent
health and welfare benefits, 403b retirement plan, flexible
spending account (FSA), and generous paid time off.
Rocketship Public Schools provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in
accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Rocketship Public Schools complies with applicable state and local
laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location
in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all
terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to,
hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall,
transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Rocketship Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of
unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion,
gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic
information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference
with the ability of Rocketship Public Schools' employees to perform
their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. Click here
for our Sexual Harassment Policy and here for our Title IX Policy.
For questions, concerns, or complaints, please contact
Equity/Discrimination Title IX Compliance Officer, Address: 350
Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 109, Redwood City, CA 94065. Phone:
877-806-0920 ext. 115.