Education Director

 


 

Position Title:       SENT Education Director

Status:                     Full-Time/Exempt 

Compensation:     $45,000 – $55,000 (Based on Education and Experience)

Benefits:                 Insurance – Medical

Location:               SENT Offices at Avondale East  

Reports to:            SENT Executive Director

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WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We are looking for a proven leader who possesses a growth mindset, positive and passionate entrepreneurial spirit, and takes an innovative approach to program development & education. Our next Education Director will lead our highly talented staff to reach their highest potential and will take SENT’s Education Programming into its next stage of growth and contribution to our community. We are seeking someone who knows how to develop high-performance teams that set and achieve strategic program objectives. Not only will our next leader have superb people-leadership skills, but s/he will also be a persuasive and passionate communicator and visionary who can bring others into the exciting work that SENT Topeka is engaging within our community through our educational programming. 

Our Education Director will work closely with our Executive Director to develop, implement, assess, and adapt educational programs to meet SENT’s strategic goals and initiatives. Additionally, we expect our next Education Director to champion our vision to the public through fostering collaborative partnerships and relationships with parents/families, School ISDs, volunteers, and like-minded organizations. 

Our Education director leads the education program staff and volunteers by providing the needed support, coaching, and resources for needed for program success.  As part of the Education Director’s people-leadership role, s/he will champion a SENT Topeka culture – fostering our core values and creating a positive, uplifting, safe, and productive work environment for the staff. Coaching, mentorship, and performance management are also a part of this role’s responsibilities as well as talent acquisition (recruitment, interviewing, and onboarding/training). 

Our Education Director will be responsible for creating an annual program budget, collaborate with Executive Director to secure adequate funding for programs, and ensure that the program staff follows sound bookkeeping and accounting practices. We expect that our next Education Director will provide regular and timely updates to the Executive Director regarding revenues and expenditures.

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SHOULD YOU APPLY? 

  • Are you energized by walking beside neighbors through loving relationships and strategic development?
  • Do you share our vision of Holistic Transformation of our Neighborhood?
  • Are an experienced and successful leader who has spent time with under-resourced communities through non-profit work? 

SENT Topeka’s Neighborhood commonly faces: homelessness, past trauma, substance abuse, food insecurities, barriers in education, and disrupted family structures.

  • Do you have a desire to invest in a community who is experiencing these challenges?

If you answered, “yes” to these questions, review the position responsibilities and requirements.  If you have the passion, experience, and skill-set required to excel in this position, we would love for you to apply!

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this position, fully complete the Employment Application 

Submit Your Documents to careers@senttopeka.com

SUBJECT LINE: Education Director Application”

PLEASE INCLUDE: 

  1. Employment Application (Includes References)
  2. Cover Letter 
  3. Resume

WHAT TO EXPECT

Once we receive your application, cover letter, and resume via email (careers@senttopeka.com), we will respond via email to ask any follow-up questions we had and if you are a good fit for the position, we will request a phone or video conference interview as a second step. After the phone interview we will invite those we select to complete a Flippen Profile (360-degree assessment). Once applicants complete the Flippen profile, we’ll invite those moving forward to an in person interview with a staff or board member followed by a panel interview with staff and/or board members. During the interview process, we will reach out to the references you provided in the Employment Application. Please be sure to notify your references that we will be reaching out. 

PROCESS

  1. Submit Application, Resume, Cover Letter
  2. Receive confirmation email – if applicable, it will include further steps.

IF APPLICABLE

  1. Schedule Phone or Video Conference Interview
  2. Complete the Flippen Profile
  3. Schedule In Person Interview
  4. Schedule In Person Panel Interview
  5. Hiring Decision