Latino Family Services Coordinator and Associate Music Director

Choir School of Delaware

Wilmington, DE

Work Location: In-office


Website Choir School of Delaware

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.


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.

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

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