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Student Leadership Coordinator
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  • Staff

The Student Leadership Coordinator works in the Upper School (9th-12th grades) and Middle School (primarily 7th and 8th grades), overseen by the Division Heads at each level, and works significantly across faculty, staff and students. They are responsible for Upper and Middle School programs that derive highly from student leadership and student initiatives.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Brian Michaels, Upper School Head, at bmichaels@keyschool.org.

With a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, Key is particularly interested in candidates with experience creating and working in an inclusive setting. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Key School is an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities:

  • Activities Program: Plan and execute across both Divisions. Students in the Middle School have a once-a-week activity, while students in the Upper School have 5 activity meetings in a 10-day schedule.
  • Student Forum: Oversee and support the Forum groups in both Divisions. Student Forum is comprised of representatives of each grade-level, and moves forward initiatives that come from the student body. This role would support an existing Upper School Student Forum, and re-develop the 7th and 8th grade Forum in the Middle School. This person would also coordinate a quarterly meeting of Upper School student leaders across various elements of the Division to give some basic training and feedback.
  • Outdoor Education: Plan and lead Outdoor Education trips, along with the school's Outdoor Education Director, throughout the calendar year. Work specifically with student outdoor peer leaders. Lead/Participate on two Upper School trips, three to four Middle School trips, and various optional shorter trips throughout the year. Partner with the Outdoor Education Department on trip prep (gear/packing/etc.) and work with student led components of trip experiences. Co-teach a "Team Building/Initiatives" curriculum with older Middle School students.
  • Events: Plan along with, and support, the student body for events such as Homecoming, ZagBowl, Corn Hole Championship, Fall Field Games, Prom, Wellness Day, Career Day and any Middle School socials or dances. These events are important opportunities for community building, and learning to put on large-scale events in a community.
  • Advisory Program/Life Skills: Plan the Upper School Advisory Program, with support from the Grade Advisor Team in the Upper School. Work with Middle School Team Leaders in crafting the Advisory Program in the Middle School. Teach a unit in the 9th grade life skills class (Changing Lives), and work with Middle School Life Skills Coordinators about their planning.
  • Community Service: Oversee the community service initiatives of the students in the Middle and Upper Schools, and teach a Community Service Class each semester in the Upper School.