Community School of Naples seeks a Director of Civic and Global Leadership. This new position of would lead community outreach and student awareness efforts to help promote civic leadership, outreach, and the development of strong community and global connections, fostering the conviction that student awareness of civic responsibilities and global perspectives are essential to solving the challenges of the modern world, and indeed can enhance the quality of our lives.
Starting in August 2019, this position will report to the Head of Upper School and may involve a part-time teaching load. The program would consolidate certain outreach initiatives which already exist at CSN, while researching and implementing new ones for both the students and our faculty. Generating, maintaining and communicating excitement about this expanded program are essential to this position.
Serving over 800 PK-12 students, Community School of Naples is one of the top independent schools in Southwest Florida. The many advantages of a career at CSN include; generous compensation and benefits, engaged students, plentiful resources, supportive atmosphere and a beautiful campus.
Areas of Concentration and Responsibilities:
Develop and manage an intentional, K-12 approach to global engagement and international travel
Develop a vision and plan for integrating an appreciation for multiple perspectives and global understanding more deeply into the curriculum, including supporting faculty towards this end
Provide coordinated oversight of international travel opportunities, including providing planning support to trip leaders in all aspects of proposing, creating, managing risk, and executing international trips; effectively promote student participation in international travel and hosting of international students
Oversee all aspects of the CSN Global Exchange Program. (currently Valencia and Munich)
Develop relationships that result in additional opportunities for students to engage globally through immersive travel, study, service learning, and internships
Further refine and execute existing risk management policies and procedures and stay abreast of risk concerns
Serve as primary contact for membership in the Global Education Benchmarking Group (GEBG)
Develop and manage an intentional, K-12 approach to service and service learning, including fostering neighborhood partnerships, and coordinating the efforts of service coordination in each school division
Develop and maintain relationships with a range of community members, including non-profits, civic groups and agencies, to identify additional opportunities for students to engage meaningfully at the local level
Deepen key partnerships (including the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Collier, Holocaust Museum, Habitat for Humanity, Honor Flight, Conservancy of Southwest Florida and others), ensuring that these relationships are sustainable and mutually beneficial
Expand existing community relationships, further identifying and coordinating mutually-beneficial service learning and volunteer opportunities for CSN faculty, staff, and students.
Guide and support students, teachers, and parents who are seeking external service learning, volunteering, or other external engagement opportunities
In partnership with other personnel, support execution of the internship program
A Bachelor's degree is required, a Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of 2 years of experience in a school setting is required with independent school experience preferred. Strong skills in web use and technology are required, especially in social media and international travel requirements. Experience interfacing with government entities and representing the non-profit sector are desired. Highly considered qualifications include; teaching Social Studies, Civics or History, school principal or leadership experience, team and/or club leadership, community volunteerism and/or outreach background.
Application materials should include:
· Cover Letter
· At least two professional references, either with contact information or recommendation letters.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation and Benefits:
The appointment is a full-time, admin/faculty position paid commensurate with experience, degree attainment, and other qualifications. The competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, life insurance; Aflac and Legal Shield options and a generous 403(b) retirement program. Please see the CSN website for more details about the benefits of a career at CSN.
Internal Number: 01031904
About Community School of Naples
Community School of Naples (CSN) is an independent, PreK-12 college preparatory day school with over 800 students. Essential elements of the school’s educational program include a comprehensive curriculum focused on academic rigor; opportunities in athletics and the arts, both fine and performing; and character development. These elements ensure that each student experiences a challenging education only an independent, college preparatory school can provide. CSN is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.