Student Recruitment Associate, Immediate

Explore Schools

Brooklyn, New York

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Date Posted October 13, 2021
Industry K-12: Charter Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Student Recruitment Associate, Brooklyn, New York

In-Person Work Required


Explore Schools is a network of public charter schools providing 2,000 students in Brooklyn with the outstanding education they deserve. Our goal is to provide students with curriculum and instruction that is both standards-aligned and culturally responsive. Our approach is designed to provide the conditions to nurture students as critical thinkers and natural problem-solvers. As an organization we are committed to engaging in work that disrupts and roots out systems and structures that perpetuate white supremacy. We intentionally seek to build and maintain a diverse and talented team that reflects the backgrounds and experiences of our students and creates an inclusive environment for all employees.


We believe that all children can learn when immersed in a rich environment full of high expectations, rigorous academics, and caring, committed adults. We believe equity and excellence are not mutually exclusive—we can meet the needs of all students in our schools, while actively engaging parents and driving toward excellent academic results. We believe it is both our privilege and responsibility to help close the opportunity gap in the Brooklyn community.


Eager professional who is a team player, eager to build relationships with various stakeholders in pursuit of supporting student enrollment goals. You have demonstrated that you are a reflective practitioner and prioritize the needs of your students first and are committed to supporting programming and initiatives aligned to our organization’s goal to educate the whole child. We are looking for candidates with the following qualities:

  • Dedicated to working in communities that have historically been underserved and under-resourced
  • Committed to thoughtfully engaging in identity work necessary to take a culturally responsive approach to pedagogy and relationship-building with students and colleagues
  • Exceptional level of patience and focus to overcome challenges, and achieve results
  • Exceptional communication skills to share engage community partners, families and various community stakeholders in information sessions, partnerships meetings and other activities
  • Detail-oriented, and highly organized
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred


The Student Recruitment Associate is a critical member of the network Student Recruitment Team, who will partner with the team on planning and coordinating network driven initiatives that will build awareness about our schools and impact, in hopes of gaining new interest. This is a service-oriented teammate who will communicate and share information with various constituents, attend and inform families at recruitment events, manage network driven communicate to prospective families, engage and develop community partnerships, execute administrative functions, and manage our social media presence. Additionally, you’ll be expected to manage the following responsibilities:

Student Recruitment, Enrollment & Retention

  • Manage and facilitate community canvassing initiatives in support of all 8 Explore Schools campuses
  • Support communications and systems updates related to new family engagement
  • Conduct waitlist calls and update our student enrollment systems across schools and create waitlist and enrollment forms
  • Run student recruitment enrollment events and support with all logistical and purchasing needs

Community Partnerships

  • Provide support with facilitating community events at schools and for the network
  • Engage in efforts to build relationships with external partners and community-based organizations located in proximity to our schools.

Family Engagement & Student Services

  • Provide administrative coordination for temporary staff, immunizations, vision screening, school nurse placement, Transportation/Office of Pupil Transportation Services, and School Foods
  • Assist with collecting and curating family resources and support for schools

Reporting and Other Administrative Support

  • Manage and support with online data and communications platforms such as PowerSchool, ParentSquare, and SchoolMint
  • Assist with management of student recruitment, student retention and other data collected through PowerSchool E-Collect.
  • Provide on-site school and event coverage, as needed
  • Support with student recruitment and enrollment management through SchoolMint

Explore Schools staff members receive a competitive salary, vacation including network shutdown days, considerable matching of retirement contributions, and more. Additionally, you can expect:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible and reflective leadership: dedicated to staff development, team cohesion, and shared responsibility for decision-making, development, and team-wide priorities
  • Driven and passionate colleagues who contribute to a professional and collaborative work environment

Explore Schools is a network of 8 charter schools located in Canarsie, Crown Heights, and Flatbush communities of Brooklyn, NY. Our network office is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Our schools have returned to a fully in-person model. For this specific role, in-person work is required.

Explore Schools is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status.