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Benefits Summary

  • Vacation, personal holidays (2), and sick time.
  • Seven regularly scheduled agency holidays
  • 403-B administered by TIAA for non-charter school staff
  • Teacher Retirement System (TRS) retirement for charter school staff
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, medical and dependent care
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Telecommuting options, if applicable
  • Workplace perks such as recreation activities, food and coffee, and variable work schedules.

Enrollment in Lena Pope’s benefit plan is available which includes:

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance, no cost to employee
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Long term disability insurance, no cost to employee

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Education Research & Data Coordinator
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for an Education Research & Data Coordinator. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

SUPERVISOR: Chief of Education Services

Responsibilities and Duties:
Effectively addressing COVID-related unfinished learning through data-driven prioritization of research-based learning acceleration strategies, intentional and multi-year strategic planning, and ongoing continuous improvement through implementation. Monitor implementation of the Resilient Schools Support Program, as part of the Texas COVID Learning Acceleration Supports (TCLAS). Provide effective performance and management of district learning acceleration. Support the build-out of data systems, structures, and protocols that support the performance management and continuous improvement of RSSP supported COVID Recovery and Learning Acceleration Strategic Plan. Comply with professional learning support that builds capacity and produces and executes data tools, systems, and protocols needed to support district performance management and continuous improvement of COVID Recovery and Learning Acceleration Strategic Plan in school years 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 (with the cohort launching in spring 2022). Assure implementation of the Instruction Acceleration Plan. Works with district throughout the summer to develop strong plans for the following year. Use assessment data to outcomes. Coordinates and monitors effective deployment of campus support to improve Tutorial & Instruction Acceleration Plan. Systematically monitors effectiveness of instructional programs by observations and analysis of campus and district test data. Works collaboratively with the Chief of Education Services regarding the collection, review, interpretation and use of data. Encourages and models innovative thinking and risk taking and views problems as learning opportunities. Facilitates the use of technology in tutorial programs. Remains well-informed and up to date on developments in research, TEA initiatives, and state mandate/priorities as they relate to assigned responsibilities. Demonstrates clear and effective writing, speaking, and active listening skills. Participates in the district-level decision-making process to establish and review district goals and objectives. Provides assistance to campus/district leadership for TCLAS, RSSP, and LEA initiatives, (plans, develops, and coordinates research, analysis, measurement, and reporting of data and other critical information). Advises Chief of Education Services of student assessment results and campus/district accountability performance. Prepares student assessment and school/district accountability reports, trainings and presentations for RSSP, TCLAS, school board, and campus/district staff. Facilitates data accessibility and data gathering for strategic, district and campus plans. Obtains and uses evaluation findings, including student performance data, to examine curriculum and instruction program effectiveness. Coordinates internal district research and development. Assists with proposed external research projects. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local school board policy. Monitors state and federal accountability and legislative processes in order to report for campus/district leaders. Perform other duties as assigned. Utilize knowledge of innovative
programs, procedures, and objectives to facilitate Accelerated Instruction. Develop and execute
processes, including launching new programs, and recruitment and management of external
school providers. Oversee the development and compliance with RSSP and TCLAS
requirements. Demonstrate high expectations for staff through monitoring goals and program
implementation, development, and continuous improvement. Systematically monitor
effectiveness of assigned programs by reviewing campus and student level data with campus
leadership and departments to ensure that goals are being met. Assist with preparation, review
and revision of job descriptions in departments. Select, train, evaluate, and supervise tutorial
program staff and make recommendations relative to assignment, retention, discipline, and
dismissal.

Qualifications:
• Master’s in Education from an accredited university, preferably in curriculum and instruction
• Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a classroom teacher
• Three (3) years of experience in assessment, accountability, and/or research, preferred
• Demonstrated experience managing, analyzing and reporting data to inform decision-making
• Experience with State of Texas Accountability System
• Experience working with both elementary and middle school programs
• Valid Texas Teacher Certification required
• Principal Certification preferred
• Driver’s license required

Special Knowledge/Skills:
• Knowledge of education and/or nonprofit agency, operations, administrative policies, state and
federal accountability systems
• Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Adobe, and Data Management
for Assessment and Curriculum (DMAC)
• Utilize research-based best practices for data-driven strategic planning, performance
management, and continuous improvement
• Support the district’s RSSP & TCLAS Learning Acceleration task force in the development of
its strategic district wide learning acceleration plan, insuring it is carried out with fidelity
• Create data structures, systems, protocols, and tools to support ongoing metrics
• Excellent organization and communication skills including attention to detail along with
professional and courteous demeanor
• Ability to work in fast paced environment with moving deadlines
• Ability to interpret data and evaluate instructional programs
• Ability to analyze data, create reports, and make recommendations
• Ability to work collaboratively with classroom teachers, educational leaders, school trustees,
and community
• Ability to work well with a diverse population
Other Requirements:
• Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter.
• Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the
employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and
Procedures

Location: 3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Administrative Assistant
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for an Adminstrative Assistant. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

POSITION TITLE: Administrative Assistant
SUPERVISOR: Director, Early Learning Center

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Perform a range of administrative duties for the early learning center. Maintain front desk reception tasks including attendance tracking, data input, billing, student files, parent communication and occasional classroom supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Educational/Certification:
o High School Diploma or GED
o Spanish speaking preferred
o Two years’ clerical experience
o Child-care experience preferred
o Driver’s license required.

• Skills/Abilities:
o Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Outlook). Ability to operative a variety of office and school equipment, including calculators, fax machines, postage machines, etc.
o Ability to interact with clients and staff with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of the service population.
o Strong oral and written communication abilities.
o Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
o Excellent organizational skills.

• Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

LOCATION
3200 Sanguinet Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Special Events and Community Engagement Associate
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Special Events and Community Engagement Associate. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

GROUP: Development

SUPERVISOR: Director of Development

POSITION FUNCTIONS:
1) Plan and execute all aspects of Lena Pope’s special events and develop strategies to further engage attendees. Responsibilities include securing sponsorships and/or table sales, logistical planning and execution, and event follow up.
2) Organize, promote, and execute quarterly events to increase awareness of Lena Pope and to engage current and prospective donors.
3) Identify and implement additional strategies for increasing current and prospective donor awareness of and engagement with Lena Pope, especially special event attendees and sponsors.
4) Manage, promote and solicit donations to Lena Pope’s direct client assistance/support needs (i.e. Care Closets, Holiday Program, etc.).
5) Provide project management support for donor stewardship and cultivation communications.
6) Deliver community presentations on behalf of Lena Pope (i.e. workplace giving campaigns).
7) Ensure digital presence accurately reflects current needs and engagement opportunities.
8) Manage the volunteer experience including application process, volunteer roles, policies, and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1) Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or a similar field is preferred.
2) Three or more years of development experience; volunteer management and/or special event management
3) Computer Skills Required: Donor Database experience, Microsoft Office Suite.
4) Experience utilizing a variety of social media platforms.
5) Experience utilizing a web editing platform preferred.
6) Experience and proficiency in public speaking

LOCATION: 3200 Sanguinet, Fort Worth TX 76107

Early Learning Pre-School Teacher (Full-time)
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Reports to:  Director of Early Learning Center—Sanguinet Campus

Position Functions:
1)Direct supervision of children: Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
2)Student Engagement: Creatively and consistently engages children in learning.
3)Conducts Assessment: Regularly observes and evaluates each child’s progress and shares findings with parents and director at least twice a year.
4)Education: Provides planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate development of children.
5)Parent Engagement: Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form).
6)Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner consistent with job description.
7)Classroom Management/Environment: Maintains an organized classroom and schedule.

Qualifications
To be able to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
•Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or a child-related field required.
•Must possess knowledge of the following:
o Developmental stages
o Effective childcare discipline management
o Appropriate parent and child communication
o Effective classroom environments specific to ages/stages

Location
3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Early Learning Infant Lead Teacher (Full-time)
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Reports to: Director of Early Learning Center

Position Functions:
1) Direct supervision of children: Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and
promotes a safe learning environment.
2) Student Engagement: Creatively and consistently engages children in learning.
3) Conducts Assessment: Regularly observes and evaluates each child’s progress and shares
findings with parents and director at least twice a year.
4) Education: Provides planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate development of
children.
5) Parent Engagement: Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form).
6) Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner consistent with job description.
7) Classroom Management/Environment: Maintains an organized classroom and schedule.

Qualifications
To be able to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
• Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or a child-related field required.
• Must possess knowledge of the following
o Developmental stages
o Effective childcare discipline management
o Appropriate parent and child communication
o Effective classroom environments specific to ages/stages

Location
3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

IT Helpdesk
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SUPERVISOR:           IT Director

PRIMARY FUNCTION: To provide comprehensive computer and application support for Lena Pope.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Provide primary onsite support, repair, and maintenance for all Chromebook devices
  • Provide additional support and maintenance for desktops, laptops, Lena Pope issued mobile devices, hotspots, projectors, video equipment, desktop printers, document cameras, and copiers by responding to calls and service request routed to the Lena Pope team.
  • Provide new staff training on use of Lena Pope equipment and systems including connecting to the network when off campus and student devices.
  • Help maintain inventory of all Lena Pope Home IT equipment and assist with IT projects as needed.
  • Documents all support issues within the Lena Pope Helpdesk application.
  • Driving to multiple Lena Pope sites as needed for support and special projects.
  • Ability to lift carry 15-44 pounds standing, walking, pushing, pulling, stooping, bending, and kneeling
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Education/Certification:
    • High school Diploma or GED
    • Driver’s license required
    • Required knowledge of laptop/desktop hardware, software troubleshooting, including ChromeOS managed with Google Workspace, Microsoft Operating systems, anti-virus, and Office Suites
    • Helpdesk/desktop support for one year in a corporate or school environment preferred.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and Procedures.
Family Therapist (Full Time) Community Based Services
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SUPERVISOR: Community Based Services Supervisor

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for the implementation of a home or office-based program or service that will encourage clients/families to maintain cohesiveness and to preserve the family as a unit by providing crisis intervention, therapy, skills training, and linkage to community resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Educational/Certification:
o Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, counseling, psychology, or other field related to health and human services. Appropriate licensure preferred. (LMSW, LPC-A, LMFT-A, LCDC)
o Clinical knowledge of the DSM and disorders that impact children and youth.
o Broad knowledge of community resources.
o Experience working with at risk youth and families. Experience providing in-home services and group facilitation preferred.
o Driver’s license required.

Skills/Abilities:
o Strong oral and written communication skills.
o Excellent counseling and clinical ability.
o Able to organize, coordinate, and direct service activities.
o Possess good judgement and decision making skills.
o Able to use technical equipment such as a cell phone and personal computer for on-going communication
o Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
o Ability to collaborate with family members and other professionals.
o Able to relate well with others in a multi-cultural environment.
o Bilingual preferred.

Other qualifications include:
Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and Procedures.

LOCATION: 3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Family Therapist (Full Time) Counseling Services
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SUPERVISOR: Counseling Services Supervisor

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for providing therapeutic services to clients and their
families.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in social work, counseling or psychology required; with
appropriate full independent licensure (LPC, LMFT, LCSW) required. Three or more years of
experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Play therapy experience
preferred. Clinical methodologies and diagnostic knowledge, including experience in cognitive
behavioral therapy (CBT) and trauma-informed models of therapy, medication knowledge and psychiatric diagnosis/DSM V knowledge a must. Broad knowledge of resources in the
community is required. Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including some
evenings for group and individual activities.

Other qualifications include:
• Excellent human relations ability
• Strong oral and written skills
• Possess good judgment and decision making
• Able to organize, coordinate and multi-task
• Able to prioritize client care, case management, assessments, treatment planning,
personal management, client and community responsibilities.
• Able to use a laptop and applicable software

LOCATION: Arlington

Early Learning Teacher Toddler/2-year-old room
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Reports to: Director of Early Learning Center

Position Functions:
1) Direct supervision of children: Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
2) Student Engagement: Creatively and consistently engages children in learning.
3) Conducts Assessment: Regularly observes and evaluates each child’s progress and shares findings with parents and director at least twice a year.
4) Education: Provides planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate development of children.
5) Parent Engagement: Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form).
6) Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner consistent with job description.
7) Classroom Management/Environment: Maintains an organized classroom and schedule.

Qualifications
To be able to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
• Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a child-related field, Early Childhood Education or equivalent required.
• 2 years experience in ECEC or related field
• Must possess knowledge of the following
o Developmental stages
o Effective childcare discipline management
o Appropriate parent and child communication
o Effective classroom environments specific to ages/stages

Location
3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107
3620 Modlin Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Early Learning Aide Preschool (full-time)
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POSITION TITLE: Early Learning Aide Preschool (full-time)
SUPERVISOR: Early Learning Center Director

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

•Direct supervision of children:
-Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
•Student Engagement:
-Creatively and consistently assesses and engages children in learning.
•Education:
-Assists in implementing planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate learning and development of children.
•Parent Engagement:
-Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form) information regarding program activities and child progress, behavior, successes and concerns.
•Professionalism:
-Performs in a professional manner consistent with Lena Pope expectations.
•Classroom Management/Environment:
-Effectively address classroom behaviors by teaching appropriate conflict resolution skills and maintaining the positive esteem of children

QUALIFICATIONS:

•Educational/Certification:
-Child Development Associate (CDA) and/or Associates Degree in a child related field required.
•Must be at least 18 years of age.
•A minimum of 6 months relevant experience serving early childhood population.
•Spanish speaking preferred.
•Ability to interact with clients and staff with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population.
•Skills/Abilities:
-Strong oral and written communication abilities.
-Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
-Excellent organizational skills.
•Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

LOCATION
Lena Pope ELC-UNTHSC Campus
3620 Modlin Ave.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Early Learning Aide (Full-Time and Part-Time)
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Summary

  • Direct supervision of children:
    • Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
  • Student Engagement:
    • Creatively and consistently assesses and engages children in learning.
  • Education:
    • Assists in implementing planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate learning and development of children.
  • Parent Engagement:
    • Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form) information regarding program activities and child progress, behavior, successes and concerns.
  • Professionalism:
    • Performs in a professional manner consistent with Lena Pope expectations.
  • Classroom Management/Environment:
    • Is able to effectively manage classroom behaviors by addressing negative behaviors and reinforcing positive behaviors

Qualifications

  • Educational/Certification:
    • For Full-Time Position – Child Development Associate (CDA) and/or Associates Degree in a child related field required.
    • For Part-Time Position – High school diploma required.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • A minimum of 6 months relevant experience serving early childhood population.
  • Spanish speaking preferred.
  • Ability to interact with clients and staff with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Strong oral and written communication abilities.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

Interested candidates should email resume and employment application to applications@lenapope.org.  No phone, fax or walk in inquiries will be accepted.  EOE

Education Research & Data Coordinator
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for an Education Research & Data Coordinator. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

SUPERVISOR: Chief of Education Services

Responsibilities and Duties:
Effectively addressing COVID-related unfinished learning through data-driven prioritization of research-based learning acceleration strategies, intentional and multi-year strategic planning, and ongoing continuous improvement through implementation. Monitor implementation of the Resilient Schools Support Program, as part of the Texas COVID Learning Acceleration Supports (TCLAS). Provide effective performance and management of district learning acceleration. Support the build-out of data systems, structures, and protocols that support the performance management and continuous improvement of RSSP supported COVID Recovery and Learning Acceleration Strategic Plan. Comply with professional learning support that builds capacity and produces and executes data tools, systems, and protocols needed to support district performance management and continuous improvement of COVID Recovery and Learning Acceleration Strategic Plan in school years 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 (with the cohort launching in spring 2022). Assure implementation of the Instruction Acceleration Plan. Works with district throughout the summer to develop strong plans for the following year. Use assessment data to outcomes. Coordinates and monitors effective deployment of campus support to improve Tutorial & Instruction Acceleration Plan. Systematically monitors effectiveness of instructional programs by observations and analysis of campus and district test data. Works collaboratively with the Chief of Education Services regarding the collection, review, interpretation and use of data. Encourages and models innovative thinking and risk taking and views problems as learning opportunities. Facilitates the use of technology in tutorial programs. Remains well-informed and up to date on developments in research, TEA initiatives, and state mandate/priorities as they relate to assigned responsibilities. Demonstrates clear and effective writing, speaking, and active listening skills. Participates in the district-level decision-making process to establish and review district goals and objectives. Provides assistance to campus/district leadership for TCLAS, RSSP, and LEA initiatives, (plans, develops, and coordinates research, analysis, measurement, and reporting of data and other critical information). Advises Chief of Education Services of student assessment results and campus/district accountability performance. Prepares student assessment and school/district accountability reports, trainings and presentations for RSSP, TCLAS, school board, and campus/district staff. Facilitates data accessibility and data gathering for strategic, district and campus plans. Obtains and uses evaluation findings, including student performance data, to examine curriculum and instruction program effectiveness. Coordinates internal district research and development. Assists with proposed external research projects. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local school board policy. Monitors state and federal accountability and legislative processes in order to report for campus/district leaders. Perform other duties as assigned. Utilize knowledge of innovative
programs, procedures, and objectives to facilitate Accelerated Instruction. Develop and execute
processes, including launching new programs, and recruitment and management of external
school providers. Oversee the development and compliance with RSSP and TCLAS
requirements. Demonstrate high expectations for staff through monitoring goals and program
implementation, development, and continuous improvement. Systematically monitor
effectiveness of assigned programs by reviewing campus and student level data with campus
leadership and departments to ensure that goals are being met. Assist with preparation, review
and revision of job descriptions in departments. Select, train, evaluate, and supervise tutorial
program staff and make recommendations relative to assignment, retention, discipline, and
dismissal.

Qualifications:
• Master’s in Education from an accredited university, preferably in curriculum and instruction
• Minimum of three (3) years of experience as a classroom teacher
• Three (3) years of experience in assessment, accountability, and/or research, preferred
• Demonstrated experience managing, analyzing and reporting data to inform decision-making
• Experience with State of Texas Accountability System
• Experience working with both elementary and middle school programs
• Valid Texas Teacher Certification required
• Principal Certification preferred
• Driver’s license required

Special Knowledge/Skills:
• Knowledge of education and/or nonprofit agency, operations, administrative policies, state and
federal accountability systems
• Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Adobe, and Data Management
for Assessment and Curriculum (DMAC)
• Utilize research-based best practices for data-driven strategic planning, performance
management, and continuous improvement
• Support the district’s RSSP & TCLAS Learning Acceleration task force in the development of
its strategic district wide learning acceleration plan, insuring it is carried out with fidelity
• Create data structures, systems, protocols, and tools to support ongoing metrics
• Excellent organization and communication skills including attention to detail along with
professional and courteous demeanor
• Ability to work in fast paced environment with moving deadlines
• Ability to interpret data and evaluate instructional programs
• Ability to analyze data, create reports, and make recommendations
• Ability to work collaboratively with classroom teachers, educational leaders, school trustees,
and community
• Ability to work well with a diverse population
Other Requirements:
• Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter.
• Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the
employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and
Procedures

Location: 3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Special Events and Community Engagement Associate
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for a Special Events and Community Engagement Associate. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

GROUP: Development

SUPERVISOR: Director of Development

POSITION FUNCTIONS:
1) Plan and execute all aspects of Lena Pope’s special events and develop strategies to further engage attendees. Responsibilities include securing sponsorships and/or table sales, logistical planning and execution, and event follow up.
2) Organize, promote, and execute quarterly events to increase awareness of Lena Pope and to engage current and prospective donors.
3) Identify and implement additional strategies for increasing current and prospective donor awareness of and engagement with Lena Pope, especially special event attendees and sponsors.
4) Manage, promote and solicit donations to Lena Pope’s direct client assistance/support needs (i.e. Care Closets, Holiday Program, etc.).
5) Provide project management support for donor stewardship and cultivation communications.
6) Deliver community presentations on behalf of Lena Pope (i.e. workplace giving campaigns).
7) Ensure digital presence accurately reflects current needs and engagement opportunities.
8) Manage the volunteer experience including application process, volunteer roles, policies, and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1) Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or a similar field is preferred.
2) Three or more years of development experience; volunteer management and/or special event management
3) Computer Skills Required: Donor Database experience, Microsoft Office Suite.
4) Experience utilizing a variety of social media platforms.
5) Experience utilizing a web editing platform preferred.
6) Experience and proficiency in public speaking

LOCATION: 3200 Sanguinet, Fort Worth TX 76107

IT Helpdesk
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SUPERVISOR:           IT Director

PRIMARY FUNCTION: To provide comprehensive computer and application support for Lena Pope.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Provide primary onsite support, repair, and maintenance for all Chromebook devices
  • Provide additional support and maintenance for desktops, laptops, Lena Pope issued mobile devices, hotspots, projectors, video equipment, desktop printers, document cameras, and copiers by responding to calls and service request routed to the Lena Pope team.
  • Provide new staff training on use of Lena Pope equipment and systems including connecting to the network when off campus and student devices.
  • Help maintain inventory of all Lena Pope Home IT equipment and assist with IT projects as needed.
  • Documents all support issues within the Lena Pope Helpdesk application.
  • Driving to multiple Lena Pope sites as needed for support and special projects.
  • Ability to lift carry 15-44 pounds standing, walking, pushing, pulling, stooping, bending, and kneeling
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Education/Certification:
    • High school Diploma or GED
    • Driver’s license required
    • Required knowledge of laptop/desktop hardware, software troubleshooting, including ChromeOS managed with Google Workspace, Microsoft Operating systems, anti-virus, and Office Suites
    • Helpdesk/desktop support for one year in a corporate or school environment preferred.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena Pope Policies and Procedures.
Family Therapist (Full Time) Counseling Services
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SUPERVISOR: Counseling Services Supervisor

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for providing therapeutic services to clients and their
families.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in social work, counseling or psychology required; with
appropriate full independent licensure (LPC, LMFT, LCSW) required. Three or more years of
experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Play therapy experience
preferred. Clinical methodologies and diagnostic knowledge, including experience in cognitive
behavioral therapy (CBT) and trauma-informed models of therapy, medication knowledge and psychiatric diagnosis/DSM V knowledge a must. Broad knowledge of resources in the
community is required. Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including some
evenings for group and individual activities.

Other qualifications include:
• Excellent human relations ability
• Strong oral and written skills
• Possess good judgment and decision making
• Able to organize, coordinate and multi-task
• Able to prioritize client care, case management, assessments, treatment planning,
personal management, client and community responsibilities.
• Able to use a laptop and applicable software

LOCATION: Arlington

Family Therapist (Full Time) Community Based Services
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SUPERVISOR: Community Based Services Supervisor

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for the implementation of a home or office-based program or service that will encourage clients/families to maintain cohesiveness and to preserve the family as a unit by providing crisis intervention, therapy, skills training, skills building groups, and linkage to community resources.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Educational/Certification:
o Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, counseling,
psychology, or other field related to health and human services. Appropriate
licensure preferred. (LMSW, LPC-A, LMFT-A, LCDC)
o Clinical knowledge of the DSM and disorders that impact children and youth.
o Broad knowledge of community resources.
o Experience working with at risk youth and families. Experience providing in-home
services and group facilitation preferred.
o Driver’s license required.

• Skills/Abilities:
o Strong oral and written communication skills.
o Excellent counseling and clinical ability.
o Able to organize, coordinate, and direct service activities.
o Possess good judgement and decision making skills.
o Able to use technical equipment such as a cell phone and personal computer for ongoing
communication
o Willingness to perform within a flexible schedule, including evenings and
weekends.
o Ability to collaborate with family members and other professionals.
o Able to relate well with others in a multi-cultural environment.
o Bilingual required.

• Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the
insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense
that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by Lena
Pope Policies and Procedures.

LOCATION: 3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

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No open opportunities at this time. Please send any general inquiries to applications@lenapope.org

Administrative Assistant
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Lena Pope is accepting applications for an Adminstrative Assistant. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and submit an on-line application to applications@lenapopehome.org. EOE

POSITION TITLE: Administrative Assistant
SUPERVISOR: Director, Early Learning Center

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Perform a range of administrative duties for the early learning center. Maintain front desk reception tasks including attendance tracking, data input, billing, student files, parent communication and occasional classroom supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Educational/Certification:
o High School Diploma or GED
o Spanish speaking preferred
o Two years’ clerical experience
o Child-care experience preferred
o Driver’s license required.

• Skills/Abilities:
o Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Outlook). Ability to operative a variety of office and school equipment, including calculators, fax machines, postage machines, etc.
o Ability to interact with clients and staff with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of the service population.
o Strong oral and written communication abilities.
o Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
o Excellent organizational skills.

• Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

LOCATION
3200 Sanguinet Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Early Learning Pre-School Teacher (Full-time)
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Reports to:  Director of Early Learning Center—Sanguinet Campus

Position Functions:
1)Direct supervision of children: Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
2)Student Engagement: Creatively and consistently engages children in learning.
3)Conducts Assessment: Regularly observes and evaluates each child’s progress and shares findings with parents and director at least twice a year.
4)Education: Provides planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate development of children.
5)Parent Engagement: Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form).
6)Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner consistent with job description.
7)Classroom Management/Environment: Maintains an organized classroom and schedule.

Qualifications
To be able to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
•Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or a child-related field required.
•Must possess knowledge of the following:
o Developmental stages
o Effective childcare discipline management
o Appropriate parent and child communication
o Effective classroom environments specific to ages/stages

Location
3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Early Learning Infant Lead Teacher (Full-time)
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Reports to: Director of Early Learning Center

Position Functions:
1) Direct supervision of children: Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and
promotes a safe learning environment.
2) Student Engagement: Creatively and consistently engages children in learning.
3) Conducts Assessment: Regularly observes and evaluates each child’s progress and shares
findings with parents and director at least twice a year.
4) Education: Provides planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate development of
children.
5) Parent Engagement: Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form).
6) Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner consistent with job description.
7) Classroom Management/Environment: Maintains an organized classroom and schedule.

Qualifications
To be able to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
• Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or a child-related field required.
• Must possess knowledge of the following
o Developmental stages
o Effective childcare discipline management
o Appropriate parent and child communication
o Effective classroom environments specific to ages/stages

Location
3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Early Learning Teacher Toddler/2-year-old room
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Reports to: Director of Early Learning Center

Position Functions:
1) Direct supervision of children: Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
2) Student Engagement: Creatively and consistently engages children in learning.
3) Conducts Assessment: Regularly observes and evaluates each child’s progress and shares findings with parents and director at least twice a year.
4) Education: Provides planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate development of children.
5) Parent Engagement: Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form).
6) Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner consistent with job description.
7) Classroom Management/Environment: Maintains an organized classroom and schedule.

Qualifications
To be able to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
• Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a child-related field, Early Childhood Education or equivalent required.
• 2 years experience in ECEC or related field
• Must possess knowledge of the following
o Developmental stages
o Effective childcare discipline management
o Appropriate parent and child communication
o Effective classroom environments specific to ages/stages

Location
3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107
3620 Modlin Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Early Learning Aide Preschool (full-time)
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POSITION TITLE: Early Learning Aide Preschool (full-time)
SUPERVISOR: Early Learning Center Director

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

•Direct supervision of children:
-Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
•Student Engagement:
-Creatively and consistently assesses and engages children in learning.
•Education:
-Assists in implementing planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate learning and development of children.
•Parent Engagement:
-Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form) information regarding program activities and child progress, behavior, successes and concerns.
•Professionalism:
-Performs in a professional manner consistent with Lena Pope expectations.
•Classroom Management/Environment:
-Effectively address classroom behaviors by teaching appropriate conflict resolution skills and maintaining the positive esteem of children

QUALIFICATIONS:

•Educational/Certification:
-Child Development Associate (CDA) and/or Associates Degree in a child related field required.
•Must be at least 18 years of age.
•A minimum of 6 months relevant experience serving early childhood population.
•Spanish speaking preferred.
•Ability to interact with clients and staff with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population.
•Skills/Abilities:
-Strong oral and written communication abilities.
-Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
-Excellent organizational skills.
•Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

LOCATION
Lena Pope ELC-UNTHSC Campus
3620 Modlin Ave.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Early Learning Aide (Full-Time and Part-Time)
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Summary

  • Direct supervision of children:
    • Maintains constant visual and auditory monitoring and promotes a safe learning environment.
  • Student Engagement:
    • Creatively and consistently assesses and engages children in learning.
  • Education:
    • Assists in implementing planned learning activities that facilitate appropriate learning and development of children.
  • Parent Engagement:
    • Effectively communicates with parents (in verbal and written form) information regarding program activities and child progress, behavior, successes and concerns.
  • Professionalism:
    • Performs in a professional manner consistent with Lena Pope expectations.
  • Classroom Management/Environment:
    • Is able to effectively manage classroom behaviors by addressing negative behaviors and reinforcing positive behaviors

Qualifications

  • Educational/Certification:
    • Child Development Associate (CDA) and/or Associates Degree in a child related
      field required.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • A minimum of 6 months relevant experience serving early childhood population.
  • Spanish speaking preferred.
  • Ability to interact with clients and staff with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics in the service population.
  • Skills/Abilities:
    • Strong oral and written communication abilities.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Other Requirements: Must have a driving record which is within the guidelines of the insurance underwriter. Must not have been charged with or convicted of a criminal offense that would disable the employment by failing to meet minimum standards as set by the Licensing Branch of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

Interested candidates should email resume and employment application to applications@lenapope.org.  No phone, fax or walk in inquiries will be accepted.  EOE