We’re excited about professionals who are fired up about our liberal arts program, positive approach to discipline, and commitment to serve all students. Join us as we foster innate curiosities, encourage discussion and debate, and guide students to think their own way through to answers.
The talent recruitment manager is responsible for cultivating relationships with prospects and applicants, and manages a rigorous selection process seamlessly and efficiently. The ideal candidate, experienced in implementing best recruitment practices and strategies, will be able to contribute by creating new pathways for talented and passionate educators. S/he is able to work independently and has the drive and energy to thrive in a results-focused, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. S/he has experience in supporting hiring managers, process-building, planning and execution, working under tight deadlines, and navigating systems and organizations of scale and complexity without sacrificing thoroughness. S/he is attentive to detail and has the ability to manage large amounts of information.
Why extraordinary professionals choose Ascend
Ascend is a network of K-12 public charter schools serving 4,000 students across 10 schools in Central Brooklyn. Our mission is to lead our students on a great intellectual journey, providing them with an exceptional education and placing them firmly on the path to success in college and beyond.
We guide our students to think critically and independently and to enjoy education as an end in itself. We teach a rich and rigorous liberal arts curriculum that nurtures students’ natural curiosity about the world. We foster a positive, non-punitive school culture where students feel connected, empowered, and safe to take academic risks. Even our school buildings are designed to reflect our high aspirations for teaching and learning and the notable accomplishments that occur within our walls.
To create this kind of vibrant learning community, we invest heavily in our faculty by providing ongoing professional training and support, and encourage our educators to collaborate closely and push each other to achieve great outcomes.
Visit our website to learn more about the Ascend approach.
The talent recruitment manager manages the selection process and lifecycle of teaching and other school personnel candidates and ensures candidates receive an exceptional experience from application through onboarding. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Staff and Reporting Relationships
The talent recruitment manager works closely with school leaders and the Talent Team and reports to Ascend’s director of talent recruitment.
A successful talent recruitment manager will demonstrate:
Ascend and its schools are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, both through our hiring practices and our focus on creating a culture and environment where diverse perspectives, ideas, and identities are valued and integrated into our way of working and educating students. Ascend staff represent a wide diversity of racial, socio-economic, gender, religious, and national identities—opening a window to the entire Ascend community on the richness of humanity. We welcome all applicants who share our mission and vision to join us in our deeply consequential work.
Ascend offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.