Public Prep Network Temporary Student Recruitment Assistant in Bronx, New York

An Invitation to Apply for the Position of

Temporary Student Recruitment Assistant

Public Preparatory Network

Bronx, NY

Overview: About Public Prep

The Public Preparatory Network, Inc. (PPN) is a nonprofit organization that develops single-sex elementary and middle public schools that pursue excellence through continuous learning and data-driven instruction. Our model is designed to empower each student to build strong character, demonstrate critical thinking, possess a core body of knowledge and be on a predictive path to earn a degree from a four-year university.

Our network is currently comprised of three tuition-free single-sex public charter schools across five campuses and one tuition-free coed Pre-K six schools. Our campuses are: Girls Prep Lower East Side Elementary, Girls Prep Lower East Side Middle School, Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School, Girls Prep Bronx Middle School, Boys Prep Elementary School, and PrePrep: the Joan Ganz Cooney Early Learning Center.

Public Preparatory Network/Public Preparatory Academies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Job Description:

The Student Recruitment Assistant will be an important member of the Public Prep team, assisting the Student Recruitment Manager in our family outreach and recruitment efforts. We are in need of administrative/clerical support to assist with the outreach, phone calls, mailings and general school promotion efforts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Answer inquiries about our schools via phone and email with appropriate follow up

  • Preparation of outreach materials for Student Recruitment forums and events

  • Photocopying, preparation of folders, sign in sheets and other event materials

  • Help send mailings, canvas in communities and implement other recruitment strategies

  • Coordinate with teams of canvassers in the Bronx and Lower East Side

  • Attend and assist Staff and Student Recruitment Manager in off-site recruitment information sessions, fairs, and events as necessary

  • Create a comprehensive database of feeder school, community organizations, and child centered programs for mass distribution of recruitment materials and general outreach

  • Identify key staff and contact information

  • Mailings/Emailing of Recruitment Materials to above groups (will require mail merge)

  • Creating database of families who attend our/have attended our forums

  • Application Support:

  • Upload and log applications submitted via mail and email (will require accurate data entry)

  • Maintain and update database of applicants

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Strong organizational skills and detail orientation

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, integrity and professionalism

  • Expertise in Word, Excel, Outlook and internet

  • Fluency in Spanish or Mandarin is preferred

  • A commitment to education reform and the charter school movement

  • Must speak Spanish

To apply, please visit, Please be sure to attach a resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to work for Public Prep.