Family and Community Engagement Coordinator
Shore Country Day School, Beverly, MA
Equity and Inclusion Commitment
– We are a safe community that empowers the exploration and expression of our true selves
– We thrive because we confront bias and honor the diverse identities of all people
– We pursue individual and systemic cultural competence in order to model equity
leadership in a complex world
Summary of Role
The Family and Community Engagement Coordinator (FCEC) is a bridge builder. They will be
responsible for strengthening relationships between all constituents in the Shore community. In
particular, the FCEC will collaborate with colleagues in engaging families, volunteers, and other
constituencies. They will also collaborate with the Director of Instruction and Inclusion on
building systems and practices that support the flourishing of every person in the Shore
For this role, Shore seeks a person who demonstrates strong intercultural competencies,
professionalism, and outstanding interpersonal skills. The person in this full-time, 12-month,
non-exempt position will report to the Director of Instruction and Inclusion and serve as a
member of the Office of Instruction and Inclusion. They will work closely with this team, the
Institutional Advancement Team, other colleagues, and volunteers.
This is an opportunity to reimagine what a school community of wholeness and wellness could
look like, while working alongside committed mentors and participating in a vibrant school
community at Shore.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following areas (other duties may
● Serve as a primary point-of-contact for all Shore families. Intentionally build
relationships and manage seamless day-to-day communication with Shore families.
● Interface with multiple constituencies to produce the weekly Family Post email
● Continually assess – through the perspective of current families and other constituencies
in the Shore extended community – the effectiveness of school policies, procedures, and
practices in meeting constituency needs. Work with administrators and staff to shape
policies, procedures, and practices to better meet families’ and other constituents’ needs.
● Serve as the primary liaison with the Shore Families Association (SFA). Attend all
meetings and provide support to SFA leadership and committees. All parents and
caregivers are automatically members of the SFA.
● Promote increased family engagement with Shore. This includes assisting with and
coordinating initiatives run by family volunteers to benefit the school.
● Apply an equity and inclusion lens in collaboration with the Institutional Advancement
team and other school offices and departments on building relationships and engaging
● Build and sustain authentic, non-transactional relationships with all constituencies in
order to strengthen their engagement with Shore.
We seek a person of high integrity and a creative and energetic professional who will thrive in a
collaborative environment. They must be able to:
– Demonstrate the ability to effectively interface with all constituents in the school
community including families, students, employees, board members, alumni, and others.
– Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills (in person, phone, virtual), displaying
empathy, humility, and confidence when managing volunteers and interacting with
– Demonstrate a nuanced understanding of equity, inclusion, justice, and community
– Demonstrate skill in diplomacy, tact, maturity, discretion and the ability to maintain
– Demonstrate meticulous organizational, project, and time management skills.
– Navigate multiple communication technologies and channels.
– Work independently and manage their own workflow and tasks, as well as collaborate
– Meet deadlines and provide timely response to requests in a fast-paced environment.
– Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
A successful candidate will be able to effectively articulate the school’s mission and equity and
inclusion commitment to constituents. Flexibility to attend evening and/or weekend events is
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree and at least two to four years of job related experience in family engagement,
equity and inclusion programming, and/or teaching and leading in a school or nonprofit setting.
Demonstrated success engaging, managing and motivating volunteers, staff, and/or other
Salary and benefits commensurate with the job function and prior experience.
To apply please use PDF format to send the following to email@example.com:
– A resumé
– A cover letter describing how you meet the above criteria. Cover letters should be
addressed to Andrew Lee, Director of Instruction and Inclusion.
Candidates of all backgrounds and lived experiences, including candidates of color, members of
the LGBTQ+ community, and bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.