Student Success Specialist – Step Up

POSITION TITLE: Student Success Specialist PROGRAM: Step Up REPORTS TO: Program Manager FLSA STATUS: Exempt, Full-time REGULAR/TEMPORARY: Regular BENEFITS: Details Outlined Below STARTING SALARY RANGE: $40,000 – 44,000 annually START DATE: Oct/Nov 2021 APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: October 10, 2021  The mission of Open School is to develop connection, capability, and […]

Step Up School Success Advocate

POSITION TITLE:  Step Up School Success Advocate PROGRAM: Step Up REPORTS TO: Step Up Site Supervisor FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt, Full-time (32 hours per week, M-TH) REGULAR/TEMPORARY: Regular position  BENEFITS: Details of benefits outlined below STARTING SALARY RANGE: $17.00 per hour  START DATE: October 2021 APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Oct 3, 2021 […]

“Open will not abandon our kids” – Cristin Carter, parent of OSE graduate shares her experience

Christin Carter, parent of a OSE 2021 graduate, spoke at the 2021 graduation ceremony about her gratitude to Open School staff for supporting her son, Kejon. Watch her speech or read her powerful words below…    [Open School is] doing what nobody else believed was possible. Our graduates are here […]

Data Specialist

POSITION TITLE: Data Specialist PROGRAM: Step Up REPORTS TO: Program Director FLSA STATUS: Nonexempt, Part-time (20 hours/week) REGULAR/TEMPORARY: Regular BENEFITS: Details Outlined Below STARTING SALARY RANGE: $18.00 – $21.00 per hour START DATE: Open until filled APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Application review begins July 16 The mission of Open School is […]

Associate Principal

The mission of Open School is to develop connection, capability, and confidence in disconnected youth through relationship-based, quality learning experiences that result in their academic, personal, and community success. Over 80% of our students are youth of color, low income and from marginalized communities. We encourage you to explore our […]

“Where I Come From, Where I’m Going” by Nevaeh

I used to live in a rural area. I went to a small school. It was a big culture shock to relocate to Portland. At the time, my family was experiencing homelessness. We were living in a car. I was never in one school for more than a few weeks […]

Open School East welcomes students for in-person learning!

Our first cohort of students returned to school for hybrid learning on Monday, April 19. Their Advocates welcomed them back with music, encouragement, and socially-distanced air-fives. After a year of distance learning, both students and teachers were ready to connect in a safe and supportive environment. Like many of our […]

Open School is in solidarity with the Asian American/Pacific Islander community. 

We were devastated to learn of this week’s murders of Asian women in Atlanta, but unfortunately, we were not surprised. These tragic deaths come amidst a spike in racist violence and hate speech directed at members of the AAPI community. A recent report by Stop AAPI Hate examines 3,795 documented […]

Hybrid Learning a Possibility for Open School East Students

On March 5th, 2021, Governor Kate Brown Announced that all Oregon public schools will offer a form of in person learning starting April 19th. (Read more here) Open School East administration will be working hard in the next two weeks to draft a plan for Hybrid learning for all our students. We want […]
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