CAREERS

 

Leading Educators is growing! The following roles will shape the ongoing development of our program, services and infrastructure
– all in support of our ultimate goal: providing high quality professional development experiences for teacher-leaders and public school communities across the nation.

 

Leading Educators is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its relations with its applicants, fellows, and staff members, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or parenthood.

 

Current Openings

 

National Team

 

Please also see the Flexible Locations listings below, for additional open positions with the National Team.

 

Vice-President of Program Design, Location Flexible - National
The Vice-President of Program Design will play a critical role in assisting Leading Educators achieve its vision to provide high quality programs at the local and national level. The Vice-President of Program Design will be responsible for a variety of significant activities including the oversight of program design. In addition, the VP of Program Design will lead the development, design, and implementation of strategic consulting models for partner organizations through targeted and customized consulting programs that leverage teacher leadership to increase student achievement. This position reports directly to the Chief Program Officer.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

Communications Manager, Location Flexible - National
Are you obsessed with finding and sharing stories online? Do your friends look to you on Facebook and Twitter for the latest trends and ideas? As a leading organization in the teacher leadership movement, we are looking to transform how the world discovers and promotes information about teacher leadership.

The Communications Manager will work closely with the Leadership Team as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.

The Communications Manager will assist in setting and guiding the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate Leading Educators’ mission. The Communications Manager will work to ensure that Leading Educators is viewed as the primary source, disseminator, and conduit of information within this diverse network and constituent base. Specifically in this role, the person will execute many of the organization’s external writing projects, monitor news coverage, and help deliver Leading Educators messaging in a variety of media that support the organization’s overall strategic efforts. Writing projects will include, but are not limited to: editorial projects, communications toolkits and training guides, talking points, and press releases.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

Greater New Orleans and Baton Rouge

 

Leadership Coach, Part-time - NOLA
The Leadership Coach undertakes direct coaching of participants in the Leading Educators Fellowship, relationship development, and continued program development. The role reports to the Program Director.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

Greater Kansas City

 

Program Manager - Kansas City
The Program Manager serves as the interface between Leading Educators and the schools, Fellows, and alumni we serve. In conjunction with other members of the Program Delivery team, the Program Manager is responsible for the development of Fellows working in high-need schools. The Program Manager builds and sustains positive, productive professional relationships with Fellows by ensuring frequent communication from program staff and providing logistical support to all program events to enhance their overall experience. Further, the Program Manager will support the Region’s growth by coordinating Fellow recruitment efforts throughout the region and will provide direct support to the Program Director.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

Leadership Coach, Part-time - Kansas City, MO.
The Leadership Coach undertakes direct coaching of participants in the Leading Educators Fellowship in the areas of driving initiatives, developing self, and coaching others or leading teams. The role reports to the Program Director.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

Memphis

 

Leadership Coach, Part-time - Memphis, TN.
The Leadership Coach undertakes direct coaching of participants in the Leading Educators Fellowship, in the areas of driving initiatives, developing self, and coaching others or leading teams. The role reports to the Program Director and the Full-time Leadership Coach will serve as a mentor to new consultants.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

Washington, D.C.

 

Teacher Leadership Innovation Program Director - Washington, D.C.
The Program Director provides essential leadership in managing the leadership coaches, building strong relationships with school and district partners, and guiding the program development, delivery, and evaluation in the region for the Teacher Leadership Innovation (TLI) Program. In this partnership with D.C. Public Schools, teacher leaders collaborate with their school leadership to drive school wide change. In addition to managing leadership coaches, the Program Director also manages the Program Manager and all deliverables. This individual must be results focused and capable of achieving the program goals. They are also responsible for helping refine and learn from the program, not just executing the program but playing an active role in constantly evaluating, adjusting, and improving the program.

In addition to managing the leadership coaches, the Program Director must serve as a leadership coach as well. In their role as a coach, they must play an active role in guiding and directing teacher leaders toward the highest-leverage areas of focus based on the coach’s assessment of the teacher leader’s needs. The coach should be the expert in directing the teacher toward high-impact, concrete next steps. Teacher leaders should have a voice in identifying their needs, but the coach may need to redirect or push back if a teacher leader identifies an area of need that is not high priority.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

Teacher Leadership Innovation Program Manager - Washington, D.C.
The Teacher Leadership Innovation (TLI) Program Manager serves as the interface between the team and teacher leaders. In this partnership with D.C. Public Schools, teacher leaders collaborate with their school leadership to drive school wide change.

The TLI Program Manager will manage the day-to-day operations of the TLI team reporting directly to the TLI Program Director. This fast paced position will require someone adept at managing multiple work streams simultaneously. The TLI Program Manager builds and sustains positive, productive professional relationships with program staff and external partners and will be responsible for supporting the TLI team with the coordination of projects, logistics for events. As a key position in the entrepreneurial organization, the TLI Program Manager offers opportunities for development and advancement for self-motivated and driven candidates.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

Teacher Leadership Innovation Leadership Coach - Washington, D.C.
The Teacher Leadership Innovation (TLI) Leadership Coach provides direct coaching of outstanding teacher leaders in the Teacher Leadership Innovation (TLI) program, a partnership with D.C. Public Schools. In TLI, teacher leaders collaborate with their school leadership to drive school wide change. Leadership coaches play a pivotal role in developing principals and individual teacher leaders, supporting schools in systems for distributing and aligning leadership, and ultimately raising student achievement.

The coach’s work is grounded in a deep commitment to achieving exceptional results for students – and therefore focused on carefully and intentionally coaching teacher leaders’ to improve teacher practices that impact on student learning. To that end, coaches work with teacher leaders to translate goals into measurable outcomes, track progress in teacher practice, and help teacher leaders to correct course.

The coach holds teacher leaders accountable for applying their learning, and challenges underlying assumptions and beliefs. The coach should be the expert in directing the teacher toward high-impact, concrete next steps.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

TLI Secondary Humanities Leadership Coach - Washington, D.C.
The Teacher Leadership Innovation (TLI) pilot develops outstanding teacher-leaders through a partnership with DC Public Schools. In TLI, teacher-leaders collaborate with their school leadership to drive school wide change. Leadership coaches play a pivotal role in developing school leaders and individual teacher-leaders and their teams, supporting schools in systems for distributing and aligning leadership, and ultimately raising student achievement.

First launched in the spring of 2013, TLI is a unique partnership between DCPS and Leading Educators that provides teacher-leaders with release time so they can spend part of the day teaching and part of the day coaching and leading their peers. Beginning in 2015-16, TLI will launch a Department Chair role in 6 high schools serving 22 teacher-leaders. TLI Department Chairs will revolutionize the traditional department chair role in the four core subject areas (ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies). In addition to traditional department chair duties, TLI Department Chairs will be the instructional leaders of their academic departments. This role will expand across DCPS high schools in 2016-17 and beyond.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

TLI Secondary Math and Science Leadership Coach - Washington, D.C.
The Teacher Leadership Innovation (TLI) pilot develops outstanding teacher-leaders through a partnership with DC Public Schools. In TLI, teacher-leaders collaborate with their school leadership to drive school wide change. Leadership coaches play a pivotal role in developing school leaders and individual teacher-leaders and their teams, supporting schools in systems for distributing and aligning leadership, and ultimately raising student achievement.

First launched in the spring of 2013, TLI is a unique partnership between DCPS and Leading Educators that provides teacher-leaders with release time so they can spend part of the day teaching and part of the day coaching and leading their peers. Beginning in 2015-16, TLI will launch a Department Chair role in 6 high schools serving 22 teacher-leaders. TLI Department Chairs will revolutionize the traditional department chair role in the four core subject areas (ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies). In addition to traditional department chair duties, TLI Department Chairs will be the instructional leaders of their academic departments. This role will expand across DCPS high schools in 2016-17 and beyond.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

Regional (Flexible)

 

Vice-President of Program Design, Location Flexible - National
The Vice-President of Program Design will play a critical role in assisting Leading Educators achieve its vision to provide high quality programs at the local and national level. The Vice-President of Program Design will be responsible for a variety of significant activities including the oversight of program design. In addition, the VP of Program Design will lead the development, design, and implementation of strategic consulting models for partner organizations through targeted and customized consulting programs that leverage teacher leadership to increase student achievement. This position reports directly to the Chief Program Officer.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

Program Director, Location Flexible - National
The Program Director provides essential leadership in managing the Leadership Coaches, building strong relationships with school and district partners, and guiding the fellowship program development, delivery, and evaluation in the region. In addition, the Program Director is responsible for directly coaching a cadre of teacher Fellows. The position reports to the regional Executive Director.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

Program Experience Manager, Location Flexible - National
The Program Experience Manager as the interface between the Leading Educators team and the Fellows. In conjunction with other members of the regional team, the Program Experience Manager is responsible for the development of Fellows working in high-need schools. The Program Experience Manager builds and sustains positive, productive professional relationships with Fellows by ensuring frequent communication from program staff and providing logistical support to all program events to enhance their overall two-year experience. Further, the Program Experience Manager will support the Region’s growth by coordinating Fellow recruitment efforts throughout the region and will provide direct support to the Executive Director.

For more information about this role and how to apply, download the full job description.

 

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