Director, Teacher Leadership Development

Teach For America

About the organization

There are more than 16 million children growing up in poverty in the U.S., and less than 10 percent of them will graduate from college. These statistics are not a reflection of our children’s potential; we know that children growing up in poverty can and do achieve at the highest levels. Rather, these statistics reflect the systemic lack of access and opportunity for children in low-income communities.

Teach For America’s (TFA) mission is to find, develop, and support a diverse network of leaders committed to expanding opportunity for children from classrooms, schools, and every sector and field that shapes the broader systems in which schools operate. We are seeking individuals who align with our mission, core values and commitment to Diversity Equity & Inclusiveness and are ready to join us in this global movement.

Duties

This leader will coach and support our corps members to ensure they are effective teachers + classroom leaders. You'll also lead our partnerships with schools and principals, building the conditions our teachers need to be successful. You'll be a crucial designer of + contributor to our broader program design.

Qualifications

- Minimum three years of highly effective teaching experience. Five years of teaching experience is highly preferred
- Experience coaching teachers and / or leading teacher development preferred
- Teaching experience in one of the four Bay Area communities preferred (Richmond, Oakland, San Jose/South Bay, and San Francisco)
-Experience designing arcs of learning/ professional development for educators, and/or leading a team of educators to outcomes, preferred
- Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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