Program Coordinator, TWM Residency

Teach Western Mass

About the organization

Teach Western Mass is a nonprofit organization that works in partnership with local innovative district schools, charter schools, and institutions of higher education (IHEs) to bring more high-quality, diverse educators into our region’s most high-need schools. Teach Western Mass has a three-pronged strategy that is designed to help us impact lasting change in the quality, quantity, and diversity of teacher talent in the region. Our strategy focuses on: collaborative recruitment efforts, innovative teacher preparation programs, and ensuring our current educators have access to the growth opportunities and the support they deserve.

Collectively, Teach Western Mass represents 30 schools that serve more than 11,000 students in the region. Together we’re building a robust community of dedicated educators committed to ensuring that all students are on grade level and to providing our students with a vibrant education.


What You’ll Do
As a Program Coordinator, you will work with our team in Western Massachusetts to provide operations and communication support for our Residency program, including assisting with the onboarding and performance management process of new teachers, data reporting, logistics and operations, and MTEL/licensure advising and support. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining program management tools and processes and ensuring coordination across projects. Specific responsibilities may include:

-Managing direct communication with Residents regarding pre-practicum and practicum training
-Drafting communications and resource guides to support our new teacher programming
-Developing and maintaining data and communication systems to help manage new teacher program requirements
-Project Managing the timely editing, completion and reporting of Residency internal surveys
-In collaboration with the Instructional Team, reporting out on Residency evaluation data
-Providing project management support to ensure the smooth rollout of our teacher training programs, including the Residency pre-practicum teacher observations
-Advising Residents about program requirements and providing information about DESE Initial Teacher Licensure requirements, including MTEL requirements
-Collaborating with Residency Team to ensure positive cohort culture (socials, gifts, Resident shout outs)
-Planning TWM events across programs


Strong program or project coordination experience with extraordinary attention to detail and professionalism, and the ability to organize, plan, and execute multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to adapt to challenges quickly, proposing and implementing thoughtful solutions
Demonstrated success in analyzing and interpreting quantitative data and diverse information and to make recommendations based on the findings, specifically using Excel
Outstanding interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills, including the ability to collaborate, attain and grow effective partnerships to meet common goals
Enjoys supporting people through tasks/goals to reach their deadlines
Experience working in high-need schools or with high-needs populations (preferred)
Ability to communicate with people from all walks of life
Knowledge of tracking systems that works best for you
Strong writing skills
Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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