Teacher Development Coordinator - Success Academy Charter Schools (New York, NY)
Posted: Monday, December 31, 2012 12:34 AM
Join our movementSuccess Academy Charter Schools is a fast growing not-for-profit Charter Management Organization (CMO) that operates 14 public charter elementary and middle schools throughout New York City (with 6 additional school openings planned for August 2013). Over the next decade, our network will grow to 40 schools that provide a phenomenal K-8 public education to NYC school children. Our dual mission is to: Offer children in New York City an exceptional public education that prepares them to succeed in college and life. Forever alter the educational prospects for all public school children by creating a ""tipping point"" - moving a nation where educational failure is the norm to a nation that expects high-quality public school options for all children. We are looking for a results-driven, highly organized professional to join our growing Learning team as a Teacher Development Coordinator. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly motivated team committed to education reform, educational choice, and the building of exemplary schools.As part of the Learning Team, the Teacher Development Coordinator will design and implement professional development to improve the quality of instruction and drive student achievement. The Coordinator will have direct contact with teachers, leaders, consultants, network team members and scholars. Responsibilities: Our Teacher Development Coordinator will.Planning year-round teacher development: Support the Teacher Development Manager in designing high quality, relevant professional development sessions for our Leaders and Teachers that translate into immediate, measurable improvements to instruction and student outcomes.Professional development management: Embrace and support our rigorous teacher improvement cycle. Support our year-long professional development track for both new and returning teachers; starting with a 4-week intensive training program in the summer and continuing at least one day a week throughout the school year. Operations & logistics: Work with our teachers and school operations staff to provide consistent, full-fledged professional development support. Planning and supporting several small and large-scale professional development events. Assisting with the administration and execution of all teacher training for over 500 teachers. Qualifications: The ideal candidate for this position must have a Bachelor's Degree and a high level of professionalism and enthusiasm. The ideal candidate will have training and teaching experience.The candidate must demonstrate competency in the following areas: Organization. Highly organized and able to manage sophisticated events, able to independently manage projects and deadlines.Problem-solving. Approaches challenges in creative ways and finds thoughtful solutions.Oral and written communication. Strong communication skills that can be utilized in planning, organizing and communicating with internal and external audiences.Passion for adult learning. A desire to create excellent teacher training programs by implementing best practice professional development formats and strategies. In addition, the following characteristics are required to be successful on this team. Attention to detail. Thinks critically about the details of a task at hand. Flexibility. Ability to adjust expected tasks and schedule to the updated priorities. An ability to roll up ones sleeves. Beyond Z attitude. Willingness to go above and beyond the job requirements to be innovative and support the organization.Dedication to mission. A genuine interest in finding ways to improve public education and support our schools.Collaboration. Strong team orientation and responsive to feedback.To applyPlease upload a cover letter and resume outlining your skills and experience. Your cover letter should explain why you would be an excellent Teacher Development Coordinator at Success Academy. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed.Success Academy Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications from people of all backgrounds.Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.Company Description:Success Academy Charter SchoolsDo you believe that every child can achieve success? Develop a lifelong love of learning? And fulfill his or her potential in college and beyond? This is our belief, and the foundation of our approach to education.To achieve our vision takes a bigger way of thinking. It takes proven methods of teaching that stress joyful rigor, and the flexibility to approach learning in brand-new ways. It takes educators, administrators, and parents who embrace a no-fail attitude for themselves as well as students. It takes a structure that allows scholars to flourish and staff members to see the gratifying results of their extraordinary dedication.With 14 schools serving grades K-8, and six more opening in 2013-2014, we are looking for talented individuals to join us in our mission to change education – for good. If you are ready to experience the personal and professional challenge of a lifetime, we invite you to explore opportunities in teaching, leadership, and operations at SuccessCareers.org.
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