Our nation’s education system is leaving millions of students—including an overwhelming number of students of color and low-income students—unprepared for college, career, and life. While research shows that classroom teachers are the single most important in-school factor in improving student achievement, their diverse voices are consistently left out of education policy decisions. For far too long, teachers have been treated as subjects of change rather than as agents of change.
Founded by public school teachers, Educators for Excellence is a growing movement of over 35,000 educators, united around a common set of values and principles for improving student learning and elevating the teaching profession. We work together to identify issues that impact our schools, create solutions to these challenges, and advocate for policies and programs that give all students access to a quality education.
What We Do
Our Theory of Change is grounded in two long-term goals that are inextricably linked: better outcomes for all students, especially those impacted by opportunity gaps, and the elevation of the quality and prestige of the teaching profession. We achieve these goals by changing policy at the district, state, and federal levels and transforming teachers’ unions to be more student-focused, democratic, diverse, and anti-racist.
United around our Declaration of Teachers’ Principles and Beliefs, we are building a powerful movement to lead this change by:
To further our mission to increase equity in education, we seek a National Director of Digital Advocacy and Organizing to oversee the organization’s digital program and digital organizing strategy, including the website, digital advocacy tools, social media channels, member and supporter emails, and online advertising. The National Director of Digital Advocacy and Organizing will help reach the national organizational goals for organizing, advocacy, fundraising, and communications, while working closely with chapters to design digital campaigns for their advocacy campaigns. They will work closely with the Organizing and Field Team to develop a digital organizing strategy that will be executed by each of the six local chapters. In addition they will work with the communications team to ensure message and brand consistency across the organization.
The ideal candidate is a data-driven, results-oriented, social media aficionado who enjoys working across teams to develop creative, purposeful content that will inspire teachers to act on education policies that affect our students and the teaching profession. This person is passionate about politics and excited about working on campaigns that effect change on a local and national scale, and recognizes the potential impact digital technology has to be a critical lever for change in the broader movement towards educational equity. This person has experience building a comprehensive digital program to build power in alignment with a grassroots organizing model.
Set the vision for and mange the effective execution of digital tools and channels:
Support chapter advocacy and union campaigns:
Design and oversee digital organizing strategy to build online educator communities:
Provide strategic training:
Manage a high performing team:
Moreover, all E4E staff must demonstrate our Core Values:
Our nation’s education system is leaving millions of students—including an overwhelming number of students of color and low-income students—unprepared for college, career, and life. While research shows that classroom teachers…
Educators for Excellence believes in providing employees with benefits to support self-care, wellness, and financial stability. We value the whole person and provide benefits such as; paid time off, health insurance plans, competitive salaries that include pre-tax benefits, and cell phone reimbursements. See more information about our benefits here.
Educators for Excellence believes in providing employees with benefits to support self-care, wellness, and financial stability. We value the whole person and provide benefits…
Applications can be addressed to Evan Stone, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, and should include a resume and cover letter. Please ensure that all materials address relevant experience and your understanding of how this position connects to the overall mission of E4E.
Educators for Excellence is an equal opportunity employer. We predominantly partner with low-income communities of color. Therefore, though race and other identity markers are never used to make final hiring decisions, we place a particular focus on recruiting staff members who share the backgrounds of the communities we serve.
Applications can be addressed to Evan Stone, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, and should include a resume and cover letter. Please ensure that all materials address relevant…