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Access and Equity Fellowship

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Overview:

The Leadership Academy (TLA) is a nationally-recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a clear mission: We build the capacity of educational leaders, at every level of the system, to confront inequities and create the conditions necessary for all students to thrive. We support school and district leaders in using an equity lens to implement a vision, build strong school and district culture, set clear and high expectations, and develop and lead principals and teachers who ensure high-quality instruction and the opportunity for all students to be successful. For us, equity means that every school and school system is intentionally built to ensure children of every race, ethnicity, language or other characteristics of their identity, have what they need to achieve academic, social, and emotional success.  

 

 In the last 18 years, we have directly supported more than 10,000 leaders in 240 school systems across 37 states who are transforming the learning of 8 million students.


Summary:

The Access and Equity Fellow works in collaboration with the Access and Equity Officer to support the organization’s internal goal to be an equitable organization. The ideal candidate for this position thrives in a collaborative work environment, possesses a strong commitment to educational equity and professional growth and is ready, willing and able to engage in dialogue around race to raise organizational awareness and support the building of a racially equitable culture internally and externally.


Prospective candidates can expect to learn the following:

·      Deepened understanding of the challenges and strategies to implement a racial equity strategy in an organization

·      Understanding of how to create learning experiences for adult learners

 

Responsibilities:

·       Develop a warehouse of current research, readings, community builders, videos, etc. aligned to the organization’s leadership development framework to support curriculum development 

·       Provide support to the development and updating of a suite of tools to support organization’s implementation of culturally responsive leadership across school system leadership levels  

·       Support internal initiatives such as affinity groups, lunch & learns, and other staff gatherings to build staff capacity to be culturally responsive leaders  


Education & Experience:

·       Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work as an effective team member  

·       Exemplary research skills  

·       Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills  

·       Exemplary writing and communication skills  

·       Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point  


Key Competencies  

·       Manages execution 

·       Takes initiative 

·       Regularly reflects on personal beliefs, biases, assumptions and behaviors 

·       Models a belief system that is grounded in equity and access 

·       Establishes and cultivates relationships 

·       Is a learner 

·       Communicates effectively 

·       Is adaptable and resilient 

Overview:

The Leadership Academy (TLA) is a nationally-recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a clear mission: We build the capacity of educational leaders, at every level of the system, to confront inequities and create the…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    October 18, 2021
  • End Date
    May 31, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    October 15, 2021
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Stipend / Wage
    This is a stipend position at $5000 per semester
  • Hours Per Week
    10 hours a week from October to May 2022.

How to Apply

Application Instructions:

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@leadershipacademy.org with the job title and your name in the subject line.

We prioritize finding the best candidates, whom we know do not always come from traditional backgrounds. If you are interested in this position but do not meet all of the listed qualifications, please still apply. If you have questions about your qualifications, feel free to contact us to discuss your application.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@leadershipacademy.org with the job title and your name in the subject line.

We prioritize…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
10-27 46th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA

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