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TWM Certified Teacher Program Manager (Part-Time)

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Teach Western Mass
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Springfield, MA

Teach Western Mass


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February 15, 2021
February 14, 2021
Compensation: $25-$35/hour, approximately 8-12 hours/week

Compensation: $25-$35/hour, approximately 8-12 hours/week

Type: Part-time

Availability: Late January 2021 - June 2021

Timeline:  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Teach Western Mass is hiring a part-time Manager of the Certified Teacher Program to coordinate and execute TWM’s Certified Teacher Program, which recruits experienced, licensed teachers from across the region and country to come teach in Western Massachusetts’ schools. This position will average 8-12 hours per week January 2021 through June 2021. The ideal candidate has experience working in education and working with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Who We Are

Teach Western Mass is a nonprofit organization that works in partnership with local district schools, charter schools, and institutions of higher education to bring more high-quality, diverse educators into our region’s most high-need schools. Collectively, Teach Western Mass represents 29 schools that service more than 11,000 students in the region. 

Teach Western Mass has a three-pronged strategy 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. 

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 We Offer

Teach Western Mass offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer employees the ability to work remotely when they do not have in-person commitments. We also offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work each day. 

What You’ll Do

The part-time Manager of the Certified Teacher Program will report to the Director of Recruitment & Engagement and work closely with colleagues on the Recruitment & Engagement Team, and other partners to design and implement Teach Western Mass’s Certified Teacher Program. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage all aspects of the online database and application process for the Certified Teacher Program, including regularly communicating with applicants and moving them through the application process in a timely manner
  • Manage all communication with Certified Teacher Program leads, applicants and enrollees in a timely and professional manner
  • Execute selection process for Certified Teacher Program applicants including reviewing applications, scoring applications, and consulting with other team members to determine which candidates to accept 
  • Work with accepted applicants to enroll them in the program to reach target number of Certified Teacher Program enrollees as determined by TWM team prior to hiring season
  • Work with TWM recruitment team to determine and articulate “value add” of Certified Teacher Program to TWM’s K-12 partner schools
  • Attend hiring fairs as needed to advertise the Certified Teacher Program and meet with interested candidates
  • Work with Manager of Recruitment & Marketing to generate leads for the Certified Teacher Program and take point on follow-up and cultivation with Certified Teacher Program leads, including individualized outreach to candidates

Who You Are

The ideal Manager of the Certified Teacher Program candidate enjoys working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, and is eager to be a key part of a passionate, hard-working team. Specific qualifications include:

  • At least 5 years of work experience; ideally, experience working in education and working with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and an eagerness to work towards creative solutions to challenges that might arise
  • Self-directed with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple workstreams effectively
  • Comfort and ability to work collaboratively in a virtual environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • A commitment to Teach Western Mass’ core values and mission, including equity and antiracism
  • This position is based in Western Massachusetts, and will require regional travel. Proximity to our location is preferred.

To Apply

Please complete your application - including submission of your resume and tailored cover letter - online HERE (airtable.com/shrn2tlddsvSsaG53)

Questions or concerns? 

Please contact us at recruitment@teachwesternmass.com

Teach Western Mass Equity Statement

Here at Teach Western Mass, we’re looking for educators dedicated to delivering an excellent instruction to every classroom in our region. As educators, we share a belief that all families—regardless of where they live or how much money they earn—have the right to a great education and a bright future for their children. For us, this starts with committed educators, and that could mean you.

We acknowledge that some candidates—especially those from underrepresented populations working in the education and non-profit sectors—may not feel their professional experience and skill-sets are a perfect match for this role. Please apply if you are passionate about this work and/or our mission calls to you, even if you are on-the-fence or wondering whether you should apply.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and encourage all to apply.

Compensation: $25-$35/hour, approximately 8-12 hours/week

Type: Part-time

Availability: Late January 2021 - June 2021

Timeline:  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

Teach Western Mass is hiring a part-time Manager of the Certified…

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Benefits

Teach Western Mass offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer employees the ability to work remotely when they do not have in-person commitments. We also offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work each day. 

Teach Western Mass offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer employees the ability to work remotely when they do not have in-person commitments. We also…

Level of Language Proficiency

We encourage bilingual and multilingual candidates to apply.

We encourage bilingual and multilingual candidates to apply.

Location

1000 State Street, Springfield, MA 01109

How to Apply

To Apply

Please complete your application - including submission of your resume and tailored cover letter - online HERE (airtable.com/shrn2tlddsvSsaG53)

Questions or concerns? 

Please contact us at recruitment@teachwesternmass.com

To Apply

Please complete your application - including submission of your resume and tailored cover letter - online HERE (airtable.com/shrn2tlddsvSsaG53)

Questions or concerns…

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