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New Mexico Teacher Network Coordinator (Remote)

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Teach Plus
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Albuquerque, NM
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Published 9 days ago

I. Overview of Teach Plus

The mission of Teach Plus is to empower excellent, experienced, and diverse teachers to take leadership over key policy and practice issues that affect their students’ success. The organization empowers expert teachers to advance policy changes and improve instructional leadership and teacher supports; trains and coaches teacher leaders to successfully mobilize and lead teacher teams; and empowers teacher leaders to be change agents among their peers and policy makers.  Since 2009, Teach Plus has trained thousands of teacher leaders across the country who are driving policy changes and improving the instructional practices of teachers to create an education system driven by equity, access, and excellence for all students.

 

II. Position Responsibilities

Reporting to the New Mexico Executive Director, the New Mexico Teacher Network Coordinator is primarily responsible for recruitment and selection of new participants into the Teach Plus network, training and engagement of the New Mexico network of teachers, and for highlighting and supporting teacher leader projects. The New Mexico Teacher Network Coordinator will play a critical role in expanding the greater teaching network by building new relationships to create partnerships between aspiring teachers, educator preparation programs, other educational organizations, and school leaders. By organizing, supporting, engaging, and connecting important educational stakeholders, more students will have access to effective teachers in an environment that is focused on equity and quality. 


Primary responsibilities will include:

Recruitment and Selection of Program Participants

  • Lead the recruitment and selection process across the network by helping to craft messaging, outreach, and promoting opportunities.
  • Develop relationships with educator preparation programs, district leaders, charter school leaders and other organizations to recruit new participants and develop partnerships.
  • Target recruitment outreach activities, and strategies to expand participation of charter and aspiring teachers across the state.
  • Identify top teacher leader candidates for additional leadership opportunities.

Training and Engagement

  • Facilitate monthly virtual sessions by creating and delivering on timely educational topics, and/or soliciting guest speakers/presenters (Topics may include educational update sessions related to the legislative session/PED rules/guidelines, strategies for effective teaching, and opportunities for teacher feedback).
  • Manage logistics and set up for Teach Plus Network training (in-person and virtual) including, but not limited to, create presentations, handouts, and other relevant materials, event site/vendor research, set up, technology support, ordering necessary food and supplies, building and sharing surveys, and communicating logistics with participants, and tracking data related to number of participants.
  • Support the Policy Fellowship program by leveraging Network teachers to participate in research and advocacy activities.
  • Co-lead a project that amplifies teacher voice and produce one written report related to teacher pipeline and/or innovation in education.
  • Increase visibility through media by amplifying teacher voice through op eds, reports, quotes, etc. and use social media, email, and other communication platforms to promote and engage with teacher leaders, alumni, and donors regarding current educational issues, publicize Teach Plus New Mexico highlights, teacher leadership opportunities, and events.

Program Support 

  • Maintain accurate and timely data and enter appropriate information as it relates to the Network participants and training sessions into the Salesforce database for ongoing accountability reports.  
  • Assist with editing documents that will be shared with media outlets. 
  • Participate in legislative sessions and other meetings, as appropriate.


III. Qualifications

In order to be successful in this role, ideal candidates should have:

  • At least three years of teaching experience
  • A passionate commitment to advancing equity and opportunity in New Mexico, by supporting outstanding and diverse teachers to contribute to the success of all students  
  • Strong organization and project management skills, with the ability to work independently 
  • Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 


Preferred qualifications:

  • Informal/formal teacher leadership experience (i.e. lead teacher, mentor, etc)
  • Experience in creating and facilitating professional learning experiences for adults 
  • Experience with research and/or writing

 

IV. Commitment to Diversity

In order to better serve the teachers and students at the core of our mission, Teach Plus is committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds and gender identities to apply to our positions. 

 

V. Location, Travel, and Commitment 

Although this position will be conducted virtually (primarily from a home office), the candidate must be physically located in New Mexico and be willing to travel occasionally to Albuquerque/Santa Fe/Las Cruces/Portales for Teach Plus meetings and events.


VI. Compensation and Benefits

Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Teach Plus offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 3% matching 401k plan, disability and life insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and childcare expenses. Teach Plus offers generous time off benefits including 15 vacation days, 3 personal days, 5 sick days, 12 holidays, and winter break. Additionally, Teach Plus offers a 4-week paid sabbatical for every five years of service.

 

VII. How to Apply

To apply, please complete an online application found here. The online application will require you to upload a resume and cover letter.  The cover letter should include an explanation of your interest in the position as well as a summary of relevant qualifications and experience. Teach Plus will receive applications until the position is filled.

Application Link:  https://teachplus.tfaforms.net/328106


Teach Plus is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex or natural origin.


I. Overview of Teach Plus

The mission of Teach Plus is to empower excellent, experienced, and diverse teachers to take leadership over key policy and practice issues that affect their students’ success. The organization empowers expert…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 4, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 1, 2021

Benefits

Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Teach Plus offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 3% matching 401k plan, disability and life insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and childcare expenses. Teach Plus offers generous time off benefits including 15 vacation days, 3 personal days, 5 sick days, 12 holidays, and winter break. Additionally, Teach Plus offers a 4-week paid sabbatical for every five years of service.

Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Teach Plus offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 3% matching 401k plan, disability and…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Albuquerque, NM, USA

How to Apply

To apply, please complete an online application found here. The online application will require you to upload a resume and cover letter.  The cover letter should include an explanation of your interest in the position as well as a summary of relevant qualifications and experience. Teach Plus will receive applications until the position is filled.

To apply, please complete an online application found here. The online application will require you to upload a resume and cover letter.  The cover letter should include an…

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