Part-Time Instructional Fellow, Relay New Orleans

Job Type

Part Time




New Orleans
United States


Instructional Fellows support Assistant Professors and/or Deans and their cohort of graduate students through the Relay Master’s program. In doing so, they play a pivotal role in providing Relay graduates with the best possible differentiated preparation. Instructional Fellows’ duties are challenging and diverse. They range from supporting Deans and/or Assistant Professors in instructional preparation and delivery to guiding students through their Relay experience through classroom observations, personalized feedback, and grading. Instructional Fellows have the opportunity to build deep relationships with their graduate students, supporting them to generate significant, measurable student achievement gains in their K-12 classrooms. To support their success, Instructional Fellows will also participate in professional development sessions and receive individualized coaching. 


Supports Assistant Professors and/or Dean in the following ways:

  • Provides a first audience and feedback of their weekly instruction 
  • Aids in the facilitation of weeknight classes 2-3 nights/ instructional week by orchestrating and supervising student practice and small-group work; providing tactical observation and feedback to graduate students; answering questions; assisting in activities; and running all logistical elements of class time
  • Grades assessments, synthesizes performance data, tracks cohort progress and identifies gaps in graduate student understanding
  • Teach or observe Saturday instruction and grade assessments associated with that instruction
  • Assist in teaching and facilitating induction sessions in spring/summer

Ensures graduate students’ progress and success in the following ways:                 

  • Observes graduate students in their K-12 classrooms at least three times a year as their primary source of practical evaluation and provides them with specific, actionable feedback around best teaching practices
  • Provides graduate students with additional classroom support and observations as needed 
  • Holds routine office hours to support, help and provide guidance to graduate students
  • Serves as the first responder and primary contact for graduate students, channeling only the most difficult questions to Assistant Professors or Dean 
  • Grades and provides quality feedback to graduate students on Relay GSE assessments
  • Creates and maintains a positive work environment and sense of community with all graduate students
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned


First and foremost, Instructional Fellows must share the team’s sense of urgency about the need to improve student achievement through phenomenal teacher preparation. Additionally, candidates for the position must possess the following:

  • A Master’s degree or PhD
  • At least two to four years experience teaching in a school serving high-needs community with demonstrated K-12 student achievement (Ideally in math or science)
  • Strong team orientation and collaborative nature
  • Ability to work efficiently, independently and intensely in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • A demonstrated passion for urban education and closing the opportunity gap
  • Authorized to work in the U.S. 


Relay offers a competitive salary.  

Relay Graduate School of Education provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

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