Teaching for Change (TFC) seeks to hire a full-time (exempt) coordinator for its D.C. Area Educators for Social Justice (DCAESJ) to support social justice teaching among educators in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.
Teaching for Change is a national social justice focused education nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., that provides teachers and parents with the tools to create schools where students learn to read, write, and change the world. Founded 30 years ago, Teaching for Change is a national organization with dedicated place-based work in the D.C. metro area.
Launched in the fall of 2017, Teaching for Change’s DCAESJ engages teachers in working groups, teach-ins, workshops, courses, and collaborative actions. There is currently an early childhood and a middle/high school working group (each meets monthly). Key events coordinated by the DCAESJ include: D.C. Area Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action/Year of Purpose, Teach Central America Week, Teach the Beat (go-go), Indigenous Peoples’ Day Teach-in (with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian), and our annual collaboration with the International Filmfest DC.
This position’s schedule is not a traditional 9 – 5 work day. Because the work is with teachers, many meetings, phone calls, and events are after school (late afternoon/early evening) and on Saturdays. While most of the work is during the day in our office, there are times each week where early evenings or Saturdays are required. The work schedule is adjusted so that it still averages 40 hours a week.
Qualified candidates should send a current resume and a thoughtful cover letter explaining: how and why you are interested in the role, why the work of Teaching for change is important in these times, and why you are a good fit for the organization and position to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Only candidates of interest will be contacted. No phone calls, please. We will continue to receive applications until the position has been filled.
Qualified candidates should send a current resume and a thoughtful cover letter explaining: how and why you are interested in the role, why the work of Teaching for change is…