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Continuous Improvement Facilitator

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Fund for Educational Excellence


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Published 15 days ago

November 13, 2020
$60,000 - $70,000

The Fund for Educational Excellence (Fund) is currently seeking an accomplished, go-getting Continuous Improvement Facilitator, who is eager to learn and support the facilitation of continuous improvement in schools. This person will work in Baltimore City Public Schools’ Office of Continuous Improvement to support a learning community of approximately 12 schools using improvement science to accelerate the Ninth grade On Track to Graduate outcomes, including student graduation and post-secondary engagement. The Continuous Improvement Facilitator directly supports the initiative’s day-to-day coaching efforts in partnership with the schools, College and Career Ready (CCR) office, and other district office partners. The Continuous Improvement Facilitator is a full-time employee of the Fund and works under the general supervision of the Fund. The position is housed full-time at Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools) and will report on a day-to-day basis to the Improvement Manager: Ninth Grade On Track.


An ideal candidate has an interest in providing high quality coaching for school staff and supporting the implementation of complex projects. Ideally, they have experience as a teacher, are comfortable with analyzing data, and have a desire to learn deeply about continuous improvement methodologies and coaching practices.


The salary range for this position is $60,000 to $70,000. This is a grant funded position.


Core responsibilities

·      Under the direction of the Improvement Manager: Ninth Grade On Track, support the development of the overall learning community and provide guidance to participating schools in using a continuous improvement approach to solve a problem of practice

·      With support from the Improvement Manager and Continuous Improvement team, conduct regular coaching cycles to support schools in the development and testing of change ideas, and identification of next steps

·      Design structures and processes that support the efficient documentation of improvement cycle data and learnings

·      Aggregate and synthesize what is learned through testing to share across schools and to the learning community leaders

·      Stay up to date on current research and best practices in the area of Improvement Science and the Ninth Grade On Track To Graduate program

·      Oversee project management aspects of improvement projects as assigned (e.g., data collection/sharing, resource sharing, supporting schools with meeting improvement cycle deadlines, etc.).

·       Provide general administrative support to staff members as needed.

·       In addition to supporting the work of the ninth grade on track to graduate improvement community, participate in other continuous improvement projects as needed.

 

Specific things this person would be doing now

●     Support the learning community leaders in preparing for the initiation of the Ninth on Track to Graduate learning community by analyzing data to better understand the system, creating introduction communications for the first year of implementation.

●     Grow professional knowledge and skills on the Improvement Science methodology

●     Design a coaching plan for first semester (Spring 2021) implementation 


Must-haves:

●      Able to navigate competing priorities

●      A team player able to work effectively as a member of a highly collaborative community

●      Embodies a learner’s mindset; reflects on work, wants to improve, and encourages those around them to do the same

●      Flexibility and capacity to manage the ambiguity that comes with new projects

●      Is open and willing to learn both research content and improvement science methods

  • Equity focused

Nice-to-haves:

●     Some experience with reading and synthesizing data

  • Experience in teaching and/or coaching 

The Fund for Educational Excellence (Fund) is currently seeking an accomplished, go-getting Continuous Improvement Facilitator, who is eager to learn and support the facilitation of continuous improvement in schools. This person will…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Full benefits beginning the first day of employment.

Full benefits beginning the first day of employment.

Location

200 East North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter addressed to Kevin Leary at jobs@ffee.org. Applications may be submitted until 11:59 PM on Friday, November 13, 2020 but will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We will consider only those applications that include a cover letter tailored to this position. The Fund for Educational Excellence is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage bi-lingual and multi-lingual candidates as well as individuals from all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply to this position. The Fund for Educational Excellence does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age.

Please submit a resume and cover letter addressed to Kevin Leary at jobs@ffee.org. Applications may be submitted until 11:59 PM on Friday, November 13, 2020 but will be reviewed on a…

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