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Director of Advanced Math & Sciences, K-PhD

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El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Los Angeles, California
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Tipo de contrato
A Tiempo Completo
Fecha límite de postulación
26 de agosto de 2024
Educación
Licenciatura
Nivel de Experiencia
Director
Salario
USD $112.656 - $120.704 / año

Descripción

START DATE:

Early September

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

The priority deadline for applications is August 26. Anything received after that date will be kept on file and considered if the position is not filled.

REPORTS TO:

Vice President of Mathematics

LOCATION:

The Partnership team works in a hybrid capacity. This position is expected to be in schools 40-80% of the time (2-4 days/week), with occasional visits to the Partnership office in Downtown LA. School sites are based in Boyle Heights, South Los Angeles, and Watts.


ABOUT THE PARTNERSHIP FOR LOS ANGELES SCHOOLS

Launched in 2007, the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools’ mission is to transform schools to revolutionize school systems, empowering all students with a high-quality education. The Partnership is a non-profit, in-district partner to LA Unified, not a charter network. As an independent nonprofit organization, the Partnership serves 13,550 students across 20 LA Unified schools in Boyle Heights, South Los Angeles, and Watts. The Partnership works within the LA Unified School District context, which includes honoring all collective bargaining agreements for its teachers and school staff. To learn more about the Partnership, our mission, and how we approach our goals, please visit our website.


ABOUT THE POSITION

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is seeking a Director of Advanced Math and Sciences, K-PhD. The Director will lead the effort to implement and deepen our vision for supporting math students through a Kindergarten-to-PhD (K-PhD) pipeline initiative across the 20 Partnership schools. The Director will support schools and teachers with ongoing program implementation that positions students for successful completion of a graduate degree in mathematics, engineering, or computer programming. In collaboration with the Vice President of School Transformation, Mathematics, the Director will manage and implement strategic planning of the K-PhD program, and support additional academic initiatives. This is a full-time, year-round position.


The Partnership is committed to continuously building an anti-racist culture that promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in classrooms and our home office. The Director of Advanced Math and Sciences, K-PhD will be someone who is committed to implementing these values in creative ways when executing day-to-day tasks and responsibilities.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Management & Implementation (40%)

  • Execute and expand a multi-year project plan designed to build network-wide systems and culture to provide top math students with the support and experiences they need to attain a PhD in math, computer science, or engineering fields
  • Collaborate with and coach principals, coordinators, and teachers to build Site Plans to meet the criteria of the Partnership K-PhD program
  • Provide technical assistance to K-PhD school site program leaders in program design, implementation, and culture-building
  • Model instructional and culture-building lessons with students and educators to support program implementation, as needed
  • Showcase the work of the program to influence LAUSD’s enrichment program strategy 


Cultivate Teacher Leadership (40%)

  • Design and implement professional development for K-PhD Teacher Leader role seminars and provide field coaching and technical assistance support
  • Support Teacher Leaders with implementing K-PhD Site Plans across Partnership schools
  • Work directly with teacher leaders to progress monitor their K-PhD program which includes utilizing the K-PhD Student Survey


Data & Impact (10%)

  • Facilitate ongoing data inquiries to determine program progress and needs of school site program initiatives
  • Support school and teacher leaders in analyzing and responding to data on program success and barriers
  • Conduct observations and use data to provide the site and program leaders with formative feedback


Partner Management & Collaboration (10%)

  • Maintain relationships with funders and work closely with the Development team to fundraise for the K-PhD program
  • Collaborate and manage relationships with key partners to build support systems in their work with schools such as BEAM, AoPS, STEM to the Future, and MESA
  • Support one on one with families by connecting families to appropriate partners
  • Collaborate with partner programs to support coursework design and curriculum implementation


POSITION FIRST-YEAR PRIORITIES

  • Understand the K-PhD Handbook to understand the history of the program and supports provided to school administrators and teacher leaders 
  • Support existing enrichment programs at 12 schools collaborating with respective school administrators and the teacher leaders 
  • Internalize the grant deliverables and KPIs and use this to build out 1:1 cohort supports for students and families



REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 2 years of successful full-time teaching experience preferred
  • At least 2 years of successful leadership experience within the school context (coach, department chair, BTSA coach, peer observer, etc.) preferred
  • Bachelors degree required with area of study in advanced degree related to math, engineering, or science
  • An earned master’s degree or advanced degree related to math, engineering, sciences and/or teaching preferred
  • Experience in an advance math, engineering, or science pathway in their career as a student
  • Experience developing and implementing advanced math and science curriculum, such as AoPS, MATHCOUNTS, BEAM Scratch, and Center for Talented Youth
  • Experience managing complex projects and initiatives with competing priorities
  • A proven record of academic success working with students in historically underserved schools and setting high expectations for teachers and students
  • Deep working knowledge of adult learning theory, facilitation skills, professional development design, and coaching
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, inspire, and build strong working and mentoring relationships with adults
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with administrative staff, instructional staff, and support staff
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to utilize quantitative and qualitative analysis to support decision-making and use assessment data to inform instruction
  • Ability to travel between school sites and the Partnership home office on a regular basis
  • Experience with Smarter Balanced Item Reviewer and/or Writer is a plus
  • Proficient in Spanish preferred



COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

The starting salary range for external candidates is $112,656-$120,704. The Partnership’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion extends to our compensation practices. Our goal is to ensure that salaries are fair for all staff members who hold many intersectional identities, and we set salaries based on a robust compensation model grounded in consistency and transparency. The exact salary for this position is dependent on the relevant skills and experiences that the candidate brings to the role.


The Partnership also offers a robust benefits package including employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their dependents; a 403(b) retirement program with employee match and vesting; parental and sabbatical leaves; a professional development allowance; and generous paid time off. Details can be found here.


APPLICATION GUIDELINES

Please prepare your resume and a cover letter tailored to this position. You will submit your documents and application via this link.


Research shows that women and individuals from systemically marginalized communities are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet all of the qualifications. While this job description outlines the major responsibilities and requirements to be successful in this role, the Partnership is committed to considering all applicants who are passionate about our mission and can see themselves excelling in this role – including those with diverse and non-traditional work experience.


For technical assistance or support for applying with a disability, please contact the Home Office Talent Team.


COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

Partnership for LA Schools is a contractor with the Los Angeles Unified School District and has implemented a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy. All new employees are required to be fully vaccinated a week before their start date unless they are approved for an accommodation due to a medical reason or because of a sincerely held religious belief. 


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to – and actively pursues – diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. The Partnership prohibits discrimination based on race (including traits historically associated with race such as hairstyle), creed, color, religion, registered domestic partner status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship status, age, military and veteran status, medical condition, genetic information, political affiliation, pregnancy or childbirth, physical disability or mental disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation. The Partnership also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.


This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, training, transfer, wages, benefits, termination, and all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment.


START DATE:

Early September

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

The priority deadline for applications is August 26. Anything received after that date will be kept on file and considered if the position is not filled.

REPORTS TO:

Vice President of…

Ubicación

Híbrido
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California, United States

Cómo aplicar

Please prepare your resume and a cover letter tailored to this position. You will submit your documents and application via this link.


Research shows that women and individuals from systemically marginalized communities are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet all of the qualifications. While this job description outlines the major responsibilities and requirements to be successful in this role, the Partnership is committed to considering all applicants who are passionate about our mission and can see themselves excelling in this role – including those with diverse and non-traditional work experience.


For technical assistance or support for applying with a disability, please contact the Home Office Talent Team.

Please prepare your resume and a cover letter tailored to this position. You will submit your documents and application via this link.


Research shows that women and individuals…

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