Launched in 2007, the Partnership is a nonprofit organization that serves 13,550 students across 20 campuses in Watts, Boyle Heights and South Los Angeles, California. The Partnership is one of the largest, in-district public school transformation organizations in the U.S., and is not a charter organization. Our priorities are supporting great school leadership, developing highly effective teaching, and engaging families and community partners. Over the past decade, our high schools have seen their graduation rate more than double from 36% to 86% in 2021 and since 2015 the four-year college acceptance rate for students at our five high schools grew from 32% to 46% in 2021. Suspension rates across the network are at less than 1%, compared with 21% when we started our work. Learn more about us at https://partnershipla.org/.
The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is seeking an Academic Programs Associate, who will serve as an administrative support for the Partnership’s 30+ person Academics Team. This team spends the majority of its time with teachers and school leaders and is set up for success with the support of a highly organized and proactive Associate. The Associate’s core duties include a blend of providing project management and logistics support for team events including large and small group professional development, developing plans for and executing key projects, communicating with school staff, managing purchasing and vendor relationships, and tracking team budgets. This individual will serve as a key member of the Partnership staff and have a significant impact on the team’s capacity to meet its ambitious goals.
Given the current and fluctuating public health response to the COVID-19 crisis, and the impact that it is having on the normal function of schools, the work of the Associate of Academic Programs will adjust accordingly, and may involve working remotely and/or at school sites and the office.
The Academic Programs Associate’s key responsibilities include the following and may be adjusted based on Academic Team needs:
The ideal candidate will have:
Education and Experience
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The Partnership has recently completed a thorough study of market-competitive salaries, and has applied the learning from that study to salary offers for all home office positions. Our goal is to ensure that pay is fair for all staff members, both considering the market and considering pay equity among staff in similar roles in the organization. The Partnership offers a robust benefits package including employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance and a 403(b) retirement program. This is a full time, year-round position.
Please prepare your resume and a cover letter tailored to this position. You will submit your documents using our online application system here.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Partnership for LA Schools is a contractor with 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.
For more information about this policy, please email the Manager of Home Office Talent & Organizational Culture at Melanie.Liu@PartnershipLA.org.
Launched in 2007, the Partnership is a nonprofit organization that serves 13,550 students across 20 campuses in Watts, Boyle Heights and South Los Angeles, California. The Partnership is one of the largest…