Effectiveness Coach – DC Teaching Fellows
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Effectiveness Coach – DC Teaching Fellows
TNTP seeks a full-time Effectiveness Coach for our DC Teaching Fellows (DCTF) program. This position is available immediately with the option to start part-time and transition to full-time this summer. This position will be based in our DCTF program office. TNTP will provide a relocation stipend to defray the cost of moving, if applicable.
New Teacher Effectiveness and DC Teaching Fellows
The New Teacher Effectiveness Group is a leading provider of talented new teachers. TNTP's rigorous training program – beginning with intensive pre-service training and culminating in state certification – prepares people without formal education backgrounds to be effective in challenging school environments. At every step, TNTP ensures that only teachers who prove their ability to raise student achievement enter and remain in the classroom.
DC Teaching Fellows recruits, selects and trains outstanding individuals to teach in high-need public schools in the District of Columbia Public Schools district (DCPS). For more information, please visit
Role and Responsibilities
The Effectiveness Coach accelerates the development of 30 Fellows to be effective teachers in their first year by proactively managing Fellow performance from pre-service training through certification.
Specifically, the Effectiveness Coach will:
• Actively coach Fellows in their classrooms, including modeling skills and techniques, providing clear, direct feedback, and having Fellows practice discrete skills and techniques to meet teacher performance goals
The Effectiveness Coach reports to the Training and Instruction Manager.
We seek an exceptional educator who believes deeply in our organization's mission, has a deep commitment to the importance of effective instruction, and who brings a record of achievement in challenging situations. Successful candidates will also demonstrate:
• Deep knowledge of content and instruction, with at least two years K-12 teaching experience (required), preferably in high-need schools or with high-need populations, and a proven track record of raising student achievement
TNTP offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience in a similar position, with the potential for a performance based bonus.
TNTP offers a motivated team of dynamic colleagues, a collegial atmosphere that values professional development and valuable feedback, a comprehensive benefits plan effective on the first day of employment – including low cost medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, a 403(b) plan with matching, potential opportunities for performance based bonuses – as well as the chance to impact the direction of a growing, mission-driven company that is committed to the success of our nation’s children. For more information on TNTP’s competitive benefits package, please visit http://tntp.org/join/our-benefits/
Please submit your resume and tailored cover letter online.
TNTP strives to end the injustice of educational inequality by providing excellent teachers to the students who need them most and by advancing policies and practices that ensure effective teaching in every classroom. A national nonprofit organization founded by teachers, TNTP is driven by the knowledge that effective teachers have a greater impact on student achievement than any other school factor. In response, TNTP develops customized programs and policy interventions that enable education leaders to find, develop and keep great teachers. Since its inception in 1997, TNTP has recruited or trained approximately 49,000 teachers - mainly through its highly selective Teaching Fellows programs - benefiting an estimated 8 million students. TNTP has also released a series of acclaimed studies of the policies and practices that affect the quality of the nation's teacher workforce, including The Widget Effect (2009), Teacher Evaluation 2.0 (2010) and The Irreplaceables (2012). Today TNTP is active in more than 25 cities, including 10 of the nation's 15 largest. For more information, please visit www.tntp.org.
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