Video Feedback Reviewers – Tools for Teacher Excellence
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Video Feedback Reviewers – Tools for Teacher Excellence
We are seeking Video Feedback Reviewers with certification in math and English. Reviewers will be TNTP employees based out of a home office anywhere in the United States (flexible location). These positions will start training in June 2013 and are expected to last through June 2014 with the possible option to extend. This role requires approximately six hours of work per week during the school year with potentially fewer hours over the summer. We are accepting applications through May 31st.
Who We Are
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.
Tools for Teacher Excellence creates transformative new tools that support teachers, school leaders, and policymakers in their efforts to improve teacher effectiveness, including “Great Teaching, Great Feedback,” an online platform that enables teachers to upload a video of their teaching and receive high-quality feedback from skilled reviewers. Great Teaching, Great Feedback is currently partnering with one large urban school district and several TNTP teacher training programs, with plans to take on several additional partnerships in the 2013-14 school year.
Who We Want
TNTP pushes the boundaries of what’s possible in public education every day, and we seek candidates who share our vision of ending educational inequality. Our employees are bright, dynamic, and dedicated to overcoming incredible challenges in order to achieve remarkable results. More than a job, working at TNTP is a commitment. Every job is essential, and every employee’s contributions and ideas are integral to our success.
Video Feedback Reviewers play an essential role on the Great Teaching, Great Feedback team by providing timely, actionable feedback to teachers across the United States in order to support them in developing and improving their practice.
We are looking for experienced educators who have a clear understanding of effective instruction, are passionate about developing teachers’ instructional impact, and can provide clear, concise and motivational feedback to teachers in order to rapidly improve instruction. This is an incredible opportunity to learn more about working at TNTP through a flexible position and have a profound impact on the development of teachers who will be changing lives and the futures of their students – every day
What We Offer
TNTP offers a motivated team of dynamic colleagues, a collegial atmosphere that values professional development and the free exchange of feedback, as well as the opportunity to influence the direction of a growing, mission-driven organization that is committed to the success of our nation’s children.
Role and Responsibilities
• Participate in virtual 14-hour training (mostly independent work time, with 2-3 scheduled conference calls/webinars)
The salary for this position is $25 per hour. TNTP offers a motivated team of dynamic colleagues, a collegial atmosphere that values professional development and valuable feedback, and the chance to impact the direction of a growing, mission-driven company that is committed to the success of our nation’s children.
Write a detailed cover letter that addresses the following prompts by May 31st:
1. Briefly describe what you consider to be highly effective teaching. When you observe a highly effective teacher’s classroom what do you expect to see?
2. Summarize your experience observing and evaluating teachers.
Please submit your resume and tailored cover letter online.
We review applications on a rolling basis – so it is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible. We will not consider applications without a cover letter tailored to this position, which can be addressed to the Human Capital department. Please note that an offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of a background check. The New Teacher Project is committed to fostering and capitalizing on the diversity of our organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply to this position.
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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