Teaching Lab seeks a part-time Data Analyst to join our Learning & Research Team to analyze educator professional learning data, create impactful reports and visualizations to share our organization’s story and understand our program effectiveness.
Type of Vacancy: Part-time (60% or 24 hours), exempt; starting December 2020.
Location: Remote/home office anywhere in the United States
Reports to: Managing Director, Organizational Learning & Operations
Travel Required: Travel is currently suspended due to COVID-19 and will resume at a future date dependent on the implications of COVID-19. This position may require a little travel (1-2 times a year) when travel resumes.
Compensation: Starting salary is $39,000 and is commensurate with education and experience. Teaching Lab values equity and does not negotiate salary.
Teaching Lab is an equal opportunity employer committed to reflecting the diversity of the students we serve. We pursue equity as both a means and an end and enthusiastically welcome candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply for this role.
Who We Are
Teaching Lab is a nonprofit organization with a mission to fundamentally shift the paradigm of teacher professional learning to achieve educational equity. We envision a world where teachers and students thrive together in communities that enable life-long learning and meaningful lives. In partnership with teachers, we transform professional learning from the ground up to dramatically improve student outcomes. We also work with school, district, and state leaders to create the instructional systems necessary to support these changes.
Our model is based on the best educational research and years of experience using exceptional instructional materials with teachers. Our team of experienced educators is committed to ensuring all students—especially students traditionally underserved by our school systems—meet the academic expectations necessary to succeed now and in the future. Our partners believe in the power of great teaching to inspire students at all levels to learn and grow. Together, we are building a nationwide movement for evidence-based teacher professional learning.
The core of Teaching Lab’s work is a belief that stronger professional learning for teachers can radically improve student opportunities and equity. Research suggests that effective professional learning incorporates three critical components:
We integrate Head, Heart, and Habits through the creation of “Labs” in schools and districts:
Summary of Position
Teaching Lab is building our Research & Learning team and seeks a part-time (PT) Data Analyst. As a rapidly growing nonprofit, we are looking for someone who shares a passion for our mission to shift the paradigm of teacher professional learning to achieve educational equity through data analysis and compelling data visualization.
The Research & Learning Team exists to understand Teaching Lab’s impact, provide a strong foundation for programming and partnership decisions, share our organization’s story, create and sustain a strong data culture, and build a learning organization grounded in continuous improvement in programming, partnership, and impact evaluation. This position has high potential for large-scale impact.
The PT Data Analyst will engage in three main workstreams:
Key Responsibilities & Workstreams
Prepare and analyze data (70%)
Create reports and dashboards (20%)
Eligible candidates must love data, have a desire to deepen their skills at analysis, are teachers at heart, and want to find ways to explain complex data analyses to a variety of audiences. Ideal candidates will have the unique combination of intellectual curiosity and established skill in each of these areas. Teaching Lab is a mission and values-driven organization.** *We seek outstanding leaders who have demonstrated a commitment toward becoming antiracist.***
Career Development Opportunities
Teaching Lab is committed to practicing what we preach, which means that the development of our team is a key organizational priority. As a community of learners, we support one another through thought partnership, direct assistance, and opportunities to expand our own knowledge. The PT Data Analyst will have the following growth opportunities:
Teaching Lab team members bring relevant experience, knowledge, and skills, as well as a commitment to shared values and norms. Prospective PT Data Analyst candidates should be able to demonstrate experience or background in the following categories:
Educational & Work Experience
Working at Teaching Lab
All roles at Teaching Lab are contingent on business needs. This position is eligible for remote work anywhere in the continental United States. This position may require a little travel (1-2 times a year) at a future date dependent on the implications of COVID-19.
The PT Data Analyst is expected to work 24 hours/week. Starting salary for this position is $39,000 and is commensurate with education and experience. Teaching Lab values equity and does not negotiate salaries. This position is eligible for the following benefits: sick time off, paid time off, and organization-wide paid holidays.
We are committed to building a sustainable organization. We love our work and want to be able to do it for years to come. This means that despite our relentless focus on impact and results for educators and students, we commit to maintaining a balance between work and other parts of our lives.
Teaching Lab is committed to the development of our team. As a community of learners, we support one another through thought partnership, direct assistance, and opportunities to expand our own knowledge.
To Learn More About Teaching Lab
Teaching Lab is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all team members.