Teaching Lab seeks a full-time Project Manager-Content and Partnerships to join our team to support the Content and Partnerships teams in developing and maintaining scalable systems and procedures.
Type of Vacancy: Salaried full-time, starting January 2021 for the duration of SY 2020-21. Continuation of the position beyond SY20-21 is contingent on business needs.
Location: This position is eligible for remote work anywhere in the continental United States
Reports to: Managing Director, Content Design and Managing Director, Partnerships
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 some travel (1-2 times a year)
Compensation: The compensation for this position starts at $80,000 and is commensurate with education and experience. Teaching Lab values equity and does not negotiate salaries.
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 all 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 four critical components:
We integrate Head, Heart, Habits, and Equity through the creation of “Labs” in schools and districts:
Summary of Position
Teaching Lab is seeking a Project Manager-Content and Partnerships (PM-CP) to join our team to manage the design and implementation of sustainable and scalable systems for both the design of content and the execution of partner services.
The PM-CP will be responsible for 1) Cross-team project management 2) Culturally Responsive Teaching project management, 3) Cross-team communication; and 4) Collaboration.
Specifically, the Project Manager-Content and Partnerships will engage in four major workstreams:
As a rapidly growing nonprofit, we seek an entrepreneurial individual excited about launching and implementing groundbreaking partnerships. These positions have high potential for both large-scale impact.
Eligible candidates must have a commitment to racial and educational equity, desire to work at an organization striving to be antiracist, strong expertise project management, strong communication skills, and a desire to collaborate with diverse team members. 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.
Key Responsibilities & Workstreams
Cross-team Project Management - To ensure smooth operations and alignment across the content and partnerships team, the PM-CP will:
Culturally Responsive Teaching Project Management - To support the Content Development team as it integrates Culturally Responsive Teaching practices into our curriculum-aligned professional learning, the PM-CP will:
Knowledge & Information Sharing and Management - To effectively launch and maintain project management systems and promote cross-team communication, the PM-CP will:
Collaboration - To foster a culture of collaboration, the PM-CP will:
Areas for Growth
Teaching Lab is committed to practicing what we preach, which means that 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 Partnership Manager will have the following growth opportunities:
We seek team members who bring relevant experience, knowledge, and skills, as well as a commitment to shared values and norms. Prospective Project Manager-Content and Partnerships candidates should be able to demonstrate experience or background in the following categories:
Educational & Work Experience
Working at Teaching Lab
This position is for School Year 2020-2021, and renewal of this role is contingent upon business needs for School Year 2021-2022. This position is eligible for remote work anywhere in the continental United States. This position will not require travel for the 2020-2021 school year. Teaching Lab may resume travel in June 2021. At that time, this role may require travel (20-30%) based on organizational needs and time of year.
Salary for this position starts at $80,000 and is commensurate with education and experience. Teaching Lab offers a comprehensive benefits package, including organizational contribution of 100% of employee costs and 50% of dependent costs for health/dental/vision insurance, a 401(k) program with a 4% employer match and diverse investment options, monthly technology reimbursement, and generous time off and leave policies.
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.
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.