Type of Vacancy: Part-time role (from 10 hours/month up to 2 days a week) starting April-June 2019
Location: Remote/home office anywhere in the United States
Reports to: Project Managers
Travel Required: 50%+ depending on season
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Summary of Position
Teaching Lab is seeking experienced Math or ELA educators to facilitate professional learning projects with school systems in SY2019-2020.
Facilitators lead teachers and other educators in high-quality, curriculum-aligned professional learning experiences across the country. Facilitators will support one to three Teaching Lab partnership sites, working to:
As a rapidly growing nonprofit, we seek entrepreneurial individuals excited about working with clients, developing exceptional professional learning experiences, and innovating on research to radically change outcomes for students. This position has high potential for both large-scale impact and career growth.
Facilitator candidates may indicate interest in working as little as 16 hours/month (i.e., on top of a full-time role teaching or working in a school system) or may work up to an average of two days a week (note that specific days of the week will likely vary). Facilitators are hourly employees, eligible for overtime as required by applicable federal and local laws. Facilitators are not eligible for benefits.
Eligible candidates must have strong expertise in relationship management, leading professional learning, high-quality curriculum, and the Common Core or similar College- and Career-Ready state standards in their designated content area. Above all, any candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to educational equity.
Key Responsibilities & Workstreams
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.
Teaching Lab will provide the following growth opportunities for Facilitators:
In addition, Teaching Lab is a fast-growing nonprofit organization; we expect to double in size annually for the next several years, which will provide pathways for career growth and expanded impact over time for interested candidates.
Teaching Lab team members bring both relevant experience and commitment to shared values and norms. Prospective Facilitators should be able to demonstrate experience or background in the following categories. Note that Facilitators will apply for either Math or ELA projects; demonstrated expertise in both content areas is not required.
Educational & Work Experience
Working at Teaching Lab
This role is a one-year, hourly, part-time position, eligible for overtime subject to applicable federal and local laws. This position is not eligible for benefits. As part of the application process, candidates will indicate their availability to work anywhere from 16 hours/month up to 2 days a week.
Facilitators will begin work in the late spring or early summer (exact dates TBD with each candidate) and will work for a year-long term. At the end of the year, Facilitators may be eligible for an additional year as Facilitators or for other roles at Teaching Lab.
This position is eligible for remote work anywhere in the continental United States.
This position requires significant work-related travel (50%+ time) based on organizational needs, capacity, and season. We expect travel to be more frequent in summer and fall and lighter in the winter and spring.
As a benefit to joining the Teaching Lab team, Facilitators will engage in several virtual and in-person trainings to support delivery of best-in-class teacher professional learning with our partners
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
Please fill out some basic biographical details and upload a resume and cover letter by using this Google form: www.tinyurl.com/TLFacilitators. Additional questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.