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Temporary Senior Manager

Location: Flexible location
Type of Vacancy: Part-Time Seasonal

Description

Use your strategic thinking and relationship building skills to end educational inequality!

TNTP seeks a Temporary Senior Manager to support projects across our Client Team Group. This position may be based in a home office anywhere in the U.S. or from the TNTP central office in Brooklyn, NY, and is available immediately.    

Who We Are

TNTP is a national nonprofit founded by teachers that believes our nation’s public schools can offer all children an excellent education. Today we’re a diverse team from a wide range of fields, united by a fierce commitment to helping school systems end educational inequality and achieve their goals for students. We work at every level of the public education system to attract and train talented teachers and school leaders, ensure rigorous and engaging classrooms, and create environments that prioritize great teaching and accelerate student learning. 

We are currently seeking individuals to join TNTP’s temporary pool to fill full-time and part-time temporary roles across the organization. TNTP Temp candidates will provide TNTP groups with additional capacity to complete priority projects or provide coverage during staff transitions and leaves. Candidates who are selected to be part of the pool will be contacted when assignments that match with their skills, abilities, and experience become available. Assignments will vary in length with most lasting between 2 weeks and 3-4 months, and work through the TNTP Temps pool is not guaranteed.

What You’ll Do

We anticipate a need for temporary employees in our external facing work in TNTP’s Client Team Group, which works alongside teachers, school leaders, districts and states to help them achieve their goals for students. Our work includes attracting high quality, diverse talent to teaching through partnerships with school districts across the country. 

Assignments will vary depending on each team’s needs and the candidate’s experience and skills. Once matched to an assignment, all TNTP Temps will be expected to:

  • Work closely with the project lead/manager to determine deliverables and deadlines
  • Meet tight deadlines and deliver high-quality work
  • Collaborate with other members of the TNTP staff
  • Respond to feedback and incorporate that feedback into the project/assignment

The Temporary Senior Manager will partner with our teams and district partners to lead efforts to recruit and cultivate high-quality, diverse talent to become teachers, including by developing the capacity of TNTP’s district partners to identify and develop high quality recruitment strategies to meet their specific needs. 

As a Senior Manager, you will partner with TNTP staff and district partners to develop a strategy for recruiting and cultivating high-quality, diverse talent for teacher and school leader pipeline programs across the country. You may design and oversee the implementation of campaigns to source and cultivate talent, and develop the capacity of TNTP’s district partners to build and execute effective recruitment campaigns, selection models, and/or retention efforts to meet their specific needs. 

Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Advise and collaborate with TNTP staff and district partners to design and oversee customized recruitment, selection, and/or retention models aligned to contract goals and within contract parameters
  • Drive the vision by ensuring there is a clear long-term plan and systems to monitor progress throughout the year
  • Develop systems and processes to assess the effectiveness of efforts, and design interventions when progress is off track
  • Advise and collaborate with TNTP staff and TNTP’s district partners to identify and respond to challenges they are facing with their pipelines for teachers and school leaders, including monitoring progress against goals, determining the root cause of challenges and generating creative solutions to address challenges 
  • Work closely with staff who oversee implementation of recruitment, selection and operations
  • Develop training materials for prescreeners and phone interviewers in collaboration with other staff
  • Develop and use tools and resources in real time to respond to client needs 

What You Bring

We are looking for amazing people who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, are inspired by our mission and are highly motivated to change children’s lives through education. You’ll be right at home here if you learn from failure and overcome adversity, cultivate strong relationships, and push yourself, your work and the people around you to the next level. 

Qualifications

  • The ability to critically assess challenges and identify effective solutions
  • The ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders at all levels of an organization, and to consistently display a high level of professionalism in all interactions
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment
  • Strong strategic planning and prioritization skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience with teacher recruitment and selection (strongly preferred)
  • K-12 teaching experience, preferably in high-need schools (preferred)

What We Offer 

TNTP offers a competitive hourly rate commensurate with experience in a similar position. We offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work every day.  

To Apply 

Please submit your resume and tailored cover letter online.   

It’s in your best interest to apply as soon as possible. We recommend including a cover letter in your application addressing why you are interested in TNTP and how your experience has prepared you for this position. 

TNTP is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. TNTP does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law. 

Learn More

TNTP:  www.tntp.org

Benefits and hiring process: http://tntp.org/join 

Life at TNTP: http://tntp.org/about-tntp/our-people




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