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Temporary Program Manager

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


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

TNTP seeks a Temporary Program 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 Program 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 working with TNTP’s district partners to implement high quality recruitment strategies to meet their specific needs. 

Specific responsibilities may include: 

  • Hiring and training part-time staff members. You may provide support to ensure those staff remain normed and are re-trained when necessary 
  • Collaborating with  staff to monitor effectiveness of the work and to identify and resolve challenges in meeting goals and ensuring a satisfactory application process for candidates 
  • Using data to strategically assess progress and determine solutions related to the efficiency and efficacy of models and processes 

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.  


  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills, including the ability to collaborate, attain and grow effective partnerships to meet common goals 
  • Strong program or project management experience with extraordinary attention to detail and professionalism, and the ability to organize, plan, and execute multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Interest in collecting and utilizing data to support program strength and make recommendations 
  • Ability to adapt to challenges quickly, proposing and implementing thoughtful solutions 
  • Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity 
  • Experience with recruitment, selection or staffing (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. 

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