Teacher Development Coach – Baltimore City Teaching Residency
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Seeking Passionate Instructional Leaders!
TNTP seeks summer Teacher Development Coaches the Baltimore City Teaching Residency (BCTR). This position is based in Baltimore, Maryland and is available in Summer 2018 with training for the role beginning in Spring 2018.
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.
Through a TNTP partnership with City Schools, Baltimore City Teaching Residency (BCTR) provides career changers and recent college graduates the chance to transform the lives of Baltimore City youth. We are not just any teacher preparation program. We do not just provide a means to earn certification. We prepare teachers to lead thriving, academically demanding classroom communities in which students achieve at high levels. Currently, one in ten Baltimore City Teachers became a teacher through BCTR.
The Baltimore City Teaching Residency prepares Residents to achieve immediate, measurable success with their students in the fall. Our training approach, called Fast Start, focuses on foundational skills that we believe Residents must have to ensure a strong start to the school year as a new teacher. During their pre-service training, Residents rehearse the foundational skills, receive coaching, and practice them with students. Residents must demonstrate proficiency in these skills in order to successfully complete pre-service training and become a teacher of record in the fall.
What You’ll Do
Teacher Development Coaches are experienced and successful teachers who develop Residents towards mastery of a small number of foundational skills that we believe Residents must have to ensure a strong start to the school year as a new teacher.
Specific responsibilities include:
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.
We expect our Teacher Development Coaches to demonstrate a record of academic success working with students in high need schools, high expectations for students and teachers, and strong organizational and communication skills.
What We Offer
TNTP offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience in a similar position. TNTP offers a motivated team of dynamic colleagues, a collegial atmosphere that values professional development and valuable feedback, and the chance to impact the direction of a growing, mission-driven company that is committed to the success of our nation’s children.
Teacher Development Coaches can expect up to 40 hours of training over multiple days in the spring and summer. Teacher Development Coaches are focused on preparation work in advance of pre-service training and a full-time commitment of 40 – 50+hours/week for the six weeks of pre-service training.
If you are interested in becoming a Teacher Development Coach for Baltimore City Teaching Residency, please submit a resume and one-page cover letter that answers the following questions:
Please submit your application online.
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.
Life at TNTP: http://tntp.org/about-tntp/our-people
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