Teacher Development Coach – Nevada Teacher Corps (Las Vegas)
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Seeking Passionate Instructional Leaders!
TNTP seeks summer Teacher Development Coaches for the Nevada Teacher Corps. This position is based in Las Vegas and is available in Spring/Summer 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.
TNTP’s Nevada Teacher Corps consists of aspiring teachers who are committed to improving the odds for kids in Nevada by raising student achievement. This is an exciting time for education in Nevada, and the Nevada Teacher Corps will play an important role in new state-wide reform efforts. This is the third year of operation for the Nevada Teacher Corps and this summer we intend to work with 80-90 elementary teachers.
The Nevada Teacher Corps prepares Fellows to achieve immediate, measurable success with their students in the fall. Our training approach, called Fast Start, focuses on foundational skills that we believe Fellows must have to ensure a strong start to the school year as a new teacher. During their pre-service training, Fellows rehearse the foundational skills, receive coaching, and practice them with students. Fellows 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 Fellows toward mastery of a small number of foundational skills that we believe beginning teachers must have in order to ensure a strong start to the school year as a new teacher. A significant support for TNTP’s Teaching Fellows during Pre-Service Training, the Teacher Development Coach will be expected to:
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 empower students to reach their full potential 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. Ideal candidates will also have:
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 to attend up to 40 hours of training over multiple days in the spring. In the summer Teacher Development Coaches complete about 20 hours of preparation work in advance of pre-service training and commit to 50 or more hours per week for the duration of the seven-week pre-service training.
If you are interested in becoming a Teacher Development Coach for the Nevada Teacher Corps, please submit a resume and one-page cover letter that answers the following questions:
Please submit your application online.
Hiring process: http://tntp.org/join/hiring-process
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