Current and Anticipated Vacancies – we welcome applications for any of the following
- Multiple Subject
- S0cial Studies
We are looking for highly motivated professionals who will empower all students with an excellent education. We are currently hiring for various teacher, school leader, and home office positions.
As a Partnership teacher, you will receive all the benefits of being an LAUSD employee. In addition, Partnership teachers have access to professional development opportunities, coaching and training above and beyond what is traditionally available in district settings. For those seeking to take the next step in leadership without leaving the classroom, our network-wide teacher leader programs are unparalleled in their support of future leaders.
As a Partnership teacher leader I not only have access to additional resources and professional development opportunities, but I have the privilege of collaborating with amazingly passionate and likeminded educators from across the network. When we come together, we form a dynamic educational think tank that never ceases to push my thinking, add skills to my toolbox and improve my classroom practice.
Kristen Sheline, Math Instructional Coach, Hollenbeck Middle School
Current and Anticipated Vacancies – we welcome applications for any of the following
Recruiting and retaining outstanding school leaders is key to our success. Partnership school leaders receive intensive support and coaching that goes beyond what the District provides, including year-round professional development that is aligned for principals and assistant principals. We provide opportunities for leaders across our network of schools to collaborate and share best practices to unstick difficult problems around staffing, facilities, and budgeting. We also provide additional operations support and advocacy to help our schools make the most of their dollars and maximize services for students.
Being a Partnership principal allows me to be an innovative leader who can truly transform the lives of my students and the trajectory of my school.
Katherine Nelson, Principal 107th Street Elementary School
Assistant Principal, Dolores Huerta Elementary School
Our work at the Partnership’s home office allows us to support our schools and impact policy change. We help our students access new opportunities, provide operational support to our schools, and help our teachers and leaders improve their craft. Most importantly, our staff is passionately aligned with our mission to transform schools and revolutionize school systems.
People are drawn to the Partnership because they want to support high-need students and see change. Each day presents new opportunities to create change for our kids and the larger school system.
Mikelle Willis, CSOO
Chief People and Operations Officer
The Chief People and Operations Officer (CPOO) will play a critical role in continuing to develop and codify the systems, processes, and strategy to enable The Partnership to achieve its mission. Reporting to the CEO, s/he will oversee the talent, finance, operations, strategic planning, data and impact, and legal functions. Working in partnership with these teams and the CEO, s/he will work to ensure financial health and sustainability, operational efficiency and scalability, and organizational diversity and inclusivity of the Partnership. As a critical member of the executive team, s/he will engage with stakeholders across the organization including network leaders, school leaders, district leaders and other partners.
This is an exciting leadership opportunity for a collaborative and entrepreneurial leader, experienced people manager, and systems builder to play a critical role in dramatically impacting systems level change for thousands of students across Los Angeles.
Senior Director of School Transformation, Elementary
The Senior Director of School Transformation will lead the transformation efforts of the Partnership’s elementary schools Boyle Heights/East LA, South LA, and Watts by providing direct support and guidance to principals, their leadership teams, and their school communities to improve the academic culture and conditions in order to dramatically increase student achievement. The Senior Director will ensure fidelity of implementation of the Partnership’s key instructional initiatives, including teacher development, the transition to the Common Core, building a culture of high expectations for all, personalized learning, and collaborative, data driven learning communities. Additionally, s/he will work closely with the Chief Academic Officer to strategically assign supports and services to our elementary schools from our instruction, operations, and family engagement teams.
This is an ideal role for an entrepreneurial leader with a track record of transformative change in schools. As a senior member of the Partnership leadership team, the Senior Director will assist in developing short and long term goals to ensure successful implementation of the overall organizational mission, including working to impact system change, remove barriers, and scale success not only across the Partnership network but within LAUSD.
Manager of Finance and Business Affairs
The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools’ (Partnership) Manager of Finance & Business Affairs (Manager of F&BA) is primarily responsible for the internal operations of the Partnership, with many cross-functional and stakeholder-facing touchpoints. The Manager of F&BA will meet high demands, in both quantity and quality, as the work is inherently high stakes/impact and foundational to the success of the organization and the network.
The Manager of F&BA handles all day-to-day duties related to finance and accounting, contracts and vendor management, legal concerns, human resources, administrative procedures, and other functions related to the Partnership’s operations and the needs of stakeholders. Guided by the Partnership’s mission, the Manager of F&BA continuously improves existing policies and procedures; serves as a hub of information, counsel, and direction; and executes a myriad of transactions with the highest integrity (i.e. OMB Circulars, GAAP, ACA, 501(c)(3), etc. compliance). The Manager of F&BA’s work affects all departments of the organization to varying degrees and the position requires a nuanced understanding of the organization’s mission, initiatives, pertinent compliance requirements, etc., to resolve issues and conflicting priorities.
Manager of Outreach and Enrollment
The Partnership is looking for a Manager of Outreach & Enrollment responsible for developing, managing and executing initiatives to bolster student recruitment at our network of schools. In an overall context of declining enrollment at traditional public schools in Los Angeles, stabilizing and growing student enrollment is a critical element of school transformation. The Manager of Outreach & Enrollment role is a new position aimed at generating capacity, resources and momentum so that our schools can improve outcomes for all students.
This role includes being the coach/liaison to traditional public schools on implementing effective school-based strategies to help boost student enrollment. It also includes spearheading network-wide initiatives, including marketing Partnership schools and coordinating joint initiatives between schools.
The Manager of Outreach & Enrollment will work closely with the Partnership schools’ administrators, coordinators, and Family Action Teams. The manager will report to the Director of Policy & Planning.
Senior Associate of Communications
The Partnership is seeking a Senior Associate of Communications to assist in the implementation of an integrated communications and marketing strategy to strengthen the Partnership’s brand, and to raise its visibility in Los Angeles and in the education sector more broadly. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the organization’s website, contributing regularly to our social media channels, developing communications geared toward our teachers and donors, and updating and disseminating effective messaging to the stakeholders within our network, including home office staff, school-based staff, and the families and students we serve. In addition, this individual will support the development of an influence communications and marketing strategy aimed at increasing the prominence of the Partnership for external stakeholders. Will support Board of Directors meetings and special projects for the chief External Relations officer.
The Partnership is seeking a dynamic, results-driven Impact Associate to provide strategic management, analysis and interpretation of performance data for our schools and network as a whole. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Data and Impact, the Impact Associate will be responsible for developing and managing data systems. This role will also serve as a key member of cross-functional teams (including academic, performance management and technology) with a focus on improving the coordination and delivery of data analysis provided to Partnership schools and home office colleagues.
Parent College, Program Support Assistant (part-time)
The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools (“The Partnership”) was founded in 2007 as the cornerstone of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s strategy to improve education in Los Angeles. An independent, nonprofit organization, the Partnership contracts with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to transform schools so that all students have a foundation for academic excellence and personal success. The Partnership created Parent College in order to accelerate parents’ capacity so they can become informed advocates for their children’s education. Parent College is an educational and empowerment program that serves parents from Partnership schools and throughout LAUSD.
The Partnership is seeking someone to support the Parent College Program. The Program Support Member will assist the Parent College team by delivering quality customer service to our parents and school sites. This individual’s core duties and responsibilities focus on managing program data and supporting key elements of program implementation and outreach.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Parent College Program Support Assistant responsibilities include the following:
Compensation and Benefits
This is a part-time, hourly position with pay of $14.00 per hour. Parent College Team members work a seasonal school-year scheduled between August and May only. Must be available Saturdays 7AM-1PM. This position is not eligible for benefits.
Please submit a resume and cover letter answering the following prompts:
Please write your Last Name and “Parent College Program Support Assistant” in the subject heading.
Parent Organizer (part-time)
The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is one of the largest, in-district public school transformation organizations in the United States. Our mission is to transform schools and revolutionize school systems to empower all students with a high quality education. We are a non-profit managing 18 LA Unified Schools serving approximately 14,500 students in Boyle Heights, South LA, and Watts. The Partnership promotes change through an innovative transformation model that relies on sustainable and scalable solutions that can be applied at schools beyond our 18 campuses to dramatically improve outcomes for all students.
The Partnership is seeking a part-time community organizer to develop relationship-based, grassroots leadership and parent power in the Los Angeles Unified school communities of Watts, South LA, and Boyle Heights. The ideal candidate will have: experience and training in community organizing; successfully executed campaigns aimed for policy change; excellent verbal communication and relationship-building skills; emotional intelligence; cultural responsiveness; and a willingness to adapt, learn, and support the growth of others. The Partnership, alongside parent leaders, have worked on local systemic issues, including but not limited to: equitable distribution of school funding and school safety.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a part-time, hourly position. Parent organizers work a seasonal school-year scheduled between August and May only. This position is not eligible for benefits.
Please prepare a resume and cover letter answering the following prompts
Email your resume and cover letter to: Viviann.Anguiano@PartnershipLA.org Please write your Last Name and “Parent Organizer” in the subject line of the email.
Parent College Outreach Team Member (part-time)
The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools (“The Partnership”) was founded in 2007 as the cornerstone of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s strategy to improve education in Los Angeles. An independent, nonprofit organization, the Partnership contracts with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to transform schools so that all students have a foundation for academic excellence and personal success. The Partnership created Parent College in order to accelerate parents’ capacity so they can become informed advocates for their children’s education. The Parent College is an educational and empowerment program that serves parents from Partnership schools and throughout LAUSD.
The Partnership is seeking someone to assist with logistics and outreach for the Parent College program. The Parent College outreach team member will be in charge of delivering quality customer service to our parents and school sites. This individual’s core duties and responsibilities focus on managing logistics and providing the highest level of support to the outreach efforts of our Parent College program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Parent College outreach team member responsibilities include the following:
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a part-time, hourly position with pay of $12.00 per hour. Outreach Team members work a seasonal school-year scheduled between August and May only. This position is not eligible for benefits.
Please prepare a resume and a cover letter answering the following prompts:
Email your resume and cover letter to: Shirley.Vilca@PartnershipLA.org
Please write your Last Name and “Parent College Outreach Team Member” in the subject line of the email.
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