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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 Openings

Teachers

Click “Learn More” below to apply! Candidates new to LA Unified must meet the multiple measures of the district’s recruitment process. All current employees must meet all district requirements to transfer.

Hired teachers will get:

  • Paid planning days before you start your assignment
  • Instructional support throughout the school year
  • Substitute coverage for full day planning (when applicable)

We are currently accepting applications for credentialed (or soon-to-be credentialed) candidates in:

  • Multiple Subjects (elementary and middle school)
  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish
  • P.E.
  • Art
  • Special Education K-12

 

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

Current Openings

Assistant Principal – Santee Education Complex

Santee is seeking a highly effective, transformational urban instructional leader to drive change and dramatically improve the academic culture and student achievement. The selected candidate will have a proven track record of increasing and accelerating student achievement, as evidenced by performance data, and will be prepared to lead the students, staff, and community toward dramatic academic improvement and success.

The successful candidate will be expected to support the Partnership’s key instructional initiatives that focus on Teacher Development and the transition to the Common Core State Standards with the use of Blended Learning as a core instructional strategy. Improving teacher practice is a paramount priority with an emphasis on development opportunities, collaboration and an expanded use of a new, multiple measure evaluation system. The candidate will be well-versed in the Common Core State Standards and be able to support the development of common assessments, units of study, as well as understanding the key instructional shifts in ELA and math.

Reporting to the school principal, the successful candidate will be a committed and entrepreneurial school leader who is excited by the challenge of turning around a struggling school and making a real difference in the lives and future college and career choices of low-income Latino and African-American students. S/he will have previously worked in similar schools and will be prepared to accept the complexities and challenges of working with all stakeholders to understand and educate students from this community.

Assistant Principal – 49th Street Elementary School

The Partnership is seeking a highly effective urban instructional leader to drive change and dramatically improve the academic culture and student achievement at 49th Street. The selected candidate will have a proven track record of increasing and accelerating student achievement as evidenced by performance data, and will be prepared to lead the students, staff, and community toward dramatic academic improvement and success. The selected candidate will be a culture builder and true teammate who partners with others in order to deliver an excellent education to all of our students.

The successful candidate will be expected to support the key instructional initiatives that focus on Teacher Development and implementation of the Common Core State Standards. Elementary instruction at 49th Street Elementary includes implementation of CKLA and Benchmark for literacy instruction and Eureka Math.

Reporting to the school principal, the successful candidate will be a committed and entrepreneurial school leader who is excited by the challenge of turning around a struggling school and making a real difference in the lives of low-income Latino and African American students. S/he will have previously worked in similar schools and will be prepared to accept the complexities and challenges of working with all stakeholders to understand and educate students from this community.

Assistant Principal – R.L. Stevenson College & Career Prep

The Partnership is seeking a highly effective, transformational urban instructional leader to drive change and dramatically improve the academic culture and student achievement. The selected candidate will have a proven track record of increasing and accelerating student achievement, as evidenced by performance data, and will be prepared to lead the students, staff, and community toward dramatic academic improvement and success.

Reporting to the school principal, the successful candidate will be a committed and entrepreneurial school leader who is excited by the challenge of turning around a struggling school and making a real difference in the lives and future college and career choices of low-income Latino and African-American students. S/he will have previously worked in similar schools and will be prepared to accept the complexities and challenges of working with all stakeholders to understand and educate students from this community.The successful candidate will be expected to support the Partnership’s key instructional initiatives that focus on teacher development and the Common Core State Standards. The candidate will be well-versed in high school level pedagogy, school operations, and the restorative approach to managing a 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.

The single most important resource needed for us to achieve our mission is TALENT. We need talented individuals who read our mission and immediately sense that it speaks to who they are at their core.

Ian Guidera, Chief Academic Officer

Current Openings

Operations Associate

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools’ (Partnership) Operations Associate is responsible for providing administrative support to the Operations team, but with touch points throughout the organization and the network, balancing a large number of work streams in a fast-paced environment.

The Operations Associate manages and executes the day-to-day tasks that make the organization run smoothly and efficiently. Guided by the Partnership’s mission and a love for Partnership communities and people, the Operations Associate is highly service-oriented and continuously seeks opportunities to improve existing procedures to improve the office environment and to maximize efficiency. Because the Operations Associate serves as a loop-closer for the Operations team and as a hub of information for the organization, she/he/they must be extremely organized, flexible, and able to communicate effectively when issues and competing priorities arise.

Given the current circumstance around COVID-19, the Operations Associate will also be providing support to the Chief People and Operating Officer in managing ongoing plans and communication for Return to Workplace throughout the fall of 2020. More information can be found below.

The Partnership is committed to continuously building an anti-racist culture that promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in classrooms and in our home office. The Operations Associate will be someone who is excited to keep these values in mind when executing day-to-day tasks and responsibilities.

Director of School Transformation, Family Engagement

The Partnership is looking for a Director of School Transformation, Family Engagement who will be responsible for comprehensive strategy and implementation of all family engagement initiatives within and on behalf of the Partnership’s network of eighteen schools. The Director of School Transformation, Family Engagement will be responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing school-based family engagement initiatives across our network of schools as well as our signature Parent College program. This role focuses on capacity building and serves as the coach/liaison to traditional public school administrators on implementing effective family and community engagement strategies to support school transformation. The Director of School Transformation, Family Engagement will work closely with the Partnership’s school administrators, coordinators, and Family Engagement Teacher Leaders, and community partners. This role also includes the management of the Partnership’s Family Engagement Team. This is a full-time, year-round position.

Given the current and fluctuating public health response to the COVID-19 crisis, and the impact that it is having on the normal function of schools, the work of the Director of School Transformation, Family Engagement will adjust accordingly, and may involve working remotely and/or at school sites and the office.

The Partnership is also committed to continuously building an anti-racist culture that promotes Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in classrooms and in our home office. The Director of School Transformation, Family Engagement will be someone who is excited to keep these values in mind when executing day-to-day tasks and responsibilities and managing their team.

Executive Associate to the Chief External Officer (CXO), Special Projects Specialist

The Partnership is seeking a dynamic individual as the Executive Associate to the Chief External Officer (CXO), Ryan Smith. Ryan’s work focuses on the strategic and operational oversight of the Partnership’s development, communications, policy and advocacy, and family and community engagement initiatives. Recently, State Superintendent Tony Thurmond appointed Ryan as a Co-Chair of his Closing the Achievement Gap Initiative. Prior to joining the Partnership, Ryan was the Executive Director of the Education Trust-West and Vice President of Strategic Advocacy for the Education Trust, an education civil rights organization dedicated to closing opportunity gaps. At the Education Trust-West, he worked on producing actionable, accessible research and advocacy tools that reached state policymakers and on-the-ground community advocates and education leaders alike. Before Ed Trust, he served as the Director of Education Programs and Policy for the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, where he was responsible for education program and policy efforts for the organization. After having the honor of launching the Partnership’s Family and Community Engagement Team and founding the Parent College Program, Ryan has returned as the Partnership’s Chief External Officer.

The Executive Associate is responsible for providing the highest level of support to the CXO, ensuring that the key needs of the Partnership and its schools are fulfilled. In addition to administrative duties, this individual plays a critical role in assisting with internal and external communications, preparing for key meetings and events, and managing special projects related to policy & advocacy.

Manager, Finance and Business Affairs

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools’ Manager of Finance & Business Affairs (Manager of F&BA) is primarily responsible for building the relationships and culture necessary to scale the internal financial operations of the Partnership, with many cross-functional and stakeholder-facing touchpoints. In the most recently audited fiscal year, the Partnership earned $14.5M in revenue, booked $12.3M in expenses, issued 127 W-2s and 360 1099s, and held net assets of $38.8M.  The Manager of F&BA manages and/or executes all processes related to finance, payroll, business affairs, and human resources, interfaces with both internal and external parties, and provides guidance to other staff for contracts, 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, FASB, HIPAA, ACA, 501(c)(3), etc. compliance). This person will report to the Senior Director of Finance and Business Affairs (Sr. Director of F&BA).

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