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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 Openings

Teachers

Current and Anticipated Vacancies – we welcome applications for any of the following

  • Multiple Subject
  • English
  • Math
  • Physical Education
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Special Education (MMD/MSD)

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

Current Openings

Senior Director of School Transformation, Middle Schools

The Senior Director of School Transformation will lead the transformation efforts of the Partnership’s middle schools in 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, implementation of 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 middle schools from our academic, 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.

Senior Manager of Family and Community Engagement

The Partnership is seeking a Senior Manager of Family and Community Engagement who will be responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing school-based family and community engagement initiatives across our network of schools. The Senior Manager uses their independent judgment and discretion in determining which community engagement initiatives should be developed and how they should be implemented. 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. This role collaborates across several Partnership efforts including academics, school-based community partnerships, the Parent College program, parent leadership and advocacy, student outreach and enrollment, and college-going culture. The Senior Manager of Family and Community Engagement will work closely with the Partnership’s school administrators, coordinators, and Family Action Teams. This role will be focused on supporting the Family Action Team lead who is typically an assistant principal on the campus. The senior manager will report to the Director of Family and Community Engagement and be a member of the larger External Relations team.

Coordinator of School Transformation, Secondary Literacy

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is seeking a highly effective Coordinator of School Transformation, Secondary Literacy to join our effort to improve learning and academic achievement for students in the Boyle Heights, South Los Angeles, and Watts communities. In collaboration with the Director of School Transformation, Partnership staff, school leaders, and teacher leaders, the Coordinator will support teachers and schools with Common Core literacy instruction, professional development, teacher collaboration and data analysis. The Coordinator will serve as an integral Partnership team member. He/she will report to and assist the Director of School Transformation with strategic planning and implementing Partnership Academic Team initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position will be a motivated self-starter committed to transforming educational opportunities for students in Los Angeles and will have significant experience with secondary math instruction (middle and high school), teacher development and Common Core.

Coordinator of School Transformation, Secondary Math

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is seeking a highly effective Coordinator of School Transformation, Secondary Math to join our effort to improve learning and academic achievement for students in the Boyle Heights, South Los Angeles, and Watts communities. In collaboration with the Director of School Transformation, Partnership staff, school leaders, and teacher leaders, the Coordinator will support teachers and schools with Common Core math instruction, professional development, teacher collaboration and data analysis. The Coordinator will serve as an integral Partnership team member. He/she will report to and assist the Director of School Transformation with strategic planning and implementing Partnership Academic Team initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position will be a motivated self-starter committed to transforming educational opportunities for students in Los Angeles and will have significant experience with secondary math instruction (middle and high school), teacher development and Common Core.

Manager of Organizing & Advocacy

The Partnership is looking for a Manager of Organizing & Advocacy who will be responsible for leading our community organizing strategy in support of greater equity in our education system. As a member of the policy team reporting to the Director of Policy & Planning, this position will align with and support the Partnership’s policy and system change objectives through community organizing & advocacy. In practice, this will mean organizing, training and supporting parent leaders from Partnership schools to be advocates for their children’s education at the school, system and policy level. Working through the Partnership’s Parent College, Family Action Teams, school community representatives and community partners, the Manager of Organizing & Advocacy will organize parent leaders who will successfully advocate for positive change in the education system. In addition, the Manager will support the Partnership’s systems change objectives through research, policy analysis and strategy.

Secondary Literacy Coach

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is seeking a highly effective Literacy Coach to join our effort to improve learning and academic achievement for students in the Boyle Heights, South Los Angeles, and Watts communities. In collaboration with the Director of School Transformation, Coordinator of School Transformation, Partnership staff, school leaders, and teacher leaders, the Literacy Coach will provide site-based support with Common Core literacy instruction, professional development, teacher collaboration and data analysis. The Coach will serve as a Partnership team member. He/she will report to and assist the Director of School Transformation with strategic school-site planning and implementing Partnership Academic Team initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position will be a motivated self-starter committed to transforming educational opportunities for students in Los Angeles and will have significant experience with secondary literacy instruction, teacher development and Common Core.

Secondary Math Coach

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is seeking a highly effective Math Coach to join our effort to improve learning and academic achievement for students in the Boyle Heights, South Los Angeles, and Watts communities. In collaboration with the Director of School Transformation, Coordinator of School Transformation, Partnership staff, school leaders, and teacher leaders, the Math Coach will provide site-based support with Common Core Math instruction, professional development, teacher collaboration and data analysis. The Coach will serve as a Partnership team member. He/she will report to and assist the Director of School Transformation with strategic school-site planning and implementing Partnership Academic Team initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position will be a motivated self-starter committed to transforming educational opportunities for students in Los Angeles and will have significant experience with secondary Math instruction, teacher development and Common Core.

 

Associate of Family and Community Engagement

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is seeking an Associate of Family and Community Engagement, who will serve as an administrative support for the Partnership’s Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Team. This team spends the majority of its time with school leaders and staff, community partners, and families and is set up for success with the support of a highly organized and proactive Associate. The Associate’s core duties and responsibilities will focus on providing logistics and scheduling support for meetings and team events including large and small group professional development, developing plans for and executing key projects, communicating with school staff and partners, managing purchasing and vendor relationships, and tracking team budgets.

The Associate will also support the successful implementation of our flagship parent engagement program, Parent College. Parent College is a parent education program that provides workshops and information to parents and family members in order to help them become education advocates for their children. Parent College is a unique program that has gathered attention and recognition among key education leaders across Los Angeles, and even across California and the whole nation. The program serves our three distinct neighborhoods (Watts, South Los Angeles, and Boyle Heights). The Associate of Family Engagement Programs will support outreach, communications, and logistical aspects of the program at its three regional school sites on a weekly basis.

Parent College Outreach Team Member (part-time)

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

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.

 

OPPORTUNITY

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:

  • Ensure that curriculum, operations, and outreach run smoothly
  • Manage all logistics of the Parent College program
  • Create and update trackers to ensure that all necessary items for the program are secured
  • Attend Parent College trainings and meetings
  • Support in Parent College events (Saturday mornings)
  • Promote the Parent College program
  • Make phone calls to Parent College members and Partnership families

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:

  • Experience working with parents in the communities of diverse communities
  • Customer service training
  • Event coordination
  • Experience with budget tracking a plus

 

Skills:

  • Ability to communicate with parents in an effective manner
  • Excellent verbal communication
  • Ability to effectively communicate with varied audiences over the phone and in person
  • High quality customer service
  • Ability to perform tasks with limited direction
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer and technology skills; Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint a plus
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

 

Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong belief in the Partnership’s mission, approach and core values
  • Enthusiasm to help build a strong school community by educating and involving parents and community members
  • Ability to work with diverse communities

 

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.

 

TO APPLY

Please prepare a resume and a cover letter answering the following prompts:

  • Why you are interested in working with Parent College?
  • What experience do you have working with parents or within communities?
  • What skills or experiences could you bring to the Outreach Member role?

Email your resume and cover letter to: Virginia.Lee@partnershipla.org

Please write your Last Name and “Parent College Outreach Team Member” in the subject line of the email.

 

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