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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

  • Art
  • Elementary General Education
  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Secondary Special Education

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

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.

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 reach our mission is TALENT; Talent that reads our mission and immediately sense that it speaks to who they are at their core.

Ian Guidera, Chief Academic Officer

Current Openings

Manager of Finance & 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 $13M in revenue, booked $9.5M in expenses, issued 126 W-2s and 289 1099s, and held net assets of $10M. The Manager of F&BA is responsible for hitting ambitious targets, in both quantity and quality, as the work is inherently high stakes/high impact and foundational to the success of the organization and the network. The abilities to give and receive feedback gracefully, continuously learn and incorporate the best ideas, generate buy in, and build others’ capacity are key levers to being successful in the role.

The Manager of F&BA manages and/or executes all processes related to finance and accounting, 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, 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.

Senior Associate of Finance & Business Affairs

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools’ Senior Associate of Finance & Business Affairs (Sr. Associate of F&BA) is primarily responsible for implementing and executing the base, internal processes and procedures of the Finance and Business Affairs department, with many cross-functional and stakeholder-facing touchpoints. In the most recently audited fiscal year, the Partnership earned $13M in revenue, booked $9.5M in expenses, issued 126 W-2s and 289 1099s, and held net assets of $10M. The Sr. Associate of F&BA is responsible for hitting ambitious targets, in both quantity and quality, as the work is inherently high stakes/high impact and foundational to the success of the organization and the network. The abilities to give and receive feedback gracefully, continuously learn and incorporate the best ideas, and generate buy in are key levers to being successful in the role. Importantly, the F&BA department is undergoing a restructuring of its scope of work over the course of the next year. The Sr. Associate of F&BA will be supporting the team through the transition, with dual-reporting to the Sr. Director of Finance & Business Affairs and to the Director of Talent. Over time, the Finance & Accounting scope of work will increase as the business affairs scope of work transitions to the Talent team. The Sr. Associate of F&BA’s position will be retained throughout and beyond this transition phase.

Secondary Math Coach (2 positions)

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 support with Common Core Math instruction, professional development, teacher collaboration and data analysis to a single school site. The Coach will serve as a Partnership team member, and work primarily with one school. 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.

Coordinator of School Transformation, Elementary Math

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is seeking a highly effective Coordinator of School Transformation, Elementary Math to join our effort to improve learning and academic achievement for students in the Boyle Heights, South Los Angeles, and Watts communities. This is an exciting new growth position to the network. 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 elementary math instruction  teacher development, and Common Core.

Coordinator of School Transformation, Elementary Literacy

The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools is seeking a highly effective Coordinator of School Transformation, Elementary Literacy to join our effort to improve learning and academic achievement for students in the Boyle Heights, South Los Angeles, and Watts communities. This is an exciting new growth position to the network. 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 elementary literacy instruction, 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 Student Recruitment and Strategy

The Partnership is looking for a Manager of Student Recruitment & Strategy responsible for developing, managing and executing strategic 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’s role is aimed at generating capacity, strategies, 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 recruitment and enrollment. It also includes spearheading network-wide initiatives, including marketing Partnership schools and coordinating joint initiatives between schools.

The Manager will work closely with the Partnership schools’ leaders, administrators, coordinators, and Family Action Teams.  The manager will report to the Senior Manager of Strategy and Operations.

Talent and School Operations Associate

The Partnership is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented individual to join the Partnership Operations Team. The primary responsibilities for this role will include helping to build a highly-effective cohort of teachers, school leaders, and home office staff for our organization and supporting schools to resolve high leverage staffing, budgetary, and operational obstacles to improving student achievement.  The Associate’s responsibilities will require a strong focus on providing great customer service and candidate cultivation support in ways that maximize the impact of both talent management and school operations work across the Partnership schools and the Partnership home office.

 

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