Join the TEACH Team: Principal Support

Oct 18, 2018

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Principal Support Leader                                           

REPORTS TO: Director of Education & Partnerships

EFFECTIVE DATE: June 3, 2019

 

Who we are:

TEACH is a community impact organization currently operating in Houston Independent School District schools that are located in predominantly low-income neighborhoods. TEACH focuses on empowering educators by helping them to  build safe and calm classrooms through its intensive training and coaching on classroom management which focuses on areas such as de-escalation, conflict resolution, building students’ self-image, and nonverbal communication.

TEACH is on a trajectory of fast growth and is seeking highly experienced educators who are ready to have a larger impact on the school system. We are creating a learning, growing and thriving organization and need YOUR unique set of talents and skills in a classroom to help us empower more educators!

 

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking enthusiastic, creative, skilled, master administrators and/or teachers to be a part of our dynamic team of trainers and coaches who will help launch and support our ENVoY model implementation in academic settings throughout the greater Houston area.

 

What you’d do:

  • Build effective relationships with principals and school leaders.
  • Shadow Director of Education & Partnerships during Admin update meetings.
  • Conduct Admin Update Meetings
    • Share best practices related to TEACH skill implementation.
    • Actively listen to school staff and respond to educator concerns regarding TEACH while working with stakeholders to identify solutions.
    • Keep confidential any conversations with school administrators or support staff about sensitive campus information, sharing it only with the appropriate TEACH team members.
  • Observe and coach our administrators and teachers using TEACH’s ENVoY model which includes providing empowering and differentiated feedback that supports growth.
  • Form supportive relationships with administrators and teachers as you coach and develop them into a high TEACH skill implementing campus.
  • Support students by providing the highest quality professional development to their administrators and teachers, helping them become even better at what they do.
  • Illuminate, vocalize and connect ideas to enhance TEACH’s strategic vision.
  • Contribute to the development of TEACH curriculum and training materials.

 

What you’ve done:

  • Managed a group of teachers towards student and academic goals as a school administrator for at least 5 years.
  • Developed training curriculum.
  • Worked in a school and taught students… for at least 7 years.
  • Taught in a variety of settings (buildings, grade levels, etc.) with a variety of people.
  • Understand the needs of high poverty/urban schools – even better if you’ve worked in one.
  • Helped out your colleagues… formally or informally, become even better at their craft.
  • Graduated college with both a Bachelor’s and Master’s.
  • Earned your teacher and principal certifications.

 

What we offer:

  • Highly competitive salary depending on experience and prior accomplishments.
  • Health (100% paid for by TEACH for employee), Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401 K  retirement with a 6% employer match
  • Personal time off to foster a balanced lifestyle including:
      • 144 hours of Paid Time Off
      • 2 weeks off every summer (paid)
      • 2 weeks off every Christmas holiday (paid)
      • Average 35 hour workweek
  • Investment in your growth and development through ongoing training and development including certifications
  • A team of supported individuals committed to helping you reach your goals
  • A dynamic team of committed, dedicated and community focused colleagues and board members.

 

Who you are:

  • You have an unyielding commitment to teacher and administrator support. You know one of the best ways to support students is through high-quality teacher and administrative support.
  • You believe in service to others. Mahatma Gandhi might have been talking about you when he said; “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
  • You believe in collaboration and at the same time you can thrive flying solo. You’ll work alongside an amazing team of people who work together to help each other grow. Although you are with people all day, you do work independently most of the time.
  • You are a problem solver. You embrace the responsibility to make things happen and you have the attitude to get it done.
  • You have street smarts and common sense. Yes, that’s important to us.
  • You are funny. You like to laugh…. at yourself and at life.  Humor is one of our highest values.
  • You are ambitious. You set high, yet measurable, goals for yourself and you meet those goals. Every time.
  • You love to learn new things and are a high implementer. You are always looking for ways to refine your craft.
  • You empower people. People feel better when they are around you. You’re the kind of person people want on their team.
  • You are creative. You can take a concept and deliver it in a way that people can understand and own.
  • You inquire. Smart people ask questions.

 

How do I apply?

Send a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to info@toeducateallchildren.org. Please do not call for status of your application.

Position will remain open until filled.

We invite you visit our website at www.toeducateallchildren.org or our FaceBook page at https://www.facebook.com/toeducateallchildren/ to learn more about TEACH and our team members.

For additional information and questions, please email Taiam Simmons at taiams@toeducateallchildren.org.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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2900 Weslayan, Suite 375
Houston, TX, 77027

Address

2900 Weslayan, Suite 375
Houston, TX, 77027

Email

info@toeducateallchildren.org

Phone

713.300.1097

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Support TEACH

When you shop at smile.amazon.com Amazon donates

Address

2900 Weslayan, Suite 375
Houston, TX, 77027

Email

info@toeducateallchildren.org

Phone

713.300.1097

Copyright © 2017 Knowledge Arts Foundation D/B/A To Educate All Children | Website by ASTOUNDZ