Research Associate (Location flexible): As a Research Associate, you will help us answer some of education’s thorniest questions: How can schools make learning fun and rigorous? How can schools provide students with the right level of autonomy appropriate to their development? What assessments most effectively gauge the evolution in students’ social emotional skills? The results of your work will be used to inspire the design of curricula, staffing, policy, and so much more both within and beyond Transcend! This role will be launching at the end of the week. You will be able to learn more and apply through our website.
Director, Finance and Operations (Location flexible): As the first Director of Finance and Operations on our team, you will lead and improve upon our financial and operational systems, develop new approaches to better support our team as we grow, and provide hands-on support to budget managers. By stewarding and managing our financial resources and operations, you will get a birds-eye view of an entrepreneurial nonprofit in action, and provide critical support to people across the organization. Learn more / Apply here.
Operations Specialist, Dream & Discover (Location flexible): The Operations Specialist will be a core member of our Dream & Discover team within the School Partnerships function, and will manage the operations and logistics for multiple cohorts of system and school leaders who are at the earliest stages of redesigning their school models. (You can see an example of what this experience has looked like in prior years here). You’ll be in charge of planning and executing on-the-ground operations for multiple in-person Convenings per year, drafting and managing important communications, masterminding travel plans and vendor negotiations, and ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience for Transcend partners throughout the cohort-based experiences. Learn more and apply here!
Stay up to date with opportunities with Transcend here.
Opportunities with our partners and friends:
nXu is seeking an exceptional Facilitator to serve as an associate facilitator for nXu's San Antonio Fellowship Program for the second half of the 2018-19 school year with the possibility of the role expanding into the 2019-20 school year. Apply here!!!
Valor Collegiate (Nashville, TN) has multiple high and middle school openings. Full details here.
Intrinsic (Chicago, IL) is looking for an Assistant Principal. Read more here.
Citizens of the World Charter School Kansas City is launching a new middle school in the fall of 2019! See here for multiple roles on the founding team.
Capital Experience Lab (DC) is hiring an Executive Director.
The High Tech High Graduate School of Education New School Creation Fellowship is designed for educators who are passionate and committed to designing and founding new schools focused on equity and deeper learning. New School Creation Fellows are supported in leadership development, school design and new school start-up. High Tech High schools provide an innovative and disruptive context for fellows to reimagine what is possible for K-12 education and are intended to serve as sources for inspiration, not replication. Both programs have a rolling deadline, so applicants can apply anytime. You can find more information on their website.
Hudson Lab School (Hudson, NY) has multiple exciting roles. Details here.
Kizazi, a new global non-profit organization which builds the capacity of local teams to lead high-performing, scaling school networks, is searching for a Head of School Design and Improvement. Full details here.
Starting in July, the CityBridge School Design Fellowship will support fellows in re-imagining the future of school in D.C. Fellows will learn about: how to design for equity, the science of learning, and how to prototype and pilot learning experiences with and for students. At the end, some Fellows will receive additional support to launch their own schools and models. Application & program details available at: citybridge.org/apply
Distinctive Schools Network in Chicago, IL; Harper Woods, MI; and Redford, MI are looking for innovators and trailblazers to join their team for the 2019-20 School Year. Check out our available opportunities and learn more here.
Strive Prep (Denver, CO) has a number of awesome openings which can be seen here.
Cristo Rey in Las Vegas is searching for a founding principal. Details here.
Relay Lab Schools—a new Pre-K to 12 school management organization—is hiring in Texas (and other locations!). Learn more here!
Great Oaks is hiring for multiple roles, including National Director of School Culture, National Director of Teacher Residency, and Great Oaks NYC Director of High School Design. Great Oaks has a deep commitment to restorative practices and to building school communities grounded in a strengths-based youth development approach with goals around student leadership in their own learning and within the community.
Check out the EL Education School Design Fellowship for folks in MA and GA. Apply soon!
Our friends at LEAP Innovations, a Chicago based hub for innovation in education, is searching for multiple roles, including a Learning Analytics Manager, Personalized Learning Coach, and more. Learn about opportunities at LEAP Innovations here.
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