Oct 16, 2019

Associate Program Consultant (Math)

  • New Teacher Center
  • Remote
Full-Time Remote/Virtual Consulting Education Customer Success Remote/Virtual Role School Support

Job Description

The Associate Program Consultant (APC with Math focus) will deliver face-to-face and/or online professional development for mentors, coaches, principals, and/or client stakeholders, continuously deepening her/his own capacity as well as strengthening and refining the presentation skills of co-presenters. The APC- Math will support the Program Delivery team in providing consultative services to district-level leadership in client districts to ensure sustained high-quality program implementation. The APC- Math will also contribute to the design, development, and refinement of NTC's products and services.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

The following is an overview of the duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. The employee may perform other duties as required.

  • Present and facilitate a variety of professional development to mentors, coaches, and school and/or program leaders.
  • Will be expected to cultivate expertise in at least two of NTC's main product lines
  • With PC, build trusting relationships and a culture of collaborative partnership with client stakeholders through ongoing communication, being cognizant that APC serves in a highly visible role for those educators participating in professional development sessions
  • Provide professional development facilitation support to local client presenters
  • Provide technical assistance to support logistical components of professional development delivery and other aspects of program administration
  • Thought-partner with/Support PC in utilizing program standards to identify/analyze/ monitor all available program data (Learning Zone, etc.)
  • Utilize Learning Zone and other available data to design customized Forums to meet specific needs presented by client context
  • Engage actively with senior NTC colleagues to develop consulting skills and deepen knowledge
  • Engage in constructive, collaborative communication with NTC supervisor and PC/APC colleagues regarding client programs' successes, challenges, strategic support, and progress/alignment against contracted scopes of work
  • As appropriate, conduct and/or participate in in-field coaching sessions with PC, client program lead, and/or other educators in the partner organization (i.e. principals, coaches/mentors, etc.)
  • Collaborate with/make contributions to NTC staff to design and give feedback regarding professional development products and services
  • Serve on NTC work teams in order to have opportunities for direct organization-level input
  • May be asked to present or facilitate sessions at annual NTC Symposium
  • May manage a project-focused workgroup

Professional Learning Responsibilities:

  • Engage actively in collaborative NTC meetings, work sessions, and internal initiatives: could include developing/co-developing or leading/co-leading sessions and projects to support the professional learning of colleagues
  • Remain current with professional readings and research, especially in regards to rigorous learning standards, adult learning theory, and the U.S. K-12 education policy landscape
  • Share video of practice
  • Engage in formal formative assessment practices
  • Develop conference proposals and conduct conference presentations
  • Utilize NTC’s online systems including Learning Zone, Collaborate, Talent, Ascentis, Intranet, and Netsuite
  • Manage personal calendar, travel, and job responsibilities

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years K-12 and/or P-12 classroom teaching experience, math specialty experience required.
  • Minimum 2 years of mentoring experience in NTC supported model or equivalent preferred
  • Must have teacher leader experience and/or responsibilities
  • Strong Instructional coaching background
  • Experience delivering and/or designing professional development
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of: NTC approach to teacher and principal development (Theory of Change, program standards, tools/protocols/services, etc.), Adult learning theories and practices, School reform movements including professional learning communities, teacher leadership, the impact of coaching/mentoring, etc.
  • Candidates must have knowledge of/experience with: Common Core/New rigorous state standards, Professional teaching and/or administrative standards, Content areas (w/math focus area), formative and summative assessment, instructional strategies/ methods/approaches that improve student achievement
  • Willingness to travel 50-70% of the time based on location/client/project assignments
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPointPossesses
  • Strong interpersonal skills and recognizes the critical role of relationship-building within the client district, as well as within NTC, to ensure effective program implementation
  • Eager to collaborate with clients and internal NTC personnel to assess and improve program implementation utilizing innovative and effective approaches
  • Comfortable and confident with formal meeting facilitation/managing group dynamics as well as peer-coaching interactions
  • Can thrive in a team environment and have a healthy tolerance of ambiguity
  • Must be experienced with Common Core State Standards or New Rigorous State Standards; and/or Early Learning content/standards.
  • Can manage one's own time and productivity in a fluid, team-oriented work environment demanding high levels of initiative, creativity, and flexibility
  • Reflective practitioner demonstrating the ability to use feedback to improve self, program, and community
  • Willing to explore complexity, resist certainty, and seek insight while aiding colleagues and clients in solving implementation challenges (no quick fixes/pre-packaged answers.
  • Successful completion of NTC professional development in Teacher Induction, Instructional Coaching, and/or School Leadership preferred

ADA Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Work normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Limited physical effort required
  • Hearing, repetitive hand motions, sitting, talking, typing
  • Significant travel required

**This is a remote-based position with heavy travel to school sites across the nation.

 


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