Jan 10, 2020

Effectiveness Coach, Math or Science

  • TNTP
  • Louisiana, USA
Full-time Consulting Curriculum Education Remote/Virtual Role

Job Description

TNTP seeks a full-time Effectiveness Coach, Math or Science to join the Louisiana Regional Team. This position will be based in Louisiana and is available immediately with some flexibility on start timing.  Frequent travel up to 40%, primarily throughout the state of Louisiana, required.   

Who We Are  

TNTP is a national nonprofit founded by teachers that believes our nation’s public schools can offer all children an excellent education. Today we’re a diverse team from a wide range of fields, united by a fierce commitment to helping school systems end educational inequality and achieve their goals for students. We work at every level of the public education system to attract and train talented teachers and school leaders, ensure rigorous and engaging classrooms, and create environments that prioritize great teaching and accelerate student learning. 

Staff in TNTP's Consulting Division work alongside teachers, school leaders, districts and states to help them achieve their goals for students. Our Louisiana regional team works across urban and suburban parishes in the state as well as, traditional school districts, independent charter schools and charter networks. Our team is diverse and bring a wide range of expertise across content areas. We are proud of the work we get the opportunity for students across the state.  


What You’ll Do  

As an Effectiveness Coach you will play a critical role in TNTP's teacher development initiatives and academic consulting work. You will be responsible for the performance of the teachers on your contracts, developing teachers to reach their full potential as well as the design and facilitation of relevant curriculum and instruction-centered professional development  

Here are some examples of what an Effectiveness Coach might do:    

  • Develop and execute a data-driven and comprehensive coaching strategy that supports retention and improved performance of teachers in multiple schools, networks, and districts across a variety of contracts within the region.   

  • Communicate and collaborate to support teacher development with key stakeholders – partners, principals, and other Louisiana team staff  

  • Develop teachers in a turnaround setting through direct coaching and training, ensuring they rapidly improve their performance  

  • Identify innovative solutions for improving teachers overall performance to meet contract goals  

  • Design Louisiana Student Standards-aligned, content-specific sessions for teacher professional developmen 

  • Play a supporting role in TNTP’s teacher development initiatives, proposing and crafting long-term, Common Core aligned teacher development strategies and services   


What You Bring  

We are looking for amazing people who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, are inspired by our mission and are highly motivated to change children’s lives through education. You’ll be right at home here if you cultivate strong relationships and push yourself, your work, and the people around you to the next level.   

We expect the Effectiveness Coach to:  

  • Have classroom experience. You have at least two years of Math or Scienceteaching experiencepreferably in a high-need school, and a proven track record of raising student achievement (required).  

  • Understand quality curriculum and instruction You have strong familiarity and expertise with the Common Core State Standards and/or the Louisiana student standards, and have experience working with and coaching others using Tier 1 curriculum (highly preferred).   

  • Know great teaching when they see it. Whether you are watching a teacher deliver a lesson or looking at student performance data, you can identify where that teacher is effective and what s/he needs to do to improve immediately and in the long-term.  

  • Develop teachers. You track and analyze teacher data, but it’s what you do with it that really has an impact. Based on your data analysis and what you see in the classroom, you identify new approaches to improve teacher performance under a quick timeline.  

  • Have stage presence. We’re counting on your strong facilitation skills and ability to expertly lead teacher professional development.  

  • Be comfortable with the unknown. Ambiguity doesn’t scare you; just the opposite, you thrive on it. You are flexible and comfortable adapting your work to maximize your impact on students, the teachers you coach and your team.  

  • Build meaningful relationships.You look for opportunities to connect with others to find out what really makes them tick and use those relationships as a strong foundation in your shared work, whether with a teacher, your teammates, or school and system leaders.   

  • Embrace cross-cultural agility.  Authentic self-reflection, self- awareness, and high emotional intelligence are central to who you are, and you utilize these skills to contribute to a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. You have an adept cultural understanding of yourself and use your understanding of yourself and others to build trusting relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.    


What We Offer  

TNTP offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience in a similar position with the potential for an annual performance-based bonus. We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, commuter benefits, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan with employer matching. We also offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work every day. TNTP may offer a relocation stipend to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.    


To Apply 
Please submit your online application through WorkdayThe priority application deadline for this position is January 17th, 2020. After that date, applications will be considered on a rolling basis.  

TNTP is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. TNTP does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, arrest record, conviction record, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law. This policy covers all programs, services, policies, and procedures of TNTP, including recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, and administering all personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs or terminations.  

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