The Manager, Math Coach Development is responsible for the preparation, development, and evaluation of NMSI’s national coach corps. NMSI is seeking successful teachers and instructional leaders who have instructional coaching, teacher leadership, or school leadership backgrounds, to support NMSI part time coaches who deliver NMSI K-12 programming, including the College Readiness Program, the Laying the Foundation program, or other customized district supports. Managers of Coach Development will model effective instructional practices, adult facilitation skills, and data-to-action planning. The Manager of Math Coach Development has a deep understanding of math pedagogical content knowledge across grade levels, especially as it applies to delivering rigorous content with the ultimate goal of preparing students for the complex content in AP and college-readiness classrooms. Managers model a commitment to equity and access to advanced academic coursework for all students. The Manager should embody NMSI’s mission to create a strong, diverse, and effective national coach corps who support teacher development, and help all students, especially those furthest from opportunity, thrive and reach their fullest potential.
What You’ll Do
The Manager, Math Coach Development will support NMSI Coaches in order to deliver NMSI’s vision of providing world class K-12 STEM solutions for our school, district, and network partners. Coach Development Managers develop the knowledge and skill set of NMSI Coaches to facilitate blended teacher professional development supports (online and in-person), focusing on the development of teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge, instructional planning, data analysis skills, and understanding of AP frameworks and assessment practices.
What are the details?
What You Bring
We are looking for an incredible instructional coach and leader who has a diverse background and experience, is inspired by our mission, and is highly motivated to support teacher and student learning. You’ll be right at home here if you learn from failure and have a growth mindset, cultivate strong relationships, and push yourself, your work, and the people around you to the next level.
NMSI Managers of Coach Development are experienced instructional coaches of teachers who demonstrate a track record of success working with students in high-need schools, hold high expectations for students and teachers, and have strong organizational and communication skills.
What are we looking for?
Want to learn more? The National Math and Science Initiative is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming math and science education in today’s classrooms and ensuring that all students have the knowledge and skills to thrive in the global economy of the 21st century. Founded in 2007, NMSI began by dramatically improving student participation and success in rigorous Advanced Placement math, science and English courses in 85 courses across seven states. Today, NMSI has scaled its proven program to serve more than 1.5 million students, 50,000 teachers, 1,000 high schools and 45 universities across 40 states, and is having a demonstrable and lasting impact on student outcomes.
NMSI Next, our five-year strategic plan, deepens our commitment to transform our current programs. In doing so, we will also launch a bold approach to partnering with school systems that drive outcomes not only at the student and school system levels, but also at the regional and national levels. NMSI Next is anchored on the concept that the whole will be greater than the sum of the parts and that our teamwork and program work go hand in hand. Additionally, we believe that our impact at the school system, regional, and national levels will reinforce itself to ensure population-level outcomes.
We believe STEM education is the greatest lever to accessing opportunity and is unmatched in unlocking student potential.
Specifically, NMSI Next will implement the following strategic levers so that all students, especially those furthest from opportunity, thrive and reach their highest potential as problem solvers and lifelong learners, pursue their passions and tackle the world’s toughest challenges.
The organization has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.
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