At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential.
We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders, and students working together to transform the future for underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public Schools, we are unleashing potential.
The Regional Achievement Manager will build instructional staff capacity and elevate student achievement in the region to teach mathematics conceptually, balancing consistency across Rocketship Public Schools Tennessee while honoring the unique needs of each campus. The regional achievement manager will work with a subset of approximately 3 schools. The position will report to the Director of Schools or an instructional leader.Design:
Work in partnership with the network STEM team and regional leadership to personalize Rocketship resources for a regional context.Create, disseminate & curate a library of teacher-facing instructional supports, including but not limited to, unit and lesson plans, model videos, and exemplar artifacts.Develop expertise in regional math and science assessments to ensure instructional resources are aligned with assessment standards and format when needed.Coaching:
Support teachers to prepare lessons that focus on conceptual knowledge. Model appropriate teaching strategies, provide constructive feedback on lesson plans and other aspects of intellectual preparation. Coach schools in your portfolio in priority math content areas, such as core lessons, small group differentiated instruction, number stories, and science lessons. Facilitate ongoing training, coaching, and professional development for school leaders and teachers to build the capacity and skills of instructional staff and school leaders. Provide regular, in-person coaching and other support to school leaders as they conduct formal classroom observations, and provide feedback to teachers and school leaders. Work in partnership with Directors of Schools or an instructional leader manager and network STEM team, to provide additional professional development and coaching.Data Driven Leadership and Planning:
Assess the effectiveness of the implementation of academic priorities and identify greatest instructional levers for student engagement growth, and proficiency. This includes supporting school leaders and building teacher capacity to analyze student data (e.g. Unit Assessments, MAP, etc) to determine instructional response. Engage in regular student data analysis to drive strategic action planning in response to dataSupport timely and complete execution of regional and network assessments (e.g. MAP, State Test, Unit and Cumulative Assessments, Fluency testing). Maintain a close working relationship with other members of the Network Support Team (NeST-Rocketship's centralized office that operates in support of its schools and regions), especially Achievement and Analytics teams to ensure alignment of expectations, deep knowledge of resources, and coordination of efforts.Supplemental responsibilities:
Monitor regional state, district and authorizer accountability requirements related to academic achievement including communications with local agencies and coordination with school and network teams to ensure teams are informed about the implications of requirements. Support the Schools Team in design, implementation and assessment, toward initiatives that improve student academic outcomes.Qualifications:
At least 3 years of classroom teaching experience, with a demonstrated track record of excellent student achievement results.Preferred:
At least 2 years of school leadership experience, with a demonstrated record of successfully managing adults towards achievement outcomes preferred. COVID-19:
Rocketship is committed to the health and safety of our Rocketeers and complies with federal and state vaccine guidelines. For this reason, Rocketship is requiring employees in most regions, including National, California, District of Columbia, and Wisconsin employees, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Tennessee and Texas regions are not included in this requirement. Under this requirement, applicable employees are subject to vaccination as a condition of employment or subject to religious or medical exemptions. Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.Compensation:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent health and wellness benefits, 403b retirement plan, flexible spending account (FSA), and generous paid time off.
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