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    Teachers & Writers Collaborative is accepting applications for the full-time position of Education Director. The Education Director manages T&W’s creative
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 13, 2011
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      Teachers & Writers Collaborative is accepting applications for the
      full-time position of Education Director. The Education Director
      manages T&W’s creative writing programs for young people and adults in
      schools and community sites. This position reports to the T&W Director.
      http://www.twc.org/about/jobs
      Responsibilities

      Establishes and maintains effective relationships with NYC Department
      of Education personnel and other key decision makers at the system-wide
      and individual school levels
      Identifies opportunities and implements strategies to promote T&W’s
      creative writing programs to schools and community organizations
      Sets up residencies with school and organizational administrators,
      including negotiating fees and other arrangements as needed
      Manages the selection, training, and oversight of writers on T&W’s
      roster of teaching artists
      Plans and leads professional development sessions for teaching artists
      Develops strategies for assessing workshops and residencies, including
      observing writers, delegating observation visits to other staff or
      interns, and giving feedback to writers
      Oversees development and production of materials used in promoting and
      implementing T&W workshops
      Ensures accuracy of residencies/workshop information on T&W website
      Works with the director of operations to establish standards and
      processes for publishing anthologies of work written during T&W programs
      Works with the director and director of operations to develop proposals
      for funding of T&W’s creative writing programs
      Represents T&W at arts-in-education and education community events
      Requirements

      BA plus 5-6 years of experience or MA plus 3-4 years of experience
      Experience in teaching, program development, and program assessment
      required; literary arts/writing background preferred
      Knowledge of education issues, particularly those affecting K-12 public
      schools in New York City
      Strong written and oral communication skills
      Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
      Salary and Benefits

      Mid to high $50s
      Health and dental insurance
      Generous leave policy
      To Apply

      Mail a cover letter and resume to: Teachers & Writers Collaborative,
      520 Eighth Ave., Ste. 2020, New York, NY 10018, or e-mail to
      info(at)twc.org (replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail). Applications
      will not be accepted via fax.

      Applications for the T&W Education Director position must be received
      by 9:00 AM (Eastern), Monday, July 25, 2011.
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