New Leaders for New Schools School Support Manager (Oakland, CA.)
- Organization Description
New Leaders for New Schools is a national community of leaders,
schools and education
change agents working together to ensure high academic achievement
for every student by
attracting and preparing outstanding leaders and supporting the
performance of the urban
public schools they lead at scale. New Leaders recruits extremely
talented people to become
urban school principals by providing them with rigorous, hands-on
leadership training and a
yearlong Residency with an outstanding mentor principal. We also help
place our graduates in
urban public schools and provide them with ongoing support,
networking, and a community of
peers after graduation. New Leaders runs programs in New York City,
DC, Memphis, the Bay Area of California, Baltimore and Prince Georges
and New Orleans.
The School Support Manager works directly with the Bay Area team,
national school support
staff, and New Leaders to resource and empower every New Leaders
school to achieve
unprecedented academic achievement growth for all of its students.
This position is for
someone who is passionate about working to see that happen. The
School Support Manager
also serves as a key liaison to other teams across the New Leaders
functional areas, ensuring
both alignment and clarity of priorities across multiple staff teams.
Specific responsibilities include:
· Supporting the New Leaders community of practice
o understanding the needs and strengths of all Bay Area New Leaders
o facilitating cross-functional work team on school support, ensuring
and materials created for each session and getting clear commitments
o working closely with Bay Area team in evaluating the impact of
efforts, including making recommendations on process as needed
o creating and managing systems to ensure that New Leaders complete
certification requirements and coursework
· Facilitating the work of the school performance support team.
o scheduling all meetings (including cross-functional work teams) and
behalf of school support
o contributing to school support planning process and activities
o collaborating with the local and national school support team on
focus groups, professional development, and other support functions as
o maintaining and documenting the various frameworks and tools for
student achievement and intervening in instruction
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· Designing and managing databases about school performance data and
o identifying and cataloguing all professional development resources
support, including books, articles, consultants, and outside vendors
o managing online community content to ensure that it matches and
Leaders' individual and school wide needs
o managing school support budget
· Passionate belief in the mission of New Leaders for New Schools,
which is to ensure
high academic achievement for every child by attracting, preparing
and supporting the
next generation of outstanding leaders for our nation's urban public
· Teaching experience required; school-administration and/or
· Experience in school-level reform and instructional improvement
experience with support of such reform processes from a
· Bachelor's degree in education-related field required; graduate
degree in public policy,
education, or management preferred.
· Ability to work successfully across a wide range of cross-
functional teams, without
benefit of formal authority.
· Experience with strategy development, including program planning,
framing of essential questions.
· Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as inter-
and intra- personal
skills. Comfort and familiarity with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
· Excellent strategic thinker and problem solver.
· Excellent organizational and project management skills, preferably
business or non-profit management experience.
· Highly motivated self-starter who is also comfortable working in a
Competitive compensation package includes base salary, performance
bonus, and complete
New Leaders for New Schools is an equal opportunity employer. New
Leaders for New Schools evaluates
applicants for employment on the basis of qualifications, merit and
work-related criteria without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation,
mental or physical disabilities,
pregnancy, childbirth, medical condition, marital status or any other
characteristic protected by law.
Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.