Founded in 2008, Bellwether Education Partners is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the achievement of low-income students by cultivating, advising and placing a robust community of innovative, effective and sustainable change agents in public education reform and improving the policy climate for their work.
Bellwether's programs and services are aimed at improving education at a crucial point in our country when our goal of a more equitable democratic society as well as our changing economy demand dramatically better outcomes from our public education system. There is a growing community of performance-driven education reform leaders, entrepreneurs, organizations, foundations and public institutions that are spearheading innovative approaches to better serve all students, especially those in low-income communities. These organizations and their supporters are demonstrating the promise of innovative solutions for closing the persistent achievement gap in public education.
As these organizations gain recognition and grow beyond the start-up stage, they need help to develop more sophisticated business strategies, more mature internal management systems, high-level thought partnership, and more diverse and deeper leadership capacity. Through a combination of grant-funded programs, and specialized, practical, and actionable services, Bellwether seeks to address these needs by focusing on four primary areas:
Thought leadership and knowledge generation for the field,
Strategic advising and consulting,
Organizational and leadership and development, and
Talent services including executive search and internal recruitment training.
For more information on our organization, please visit: www.bellwethereducation.org .
We are seeking to fill two internal roles at this time, one on the East Coast (in Boston) and one on the West Coast (in the Bay Area). They are, respectively:
Associate Partner in our Strategic Consulting service area: The ideal candidatefor this position will have formal training and success as a strategyconsultant, bring a sophisticated understanding of relevant issues in educationreform, and possess an entrepreneurial spirit. For more information, please visit: http://bellwethereducation.org/associate-partner-strategy-consulting-team-bellwether-education-partners-2/.
Special Assistant to the CEO in our Leadership service area. The ideal candidate for this position will have extensive experience supporting an executive, exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, demonstrable experience creating systems for improved efficiency and effectiveness, and the ability to work independently in a virtual, fast-paced environment. For more information, please visit: http://bellwethereducation.org/special-assistant-to-the-ceo-bellwether-education-partners/.
Applications for each position are being accepted immediately and through mid-October, and relevant instructions for prospective candidates can be found on our website through the links above. Suggestions welcome!