Job Opportunity with the New Teacher Project
- The New Teacher Project
The New Teacher Project is a non-profit consulting group that helps
public school systems and states develop the capacity to recruit,
select, train, and support new teachers more effectively. A spin-off
of Teach For America, we are fulfilling 16 contracts this year, and
growth projections call for 72 contracts by the 2002-3 school year.
With half the teaching force turning over in the next decade, new
teachers will soon determine student achievement levels and influence
school cultures-and they will tomorrow's school leaders. By
the talent and diversity of these new teachers, The New Teacher
Project will play a vital role in strengthening our nation's
The New Teacher Project typically works with clients on two different
types of contracts. The first type involves working with the human
resources departments of school districts. We conduct an analysis of
the clients' current systems for recruiting, selecting, training, and
supporting new teachers, make recommendations for how to improve
systems, and then work with the client to ensure the effective
implementation of the recommendations.
The second type of contract involves developing alternate routes into
teaching for high achieving individuals. We start local and
programs to recruit and train outstanding candidates from a variety
backgrounds to teach in public school classrooms.
We are currently seeking individuals to serve as Site Managers for
organization. Site Managers work on-site with our clients and are
responsible for ensuring the successful execution of our contracts.
We anticipate needing Site Managers for both types of contracts in a
number of sites across the country including; Baton Rouge(LA),
Boston(MA), Baltimore(MD), Denver (CO), Houston (TX), Kansas City(KS
MO), Los Angeles (CA), Newark (NJ), Philadelphia (PA), Pittsburgh
and the San Francisco Bay area (CA) .
Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent communication and
writing skills, the ability to identify challenges and actively work
to find solutions, the ability to work effectively with others, and
strong leadership skills.
Competitive salary and benefits offered.
Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to:
Leigh Anne Fraley
Leigh Anne Fraley
The New Teacher Project
14943 Ladymeade Circle
Silver Spring, MD 20906