Manager of School Improvement Carnegie Learning
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED The Manager of School Improvement is responsible for the development, implementation, and assessment of school improvement implementations and special programs including Race to the Top, federal programs, and other grants. The Manager is responsible for defining critical success factors across all projects and providing a sustainable and scalable approach to key initiatives and implementations.
The Manager of School Improvement will work closely with the Sr. Manager of School Improvement, the Vice President of K-12, Sales, Marketing and Professional Services, the Director of Professional Services, and Managers of School Partnerships in addition to key district and building stakeholders.
Job functions will fall into three primary categories: Designing and Developing Professional Learning Tools, Facilitating Professional Development related to the School Improvent Model, and Coordinating Grant Initiatives.
Customer Focus (Internal/external): Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery; does what is necessary to ensure customer satisfaction; addresses and resolves service failures; prioritizes customer needs; makes customers and their needs a primary focus of actions.
Communication: Clearly conveys information through a variety of media (verbal, written, e-mail, v-mail, etc.) in a way that engages the audience and helps them understand and remember the message; listens well.
Attention to Detail: Able to be alert in high intensity/high risk environments; follows detailed procedures and ensures accuracy in documentation and data; carefully monitors gauges, instruments, or processes; concentrates on routine work details and organizes and maintains a system of records.
Innovation: Able to challenge standard practices; adapts established methods for new uses; pursues ongoing improvements; plays with concepts and ideas to create novel solutions to problems; evaluates new technology as potential solution to existing problems.
Building Partnerships: Identifies opportunities and takes actions to build strategic relationships between own area and other areas, teams units, or organizations to help achieve goals.
Leading Through Vision: Able to pursue potential expansion opportunities for the organization; champions radically different ideas and is a thought leader; identifies long-term goals and invests appropriate resources as needed; communicates vision in a way that inspires others.
Systematic Problem Solving: Able to apply systems of thinking to generate solutions; focuses on process rather than isolated events; obtains multiple assessments of a situation and is systematic in identifying trouble spots; uses tools to define problems; evaluates alternative solutions.
Continuous Learning: Stays informed of current industry trends; actively identifies opportunities for learning; learns and applies new concepts to improve job performance; shares information with others in the job; takes responsibility for career development.
Designing and Developing Professional Learning Tools
Work with Sr. Manager of School Improvement on the design and implementation of professional learning tools to measure teaching and learning effectiveness using research-based approach to reform
Defines requisite tools to implement, monitor, and sustain and effective implementations
Addresses scalability of successful tools, processes, and practices nationwide
Builds capacity in field services team to use templates and tools in practice
Facilitating Professional Development
Coordinates and facilitates high-level implementation planning and status meetings for sustainable mathematics reform
Partners with research team to analyze, prepare, and facilitate data meetings to review rich demographic data analysis results and next steps
Collaborates with cross-departmental teams to present benchmark reports and updates to districts and schools (research, field services team, development, customer support, sales)
Communicates with district and building leaders related to key student, teacher, and demographic performance metrics
Coordinating Grant Initiatives
Manages school improvement guarantee requirements, contracts, and status of completion towards purchased services
Collaborates and supports sales team in creating personalized professional learning plans and implementation models for clients, including presentations and professional learning narratives
Develops processes and procedures for developing and maintaining department initiatives around school improvement, federal funding programs, and other grants
Participates in activities focused on building the internal capacity Carnegie Learning?s Professional Services team including staff and consultants through internal staff development related to implementing improvement services
Stays engaged in and abreast of federal education and funding trends; respond as needed with professional learning designs and implementation frameworks
Bachelors Degree, Master's Degree preferred
5+ years experience in a school leadership or education consulting role
This position requires 40-50% travel
Carnegie Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED