Program Associate – Arizona Teaching FellowsPhoenix, AZTNTP seeks a part-time Program Associate for our Arizona Teaching Fellows program. The Program Associate willbe a TNTP employee based in our Arizona Teaching Fellows program office in Phoenix for about 20 hours per week.TNTP may provide a relocation stipend to help defray the cost of moving.New Teacher Effectiveness and Arizona Teaching FellowsThe New Teacher Effectiveness Group is a leading provider of talented new teachers. TNTPs rigorous trainingprogram – beginning with intensive pre-service training and culminating in state certification – prepares peoplewithout formal education backgrounds to be effective in challenging school environments. At every step, TNTPensures that only teachers who prove their ability to raise student achievement enter and remain in the classroom.Arizona Teaching Fellows recruits, selects and trains outstanding individuals to teach in high-need public schools inPhoenix, Yuma, and Northeast Arizona. For more information, please visit www.arizonateachingfellows.org.Role and ResponsibilitiesThe Program Associate role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to use their organizational andcommunication skills and commitment to customer service to affect how teachers are selected and prepared to teachin Arizona schools.Specifically, the Program Associate will: Process and review candidate applications and maintain records of all candidate documents and requirements in the applicant database Initiate and respond to candidate communications (email, telephone, and walk-in) in a timely manner Assist in the planning, implementation, and tracking of information related to teacher recruitment, selection, hiring and TNTP Academy events Assist in the collection of tuition for TNTP Academy Represent the program, which may include public speaking about the application process or other operational functions at program events Work with the client and the Arizona Teaching Fellows team on additional projects as necessary to ensure the program meets its goalsQualificationsWe are seeking candidates who believe deeply in our organizations mission, who thrive in an entrepreneurial anddynamic environment, and who demonstrate a record of achievement.Successful candidates will also demonstrate: Incredible organizational skills and attention to detail A commitment to consistently producing high quality, detailed work The ability to demonstrate flexibility, learn quickly and work in a fast paced environment The ability to identify challenges and actively work to find solutions Strong communication and writing skills The ability to work effectively with others at all levels of an organization and to consistently display a high level of professionalism in all interactions The ability to work well independently Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word A willingness to work non-standard hours and/or occasional weekends
Knowledge of Arizona school districts (preferred) Experience working in high need schools (preferred)CompensationThe salary for this part-time position is $22 per hour or commensurate with experience in a similar position, forapproximately 20 hours per week. We also offer a motivated team of colleagues, a collegial atmosphere that valuesprofessional development, and the opportunity to impact the direction of a growing, mission-driven company that iscommitted to the success of our nation’s children.To ApplyPlease submit your resume and tailored cover letter online at:http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=THENEWTEACHERPROJECT&cws=1&rid=1378We review applications on a rolling basis – so it is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible. We will notconsider applications without a cover letter tailored to this position, which can be addressed to the Human Capitaldepartment. Please note that an offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of a backgroundcheck. TNTP is committed to fostering and capitalizing on the diversity of our organization. We are an equalopportunity employer and seek individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply to this position. If you wouldlike to learn more about our mission, please visit our web site at www.tntp.org.TNTP strives to end the injustice of educational inequality by providing excellent teachers to the students who need themmost and by advancing policies and practices that ensure effective teaching in every classroom. A national nonprofitorganization founded by teachers, TNTP is driven by the knowledge that effective teachers have a greater impact onstudent achievement than any other school factor. In response, TNTP develops customized programs and policyinterventions that enable education leaders to find, develop and keep great teachers. Since its inception in 1997, TNTPhas recruited or trained approximately 49,000 teachers - mainly through its highly selective Teaching Fellows programs -benefiting an estimated 8 million students. TNTP has also released a series of acclaimed studies of the policies andpractices that affect the quality of the nations teacher workforce, including The Widget Effect (2009), TeacherEvaluation 2.0 (2010) and The Irreplaceables (2012). Today TNTP is active in more than 25 cities, including 10 of thenations 15 largest. For more information, please visit www.tntp.org.