Manager, Talent Development
Teach for America
ROLE TITLE: Manager, Talent Development (Part-Time)
POSITION REPORTS TO: Director, Talent Development
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 19, 2024
LOCATION: South Carolina
WHAT YOU’LL DO
The Manager, Talent Development is a member of Teach For America South Carolina’s Regional Impact Team. In this role, you will be responsible for planning and leading impactful, high-quality professional development for early career educators via TFASC’s New Teacher Academy (NTA). Specifically, you will work closely with the Director, Talent Development to strategize, plan, and execute the NTA program, resulting in increased new teacher retention and improved student outcomes in SC’s rural and under-resourced school districts. You will rely on your background in education and knowledge of facilitation best practices to lead thoughtful and engaging sessions rooted in the core tenets of teacher development.
WHAT YOU’LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR
75%: Teacher Training and Development
In partnership with the Director, Talent Development, plans and facilitates sessions for TFASC’s New Teacher Academy (NTA) to provide intentional, data-driven, and high-quality development to early career educators in partner school districts.
In partnership with Director, Talent Development, designs and implements a supplementary training model targeting NTA participants identified as retention and performance risks by school district partners; relies on experience and education best practices to support struggling new teachers through their first year in the classroom.
Designs materials to support NTA district partners, including program scope and sequence, session decks and accompanying handouts, and intersession work.
Supports collection of NTA programmatic data, including executing participant and partner surveys.
Supports the operations and logistics for the NTA program to run successfully, including confirming scheduling, organizing necessary session materials, ordering food for participants, keeping track of participant attendance, etc.
Supports the region’s teacher recruitment goals by executing specific recruitment projects as assigned, attending in-person career fairs, and leading professional development & informational sessions for prospects.
Participates in all-team recruitment activities as needed throughout the year.
10%: Team Responsibilities
Supports and participate in regional events
Attends and participates in team staff meetings, retreats, and other all-team engagements.
Drives own professional development with support from manager and others to include mandatory PD requirements of the region (i.e.: Racial Equity Institute trainings).
Engages in community opportunities that have personal meaning/connection.
Understand and effectively communicate Teach For America-South Carolina’s programmatic initiatives, goals, and impact externally and internally.
Operates flexibly to lend skills and capacity to meet the needs of emerging projects or priorities as they arise.
A WEEK IN THE LIFE
Over the course of any week, the Manager, Talent Development will spend time developing and refining the NTA program curriculum alongside the Director, Talent Development. You will travel to a partner school district to co-facilitate NTA for approximately 40 - 80 new teachers. You will engage with district staff to understand the growth areas of program participants, tailoring the program to meet the real-time needs of the district. You will participate in team meetings, proactively sharing learnings and stories from NTA with the wider team to identify possible areas for cross-functionality. Sometimes you may even lean in and use your talents to support work such as other regional events, corps member interviews, and more.
Your areas of knowledge and expertise that matter most for this role (minimum qualifications):
At least 4 years of related work experience
Proven ability to:
Skilled facilitator and designer of dynamic learning experiences, preferably well-versed in adult learning design principles and experienced in leading other adults professionally
Deep knowledge of education and training best practices
Ability to develop and cultivate relationships with diverse internal and external collaborators
Ability to use data to drive programmatic decisions
Ability to create and follow-through on strong operational structures for self and others
Deep dedication to being an anti-racist leader through grounding in our commitment to diversity, equity, belonging, and inclusion, and in Teach for America’s core values and mission.
Willing to work occasional weekend or evening work hours required.
3+ years of teaching experience required
YOUR FUTURE TEAM
Teach For America South Carolina was founded in 2011 on the belief in the potential of all children in South Carolina and their right to an excellent and equitable education. Our diverse network of leaders is committed to expanding opportunities for our state's students by creating education systems that prepare all children to succeed in the 21st century. Since 2011, TFASC has recruited, developed, and retained 767 teachers in South Carolina schools, impacting more than 70,000 students across the state.
The applicable salary range for each U.S.-based role is based on where the employee works and is aligned to one of 3 tiers according to a cost of labor index in that geographic area. Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. New hires are typically brought into the organization at a salary between the range minimum and the salary range midpoint depending on qualifications, internal equity, and the budgeted amount for the role. The expected salary range for this role are set forth below. These ranges may be modified in the future.
A: $27,850- 41,750
Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position and does not encompass all responsibilities and duties. The responsibilities and qualifications mentioned are subject to change based on organizational needs and management discretion.