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Turnaround for Children translates neuroscientific research into practices designed to help schools with students facing adversity. Over the past 15 years, we have grown from an idea into an organization with a $13.4 million budget and over 60 employees.

Currently, we partner with schools in New York City, Newark, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., serving over 4,100 students and nearly 400 teachers and staff. Our central office is located in midtown Manhattan with staff in schools and districts across New York City, Newark, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C.

Play an important role in impacting the lives of thousands of children.
Put your passion into practice and continue to grow as a professional and a person, to hone and deepen existing skills and develop new capacities.
Work alongside committed, forward-thinking colleagues from wide-ranging backgrounds in an organization that strives to be as diverse as the communities it serves.

Current Openings

  • The Research and Analytics Assistant will play a critical role Turnaround's work to collect, clean, visualize, analyze, report and communicate data on the organization's functioning and effectiveness. S/he will support the Organizational Learning and Impact team as it works to grow an organization-wide culture of deliberate inquiry and data-driven decision making, including responsive collaboration with Turnaround's partner schools, school-based staff, program staff and central leadership. By helping internal colleagues and external partners and stakeholders gain data-driven insights about our program, this role will help ensure that students receive the interventions needed to thrive in school and in life.

    Location:
    New York

    Type:
    Full time

  • This is an exciting opportunity for an organized self-starter to support a highly creative, collaborative and cutting-edge program team, which supports high-poverty public schools to establish environments that accelerate healthy student development and academic achievement. The Program Associate provides critical support to both the school-based staff and the central program team and reports to the Senior Program Officer.

    Location:
    New York

    Type:
    Full time

  • The Professional Development Specialist will be responsible for supporting the planning, designing and facilitation of Staff Development content in order to develop the skills and capacities of Turnaround’s school-based staff who work in its partner schools. Additional responsibilities include on-site coaching of school-based staff; observation and feedback of the sessions they are delivering; and work supporting other members of the organization on staff development activities.

    Location:
    New York

    Type:
    Full time

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Turnaround for Children believes that individuals do their best work when they are in a safe, supportive environment – this is precisely what we are working to create for students and teachers in struggling public schools across the nation.

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Put your skills and ideals to work in the schools that need it most. Join Turnaround for Children to help fulfill the promise of public education for all students.