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Turnaround for Children translates the science of learning and development into tools, strategies and services for educators so they can help more students reach their full potential as learners.
Currently, we partner with schools in New York City, Northern California and Washington, D.C. Turnaround has offices in New York City and Washington, D.C.
The Partnership Director is responsible for building out and delivering results with DCPS district and school leaders. The Partnership Director will be providing training, coaching and support to school leaders and school leadership teams around key Turnaround practices and tools, leading to demonstrated practice change. At the school level, the Partnership Director will assist school leadership teams in conducting diagnostic assessments of each school’s environment and student development practices, identifying high priority areas for improvement and managing the implementation process for the priority changes. The Partnership Director models a unique set of implementation strategies and provides consultation and coaching to school leaders to promote the use of these strategies in their school improvement initiatives. The Partnership Director will have significant experience in school leadership and will also be skilled at designing and delivering high-quality adult learning experiences. Finally, the Partnership Director will support the Executive Director, Washington D.C., in managing the relationships with our school system partners, including assisting the Executive Director in designing and facilitating system level trainings and partnership engagement activities. The Partnership Director will be part of a larger team of program staff and will receive ongoing training and support from the Turnaround team.
You’re here because you believe in the important work Turnaround for Children is doing and you think you have skills and experience to help drive it forward. We are always looking for talent dedicated to Turnaround for Children’s mission. If this sounds like you, please send us your resume and a cover letter explaining how you see yourself fitting into the organization.
New York City or Washington, D.C.
When you have 29 children sitting in front of you who have emotional needs, who have family issues, who have more problems than an adult could handle, and you're trying to get them to want to learn, that is an extreme challenge that I don't think many teachers are prepared to take on.Edel CarolanP.S. 85 Great Expectations, Bronx, NY