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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.

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 Curriculum Developer will report to the lead Curriculum Design Specialist and is responsible for supporting the planning, writing, and development of content and tools focused on building schools’ capacity to support students’ social, emotional, and cognitive skills. Curriculum production will include the development of overviews, tables, charts, rubrics, student profiles, lesson plans, graphic organizers, sample completed work at different grade levels, questionnaires, templates and other related tools. Additionally, the Curriculum Developer will be responsible for obtaining intellectual property permissions for any adapted materials. The Curriculum Developer will have regularly scheduled check ins with the lead Curriculum Design Specialist. 

    This position is available immediately through April 30, 2019 to support the overhaul of Turnaround’s curricular content in advance of school year 19/20. The Curriculum Developer can expect approximately 20-30 hours of work per week, all of which can be completed remotely. Compensation is competitive and is based on experience.

    Location:
    New York

    Type:
    Contract

  • This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced human resource professional to help strengthen the employee lifecycle with a focus on talent acquisition and onboarding, performance management, employee engagement, and staff development. The Senior Manager, Talent will develop and execute people initiatives, support policy and process improvements and provide critical support to employees and managers across our offices in New York and Washington DC and for a handful of remote employees. A critical component of this role is working to embed the organization’s core values into all of the employee lifecycle, thereby supporting a culture of high performance and creating an inclusive workplace that honors diverse perspectives. This role reports into the Vice President, People and Engagement, and is part of a 3-person team dedicated to improving the employee experience and overall organizational culture.

    Location:
    New York

    Type:
    Full time

  • The Vice President, Development will lead the Development team, which is responsible for raising the private philanthropic and competitive public revenue to meet the organization’s short-term and long-term needs through building and managing relationships with foundations, corporations, individuals and public agencies. The Vice President of Development will work closely with the CEO, Board of Directors and Development team to develop an innovative fundraising strategy, pitch to donors, and effectively close multi-year, multi-million-dollar gifts primarily from individuals and institutions.

    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.