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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.

    New York


  • Do you have experience working on supporting fundraising efforts in a nonprofit setting? Do you want to join a passionate, hard-working and fun development team? If so, we want to hear from you! Turnaround for Children is looking for a Development Manager to lead the internal management of a portfolio of current and prospective donors which includes a mix of institutional and individual donors as well as our competitive government grant process. This individual will bring great writing, project management skills and detail orientation and will thrive off of managing key work streams to support our ambitious fundraising goals. The Development Manager will join a five-person development team and will report to the Associate Director of Development.

    New York City or Washington, D.C.


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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.