Description: The National Council on Teacher Quality is a nonprofit policy and research organization that believes every child deserves access to effective teachers, and every teacher deserves the opportunity to become effective. We are hiring a Team Lead for the Teacher Prep Strategies team who will support our ambitious initiative to transform teacher preparation in the United States. This opportunity is perfect for someone who enjoys both quantitative and qualitative analysis, has a desire to hone management skills, and is inspired by the idea of publishing groundbreaking research having a significant impact on teacher preparation nationwide. Based in Washington, DC, this role reports directly to the Director of Teacher Prep Strategies.
- Manage teams of analysts: As a part of the teacher preparation team, she/he will lead several teams of part-time, remote analysts who evaluate key design components of more than 2,500 teacher preparation programs across the country.
- Set the highest standards for quality and accuracy: We are identifying the best (and worst) programs around the country - we have to be able to stand by those judgments.
- Summarize, synthesize, explain: Our work is not done when we complete a program analysis -- we need to identify patterns and trends, and explain what we've found and what it all means, to a variety of audiences.
Qualifications: NCTQ seeks to hire staff that bring diverse perspectives and experiences. The Team Lead is critical to the success of our teacher preparation work. The ideal candidate embodies the following:
*Some background and interest in education or education policy is preferred.
Salary: The starting salary range is $45,000 - $50,000. NCTQ also offers generous medical insurance, retirement benefits, vacation time, and sick leave.
In lieu of a traditional resume and cover letter, please submit evidence of an experience in which you were a "fast-learner," in either a previous role or in the course of your post-secondary education. You can submit an artifact (accompanied by any necessary context setting not to exceed one to two paragraphs) or, if there is no artifact available, please submit a compelling description not to exceed 500 words. Submissions can be sent to email@example.com with the subject line: Team Lead Application.
The National Council on Teacher Quality is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NCTQ does not discriminate in its hiring and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law.