MANAGING DIRECTOR OF LEARNING AND NEW TEACHER DEVELOPMENT

MANAGING DIRECTOR OF LEARNING AND NEW TEACHER DEVELOPMENT

The Managing Director of New Teacher Development and Learning is responsible for the leadership and implementation of the following two key areas of – 1) Resident and intern teacher development and support and 2) student and adult learning development. In this role they execute and lead a team that:
  • Leads/implements effective programming and supports teacher residents in the Teacher Residency program
  • Supports interns through completion of their credentials
  • Trains Residents, interns, and some MWA staff on effective use of diversity, equity, and inclusion tools and skills
  • Trains Residents, interns, & MWA staff on effective use of data, data analysis, & data-informed decision-making
  • Trains Residents and interns on foundational Preparing the Mind for Success and Competition principles
  • Assesses and evaluates student and adult learning efficacy
Part of the work in the Residency program will be to be the liaison between teacher credentialing partner, training and supporting mentor teachers, providing individual coaching to Residents and interns, and creating pipelines for future teacher residents among MWA alumni and area middle and high schools.  They will also work closely with MWA school leadership, as well as the MWA Talent Team, to support in the recruitment of mission-aligned candidates for the Residency program.  In addition, this role is responsible for leading a team that includes central office leaders in the areas of data, social-emotional development, and the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  The expectation is to lead and utilize this small team to develop foundational skills in these areas that inform the practices and mindsets of new and emerging teachers.  In addition, this group will monitor, evaluate, and make recommendations on new, research-based instructional and learning practices that would benefit both students and adults.In addition to the Residency leadership and support responsibilities, this position supports all new teachers who are not fully-credentialed (Interns).  These teacher Interns include first or second year interns and Teach For America Corps Members.  Support of these interns include ongoing meetings to provide one-on-one and small group support, innovative and consistent programming to help support and onboard new and emerging teachers into the teaching profession, and to learn MWA expectations and culture.