Director of Humanities

Director of Humanities

Rocketship is seeking to hire a Director of Humanities to help refine, innovate upon, and scale the Rocketship Humanities instructional approach to achieve the organization’s collective mission to eliminate the achievement gap in historically underserved communities through a rigorous, innovative personalized learning school model. This position will report into and be a trusted strategic and instructional advisor to the Chief Schools Officer (CSO). The ideal candidate for the DoH at Rocketship is someone who has developed and/or led an instructional model that realized high levels of student achievement in an organization of similar scope and scale to that of Rocketship, especially an organization that is multi-site and multi-regional and helped lead the organization to even larger scale. Direct school leadership experience highly preferred. The DoH will be a critical partner to the CSO and Director of Schools (DoSs), and someone who is not afraid to engage in challenging discussions and share his/her opinion based on personal and professional experience. He or she will combine a capacity for systems-level and strategic thinking, deep pedagogical and instructional experience, an eye towards school leadership, careful attention to detail, and strong interpersonal skills in building relationships with critical internal stakeholders.