Program Associate

The Academy for Teachers

Position Description:
The Academy for Teachers needs a smart, creative, organized, and fun person to join our unique organization. A great perk of the job is taking part in our intimate events with world-class experts, intellectuals, artists, and other seriously cool people, like teachers. This is a full-time, partly-remote position with occasional evening and weekend responsibilities. Applicants must be located in the NYC metro area.

The Program Associate will:
– Facilitate our pilot program for new teachers, particularly those of color, at Title 1 schools. Help organize and run our other online and in-person master classes and special events. 

Responsibilities include:
– Overseeing the selection of teacher participants.
– Communicating with participants before events.
– Organizing teacher presentations.
– Coordinating logistics including communicating with the host venue, ordering food, arranging transportation.
– Serving as host, warmly greeting teachers as they arrive for a program, facilitate Q & A, etc.
– Wrangling teacher evaluations following each event.
– Post cool things on social media.

Benefits of Working at The Academy for Teachers
– Generous benefits, including three weeks of paid vacation, half-day summer Fridays, retirement benefits, as well as medical, dental, and vision insurance (80% employer contribution). 

– Love to work hard.
– Know how to work independently.
– Be gregarious, socially poised, digitally wired, and perfectionist.
– Have really good writing skills and eagle-eyed proofreading skills.
– Know how to run a successful meeting and moderate a discussion.
– K-12 teaching experience is a plus, as is experience in event design and planning. Familiarity with a database is not required but you’ve got to be comfortable enough with tech to learn how we use ours (Salesforce).

Salary: $50,000+

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Application Info: Complete our online application here: by Friday, Sept 17.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against.