PROJECT DIRECTOR – TEACHER LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL LEARNING (EDUCATOR III)
CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
The Center for Educational Leadership (CEL) is a nationally recognized center committed to the belief that all children deserve a schooling experience that builds their agency and self-efficacy, and ultimately leads to limitless futures for them, their families and their communities. We are looking for a dynamic leader ready to partner with school systems to help us achieve this vision for all children.
Our organization is dedicated to partnering with courageous leaders in classrooms, schools and the systems that support them to create cultures of rigorous teaching, learning and leading. To do this, we offer a variety of evidence-based and research-driven services, all aimed at building teacher and leader capacity, including:
We are a center within University of Washington College of Education. Our office is located in Seattle, Washington where the work of our team of 20 faculty and staff members is guided by our shared values of curiosity, collaboration, and integrity. We value the people who make up our team and we are relentless in our pursuit of impact.
CEL is a self-sustaining organization through program service fees and grant funding.
Who We Are Looking For
The Center is currently evolving and expanding how we support schools in the development of rigorous cultures of learning, teaching and leadership. This is an exciting time to join a team at CEL where we are tackling issues of equity as they play out in classrooms across the country. Specifically, we are looking for a Project Director ready to apply their deep content and leadership knowledge to our new and emerging work. You will help us develop the cutting-edge tools and approaches that support leaders' abilities to nurture cultures where teachers work together to problem solve and improve on behalf of students.
Successful candidates for this position bring a deep commitment to equity, a strong understanding of instruction in literacy or STEM and instructional leadership. Successful candidates also bring a passion for innovative problem solving approaches for developing systems and leaders from the classroom to the central office. As this position requires a high level of collaboration and flexibility, candidates who are able to listen, learn from mistakes, and learn alongside others will have the greatest chance of success. Lastly, this position is ideal for someone who thrives in working in diverse school environments.
This position requires up to 75% travel during our busiest times of year. While we prefer residency near our Seattle office, candidates who can successfully work remotely are encouraged to apply. Travel to Seattle will be required at least four times a year. This is a 1.0 FTE, renewable twelve-month appointment at the non-tenure rank of Educator III.
The position begins no later than July 10, 2019.
Application submissions must include:
(1) A detailed letter describing how your qualifications specifically meet each of the minimum qualifications listed in this job position
(2) A curriculum vitae/resume
(3) Three letters of recommendation
(4) A list of three additional references including their contact information
Only application submissions that include all of the items listed above will be considered complete and will be forwarded for review. For timely consideration, please submit your application by April 19, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled.
To learn more about the University of Washington (www.washington.edu) the College of Education (www.educ.washington.edu), and the Center for Educational Leadership (www.k-12leadership.org) its mission and goals, research and outreach activities, faculty, and academic programs, please visit us on the web.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.