ASSOCIATE REGIONAL MANAGER
(Greater Newark Area)
We are searching for an Associate Regional Manager to join our team! Based in Newark, the ideal candidate is excited by our mission, passionate about professional development and training, and thrives in a collaborative team environment. The Associate Regional Manager is an essential leadership role that directly impacts student outcomes, teacher practices, and is critical in ensuring all children have the power of literacy. We are looking for qualified candidates with a history in early education, experience mentoring, and 5+ years practicing and implementing balanced literacy.
What are the essential responsibilities of this role?
- Provide professional development to further the growth of team members
- Act as a mentor/ to team of Literacy Coaches
- Build a team of coaches that thrives on collaboration and professional growth
- Oversee the health and implementation of assigned projects
- Support coaches’ work in the field
- Facilitate professional development
- Work with the Chief Academic Officer, Regional Executive Director, Regional Manager to make project-related decisions
- Mentor coaches to build capacity and content knowledge
- Communicate with district partners and Regional Manager to make project-based decisions
- Support the facilitation and implementation of literacy action plan
- Utilize teacher practice and student achievement data to monitor progress/guide professional development and make programmatic adjustments
What do you need to be successful in this role?
- 5+ years practicing and implementing CLI methodology required
- Ability to travel throughout the region regularly to visit schools and districts in the region and surrounding areas
- Mission-driven mindset
- Expert early literacy content knowledge
- Strong sense of urgency / project high stakes
- Excellent coaching and presentation skills
- Ability to manage directly and serve as a leader/mentor for indirect reports
- Experience with developing content for workshops, seminars and institutes
- Ability to work collaboratively to accomplish company goals and meet client expectations
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team and to interface diplomatically with all levels of staff, contractors, teachers, and school administration
- Exceptional project management, prioritization, and organizational skills
- Must possess a valid driver’s license and have regular access to an insured vehicle
CLI is a mission-driven organization that is committed to embracing the diverse array of individuals who comprise our team. We draw inspiration for innovation from the children we serve and from educators, administrators, and the work-at-large. Founded 30 years ago, CLI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides educators with training and coaching in the most effective practices for early literacy instruction for prekindergarten through third grade. CLI’s work has been validated by prestigious organizations and has garnered national attention.
CLI’s proven theory of action shows that when teachers receive the right combination and intensity of training and coaching, they can become exemplary instructors who make an impact in helping children achieve. Our workshops and institutes build teachers’ understanding of literacy and the art and science of teaching children how to read and write. By focusing on professional skills that improve over time and are not lost when administrations, buildings, or curricula change, CLI helps create a sustainable, school-wide culture of literacy that introduces students to the joys of reading, writing, and life-long learning.
Children’s Literacy Initiative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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