|CLASS Jobs Corner: Washington, D.C.-based Leadership Coach
Leading Educators is a national nonprofit deeply committed to ensuring students from low-income backgrounds receive an excellent education. We partner with schools and districts to help highly effective school leaders (e.g., Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches, Assistant Principals) develop the skills needed to successfully lead their colleagues. We provide intensive job-embedded coaching, rigorous and engaging professional development, and powerful cohort-based learning experiences. Our goal is to extend the reach and impact of these highly effective leaders, transforming schools and dramatically improving student outcomes.
Leading Educators is seeking a Leadership Coach to be based in Washington, D.C. Leading Educators has partnered with the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) to support their innovative approach to distributed leadership. Leading Educators will support over 400 Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches, and Assistant Principals as part of DCPS’s approach to professional learning for teachers, or LEAP (LE arning together to A dvance our P ractice). At its core, LEAP is about creating content-specific learning communities that will engage teachers in a cycle of lesson planning, content knowledge development, formative observations, and student work analysis – all tied to the DCPS curriculum and facilitated by a content-specific leader, called a LEAP Leader. With CLASS’s talented and driven members, we thought this opportunity could be perfect for one of our own.
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