School Year: 2022-2023
Leading at Achievement First
As an Academic Dean at Achievement First, you will be at the center of this work— coaching our teachers and driving decisions that will benefit our scholars. Here, you will be the driver of high quality coaching instruction that enables teachers to develop and deliver strong content and to help our scholars develop a lifelong love of learning. You will work with teachers to be your students’ champion who believes all students are capable of greatness. You will be a demander of excellence for yourself, your teachers and your students, an educator who helps create a vibrant school community where students have the type of powerful school experience that fosters their best and most thoughtful work.
At Achievement First, you will grow as a passionate and constant leader who thrives on feedback, enjoys regular one-on-one coaching with your principal, and nurtures a voracious appetite for professional development and consistent improvement. You will cultivate schoolwide classroom cultures built on strong structures, communication and lasting relationships. Every day, you will contribute to the education of children who will go on to become the next generation of leaders in our communities.
As an Academic Dean at Achievement First, your typical week would include the following, and more:
Coaching and developing staff to achieve excellent student outcomes:
Facilitating excellent professional development:
Serve as an active member of the school leadership team:
Skills and Characteristics:
Compensation & Benefits:
Achievement First is offering a $5,000 signing bonus for full-time, school-based new hires for the 2022-23 school year in all three of our regions (CT, NY, RI). Experienced Rhode Island educators in hard-to-fill seats may be eligible for an additional bonus of $2,500.
Achievement First is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish language proficiency is a plus. You can learn more about diversity at Achievement First here: http://achievementfirst.org/about-us/diversity/