Partnership Development Specialist
Third Sector New England
Partnership Development Specialist
Job Locations: US-Remote
Tools of the Mind, a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks is a research-based early childhood program that embeds development of executive functions and self-regulation into the design of all teaching and learning, leveraging make-believe play and a classroom culture of co-regulation & peer scaffolding to build the foundational skills children need to be successful in school and life.
Mission: To help all children learn and develop to their full potential by applying developmental theory-based principles of learning to early childhood education.
Vision: Our vision is to empower teachers with the understandings and tools they need to create positive classroom cultures, facilitate intentional, playful learning and support the development of self-regulated learners who achieve to their full potentials closing the achievement gap for low income, minority, and DLL students.
Are you passionate about early childhood education? Do you have the drive to support teachers and early childhood programs in transforming their practice through strong implementation of a research-based program that has proven results in their impact on children and teachers? Are you looking for part-time highly meaningful work and would like to join a world-changing team that applies Vygotskian theory to the approach of teaching and learning? Would you like to continue your own professional development and impact the field in powerful ways? Then we’d like to work with you!
The Partnership Development Specialist is charged with supporting powerful implementation of Tools of the Mind in PreK and K classrooms, across the country and beyond, leading and delivering professional development workshops, providing in-person on-site and virtual technical assistance, building relationships with all school stakeholders and participating in the larger Tools community and team to help build a vibrant community of practice. The specialist serves as a regional ambassador for Tools of the Mind supporting strategic outreach, helping prospective partners learn about Tools, and guiding partners within your program partner (client) portfolio in developing growth plans for building capacity and sustainability.
Build relationships with all stakeholders in programs in your portfolio, reaching out to establish relationship with new partners to learn about their needs, and provide regular check ins, collaborating with Tools team members in planning and coordinating the best support possible for each program to ensure their success;
Prepare for and deliver strong professional development workshops for teachers, coaches and administrators applying Tools of the Mind’s philosophy and practices to work with adult learners ensuring that all participants engage in a high-quality consistent Tools experience with key content to support learning goals;
Prepare for and engage in technical assistance sessions (virtual or in-person) to identify site-based needs and strengths, and collaborate with site team to support goal setting and plans for next steps. May co-teach sessions, modeling our Tools approach and/or modeling individual scaffolding of children as part of these sessions;
Participate in Tools team meetings contributing to the growth and development of all team members through actively sharing ideas and experiences, presenting case studies, and engaging in rigorous professional discourse;
Manage all travel related responsibilities; use travel expense software and submit reports in a timely way;
Use workshop evaluations, partner feedback and own reflections to engage in a continuous cycle of improvement in the delivery of professional development sessions and technical assistance;
Participate in and facilitate Communities of Practice;
Collaborate with the Director of Partnership Development to plan how to best meet the needs of each pa…
Business Development , Education Consultant , Education & Training , Youth & Children