TransformEd is Currently Hiring

Whole Child Development Specialist

Transforming Education (TransformEd) seeks an expert in whole child development and the science of learning to effectively translate research findings to actionable guidance to support educators in fostering the development of the whole child so that all students, particularly those from underserved populations, can thrive. The Whole Child Development Specialist will serve as an internal expert, providing colleagues with relevant and evidence-based information to support their work in the field, while also ensuring that all field-facing materials have a lens of equity, inclusion, and anti-racist practice to support systems-level change in districts and schools nationwide.

This is a full-time, remote role; salary is expected to be $75,000 – $90,000. While experience as a classroom educator is valuable, the ideal candidate will have direct experience translating research findings into actionable guidance for educators across multiple schools / districts.

After further reflection, we decided to modify the original Practice Specialist position and have replaced it with this Whole Child Development Specialist position. If you applied for the original Practice Specialist position at TransformEd, we have received your application and will review it for this updated position description. There is no need to re-apply.

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Chief Program Officer

Transforming Education (TransformEd) seeks a strategic and visionary Chief Program Officer to lead the redesign of our programmatic work with school systems, ensuring that our approach to whole child development is inclusive, equitable, and antiracist. As a key member of the executive team, the CPO will ensure the success of the Programs and Research & Learning teams, working closely with the leaders of both departments to ensure alignment and integration of these core components of our model. As a senior leader of the organization, the CPO will serve as an external ambassador for our work and will also play a key role in internal culture setting, leading by example and supporting the organization’s internal equity initiatives to ensure strong alignment with our programmatic work and our core values.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional leader, with strong subject area knowledge of, and deep commitment to, whole child development and K-12 education. This is a full-time, remote role reporting to the Executive Director; salary is expected to be $125,000-$145,000.

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BENEFITS & CULTURE

  • At TransformEd, our team enjoys people-first benefits including unlimited paid time off, paid parental leave, flexible working hours, 401(k) with employer match, and generous medical and dental/vision benefits (company subsidized at 90% and 100%, respectively).

  • TransformEd is committed to building the diversity of our team and creating and maintaining a positive, inclusive workplace culture where all can thrive. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who represent the diverse backgrounds and experiences of the students and educators in the districts we serve.

  • If a role at TransformEd sounds like something you would find fulfilling and is aligned with your career goals, even if your experience isn’t exactly in line with the requirements listed in the job description, please consider applying anyway. Experience comes in many forms, and your interest and passion can go a long way. We know that a diverse team makes for the best collaborative work and creative thinking. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives and experiences to the team and encourage everyone who is interested in the work to apply.

CORE COMPETENCIES

All team members at Transforming Education are expected to demonstrate the following competencies in their work, regardless of department, team, level, or functional area:

  • Collaboration: Approach work with humility, candor, and integrity. Seek out and value input and feedback from others

  • Empathy: Consider others’ perspectives in making decisions or taking actions

  • Equity: Develop an ever-deepening understanding of and act on authentic concern for issues of equity, inclusion, and racial justice, particularly as they apply to students and the U.S. education system. Demonstrate self-awareness, social awareness, and cultural humility in all internal and external interactions.

  • Growth Mindset: View challenges as opportunities and mistakes as chances to learn.

  • Project Management: Conduct work in a way that is planful, thoughtful, and intentional. Effectively manage time and resources to successful project completion.

  • Communication: Communicate clearly and honestly with colleagues and clients in a way that considers contextual and cultural nuance.

  • Adaptability: Nimbly shift focus across tasks, projects, and communication modes and maintain forward momentum in the face of setbacks.

  • Evidence: Use high-quality, evidence-based resources. Uplift best practices and curate content from a variety of experts, including researchers and practitioners.