Position Vacancy – Director, K-12 Math at Bank Street Education Center (the Ed Center)
Summary Position: Bank Street Education Center (the Ed Center), a division within Bank Street College of Education (the College) created to support Bank Street’s work with school districts, is currently seeking a Director to lead a project within the K-12 math project portfolio. The Director, K-12 Math will oversee the project team and related project workstreams, with direct supervision and support from the Executive Director, K-12 Math.
Key relationships: The Director, K-12 Math will report directly to the Executive Director, K-12 Math and work closely with Ed Center and project leaders. The Director, K-12 Math will directly supervise project team members and will maintain relationships with related project consultants and partners.
In collaboration with their supervisor and Ed Center leaders, the Director, K-12 Math will be responsible for thefollowing tasks:
Overseeing the planning and implementation of project strands (including content development, session facilitation, strategic planning, analytics, and project management).
Designing and facilitating professional learning arcs and session outlines for project sessions aligned to the Ed Center’s content development process.
Maintaining strategic planning conversations with project partners including step-back meetings and reflections, in order to regularly monitor project progress and identify adjustments accordingly.
Leading facilitator preparation meetings prior to sessions as well as debrief reflection conversations following a session, and identifying implications for future engagements.
Managing external communications with project partners as well as internal communications within project team, the K-12 Math team and Ed Center.
Directly supervising and developing project team members via goal-setting cycles and reflection conversations aligned to the Ed Center approach.
Managing project milestones, escalating and updating tasks and responsibilities as needed;
Collaborating with the project analyst to develop a measurement and evaluation plan, collect and track data and reflecting on this information to debrief learnings and surface implications on the project with the project team, partners, and Ed Center leaders.
Performing related tasks as assigned.
Skills & Knowledge:
Ability to design and manage complex and multiple projects
Strong kindergarten to grade 12 math content knowledge
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent facilitation skills to lead workshops and group discussions, especially with participants of diverse experiences and backgrounds
The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. In so doing, we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn. We see in education the opportunity to build a better society.