Deputy Director of School and District Partnerships

New Classrooms - New York, NY - Full time

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced account manager to maximize the effectiveness of Teach to One: Math (TTO)implementation at partner schools. The Deputy Director of School & District Partnerships will engage with district, school and community leaders to align on a vision for personalized learning and the potential of Teach to One: Math to drive dramatic growth for students in communities across the New Classrooms’ network.

The Deputy Director of School & District Partnerships will partner with regional instructional coaches and operations managers to develop and execute strategic plans aimed at improving the health and performance of a diverse portfolio of partner schools. In addition, the the Deputy Director of School & District Partnerships will work closely with the Growth & Expansion team to execute on our district expansion and renewal strategy. Candidates must be based in either New York City or the southeast. This role will report to the Vice President of School & District Partnerships.

What You Would Do

Manage health and performance of school partnerships:

  • Partner with district, school and community leaders to establish shared annual goals and priorities around personalized learning broadly and the implementation of Teach to One: Math
  • Negotiate agreements with district and school leaders to establish sustainable pathways for the ongoing implementation of Teach to One: Math
  • Monitor health and performance metrics for diverse portfolio of partner districts and schools against strategic goals
  • Engage with central health and performance management team to drive organizational effectiveness through reflection on drivers of success and challenge with school partnerships
  • Partner with New Classrooms instructional coaches and operations managers to establish internal goals and strategies focused on improving the implementation of Teach to One: Math for each school
  • Collaborate with instructional, operations and broader program team to understand and manage implementation of new program features
  • Manage the escalation of program issues with schools & districts involving central team members to resolve challenges

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated experience and passion for work in K-12 education
  • Strong leadership capacity with 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience, comfort and demonstrated success working in a variety of diverse district/school settings
  • Experience leading and/or implementing programs (preferably including a component of implementing technology) requiring a high degree of change management
  • Strong critical thinking and planning skills coupled with goal setting and strategic planning experience
  • Ability to operate with purpose, urgency, and accuracy in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Natural tendency toward innovative and creative problem solving
  • Comfort working in a highly collaborative start-up/entrepreneurial work environment
  • Ability to build strong relationships and motivate a diverse team to meet ambitious goals
  • Exceptional influencing and communication skills
  • Willingness to travel up to 30% time


Job descriptions provide an overview of the position, but are not designed to dictate responsibilities. Every member of the New Classrooms team is prepared to carry out any task regardless of title or department in order to fulfill the organization's mission.

Application Information

To Apply

Please submit both your cover letter and resumevia our online application system. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Equal Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

Work Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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Experience Level

Senior Level

New Classrooms

About New Classrooms

New Classrooms is a nonprofit organization that leverages classroom design, teacher talent, and technology to enable personalized learning for more than 13,000 students in 40 pioneering schools in 10 states and Washington D.C. this fall. New Classrooms' first-of-its-kind technology draws from tens of thousands of high quality lessons to create a customized and dynamic curriculum for each student each day. Our flagship instructional model, Teach to One, integrates large group, small group, and individual instruction in ways that enable students to not just learn skills but apply them in real world contexts.

Teach to One grew out of a New York City pilot program called School of One, which TIME magazine named one of the best inventions of 2009. to learn more about our efforts to unleash a wave of innovation in K-12 education that will dramatically improve outcomes for all students.

We are a passion-led, mission-driven organization. Our team includes a dynamic mix of education policy experts, passionate academics, technology junkies, and business entrepreneurs. We all share a strong belief in every child and a deep-seated interest in improving our schools, solving problems in innovative ways, and getting things done in a fast-paced and highly collaborative work environment.

We are a passion-led, mission-driven organization – one that continually looks to match our team members with roles that fit their strengths and interests. We look to bring on new team members who share a deep-seated interest in improving our nation’s schools, solving problems in innovative ways, getting things done in a fast-paced and highly collaborative work environment, and growing professionally. 

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