Partner, Coaching and Change Management

Highlander Institute - Remote - Full time

Highlander Institute is seeking a skilled educator to support our growing portfolio of schools and districts. If you are passionate about empowering students, collaborating with families, and bringing the most powerful teaching to students who have been marginalized by systemic inequity, through Culturally Responsive & Sustaining Pedagogy then we want you on our team!

The Partner position is responsible for supporting classroom, building, and district level educators in the planning, design, and implementation of high-quality, culturally responsive personalization efforts utilizing the Institute’s theory of change for pedagogy and change management.

In this role you will:

  • Develop and deliver high-quality professional development, classroom modeling, and individual coaching sessions for teachers, school administrators, and district personnel as it relates to Highlander Institute’s pedagogical framework and school change framework
  • Convene and facilitate design teams made up of families, community members, educators, and administrators and support them through the change process
  • Develop relationships and act as a liaison between Highlander Institute and assigned schools and districts
  • Work with schools and districts to develop implementation plans with clear, actionable, and attainable goals
  • In partnership with our impact team, support the collection and communication of a data-driven decision-making process
  • Communicate effectively with district and school leaders, identify barriers to implementation, provide suggestions to resolve challenges, and respond promptly to all stakeholders’ needs
  • Collaborate, problem solve, and lead projects in a team environment with Highlander Institute staff
  • Document all aspects of assigned projects, including service records and recording of relevant communications in Implementation Plans
  • Participate in regular team meetings to review assigned projects and implementation progress
  • Support internal cross-functional teams to collectively improve our practices and policies

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Project Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

Highlander Institute

We are committed to creating more equitable, relevant, and effective schools. We believe that school partners in this effort benefit from a clear theory of change around both the implementation of instructional equity and the strategies necessary to scale aligned work across a school or district.
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