• Global Teacher Quality Manager at Bridge International Academies

  • Posted on: 30 November, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Bridge International Academies is the world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400 academies and 100,000 pupils in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Liberia and India.

    We democratize the right to succeed by giving families living in poverty access to the high-quality education that will allow their children to live a very different life. We leverage experts, data, and technology in order to standardize and scale every aspect of quality education delivery, from how and where academies are built to how teachers are selected and trained, and how lessons are delivered and monitored for improvement. We are vertically integrated, tech-enabled, and on our way to profitability.

    Global Teacher Quality Manager

     

    About the Role

    The Global Leadership & Development Team ensures that our frontline staff (Teachers, Academy Managers, and Principals) possess the knowledge, skills, and mindsets necessary to be leaders in their roles and achieve access to excellent education for children across the globe. We accomplish this though providing professional development support and tools for the 5000 teachers and 540 Academy Managers/Principals works wide. We accomplish this through globally building a myriad of interventions that are executed locally including but not limited to: initial training, ongoing coaching support, continued professional development opportunities, supporting knowledge sharing, building tools, training-the-trainers, and fostering communities of practice.

    In joining the Leadership & Development team you are joining the group charged with ensuring that our frontline staff are exceptional leaders who are energized and empowered to ensure the kids in their communities and classrooms receive an excellent education. The team is laser focused on outcomes, inherently collaborative in nature, loves fostering the leadership in others, is unwaveringly committed to ensuring a quality education for our pupils, are lifelong learners, get excited about creating incredible learning interventions that drive positive behavior and mindset change in adults. You will flourish on this team if you are: a team player, hyper-focused on results, flexible in a dynamic environment, and have fun while working hard.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure our teacher quality is second to none
    • Assess the impact, through routine data analysis and in person observation, our teachers are having on the lives of kids and communities
    • Continually improve our global teacher profile to ensure that we are selecting the strongest possible candidates for our classrooms globally
    • Conduct a needs assessments of teacher performance to ensure that gaps in performance are quickly addressed
    • Collaborate with our learning team to ensure that teacher quality gaps are addressed by the appropriate intervention
    • Collaborate across Academics and Customer Experience on the authoring of policy to support strong teacher performance
    • Collaborate with M&E team on the measurement of teacher performance and impact
    • Build or collaborate on the building of tools for the selection and evaluation of teacher performance

    Requirements

    • Possess a natural curiosity that doesn’t settle for the first answer being the correct answer – wants to seek root causes
    • Obsessed with the craft (theory and application) of teaching – great teaching is your life’s passion
    • Love to immerse yourself in another country and culture to get to understand a situation from multiple perspectives
    • Know what makes a teacher great
    • Passion for educational excellence
    • Strong relationship building skills
    • Ability to effectively advocate for teacher quality in a resource constrained environment
    • A natural listener
    • Experience with classroom teaching
    • Bachelor’s Degree in education or sociology
    • Willingness to travel 50-60+%

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Bridge International career website on jobs.khoslaventures.com to apply

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