MAEC is looking for a dynamic individual to develop and deliver customized trainings, professional development, and technical assistance to families, community-based organizations, schools, school districts, and state departments of education on civil rights and educational equity issues in the area of National Origin/English Learners. This individual will also be responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of training programs to provide feedback to clients and to improve MAEC services.
Provide technical assistance and training that address equity issues pertaining to National Origin/English Learners;
Develop new trainings, services, and products related to educational equity, school improvement, and/or teaching and learning as they address National Origin/English Learners that are relevant to State Education Agencies (SEAs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs);
Support MAEC communication strategies, including bimonthly newsletters, social media, podcasts, conferences, and webinars;
Work collaboratively with MAEC leadership and staff to ensure high quality services, products, and trainings;
Model and participate in a highly collaborative team environment;
Gather data for programmatic and organizational improvement;
Build and maintain strategic partnerships with other equity and education focused organizations, to expand organizational opportunities available to clients;
Participate in development efforts including, but not limited to, writing public and private grant applications; and
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of current K-12 education issues, especially as related to National Origin/English Learners civil rights, equity, access, and opportunity;
Experience in group facilitation and/or training;
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills;
Demonstrated commitment to MAEC’s guiding principles;
Strong computer and technology skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Examples: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), Google docs, and interest in and ability to learn new platforms;
Proven ability to build and leverage relationships with diverse audiences and partners;
Demonstrated ability to plan strategically, prioritize time, and manage implementation plans in fast-moving, changeable environments;
Flexible schedule, including willingness to travel, and ability to work evening,and weekend hours, as needed.
Master’s degree in an education or comparable field.
Five or more years of equity, compliance, civil rights, or elementary/secondary education related experience required, including at least three years designing and implementing high-impact technical assistance and professional development at a district or school level in the area of National Origin/English Learners.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Compensation will be commensurate with experience. MAEC offers a competitive benefits package including health, vision, dental insurance, and a 401K retirement program.
Please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Both cover letter and Resume must be sent as attachments and not in the body of the e-mail. Also please use “Application: Senior Educational Equity Specialist- National Origin/English Learners Position” in the title of your e-mail.
PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS.
The Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium, Inc. (MAEC) was founded in 1991 as an education non-profit dedicated to increasing access to equitable educational opportunities so all students can learn and achieve at high levels. Its mission is to promote excellence and equity in education to achieve social justice. MAEC provides technical assistance and professional training for state department personnel, public school administrators, teachers, and families on a wide range of issues related to equity, including those centered on race, ethnicity, national origin, religion and gender.