The one-size-fits-all era in math education ends now. Join New Classrooms, and help us create a path to success for every student.
We are growing and looking for a high energy Deputy Director of Field Engagements who wants to work with innovative leaders in K-12 who are trying to do things differently to accelerate learning for children.
For nearly 10 years, we've worked alongside educators around the United States. From our experience, we know firsthand that a personalized and engaging path to achievement for each and every student that meets students where they are is necessary so they can get where they need to be. We surround ourselves with team members who strive for excellence and are committed to dramatic math growth for students.
As a Deputy Director of Field Engagements, your primary goal is to spend the greatest proportion of your time in the field with potential school partners to motivate them to take the next step in adopting Teach to One solutions. You are a specialist at presenting. And, you’re cool under pressure. You will work face to face with school leaders, sharing information and answering questions through your deep knowledge of Teach To One solutions, to help them see the value of the solutions and how they fit into their own plans to accelerate student learning.
If this piques your interest, we encourage you to apply right away. This position requires proximity to any major United States airport.
About the Role
The Deputy Director of Field Engagements is an external facing position working with targeted school districts and schools to conduct onsite activities to further new Teach to One program opportunities. Team members are well supported, receive direct feedback on their efforts and have ample opportunities for advancement.
This role represents the opportunity to work as part of a dynamic and collaborative growth team to grow the footprint and impact of New Classrooms’ Teach-to-One innovative and research-based math programs by:
- Making it easy and pleasant for school and district leaders to partner with us.
- Supporting the Deputy Directors of School Engagements in securing new school partners and encouraging existing partners to expand their contracts with additional schools in their district and/or network.
What you Would Do
- Your primary goal is to spend the greatest proportion of your time in the field with potential school partners to motivate them to take the next step in adopting Teach to One solutions.
- You will accomplish this by:
- Performing demonstrations and design workshops with potential Teach to One school partners.
- Gathering information during on-site workshops and appointments to assess partnership alignment with Teach to One needs and requirements/fit.
- Identifying and making recommendations to Deputy Director of School Engagement colleagues and providing guidance on next steps for strongest program alignment.
- Serving as a national evangelist and networker for new Teach to One opportunities.
- The key performance indicators that will be used to assess your success in the role are:
- Maximizing the conversion of opportunities by performing discrete face-to-face, on-site, half-day design workshops at the request of Deputy Directors of School Engagements and the Sales Manager.
- Average throughput generated from each meaningful conversation.
- Velocity of sales opportunities moving through each stage in our sales workflow.
- This role requires the ability to travel extensively (50% or greater) with access to a major metropolitan airport.
Key Competencies of the Role
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with external and internal stakeholders.
- Emotional Intelligence - working with external and internal stakeholders, the ability to put others at ease, sense other’s emotional state, and adjust your interactions accordingly, is critical to success.
- Persistence / Tenacity - the sales process is challenging, so it is important to be able to optimistically move forward, not letting challenges stop progress; effectively identifies and solves problems, and escalates or involves others when unable to resolve issues alone.
- Operates Effectively - this role handles a multitude of varying responsibilities simultaneously, and must be organized, able to plan work, schedule their time, to drive toward successful completion of all commitments and deadlines.
What We are Looking For
- Knowledge of education landscape; understanding of or exposure to personalized learning models and education technology a plus.
- Passionate about the power of personalized learning and ability to convey that in an influential and compelling way.
- Ability to design, develop and deliver content that informs and excites potential partners
- Demonstrated ability to provide in person training, workshops, and assessments
- Ability to read/understand the needs of potential partners in order to guide them to the best solutions/offerings to meet their needs.
- Track record of being able to sell new ideas and to help paint a picture of what’s possible (actual experience as a “sales” person is not required).
- Ability to understand complex products/programs and explain in easily understandable ways how they will benefit potential partners.
- Demonstrated ability to build trust with education and community leaders.
- The drive, mindset and track record of setting and meeting ambitious goals.
- Demonstrated success in professional relationship development; existing personal network (or access to a network) of district, school, and community leaders preferred.
- Comfort working in a highly collaborative start-up/entrepreneurial work environment.
- A team player just as excited about growing the team’s unity as personal wins.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred.
- Adept at adapting to change quickly and thoughtfully.
Role Classification and Benefits
This role is full-time, with a salary range of $100,000-130,000 and includes benefits such as rich medical, dental, and vision insurance, 37 paid days off per year (prorated for the period in which you work), paid parental leave, a professional development budget of $375 annually and a quarterly cell phone subsidy.
Commitment to Diversity
At New Classrooms we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to create and inspire better ways to give every student an educational foundation for lifelong success. In order to fully realize this mission we are dedicated to building a diverse pool of candidates including those from underrepresented backgrounds, and resolute in building an inclusive culture that supports and celebrates the diverse voices and perspectives of our employees.
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.