Our Vision

Detroit is in the middle of a resurgence, yet the city can’t be great without great education and at the heart of great education are great teachers. That is why Teach 313 dedicates itself to making Detroit the best city in America for teachers. How are we doing this? By ensuring a high quality of life and a thriving career for every Detroit educator. This includes creating a central hub for resources, incentives, and career opportunities through our online platform and app. We also encourage the business community to get engaged and create unique offerings to help lower the cost of living for our teaching professionals.

We need you in Detroit, we support you in Detroit—we celebrate you because you Teach 313! As we empower our champions, we expect to see a real systemic change for our youth, in our communities, and in our city.

Strategic Community Partners (SCP) is the lead agency behind Teach 313. SCP is a national organization that works with mission-driven organizations rooted in education, equity, and justice. We help organizations build capacity by pairing strategy with community and cultural context to drive forward powerful missions.

Our Mission

Strategic Community Partners offers best-in-class services in the following expertise areas:

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Education (K-12 and Higher Education)
  • Large-scale Community-based Events (including youth-based events)
  • Leadership Development and Performance Management
  • Recruitment and Talent Management

Our Core Values

We are driven by three core values:

  • Passion: We are passionate about what we do. This is why we focus our services in five distinct areas.
  • Excellence: We will work relentlessly to meet and exceed the short- and long-term needs of our partners.
  • Integrity: We will make decisions, offer counsel, and provide services that are aligned with strong ethics.

Learn More About Strategic Community Partners

  • Learn more about Strategic Community Partners here.
  • Learn more about our growth and evolution as an organization here!

Elevator Pitch

We are looking for an exemplary consultant with a passion for Detroit, all of our schools, and teachers. This person will work alongside the Teach 313 Manager in implementing vision and strategy. They will also work directly with colleges and universities, community organizations, local businesses, and beyond—all to increase teacher recruitment and retention.

We are looking for an exceptionally organized and results-driven person who is able to interface with several organizations with unwavering energy and focus on teacher recruitment and retention. This person must also handle multiple projects and tasks at once as well as work autonomously and independently.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Experience

  • At least three years of work experience with evidence of an exemplary proven track record of results
  • At least two years of experience serving as the lead contact, organizer, and point-person for events and efforts, including crisis management
  • At least two years of experience working in a mission-driven organization committed to education, equity, and/or justice
  • Proven track record of exemplary decision-making and judgement while leading education/community initiatives

Skillsets

  • Compelling and influential communicator
  • Detail oriented and a good multi-tasker
  • Can work autonomously, comfortable with ambiguity
  • Strong organization and planning habits
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including, yet not limited to, ability to proactively identify crisis management concerns and mitigate during organizing and planning phases
  • Ability to be flexible and jump into any role necessary

Core Responsibilities

  • Support the recruitment of 100 teachers to Detroit by June 2020
  • Engage 2,000 teachers in Detroit through listening sessions, networking events and social
  • Support the day-to-day work of the Teach 313 Manager
  • Work alongside the communications team to ensure the vision and mission is reaching all areas and communities

Mindsets

  • You do this work with and alongside communities—not just on or for communities.
  • You are passionate about the work you do.
  • You believe in delivering nothing less than excellence—process, presentation, and communication are all equally important.
  • An unwavering commitment to integrity is essential.
  • Matters of education, equity, and justice are not just intellectual projects, nor are you saving anyone. It is an honor and privilege to do this work.

Applying for the Teach 313 Associate Consultant Role

Thank you for considering Strategic Community Partners as your next home to lead mission-driven work in ensuring we are recruiting and retaining great teachers in Detroit.

If you meet our candidate criteria or know someone you think should apply, a cover letter and resume must be emailed to info@strategiccommunitypartners.org by Friday November 15, 2019.

All applicants will be contacted by Friday  November 22, 2019  with next steps based on a first review of all applicants.

If you have any questions, please reach out to info@strategiccommunitypartners.org.

We look forward to seeing your application! Thank you for your commitment to mission-driven work!

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