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Careers Within AUSL

AUSL creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. AUSL staff work across the organization to support our schools and teacher training efforts with coaches, tutors, recruiters, and other administrative roles.

AUSL employees are employed by AUSL (not by the Board of Education as CPS employees are) and work from various schools in the AUSL network. AUSL is an equal opportunity employer.


Current AUSL Career Opportunities

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  • Job ID: 413

    Director of Human Resources

    Date Posted: 02/01/2017

    Location: 3400 North Austin Avenue, Chicago IL

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    Position Summary
    AUSL seeks an experienced, innovative, and effective Director of Human Resources.  As AUSL’s most senior HR executive, the Director will be responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of Human Resources policies, procedures, systems and initiatives to enable AUSL to accomplish its mission and to increase the effectiveness and engagement of AUSL’s employees, trainees, and management.  The successful candidate will have a passion for improving K-12 education, a desire to work in the nonprofit sector, and strong and broad Human Resources experience.
     
    AUSL
    AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with the Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  Our mission is to create schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools.  Founded in 2001, AUSL manages 31 CPS schools serving nearly18,000 students. For more information about AUSL, visit auslchicago.org.  The work location for this position is 3400 N. Austin Avenue, Chicago IL, and no travel outside the city of Chicago is required.
     
    Responsibilities
    • Responsible for Human Resources activities in support of AUSL’s 70+ employees, plus 70 participants each year who are recruited and trained in AUSL’s one-year Chicago Teacher Residency program
    • Report to AUSL’s Managing Director, Strategy & Operations; supervise HR Generalist and HR Administrator; collaborate closely with AUSL’s Directors of Finance and Recruiting
    • Provide Human Resources expertise and counsel to AUSL’s senior management, managers, and recruitment staff, including support for compensation, performance management, hiring/terminations, and employee and organizational development
    • Manage relationships and ensure effective service from AUSL’s external HR Business Partner (benefits, HRIS, payroll, FMLA) and other HR vendors
    • Provide leadership and direction to innovate and continuously improve policies, processes, systems, and benefits
    • Maintain knowledge of employment and benefits laws and regulations, and ensures AUSL’s compliance. 
    • Support managers and employees with HR counseling, conflict resolution, and investigations to foster a workplace environment consistent with AUSL’s values and mission
    • Identify and manage employment-related risks; serve as liaison with outside legal counsel and governmental agencies as needed
    • Ensure AUSL is an ‘employer of choice’ and attracts, develops, and retains staff across all levels and functions.
    • Ensure staff develop the necessary abilities to excel in their roles and advance the organization.
    • Manage the necessary infrastructure and processes in service of talent strategy and priorities.
    • Participate in and/or manage projects as assigned.
    Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree required.  A Master's degree in Human Resources or Business, as well as SPHR or PHR certification, are desireabe.
    • 10+ years of Human Resources experience, including management experience and at least 2 years in a senior HR role.  Experience as the top HR executive with a mid-sized enterprise is desirable
    • Knowledge of employment and benefits laws and regulations (AUSL is a non-union employer); experience working with outside legal counsel
    • Outstanding problem-solving, analysis, writing, project management, and influencing skills; excellent attention to detail, strategic thinking, judgment and decision-making ability
    • Encourages open discussion of different ideas and views; maintains strong relationships and communicates effectively at all levels of the organization
    • Trustworthy, ethical, and service-oriented; maintains confidentiality and fairness. Balances advocacy for employees with AUSL’s needs
    • Committed to diversity and to AUSL’s mission.
    • Gets things done.
     
    How to Apply
    To apply: go to http://auslchicago.org/about/careers and scroll down to select this position, apply online, and upload your resume and cover letter.  AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Job ID: 483

    Data Analyst

    Date Posted: 10/23/2016

    Location: The Chicago Academy/AUSL Main Office

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    AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is a nonprofit school management organization that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools in Chicago. AUSL’s network includes 31 schools serving 18,000 students. AUSL seeks a highly qualified candidate with keen attention to detail, strong analytical and organizational skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint to perform the role of Student Support and Teacher Development Analyst supporting AUSL’s Director of Performance Management.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Analyze and present data on a wide range of school and student performance indicators, including but not limited to School Culture and Climate, Attendance, and Student Behavior
    • Lead analysis of data related to Chicago Teacher Residency (CTR), including both retention and CTR-graduate effectiveness after residency year
    • Develop and maintain system for tracking teachers across the AUSL network (current staff rosters, content and grade level assignments, recent performance data, teacher retention)
    • Manage the sharing of knowledge and documents with school and network stakeholders
    • Additional data support for the Director of Performance Management as needed
     
    Qualifications:
    • Data crunching and visualization skills – strong proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint a must
    • Superior organizational/project management skills and attention to detail
    • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking abilities, combined with a “Can Do, Will Do” approach and a Team Player attitude
    • Ability to communicate and build trusting relationships with a broad cross-section of stakeholders
    • Presentation and group facilitation skills/experience desired
    • Familiarity with statistical analysis platforms – Stata, R, Tableau, etc.- useful but not required
     
    The position is a full-time, year-round position. No overnight travel is required; all work takes place at various AUSL schools in the city of Chicago. The main work location for this position is 3400 N Austin Ave, Chicago.
     
     

  • Job ID: 485

    Manager, Marketing & Communications

    Date Posted: 12/19/2016

    Location: The Chicago Academy/AUSL Main Office

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    AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is a nonprofit school management organization whose mission is create schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. We currently manage the education of 17,000 students in 26 elementary schools and 5 high schools within Chicago Public Schools. Our record of achievement with these public neighborhood schools has been remarkable, propelled by teachers trained in AUSL's Chicago Teacher Residency program.

    AUSL is seeking a person with marketing skills to take the lead, as its Manager of Marketing and Communications, in promoting AUSL's story in a variety of media to a wide variety of audiences (donors, parents, prospective residents for its teacher training program, community leaders etc.). The person must have the ability to help cultivate and execute our strategy to advance our branding and public relations, build relationships, and achieve ongoing awareness and understanding of AUSL's mission and achievements. This person must fully understand and embrace the transformational effect of the AUSL model and lead efforts to broadly share that vital message externally.  The ideal candidate must feel a strong sense of responsibility, dedication, commitment and passion about AUSL's mission and providing an education with equity for the children of Chicago who were previously under-served in this area.  

    As an integral part of our External Affairs team, the responsibilities of AUSL’s Manager of Marketing and Communications will be to:

    • Develop high-level marketing strategies promoting public awareness of all AUSL activities and communicating AUSL’s mission to our external constituencies
    • Create and implement specific marketing plans and goals aligned with AUSL’s current budget and future growth strategies
    • Develop media relations strategies and relationships to secure publicity for AUSL activities, results, people, events, programs, and other high-profile topics
    • Create marketing materials, oversee the distribution of press materials, and work with Public Relations counsel to ensure placement; oversee PR counsel
    • Manage a comprehensive program of external communications including branding, media relations, advertising and social media to ensure consistency of messaging and identity of AUSL in all materials
    • Devise a plan and schedule to discover, curate and post content to Twitter and Facebook
    • Develop and oversee the design and production of web site updates, brochures, signage, advertising, newsletters, visitor guides, and other printed or electronic pieces; oversee photographers
    • Support the Board of Trustees Marketing & Communications Committee as needed
    • Coordinate and oversee offsite marketing events such as expos and community events
    • Work with other AUSL departments (e.g., recruitment, development, AUSL principals) to create and implement communications and media opportunities.

    Qualified candidates will possess the following:

    • Bachelor’s Degree, an MBA would be ideal
    • At least four years of marketing experience, senior level preferred
    • Prior experience interacting directly with the media
    • Demonstrated ability to translate strategic plans into marketing initiatives
    • Superior writing and oral presentation skills, including highly effective, detailed, and accurate written and verbal skills. This position regularly interacts with reporters, upper management and funders
    • High comfort with technology including online and social media
    • Strong critical thinking skills, able to strategize and see the big picture while managing details

  • Job ID: 491

    AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency Program Mentor-Resident Coach

    Date Posted: 08/10/2016

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    Mentor-Resident Coach – AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency Program


    AUSL is a nonprofit school management organization partnering with Chicago Public Schools to train teachers for positions in high-needs schools in the growing network of CPS schools managed by AUSL (currently 31 elementary and high schools).  At AUSL, it is our mission to improve student achievement in Chicago’s high-poverty, chronically failing schools. The Chicago Teacher Residency (CTR) is a full-time, yearlong urban teacher training program that equips residents with the training, skills, and practices to improve student learning outcomes. In one year, AUSL’s residents earn a Master’s degree and their Illinois PEL, while also obtaining experience in the classroom of a mentor teacher, four days a week for a full year.  For more information about AUSL, go to http://www.auslchicago.org  
     

    The CTR seeks experienced educators to be a Mentor-Resident Coach (MRC) at a teacher Training Site within the AUSL Network. An MRC is a site-based coach and the CTR’s program leader at an assigned school. The MRC is primarily responsible for coaching and supporting a residency cohort of 10 to 15 future teachers, along with their experienced mentor teachers. MRCs also partner with Training Site administration to develop other teachers and staff.

     

    Responsibilities 

     

    Residency Program

    1. Develop and deliver structured, high-quality professional development to residents and mentors

    2. Use a repertoire of strategies for adult learners including real-time, side-by-side classroom    coaching, co-planning and co-teaching of lessons, modeling of best practice strategies, analysis of student work, and classroom observation & feedback to improve teacher practices

    3. Monitor resident growth and development using Danielson’s Framework for Teaching, the CTR Expectations Matrix, Rubrics, and Cycle Scorecards

    4. Participate in the resident selection process for the upcoming school year, including Saturday Selection Days

    5. Participate in projects with AUSL’s university partners to foster and enhance alignment between the residency and master’s degree programs

    6. Demonstrate proficient use of Google Tools, including Google Calendar and Drive applications including Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms

     

    Network School

    1. Participate on school Instructional Leadership Team (ILT), facilitate grade-band cluster meetings, and assist principals with professional development for school staff

    2. Deliver professional development to teachers using AUSL-designed professional development content

    3. Conduct classroom observations and provide actionable and manageable feedback to accelerate teacher development

     

    Qualifications

     
    • Master’s degree or above, in an education-related field

    • Illinois teaching certificate and at least 4 years of teaching experience, either K-8 or 9-12 or a combination

    • Experience working in high-needs, urban schools

    • A visionary and passionate spirit, with a deep commitment to public education and serving the needs of teachers, students, and families in high needs communities on the south and westside of Chicago

    • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills particularly suited for working with adult learners

    • Skills and experience coaching teachers in planning, classroom management, and instructional practices

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Excellent organizational and time management skills

    • Ability to problem-solve and to create organizational structures that facilitate efficient systems


    Candidates who are currently CPS employees will become full-time AUSL employees, with AUSL salary and benefits.   
     
    AUSL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information about AUSL, go to http://www.ausl-chicago.org/.  


  • Job ID: 494

    Network Instructional Coach for Math - High School

    Date Posted: 01/29/2017

    Location: Chicago, IL

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    The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 31 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS.

    AUSL seeks a highly qualified secondary candidate to provide outstanding, individualized coaching and professional development around classroom management and standards-based instruction to the dedicated teachers in AUSL high schools. Network Instructional Coaches work closely with teachers to deepen the teachers' understanding of and ability to apply various classroom strategies, deepen their content knowledge and instructional delivery and design, and to bring relentless focus to accelerating student learning.

    The Network Instructional Coach for Math will also collaborate with other coaches to develop and deliver professional development that deepens math content knowledge and familiarity with CCSS Math standards and shifts, for teachers and leaders across AUSL's network. All candidates must possess a commitment to deep levels of educational change and reform, resilience of spirit, and an earnest respect and fondness for the children of our schools.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide real-time classroom coaching and outstanding, individualized professional development in behavior/classroom management and CCSS-aligned instruction to a caseload of teachers in one school, across a variety of subjects and grade levels.
    • Analyze teachers' practice and create intentional next steps and guided practice in order to improve teacher practices.
    • Use a repertoire of strategies for adult learners including real-time, side-by-side classroom coaching, co-planning and co-teaching of lessons, modeling of best practice strategies, analysis of student work, and classroom observation & feedback to improve teacher practices.
    • Implement the AUSL coaching model, which is active, transparent, collaborative, and highly accountable. Collaborate with administrators and teachers to establish teacher performance goals and coach teachers as necessary to meet those goals.
    • Complete projects related to the implementation of math curricular initiatives or other professional development at individual schools or across the AUSL school network.
    • Demonstrate commitment to increasing student achievement with data-driven instruction by collaborating with and supporting teachers and administrators.
    • Monitor student assessment data and create reports.
    • Use basic MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Apps, Gmail and video technology (iPads) to monitor coaching practices and teacher growth.

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree in an education-related field; current IL teaching certificate.
    • Experience as a successful and innovative teacher and/or teacher coach in Math. Minimum five years of successful classroom teaching experience - preferably experience teaching CCSS Math standards. High School experience strongly preferred.
    • Extensive experience in urban educational settings.
    • Extensive knowledge of Common Core Standards in Mathematics and deep understanding and familiarity with the Mathematical Shifts and the Standards for Mathematical practice.
    • Skills and prior experience coaching or mentoring adult learners.
    • Excellent time-management, organization, and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong collaborative, interpersonal, and teamwork skills in working with a diverse group of school and network-based stakeholders.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.

    This is a full-time (40 hours/week), year-round position as an employee of AUSL; it is not a CPS position.


  • Job ID: 510

    Recruiter

    Date Posted: 01/22/2017

    Location: National Teachers Academy

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    Position Summary

     

    As a member of AUSL’s Recruitment Team, the Recruiter will be responsible for identifying the best and brightest for our yearlong teacher residency program and schools.

    Primary Responsibilities

    AUSL’s Recruitment Team is tasked with identifying, cultivating, and selecting candidates for the Chicago Teacher Residency program and for vacancies within our network schools. The Recruiter will identify high performing individuals for admission into the Chicago Teacher Residency Program or for prospective teacher vacancies within the AUSL Network of Schools.

    A few of the Recruiter’s job responsibilities include:

    • Travel and serve as a point of contact for select Universities and Partner Organizations to build and maintain relationships that generate pipelines of diverse candidates

    • Engage in the recruitment of high-performing teacher candidates for schools

    • Assist in the organization, coordination and management of recruitment and vetting events which may include college recruitment fairs, networking events, information sessions, career fairs, selection days and other activities that may be deemed appropriate

    • Serve as the lead for identifying teachers endorsed in 2-3 high need areas in support of the overall needs of the network

    • Source, recruit and screen prospective candidates

    • Assist in the intake, review and update of candidate files for the CTR program and prospective teacher vacancies

    • Successfully collaborate with and support team members, business partners, and the Director of Recruitment to create sourcing and recruiting plans, develop strategies, identify trends, implement action plans and initiatives, and coordinate events to develop candidate pipelines

    • Create and maintain a database to track progress towards filling vacancies

    • Manage and utilize data to drive results across the organization

    • Design and prepare reports for management on recruitment results

    • Work closely with management to prioritize business and information needs and track progress towards key performance indicators

    • Other duties as assigned


  • Job ID: 550

    Network Instructional Coach for Math - Elementary School

    Date Posted: 01/29/2017

    Location: Chicago, IL

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    The Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) is a nonprofit school management organization operating in partnership with Chicago Public Schools (CPS). AUSL currently manages 31 turnaround and teacher training schools. When a school is turned around, students return to renovated facilities, a new curriculum, new leadership and staff and an entirely new culture of success by leveraging AUSL's turnaround school framework and specialized teacher training and residency program. All school staff at AUSL turnaround schools are employees of CPS.

    AUSL seeks a highly qualified elementary candidate to provide outstanding, individualized coaching and professional development around classroom management and standards-based instruction to the dedicated teachers in AUSL elementary schools. Network Instructional Coaches work closely with teachers to deepen the teachers' understanding of and ability to apply various classroom strategies, deepen their content knowledge and instructional delivery and design, and to bring relentless focus to accelerating student learning.

    The Network Instructional Coach for Math will also collaborate with other coaches to develop and deliver professional development that deepens math content knowledge and familiarity with CCSS Math standards and shifts, for teachers and leaders across AUSL's network. All candidates must possess a commitment to deep levels of educational change and reform, resilience of spirit, and an earnest respect and fondness for the children of our schools.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide real-time classroom coaching and outstanding, individualized professional development in behavior/classroom management and CCSS-aligned instruction to a caseload of teachers in one school, across a variety of subjects and grade levels.
    • Analyze teachers' practice and create intentional next steps and guided practice in order to improve teacher practices.
    • Use a repertoire of strategies for adult learners including real-time, side-by-side classroom coaching, co-planning and co-teaching of lessons, modeling of best practice strategies, analysis of student work, and classroom observation & feedback to improve teacher practices.
    • Implement the AUSL coaching model, which is active, transparent, collaborative, and highly accountable. Collaborate with administrators and teachers to establish teacher performance goals and coach teachers as necessary to meet those goals.
    • Complete projects related to the implementation of math curricular initiatives or other professional development at individual schools or across the AUSL elementary school network.
    • Demonstrate commitment to increasing student achievement with data-driven instruction by collaborating with and supporting teachers and administrators.
    • Monitor student assessment data and create reports.
    • Use basic MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Apps, Gmail and video technology (iPads) to monitor coaching practices and teacher growth.

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree in an education-related field; current IL teaching certificate.
    • Experience as a successful and innovative teacher and/or teacher coach in Math. Minimum five years of successful elementary classroom teaching experience - preferably experience teaching CCSS Math standards. Intermediate and/or Middle School strongly preferred.
    • Extensive experience in urban educational settings.
    • Extensive knowledge of Common Core Standards in Mathematics and deep understanding and familiarity with the Mathematical Shifts and the Standards for Mathematical practice.
    • Skills and prior experience coaching or mentoring adult learners.
    • Excellent time-management, organization, and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong collaborative, interpersonal, and teamwork skills in working with a diverse group of school and network-based stakeholders.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.

    This is a full-time (40 hours/week), year-round position as an employee of AUSL; it is not a CPS position.


  • Job ID: 552

    Manager, Events & Stewardship

    Date Posted: 02/12/2017

    Location: Chicago, IL

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    AUSL (Academy for Urban School Leadership) is a nonprofit school management organization that creates schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools in Chicago. AUSL’s network includes 31 schools serving 17,000 students.

    AUSL seeks a highly qualified candidate with a highly organized, customer-service oriented individual to join the Development Team as the Manager of Events & Stewardship. This role creates and implements short- and long-term strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major individual donor prospects and donors. The Manager of Events & Stewardship coordinates a variety of major donor activities, communications and events, to maximize AUSL’s resources effectively and efficiently, while providing appropriate avenues for engaging current and recruiting new donors.

    Specific Responsibilities

    • Events:
      • Actively work to support the Managing Director and Director with a comprehensive events (Benefit Dinner, Associates Board Fundraising Events) and stewardship strategy to build process, pipeline, and practices.
      • Annual Dinner: Oversee the implementation and evaluation of AUSL’s annual dinner as a major donor cultivation and branding opportunity.  Working closely with the Managing Director to conceive themes, honorees, and speakers that advance AUSL communication goals and raise AUSL’s visibility. 
      • Associates Board Fundraiser(s): Execute occasional events to bring in young professionals that can become donors and potentially fundraisers (e.g. secure charitable funds from their company’s giving program).
      • Network-wide event support: Partner with colleagues across the organization to provide support and technical assistance as needed (e.g. annual employee/school principal summit).
    • Stewardship:
      • Provide unique engagement and cultivation opportunities for donors secured through board members and annual benefit dinner. These opportunities could include school briefings and tours for a small audience.
      • Execute these efforts strategically by building audiences through the gathering of data from donor giving histories and the internet to assess prospects, create prospect lists, and coordinate prospect review with the Development Manager. Work closely with the Director of External Affairs to develop stewardship plans for various constituents and implement strategies that support ongoing donor engagement efforts.
      • Collaborate with External Affairs team members to create materials and reports to keep donors engaged in events, programs, or projects.
      • Partner with Development Manager and Finance team to ensure accurate donor recognition and gift record-keeping.
    • Administration, Coordination and Support:
      • Develop and manage event budgets.
      • Execute all day-to-day details related to special events, including scheduling, invitation design, production, mailings; negotiating contracts, managing venue logistics, planning and attending event committee meetings.
      • Build and provide support to event committees by preparing correspondence, meetings agendas, and materials, speaking points, proposals, and solicitation strategies.
      • Maintain tracking system for events, ensuring that contact information of participants is integrated into overall Development operations.
      • Coordinate processing of local event ticket sales, income, and expenses with finance and development staff.
    • Other Responsibilities
      • Assist the Managing Director and Director as needed (e.g. grantwriting support).
      • Other duties as assigned.

    Skills/Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree required; post-graduate degree is a plus.
    • 3-5 years prior experience working in a development office.
    • Possess a high level of professionalism, initiative, integrity, tact, and discretion.
    • Commitment to exemplary customer service.
    • Proven ability to work with volunteers and donors.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and project a professional image.
    • Hold belief and commitment to public education.
    • Have the desire to work in a highly dynamic, goal-driven, and entrepreneurial environment.
    • Team player, highly organized, and self-starter
    • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge and/or other web-based fundraising software.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Applications
    • This position requires work on evenings and weekends.

  • Job ID: 553

    Director, Chicago Teacher Residency

    Date Posted: 02/16/2017

    Location: National Teachers Academy

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    The Director of the Chicago Teacher Residency (CTR) oversees the year-long teacher preparation program. A deep knowledge of teacher preparation, coaching best practices, and designing and delivering professional development to a variety of stakeholders are essential for this position. Effective communication and strong relationship building are at the center of this role.

    Responsibilities:

    • Oversees the development and implementation of the CTR Program: a program of gradual release that included Pre-service lead teaching and field experiences,that develops high quality, we trained teachers
    • Develops and organizes the CTR Program curriculum for Residents and Mentor Teachers in partnership with the CTR Leadership Team and University Partners
    • Supervises the selection and development of Mentor Teachers, who directly engage with residents in a year-long classroom apprenticeship, using data, observations, and administrative recommendations
    • Develops and supervises monthly Professional Development for the CTR Program in addition to Summer Orientation
    • Builds and sustains relationships with AUSL Leadership, Training Site Principals, University Coordinators, Mentor Teachers, and Residents
    • Oversees coordination of the State Licensure process for each training program (edTPA)
    • Supervises a team of Mentor Resident Coaches (MRC), who act as site coordinators at the training schools
    • Develops and applies performance evaluation tools for MRCs, Mentors and Residents
    • Coordinates the hiring and placement of Resident graduates into the AUSL Network of Schools
    • Supervises the selection of Resident candidates into the program, including design, training, and coordination, and admission
    • Works with AUSL External Partners team on grant implementation and supervision

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience
      • Illinois Professional Educators License with a Principal Endorsement
      • Master's Degree (minimum)
      • Minimum 5 years teaching experience
      • Experience coaching teachers and/or pre service candidates
      • Track record of successful project management
      • Experience with budget management and performance evaluations
    • Skills & Qualities
      • Communicates effectively with a wide range of individuals
      • Actively builds and sustains positive, production relationships with stakeholders
      • Committed to continuous learning and growth
      • Willing to engage others in the pursuit of our mission
      • Dedicated and self-driven professional

    About AUSL

    AUSL is a nonprofit school management organization partnering with Chicago Public Schools to train teachers for positions in high­needs schools in the network of CPS schools managed by AUSL (currently 31 elementary and high schools). At AUSL, it is our mission to create schools of excellence by developing highly effective teachers and transforming educational outcomes for students in the lowest performing schools. The Chicago Teacher Residency (CTR) is a full­time, yearlong urban teacher training program that equips residents with the training, skills, and practices to improve student learning outcomes. In one year, AUSL residents earn a Master's degree and their Illinois Professional Educators License, while also obtaining experience in the classroom of a mentor teacher for a full year. For more information about AUSL, go to auslchicago.org.