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School Leader Recruiter: Team RecruitLocation: Brooklyn, NY, CT or RIAbout Achievement First: Achievement First, a non-profit 501(c)3 charter school management organization, operates 32 public charter schools in Brooklyn, Connecticut and Rhode Island for the 2016-17 school year. The mission of Achievement First is to close the achievement gap and deliver on the promise of equal educational opportunity for all children, regardless of race or economic status. Achievement First currently educates more than 10,000 students in historically underserved neighborhoods, with over 90% of our students identifying as Black and Latino. With its college-preparatory focus, the Achievement First approach is attaining breakthrough academic gains throughout the network. Beyond our students and schools, Achievement First is an engaged and prominent partner in the larger conversation about how to improve public education and student achievement in our country.Achievement First's approach to teaching and learning enables every student to succeed at the highest levels. This involves:Recruiting and developing successful teachers and school leaders and empowering them to use student data to strategically drive instruction;Creating a joyful school culture where it is "cool to be smart" that emphasizes character education and focuses students on college;Providing students with more time on task and intense intervention when they are struggling so that no child falls through the cracks.For more information about Achievement First's mission, approach, schools and team, please visit our website at www.achievementfirst.org.SummaryThe Achievement First Recruitment Team ensures that mission-aligned teacher of the highest quality join the Achievement First network. Reporting to the director of recruitment and working in partnership with other recruiters, this person will guide strong candidates through the selection and hiring processes. This position provides the ideal candidate with the opportunity to impact the greatest determining factor of a child's educational success: teacher quality.Responsibilities of the School Leader Talent Recruiter will include:Candidate SelectionSource and cultivate potential school leader candidates using social media, LinkedIn, referrals etc.Select highest quality applicants out of candidate pool of 3000 and conduct phone interviews in an effort to identify top talentScreen resumes and applicationsSchedule and lead phone interviews Review video interviewsCreate welcoming, comprehensive, and efficient application experience for candidates Achievement First is an Equal Opportunity Employer o Schedule finalist days for our most promising candidatesSchedule finalist days for our most promising candidates Lead set up for success calls to ensure that candidates feel prepared for their finalist daysProvide coaching and practice sessions for candidates prior to their guest lessonHost our most promising candidates during school visits, welcoming them warmly and introducing them to Achievement First systems and cultureCreate team and family atmosphere for candidates by building strong relationships with teachers, leaders, and scholarsProvide school tours for candidates before guest lessons and finalist interviewsObserve and give feedback on sample lessonsAssist candidates with travel to and from the school siteRelationship Building and Advising School LeadersLiaison between candidates and school based staff and school leadersAdvise school leaders with finalist selection and matriculation efforts for a select portfolio of schoolsProvide principals and other school leaders with feedback on interviewing skillsProactively anticipate and respond to principal requests, e-mails, and phone callsSet up weekly check-ins and advise principals on hiring decisions, around level of experience, diversity, and school budget constraintsReview and evaluate current and future school staffing plansSet up check-ins and communication norms with Regional Superintendents, Directors of School Operations, and other key stakeholders to ensure the recruitment process runs efficientlyOverall Effectiveness Guarantee that candidates accept the vast majority of our offers by working with school and programmatic leaders to market Achievement First in a competitive and professional mannerHelp candidates with transition to Achievement FirstTroubleshoot and brainstorm with principals and other school leaders to improve candidate matriculation ratesEnsure unwaveringly high levels of customer service with both internal and external audiences by being honest, warm, responsive, and thorough at all timesSkills and Characteristics Excellent interpersonal communication skills (written and oral)Strong customer service-based approach to recruiting and relationship buildingDesire and ability to succeed in a fast-paced, detail-oriented, and results-driven environmentBelief in the Achievement First mission and educational modelMaturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and "roll-up-my-sleeves" attitudeEducational Background and Work Experience2 years of relevant experience in education or recruitment (teaching experience required)Experience delivering presentations to diverse constituent groupsBachelor's degree from a competitive college or universityThis position will require occasional travel and candidates must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.CompensationSalary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience. Additionally, Achievement First offers a comprehensive benefits package.To ApplySend resume to:Hallie Slamowitz Director, Team Recruit hallieslamowitz@achievementfirst.org and NetworkSupportRecruit@achievementfirst.orgPlease visit the Achievement First careers site at Achievement First is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish language proficiency is a plus. You can learn more about diversity at Achievement First here: -us/diversity/

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