True Measure Collaborative Program Manager - Special Education Remote · Full time

The primary of focus of the TMC Program Manager is supporting schools to serve systemically marginalized students and exceptional learners, particularly students with disabilities.

Description

Place of Performance: Regional, Washington (Hybrid - WFH and onsite travel)

Required Place of Residence: Washington State

Supervisor: Associate Director - School Programs

Direct Reports: None

Status: Full Time, Exempt

Travel Requirements: Regular in state travel, minimal national travel


WHO WE ARE

The True Measure Collaborative’s mission is to foster collaboration and build educator capacity in service of equitable educational opportunities for all students – especially students with disabilities and multilingual learners.


We serve as a full partner to Washington public schools, offering robust, centralized expertise and supports that promote inclusive education in anti-racist environments. Inclusive education ensures that students of all abilities belong and are educated together in a learning community where they feel safe, supported, and challenged, regardless of race, gender, or cultural differences. The TMC actively works to disrupt racist and discriminatory practices, policies, systems, and mindsets that affect students with disabilities, multilingual learners and their peers.


POSITION OVERVIEW

The primary of focus of the TMC Program Manager is supporting schools to serve systemically marginalized students and exceptional learners, particularly students with disabilities.

The TMC offers robust, centralized expertise and supports that promote compliant, effective, and innovative practices to support member schools in serving students with barriers to academic achievement. TMC Program Managers provide direct supports to schools in the form of coaching, technical assistance, and professional development. The Program Manager closely collaborates with the TMC team to monitor and maximize the organization’s delivery of holistic supports to schools in the areas of special education and other federal programs.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

SCHOOL SUPPORTS: 75%

•    Provide tailored, individualized supports at school sites – will include statewide travel

•    Partner with and provide feedback to school leaders on inclusive programming

•    Provide remote and onsite technical assistance to school staff, with an emphasis on special education providers and coordinators

•    Deliver trainings related to inclusive practices and compliance to special education and general education teams onsite at schools and/or remotely via video conference

•    Develop compliance resources to support schools in implementing federal and state programs designed to serve systemically underserved students

•    Conduct special education file reviews and support case managers in maintaining compliance in alignment with state and federal guidelines


PROJECT MANAGEMENT: 15%

•    Work effectively with the TMC team to monitor and support the delivery of holistic supports to schools in the areas of special education and other federal programs

•    Facilitate the collection and analysis of data on school performance and impact of TMC services

•    Maintain and update TMC resources related to inclusion, special education compliance, and supporting the needs of systemically underserved students


CONTRIBUTE TO TMC STRATEGY: 10%

•    Partner with the TMC team to maximize the TMC’s impact by contributing to and implementing the TMC’s strategic plan

•    Provide additional support across the organization by leading and participating in additional projects as needed


WHO YOU ARE

The TMC is seeking a team member with the following essential skills and experiences:

•    A resolute personal and professional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

•    Willingness to be an ally and an active leading voice for equity

•    Willingness to share own ideas amongst staff, stakeholders, and board members

•    Excited by prospect of creating a continuously improving program, at times working independently and at others with a team

•    At least five years of experience working in education

•    At least two years of demonstrated success in leadership roles focused on special education

•    Excellent customer services orientation and high degree of professionalism with a range of stakeholders

•    Ability to communicate effectively with and build consensus among people of varied backgrounds and experiences

•    Mastery of managing competing demands and quickly determining top priorities with a large-scale project

•    Ability to create, adjust, and implement strategic work plans

•    Strong writing, presentation, and facilitation skills

•    Committed to creating flexible solutions that meet schools’ various needs

•    Bachelor’s degree required

•    This position requires flexibility to travel to work site, a valid Washington Driver’s License, and proof of

minimum state required insurance


WORKING ENVIRONMENT

•    Work from home and work from/at school site; monthly in-person team meetings

•    Frequent computer use

•    Frequent local travel, driving own vehicle or public transit

•    Occasional state-wide travel, driving own vehicle or flying at the TMC’s expense

•    Occasional need-based irregular hours outside of the standard workweek (e.g. nights and weekends)

•    Occasionally lift/carry up to 25 pounds

•    Occasionally push/pull up to 25 pounds


WHAT WE OFFER

•    A passionate, fun, fast-moving, and collaborative team

•    Salary range $80,000 - $95,000, depending on experience

•    Medical, dental, vision, and Rx benefits and life insurance (details provided upon request)

•    401(k) Plan with an employer match

•    Unlimited sick leave

•    PTO days and paid federal holidays


HIRING PROCESS

The preferred start date for this position is 04/1/2024.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The True Measure Collaborative is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Salary

$80,000 - $95,000 per year