We seek to continuously challenge ourselves to exhibit respect, focus, balance, integrity, and justice. To that end, Eskolta strives to be an antiracist organization, using its influence to fight against social injustice by supporting a culture of learning, empowerment, and equity in our schools. Applicants should demonstrate a knowledge of and concern for issues of equity and justice and an understanding of how structural injustice impacts the experiences of underserved students.
At Eskolta, we also believe that our education system represents the key means of inspiring, equipping, and empowering young people to build a better future. We value every student and educator as an individual and seek their input, knowledge, voice, and potential. Through our work, we aim for both teachers and students to feel supported and valued, and to be afforded true opportunities to succeed.
We believe that changing the world begins with changing ourselves. We seek to continuously challenge ourselves to learn about the systems of oppression that exist in our society, examine our own beliefs and actions, and embrace discomfort as we move toward consciously creating a more just and equitable model of education.
We stand with all persons who are targets of intolerance, inequity, and injustice.
The Director of Eskolta Washington D.C. will have an exceptional ability to help others articulate their thinking, engage in a process of reflective inquiry to problem solve, and identify, aggregate, and explain themes and patterns. They will lead a team supporting projects in district and charter schools as well as research efforts across multiple schools.
To be successful in this role you will need to have a knowledge of and concern for issues of equity and justice and an understanding of how structural injustice has impacted the experience of underserved students. An ideal candidate will have keen project management skills to juggle multiple projects, the perseverance to keep work moving despite challenges, and the attention to detail to ensure that projects are completed to high quality every time.
Lead Washington D.C. Strategy and Execution
Champion Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Develop and Facilitate PD through Inquiry and Design Process
Develop, Monitor, and Codify Data on Practice
There are innumerable ways to learn, grow, and excel professionally. We respect this when we review applications and take a broad look at the experience of each applicant. We want to get to know you and the unique strengths you will bring to the work. This said we are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate the majority of the qualifications and experiences listed below.
Please prepare a cover letter and resume and apply through the application portal linked here. If you have any questions or require any accommodation in the application process please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded in 2010, Eskolta School Research and Design is a collaborative, nonprofit educational consultancy that partners with educators and districts to craft custom solutions to the problems confronting urban public schools. We partner with educators using research to create practices and tools to successfully reengage struggling students and to build a culture of high expectations, respect, and compassion in which underserved students thrive. We help educators reinvent schools and inspire students to succeed not only in school but also in life. We don’t solve the problem for educators; we solve the problem together.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Eskolta School Research and Design is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services.