Tools of the Mind (www.toolsofthemind.org), a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE MissionWorks (www.tsne.org) is a research-based early childhood program that embeds development of executive functions and self-regulation into the design of all teaching and learning, leveraging make-believe play and a classroom culture of co-regulation & peer scaffolding to build the foundational skills children need to be successful in school and life.
Mission: To help all children learn and develop to their full potential by applying developmental theory-based principles of learning to early childhood education.
Vision: Our vision is to empower teachers with the understandings and tools they need to create positive classroom cultures, facilitate intentional, playful learning and support the development of self-regulated learners who achieve to their full potentials – closing the achievement gap for low income, minority and DLL students.
Are you passionate about early childhood education? Do you have the drive to support teachers and early childhood programs in transforming their practice through strong implementation of a research-based program that has proven results in their impact on children and teachers? Are you looking for part-time highly meaningful work and would like to join a world-changing team that applies Vygotskian theory to the approach of teaching and learning? Would you like to continue your own professional development and impact the field in powerful ways? Then we’d like to work with you!
The Partnership Development Specialist is charged with supporting powerful implementation of Tools of the Mind in PreK and K classrooms, across the country and beyond, leading and delivering professional development workshops, providing in-person on-site and virtual technical assistance, building relationships with all school stakeholders and participating in the larger Tools community and team to help build a vibrant community of practice. The specialist serves as a regional ambassador for Tools of the Mind supporting strategic outreach, helping prospective partners learn about Tools, and guiding partners within your program partner (client) portfolio in developing growth plans for building capacity and sustainability.
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
TSNE MissionWorks/Tools of the Mind envision a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks/Tools of the Mind actively seek people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employee, TSNE MissionWorks/Tools of the Mind will not discriminate in their employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.