5 Oct 2021

Instructional Support ELA or Math Facilitators [Consultant]

Teaching Lab

Job Description

Teaching Lab is a nonprofit organization with a mission to fundamentally shift the paradigm of teacher professional learning to achieve educational equity. We envision a world where teachers and students thrive together in communities that enable life-long learning and meaningful lives. In partnership with teachers, we transform professional learning from the ground up to dramatically improve student outcomes. We also work with school, district, and state leaders to create the instructional systems necessary to support these changes.

Teaching Lab is seeking experienced Math teachers and leaders with a demonstrated commitment to racial and educational equity to facilitate high-quality, curriculum-aligned professional learning experiences with school systems across the country.


  • Lead professional learning sessions using existing content. Teaching Lab expects to conduct its professional learning primarily virtually through fall 2021, but might resume in-person services in winter or spring 2022.

  • Develop relationships with Teaching Lab partners

  • Collect data and evidence of impact using pre-developed tools, and adjust facilitation as needed

  • Give feedback on professional learning content modules to Teaching Lab’s Content Development team


Education, Work Experience, and Knowledge

  • 5+ totals years of experience in education and in implementing high-quality instructional materials

  • 2+ years of successful teaching experience with students from underserved backgrounds with demonstrated evidence of impact

  • Experience facilitating impactful professional learning for educators in a virtual context

  • Experience building and managing relationships with diverse stakeholders in an education context

  • Deep knowledge of at least one of the following:

    • Illustrative Math (grades K-12)

    • Deep knowledge of CKLA curriculum (grades K-5) or K-2 ELA

Values, Skills, and Competencies

  • Strong commitment to growth mindset for both adults and students, and a desire to work collaboratively to grow team skills and capabilities

  • Compelling communication and influence skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to build rapport quickly

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Reliable and consistently completes work in a timely manner with high quality


You can apply for the Facilitator role here. Additional questions may be directed to


  • Submit: Resume and application which includes a few short answer questions related to your experience.

  • Initial Phone Interview: A short phone interview where you will have the opportunity to learn more about the role and organization.

  • Work Sample: An opportunity to showcase your facilitation skills. Virtual Interview: A final, 60-minute interview.

  • Reference Checks


How it Works: 

  • For virtual courses:

    • Facilitators are paid $50/hr. for all calls and meetings with Teaching Lab staff (including any prep call, debrief call, or training).

    • Lead facilitators are paid $165/sync hr.(inclusive of individual internalization time)

    • Tech/support facilitators are paid $50/sync hr.

    • Each virtual course (also called a project) lasts several weeks, and during that time facilitators will work about 10-15 hours.

  • For all courses:

    • Facilitators are scheduled on a “by project” basis and are generally notified 3-6 weeks before the learning begins to provide adequate time to prepare.

    • Project managers reach out to facilitators from their curriculum to gauge who is available to facilitate specific courses across a set of dates/times. Facilitators then submit their availability to facilitate and are notified if they have been selected.

How to Apply

To apply, please visit our website.

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Instructional Support.

Job expires in 15 days.

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