The California Teacher Development Collaborative is seeking a (.75 FTE) Southern California Associate Director of Programs to increase the organization’s impact throughout Southern California. The CATDC is at an exciting time in its history and the Southern California Associate Director of Programs will be an important face of the organization, supporting the Southern California Director of Programs to develop and deliver dynamic programming that aligns with the the organization’s Mission and Learning Pillars. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone passionate about teaching and learning and committed to the ongoing growth and professional development of adults.
This is a remote position requiring a high level of independence, versatility, and mobility. Applicants should have their own workspace (home office or equivalent), and be able to travel through Los Angeles/Pasadena on a daily basis for workshops and school meetings.
In addition to a supportive, collaborative, and flexible work environment, CATDC staff enjoy a generous compensation and benefits package.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Southern California Associate Director of Programs works with the Southern California Director of Programs to develop and market regional programming and will
Assist the Southern California Program Director with Program Development
Use experience and knowledge of education and independent schools to help identify program topics, seek out speakers/facilitators, and build workshop curricula
Take primary responsibility for the development and growth of an online presence in Southern California, including but not limited to investigating and piloting webinars and online learning, using social media to enhance programming, etc.
Stay up to date with current educational and organizational trends
Along with the Southern California Director of Programs, develop and sustain connections with schools, teachers, and administrators
In collaboration with the Southern California Program Director, engage in outreach to member schools about the CATDC as an organization, upcoming events, and schools’ needs
Promote two-way communication between the school and the CATDC, ensuring that the school feels valued and recognized by the CATDC
Visit member schools, meeting with Heads and administrative teams
Email, call, and visit relevant teachers, faculty, and administrators about upcoming programs
Engage in direct and individualized outreach by email, phone, and in-person to Southern California educators about upcoming programs
Respond to member-school requests as needed
Engage in outreach to non-member schools to help them learn about the CATDC
Research non-member schools in order to identify and target schools for membership
Maintain ongoing email communication with key decision makers, teachers, and others at non-member schools
Support expansion into other regions such as Orange County, San Diego County, or Central California/Santa Barbara
Under the direction of the Southern California Director of Programs, the Southern California Associate Director of Programs will take on responsibility for some of the CATDC programs in the region.
Work with the Los Angeles Event Coordinator to oversee the coordination and logistics of CATDC programs (space set-up, logistical support before and during workshops, handle facilitator and participant needs)
Work with facilitators on program/curriculum development, workshop delivery, and post-workshop feedback and revision
Explore and develop opportunities for networking and collaboration amongst member schools in Southern California
• Cover letter • CV or résumé • A list of four references (include each person’s name, organization, title, phone number, email, and connection to you) • Statement of your philosophy regarding professional development
A Bachelor’s Degree in education or a related field is required; an advanced degree in such a field is strongly preferred;
Experience managing all aspects of complex projects;
A demonstrated understanding of teaching and learning related to K-12 students and adult learners;
Highly organized, able to work independently and collaboratively, adept at remote/technology-based relationships;
Able to set and achieve goals without direct supervision;
Actively engaged and present in the Los Angeles/Pasadena independent school community;
Well-established connections with school heads, administrators, and faculty at Los Angeles-based independent schools;
Outstanding communication skills;
Strong sense of humor;
Committed to the CATDC Mission and Learning Pillars
Physical ability to lift 25 pounds, carry boxes of supplies and set up and move tables, chairs, etc.
Clear and valid California Driver's License
Must be able to travel occasionally and have a reliable insured vehicle
About California Teacher Development Collaborative (CATDC)
Empowering educators, connecting schools, transforming education.
The CATDC creates engaging learning experiences for teachers and leaders by focusing locally and supporting dynamic collaborations that spark innovation and foster excellence in education.