Under the direction of the Regional Program Director, the Program Consultant will lead consultative services with district-level leadership in client districts that have engaged any of NTC’s three product lines (TI, IC, SL), in order to ensure successful program launch and sustained high-quality program implementation. This position is responsible for the delivery of face-to-face and/or online professional development for mentors, coaches, principals, and/or client stakeholders; concurrently they will strengthen and refine the presentation skills of co-presenters (from both local/client organizations and NTC staff). The Program Consultant will coach and support the continuous development of Associate Program Consultants. Program Consultants will also contribute to the design, development and refinement of NTC’s products and services.This position will travel in the Midwest, East and South regions of the US, therefore, we are accepting applications from those who reside in any of those areas. Responsibilities & Essential Functions:The following is an overview of the duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. The employee may perform other duties as required.Coach, counsel, advocate for and make recommendations to client organization’s leadership at all levels to deepen commitment to and catalyze decision-making for NTC program success aligned to program standardsBuild trusting relationships and a culture of collaborative partnership with clients through ongoing communicationContextualize programmatic requirements/conditions for success within district- and state-level priorities; ensure that partner’s organizational and program leadership understand how NTC programs align with their local “big picture” strategy for success in teaching and learningConduct appreciative inquiry: In order to deeply understand client context, investigate to collect multiple sources of data regarding the client district, both qualitative (i.e. via multiple stakeholder conversations) and quantitative (i.e. teacher evaluation regulations, union contract conditions, district budget allocations, etc.)Understand district conditions/dynamics/priorities in order to be proactive in identifying potential assets to NTC program implementation, as well as anticipating potential obstacles to program successCultivate and maintain relationships with multiple stakeholders in client/partner organizations, potentially including staff in departments outside the program lead’s direct purview; seek partnerships within the organization to strengthen program implementation and quality Professional Learning Responsibilities:Engage actively in collaborative NTC meetings, work sessions, and internal initiatives: could include developing/co-developing or leading/co-leading sessions and projects to support the professional learning of colleaguesRemain current with professional readings and research, especially in regards to rigorous learning standards, adult learning theory, and the U.S. K-12 education policy landscapeShare video of practiceEngage in formal formative assessment practices
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