LA2050
9 Dots

Impact Manager

Employment type
Full Time
Posted
14 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

At 9 Dots (www.9dots.org), our mission is to provide transformative computer science education for every student with a special commitment to providing opportunities for female, African-American, and Latinx youth. We are a community of educators, researchers, and engineers committed to bringing computer science to all students, particularly those from underserved communities. We believe in creating learning environments that engage every student, foster joy, and promote fearlessness in problem solving. We aim to empower students by transforming the way they voice their ideas, understand their world, and imagine their futures.

As an impact manager, you would be a part of the team responsible for bringing computer science to Los Angeles schools in underserved communities. Your role would be to oversee the implementation of this transformative CS education at a select number of school sites while managing a small team of 9 Dots instructors (Coding Coordinators) teaching in the classroom. 

Management Responsibilities

  • Uphold 9 Dots’ mission and values
  • Mentor cohort of 4 Coding Coordinators on their development as 9 Dots employees
  • Hold biweekly 1:1s with Coding Coordinators (or more frequently as needed) 
  • Actively participate in onboarding and training of Coding Coordinators
  • Ensure Coding Coordinators are able to execute their job responsibilities
  • Work with other Impact Manager to develop an exceptional program experience for Coding Coordinators
  • Serve as a Coding Coordinator substitute as needed 

 

School Site Management + Teacher Support 

  • Manage and maintain school community and principal relationships across multiple school sites
  • Develop and maintain relationships with school administrators and site teachers
  • Deliver exceptional professional development, developed by 9 Dots, to partner teachers
  • Hold at least 2 one-on-one coaching sessions with beginner teachers during 9 Dots class hours
  • Check-in regularly with teachers who have graduated from our program at school sites to facilitate their teaching of CS independently
  • Communicate school site needs regularly and timely to Program Lead
  • Deliver quarterly data reports to school partners
  • Assist in scheduling and logistics of program implementation at school sites

 

Program Operations

  • Assist in program improvement initiatives 
  • Report to Program Lead on progress of Coding Coordinators, school culture updates, and unmet needs of school sites or site teachers
  • Actively participate in School Success sprint process and projects

 

Personal Development

  • Actively develop depth and scope of craft mastery

 

Requirements

  • A commitment to our mission
  • Transportation with ability to travel to multiple school sites in a timely manner during school hours
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively, as well as to implement and follow through
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Strong self-manager, solid executer, and proactive communicator
  • Background in computer science or desire to learn 

 

Preferable 

  • Experience teaching in a Title 1 school or equivalent
  • Experience managing or coaching instructors
  • Experience working with elementary age students 

 

We Provide

  • Full health care, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 15 days PTO + 9 Dots Holidays
  • Professional Development reimbursement
  • Retirement Investment Plans (401k)
  • Experience within a nimble and rapidly-growing organization
  • Open and collaborative environment
  • Complimentary snacks
  • Dog-friendly work space @ 9 Dots headquarters
To apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]