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14 Jan 2021

Full-Time Data Analyst

Urban Teachers – Posted by DaraMurray Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Job Description

About Urban Teachers

Our mission is to improve educational and life outcomes of children in urban schools by preparing culturally competent, effective career teachers who accelerate student achievement and disrupt systems of racial and socioeconomic inequity. Urban Teachers accomplishes this by recruiting outstanding candidates, equipping them with state-of-the-art training, and linking their certification to their demonstration of effective teaching practices and skills. Our residents and teachers will provide the necessary proof points to make a national case for educator effectiveness and accountability. Learn more about Urban Teachers on our website: http://www.urbanteachers.org

Your Role

The Data Analyst is a motivated, flexible and collaborative member of the Performance and Evaluation (P&E) team who will report to the Director of Performance Management.  Fifty percent of this individual’s roles and responsibilities will encompass organizational data support and managing the participant performance evaluation process and the other fifty percent will be dedicated to supporting the data needs for the Black Educator Initiative (BEI) and co-managed by the Executive Director of BEI. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about data analysis and data culture as well as passionate about supporting Black educators at Urban Teachers and contributing to the national discourse.

Target Start Date: February 15, 2021

Location:

Due to the impact of COVID-19, our regional offices are closed and staff members will work virtually until further notice. Otherwise, location is flexible for the right candidate, though a strong preference will be given to candidates in the Baltimore/Washington metro areas.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the formal participant teaching practice performance evaluation and accountability data process
    • Support Site Team staff with data access and interpretation of coaching data in the online coaching platform
    • Manage the creation and dissemination of the Participant Performance Reports each semester
    • Manage the analysis of the coach norming process
  • Engage in a formal review of all existing and relevant data sources and align monitoring and outcome metrics to the organizational Evaluation Framework and the BEI Framework and strategies. Identify and name all gaps in data collection.
  • Support the organization with timely response to ad hoc data requests
  • Collaboratively design data collection instruments, support analysis and reporting
  • Work to ensure organizational understanding of Urban Teachers’ historical data in areas such as admissions, attrition, retention and participant experience, with particular attention to calling out racial disparities
  • Participate in regular check-ins with P&E supervisor, BEI supervisor, and attend weekly P&E Team and BEI Team meetings
  • Other duties to support the P&E and BEI teams as assigned

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of experience in a similar or closely related role
  • Demonstrated success in data analysis with a strong history of meeting and exceeding goals
  • Experience with data analysis required and use of R coding preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to anti-racism and social justice
  • Familiarity with Salesforce preferred
  • Familiarity and past experience working with students and education data (P-12 and higher education)
  • Experience with Google and Microsoft Office suites, particularly Gmail, Google calendar, Google forms, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Alignment with Urban Teachers’ values (listed below)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize projects to meet deadlines
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate effectively
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Prior teaching experience is preferred but not required
  • Desired experiences include:
    • Experience in organization that centers racial justice or anti-racism
    • Experience with data sets or data analysis associated with racially diverse teachers
    • Experience using data to address issues impacting the Black and Latinx communities in America

As an Employer of National Service, Urban Teachers recognizes the unique skills of national service alumni. Accordingly, AmeriCorps alumni, returned Peace Corps volunteers, and other national service participants are encouraged to apply to our job openings.

Urban Teachers does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national and ethnic origin in hiring and employment, nor in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and other programs.

Urban Teachers Values

WE SERVE CHILDREN.

Children are the center of our work. We rely on the communities we serve to guide and inform the decisions we make about our curriculum, program and practice.

WE ARE AN ANTI-RACIST ORGANIZATION.

We are committed to ongoing knowledge seeking, reflection, and action to deliberately oppose racism.  We are an inclusive organization that values the diversity of people, backgrounds and perspectives. We are active allies who pursue justice in the communities in which we live and work.

WE ARE LIFE-LONG LEARNERS.

We are dedicated to continuous improvement, innovation and excellence. We strive to be on the forefront of what is best for teacher education and students based on research and practice.

WE VALUE EACH OTHER.

We value each other as whole people. We are servant leaders who foster a supportive working environment that is empathetic and caring, and values direct, constructive feedback.

How to Apply

Please complete an application here: https://urbanteacher.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=189

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: data, data analysis, Education, and evaluation. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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