Type: Full-time 

Start Date: August 10, 2020

The Director of Teacher Residency, Relay Online will work closely with Relay online faculty and deans, and in partnership with multiple schools across the country, to continue building an innovative support system for brand-new teachers within their schools. The Director of Teacher Residency for the online campus will lead the training and development of a cohort of Teachers-in-Residence; support other online faculty members leading cohorts of Teachers-in-Residence; and collaborate with Relay leadership and partner schools to manage and continuously improve the program. 


  • Build and sustain collaborative relationships with partner organizations and leaders of the schools in which residents are employed to ensure alignment and support are in place; serve as liaison between Relay and school leaders/partner contacts 
  • Design, deliver, and continually improve regular Deliberate Practice sessions for residents on implementation of instructional skills
  • Teach core coursework to a cohort of residents
  • Serve as Faculty Advisor to a cohort residents, which includes coaching, supporting, and conducting observations
  • Train Resident Advisors in mentoring Relay residents, live coaching, evaluation on observation rubrics, and observation feedback
  • Train and coach Deliberate Practice coaches in delivering weekly Deliberate Practice, live coaching, and feedback
  • Coordinate with Relay professors and partner schools to identify and assist struggling residents and tailor Deliberate Practice to residents’ coursework and needs
  • Assist with additional instructional projects, as needed



First and foremost, the Director of the Teacher Residency Program for the online campus must share the team’s sense of urgency about the need to improve student outcomes through phenomenal teacher training.  Our goal is to create a world-class school of education that provides a pathway into the classroom as a fully certified, qualified, and capable teacher during the first year of full teaching responsibilities.  Additionally, candidates for the position must have the following:

  • Master’s degree
  • At least six years of instructional experience (at least three years of successful instructional leadership)
  • Commitment to building strong relationships with current and prospective partners 
  • Experience developing teachers’ instructional skills through coaching and practice-based professional development
  • Experience with educational technology and digital learning models/applications, demonstrating a strong track record of program design, integration, evaluation, and iteration
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with diverse populations
  • A proven aptitude to teach, lead, inspire and persuade others 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Belief in Relay’s mission and educational model
  • Strong student and team orientation, and collaborative nature
  • A demonstrated passion for closing the opportunity gap
  • Authorization to work in the United States



Relay GSE offers a competitive salary and benefits package for full-time employees.


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