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  • Posted: Sep 27, 2023
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    The Teach For All network is developing collective leadership in classrooms and communities around the world Teach For All is a network of 48 independent, locally led and governed partner organizations and a global organization that works to accelerate the network's progress.
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    Leadership Director, Global Leadership Accelerator

    Position Summary 

    • Teach For All is seeking a Leadership Director for our Global Leadership Accelerator. Teach For All is working to grow collective leadership so that all children can fulfill their potential.  We recently launched an exciting new initiative, a Global Leadership Accelerator, to grow the leadership of tens of thousands of leaders who are working to reimagine education around the world. This includes hundreds of staff supporting 15,000+ teachers currently in classrooms, and close to 90,000 alumni leaders, reaching millions of children in 60 countries and growing. 
    • The Global Leadership Accelerator is working to cultivate deeply conscious leaders who, grounded in a clear sense of purpose, are capable of working collectively in deep partnership with many others to disrupt inequitable systems and imagine new ways forward.  
    • You will join an entrepreneurial team that is working to accelerate the leadership and impact of thousands of incredible social entrepreneurs, teachers and other leaders around the world who are reimagining education. You will play a key role in designing transformative leadership experiences, launching new experiments and partnerships, and supporting the growth of leaders across a global network. You will report directly to the Head of the Global Leadership Accelerator.


    You would be responsible for launching new leadership programs and scaling up successful efforts, globally and also within the Africa region. Type of initiatives might include:

    • Design and execute a new leadership program for CEOs and senior leaders  to grow their leadership (e.g., navigating conflict, managing uncertainty, mobilizing movements)
    • Co-design a systems leadership fellowship to support  emerging alumni leaders in positions of influence with their systems (e.g, policy leaders, school leaders) 
    • Work with our Global  Learning Lab to grow the leadership of thousands of teachers across our network in line with our latest research from transformational classrooms
    • Scale up a global suite of online management & leadership programs in partnership with our organizational development specialists and regional teams
    • Coach senior  leaders to address limiting mindsets and beliefs
    • Contribute to our growing suite of initiatives to develop equity-centered leadership

    Day-to-day responsibilities may include:

    • Partnering with teams across the global network to diagnose leadership needs of key stakeholders (e.g., CEOs, senior leaders, managers, teachers, alumni)
    • Co-designing the vision & scope for new leadership development programs
    • Building strategic partnerships with external partners to co-create flagship programs
    • Leading project teams to manage delivery of leadership initiatives from initial idea to execution (e.g., design, communications, marketing, enrollment, delivery,  measurement) 
    • Leading workshops or coaching sessions with senior leaders
    • Capturing impact data and stories of progress so we can continually learn & adapt
    • Contributing your ideas to inform the broader strategic directions of the Accelerator


    You will show demonstrated strengths in many of the areas below, and will also be able to provide an honest self-assessment of where you need further support.

    • Expertise in leadership development and/or organizational development with demonstrated experience in coaching others,  leading teams or working with senior leaders
    • May bring additional experience in one or more of the following areas: coaching, classroom and/ or school leadership, adult learning & development, systems leadership, community organizing, diversity, equity & inclusion, agile or adaptive leadership
    • Expertise in designing and facilitating in-person and/or online learning experiences, including community-building
    • Exceptional strategic thinking abilities with proven track record of diagnosing and solving complex problems and working with ambiguity
    • Strong relationship management skills, with ability to influence and mobilize others while working virtually and remotely; thrive in collaborative environments
    • Superior project management skills; self-starter who can manage and independently prioritize across multiple streams of work in a global, fast-paced dynamic environment
    • Demonstrates a commitment to disrupting inequitable systems and ability to work in diverse global environments 
    • Operates with entrepreneurial spirit; able to envision and seed new opportunities.
    • External presence and judgment, with experience in building partnerships.
    • Committed to Teach For All’s purpose, vision and core values 


    • Minimum of 8-10 years professional experience required
    • Experience working and/or living in the region required
    • Willingness and ability to reside and work (authorization) in region long-term required

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