Partnerships Coordinator
Job Details
Participate Learning - Chapel Hill, NC
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Partnerships Coordinator
Participate Learning is a force for good that connects teachers and students through global education programs to foster human understanding and create peace around the world. We offer purpose-driven, challenging work in a collaborative environment, a flexible and open culture, and encourage employees to pursue their professional and personal passions.
As part of our B Corp commitment, one of the important measures of the success of our business is the positive impact we make on our employees. Our work inspires everyone to be change agents, bringing more empathy and connection to the world.
 

Position Summary

The Placement Coordinator will serve as the primary contact for various school districts, ensuring successful placement of cultural exchange teachers. The Placement Coordinator works with district and school representatives, admissions specialists, and program managers to determine the best teacher/school matches. The Placement Coordinator facilitates the scheduling of interviews with districts and schools, confirms offers, and records all placement information in Salesforce. The Placement Coordinator also serves as the initial contact for all customer service requests related to teacher hiring, onboarding, and adjustment. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Serve as primary contact for teacher placements in various accounts, working closely with district/school administrators, program managers, and admissions team to determine best teacher/school matches.

  • Create booking pages, send candidate recommendations, arrange interviews, and finalize position details and offers.

  • Track and report all placement activity in Salesforce.

  • Coordinate with districts and Teacher Resources team on the arrival/transition of new teachers.

  • Facilitate transfer process for teachers who change districts between school years.

  • Support existing relationships to ensure Participate Learning remains a preferred vendor. 

  • Support the sales strategy, especially as it relates to teacher placement goals and staffing of global schools.

  • Share feedback from teachers, schools, and districts across the organization. 

  • Perform other duties as required to promote and support teachers and clients.

Key Skills and Education Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 1-2 years experience in a customer focused role in the education industry or equivalent

  • Knowledge of school district organizational structures, including policies and practices related to language acquisition and global education

  • Ability to effectively communicate, plan, and collaborate with a wide variety of constituents, including educators, internal staff, and school/district administrators

  • Strong customer service skills with ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers, clients, and senior executives

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with great attention to detail

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate cross-functionally

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Strong planning, organization, and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated passion for international education and educator professional development

 

Key measure for success

  • Achieve annual teacher placement goal that also yields high teacher retention rate

 

  • Due to the nature of our work with teachers and schools, COVID-19 vaccine is a requirement for new hires, however the company will consider accommodations for disability and religious reasons.
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