The Partnership is committed to continuously building an anti-racist culture that promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in classrooms and in our home office. The Curriculum Systems Advising Coordinator will be someone who is excited to keep these values in mind when executing day-to-day tasks and responsibilities.

The Curriculum Systems Advising Coordinator  will play a vital role in our systems change work, which is focused on removing barriers and scaling successes for school transformation. The Curriculum Systems Advising Coordinator  will be responsible for project deliverables that support the adoption and implementation of high‐quality instructional materials, and chiefly responsible for deliverables tied to a multi‐year grant funded project to support implementation of high‐quality middle grades mathematics curricula in Los Angeles Unified.  More specific details are provided in the responsibilities section below.  In addition to working directly with LAUSD, this project also focuses on further developing our model of high‐quality curriculum implementation support, in collaboration with home office staff. As a member of the Mathematics team, the Curriculum Systems Advising Coordinator  will lead curriculum implementation systems advising work with LAUSD and support critical team systems and processes, working closely with the Director of Curriculum Systems Advising and Vice President of School Transformation to develop the organization’s capacity and expertise at the intersection of policy and practice. 

This position will require being in schools often (approximately 80% of the time) throughout the fall when they reopen, but working remotely otherwise, as the Partnership home office remains closed. As such, this position requires living in the Los Angeles area.


The Curriculum Systems Advising Coordinator’s key duties and responsibilities include the following areas: 

Project Management (10%)

  • Work with the Director of Curriculum Systems Advising and Vice President of School Transformation to develop and execute priority initiatives for math instruction at LAUSD schools; use data to track and monitor progress toward goals, and adjust course as needed

  • Maintain trackers for data, coaching, professional development, and other requests from Director of Curriculum Systems Advising 


Creating Materials (15%)

  • Assist with the development and use of mathematics curricular materials, including curriculum maps, common assessments, and other tools to support teachers and students in meeting the demands of Common Core


Capacity Building (35%)

  • Build teacher capacity to implement high-quality math instruction—to plan with high-quality curriculum, implement instructional routines,  assessment-related work, utilize curriculum maps, and use data to inform instruction

  • Lead and support teachers in developing collaborative environments focused on student outcomes; work directly with teacher leaders at the school site to plan for and lead inquiry cycles and data cycles with grade-level or department teams of teachers

  • Design and deliver local-district or school-specific professional development to improve the delivery of math instruction and provide teachers and leaders with instructional resources related to implementing high-quality math curriculum 

  • Facilitate ongoing data inquiries to determine progress and needs of school site instructional initiatives; support school leaders and teacher leaders in analyzing and responding to data

  • Assist math teachers with implementing technology-connected learning programs, and interpreting data provided by these programs to inform instruction 


Monitoring Implementation (25%)

  • Conduct classroom observations and coaching conversations to support teacher growth and promote student learning; assist site leaders to observe for and support effective instruction of high-quality curriculum

Teamwork and Organizational Culture (15%)

  • Participate as a member of the Academic Team and other relevant work groups to exchange information, coordinate activities, develop teacher support resources, and resolve issues or concerns

  • Contribute to positive Home Team and Academic Team culture



The ideal candidate will have:

Shared Beliefs:

  • Deep belief in the power of our communities, and respect and love for our families in Boyle Heights, South LA and Watts.

  • Belief in the Partnership’s mission, approach, and core values and a commitment to improving academic achievement for Partnership students

  • A commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment for all team members

  • Humility and respect for the hard work of school leaders, teachers, parents, and students

  • Reflective and a life-long learner

  • Unmatched work ethic

  • Highest level of integrity


Education and Experience:

  • At least 5 years of successful full-time teaching experience

  • At least 2 years of successful leadership experience within the school context (coach, department chair, BTSA coach, peer observer, etc.)

  • An earned master’s degree or advanced degree preferred; Mathematics degree a plus

  • A proven record of academic success working with students in historically underserved schools and setting high expectations for teachers and students

  • Completion of rigorous classroom observation training preferred; or commit to in‐depth training

  • Ability to travel between school site and home office (must possess a valid Driver’s License)

  • Smarter Balanced Item Reviewer and/or Writer a plus

  • Proficient in Spanish preferred  

  • Successful experience as a mathematics instructional coach

  • Training on coaching frameworks(s) is preferred

  • Experience leading teams through cycles of inquiry that have led to sustained improvement in teaching and learning practices

  • Experience working across multiple schools a plus

  • Experience and/or familiarity with Illustrative Mathematics curriculum a plus 



  • Leadership experiences designing, organizing, and facilitating professional development for adult learners

  • Instructional coaching, observation/feedback skills 

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, inspire, and build strong working and mentoring relationships with adults (required)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with administrative staff, instructional staff, and support staff (required)

  • Exceptional critical thinking skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment

  • A positive outlook, flexibility, and a sense of possibility in stressful situations

  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to utilize quantitative and qualitative analysis to support decision-making

  • Strong computer skills



The Partnership has recently completed a thorough study of market-competitive salaries, and has applied the learning from that study to salary offers for all home office positions. Our goal is to ensure that pay is fair for all staff members, both considering the market and considering pay equity among staff in similar roles in the organization. The Partnership offers a robust benefits package including employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance and a 403(b) retirement program. This is a full time, year-round position.

Please note: This role is funded through a grant, and as mentioned above, is helping us to explore the long-term possibilities of fee-for-service work. As such, this position has guaranteed funding for three (3) years, and will be re-evaluated at the close of the grant.



Partnership for Los Angeles Schools seeks to fill this position with someone who shares our values, including our organizational commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.  We encourage all interested individuals to apply — especially Black, Indigenous and People of Color; women; people from low-income backgrounds; people with disabilities; people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender or anyone belonging to any other federal or state protected category. The Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria, and general work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the job.


Please prepare your resume and a cover letter tailored to this position. You will submit your documents using our online application system here.

For technical assistance or questions, please email Diana Mosha (diana.mosha@partnershipla.org).

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Partnership for LA Schools has implemented a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine Policy for staff members. All new employees are required to be fully vaccinated a week before their start date unless they are approved for an accommodation due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief. 

For more information about this policy, please email the Manager of Home Office Talent & Organizational Culture at Melanie.Liu@PartnershipLA.org.


Department: Academic
This is a full time position

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