|School District/Employer:||The Holdsworth Center|
|Job Title:||Leadership Facilitator Contractor|
|Description/Notes:||The Holdsworth Center is a non-profit organization founded and largely funded by Charles Butt, Chairman and CEO of H-E-B, a regional retail company. Our mission is to impact, over time, the quality of K-12 public education for all Texas students by supporting and developing leaders. Based in Austin, Texas, our campus and programs are being developed in honor of Charles’ mother, Mary Elizabeth Holdsworth Butt, who was an educator, a philanthropist, and a lifelong champion for social justice.
We partner with public school districts over five years to help them grow outstanding leaders at all levels so that staff thrive, and students excel in every classroom. At Holdsworth, we believe leadership isn’t just about titles. We make a deep investment in leaders at both the district and campus levels, including teachers who lead students in the classroom and influence and lead their colleagues.
The Holdsworth Center is seeking Contract Leadership Facilitators who share a deep commitment to our mission and whose experience and vision will deepen our capacity and enhance our impact as we aim to be of service to public school districts across the state of Texas.
Contract Leadership Facilitators work on a team to provide high-quality facilitation for principals and campus teams (leaders) during sessions of our two-year Campus Leadership Program (CLP), as well as continuous improvement support during the two-year journey. Alongside other Leadership Facilitators and CLP staff, you will guide cohorts of leaders through the comprehensive, two-year program.
You must have a strong desire to help leaders in our program thrive in their careers and lead their campuses effectively. We are looking for individuals who share our passion for developing leadership in public education in order to increase excellent and equitable outcomes for all students.
As a Contract Leadership Facilitator, your services will support leaders to ensure maximum impact from their training and successful implementation of their learning at their home campuses. Services include building strong relationships with leaders and developing a psychologically safe environment where leaders can effectively work together on a range of issues.
This role is a contractual role for the next two academic years (SY23-24 and SY24-25). Contract Leadership Facilitator services include: a) attend all CLP session dates (primarily held in person at The Campus on Lake Austin in Austin, Texas) and facilitate learning; b) provide continuous improvement support for campus teams via phone or videoconference and in-person visits; and c) participate in onboarding, preparation, meetings, and networking around facilitation. A typical contract for July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2025 will include:
Attendance at all the following sets of CLP cohort dates for each cohort assigned:
2023 – July 18-21 (3.5 days); Sept 13-14 (2 days); Nov 2-3 (2 days)
2024 – Jan 23-25 (2.5 days); Feb 29-Mar 2 (2.5 days); Mar-Apr (3-4 days of virtual sessions with each of the campuses in your assigned portfolio, held on dates you agree with each campus); July 8-11 (3.5 days); Aug (3-4 days of virtual sessions with each of the campuses in your assigned portfolio, held on dates you agree with each campus); Oct 8-10 (2.5 days); Nov 13-15 (2.5 days)
2025 – Feb 5-6 (2 days); June 9-11 (2.5 days)
2023 – July 18-21 (3.5 days); Sept 13-14 (2 days); Nov 2-3 (2 days)
2024 – Jan 23-25 (2.5 days); Feb 29-Mar 2 (2.5 days); Mar-Apr (3-4 days of virtual sessions with each of the campuses in your assigned portfolio, held on dates you agree with each campus); July 12-15 (3.5 days); Aug (3-4 days of virtual sessions with each of the campuses in your assigned portfolio, held on dates you agree with each campus); Oct 16-18 (2.5 days); Nov 20-22 (2.5 days)
2025 – Feb 12-13 (2 days); June 12-14 (2.5 days)
12 days per cohort in 2023-24, and 12 days per cohort in 2024-25, for continuous improvement support for campus teams
Preparation time for sessions and continuous improvement support (8 days in 2023-24; 8 days in 2024-25)
Face-to-face and virtual onboarding, preparation and networking as a facilitator team (10 days in 2023-24; 8 days in 2024-25).
Contract value will be $44,100 over two years, based on assignment to one cohort ($525 per day rate for facilitation, onboarding and preparation time).
Build and maintain trusting relationships with campus leaders and Holdsworth staff, providing first line of support to campus leaders
Attend all program sessions and work as a team with Holdsworth staff, faculty and other Contract Leadership Facilitators to effectively facilitate program delivery as needed to drive coherence and meaning across the curriculum
Facilitate high-quality learning of session content
Analyze and make meaning of data from K-12 campuses
Provide tailored feedback to campus leaders on continuous improvement work
Provide coaching and support to campus leaders on continuous improvement work
Desirable candidates will have a range of prior experience and capabilities to include:
Experience delivering high quality adult learning/training and proven ability to facilitate engaging, challenging, and thought-provoking discussion among diverse audiences, manage group dynamics, and use questioning techniques to identify solutions and actions rather than taking a wholly directive approach
Experience in a leadership development and/or adult learning role (any sector) equivalent in scale and scope to this role, supporting the development of leaders of organizations through programmatic delivery and job-embedded change projects, encouraging a commitment to action and the development of lasting personal growth and change
Experience coaching and developing leaders in ways that enable them to make progress on their change project
Experience working in or with K-12 campuses, preferably in Texas
Ability to synthesize complex information and create clear and compelling learning experiences and materials
Credibility with school leaders, faculty/experts, and our partner organizations
Ability to work well in a team environment, collaborate with other faculty and experts and work with and relate to people from diverse backgrounds
Working knowledge of the education landscape in Texas, including knowledge of the context within which our participants work
Ability to travel for events
|How To Apply:||Interested contractors can submit a current resume and a cover letter here - https://holdsworthcenter.bamboohr.com/careers/48. If selected for the interview process, next steps are tentatively scheduled to begin February 2023, with the aim to issue contracts by April 2023.|
|Address:||4907 Ranch Road 2222|