NIET comprises a diverse staff of educators, researchers and policy experts, who work together with our state, university, district and school partners to build educator excellence.
Our team holds four core values central to our work supporting educators to provide opportunities for all students: excellence, teamwork, enthusiasm, and a focus on student outcomes.
We believe in the potential of all students to reach high levels of academic achievement. We are unwaveringly student-centered in our decision-making and prioritize the needs of students as we work in states, universities, districts, schools and classrooms.
Current Employment Opportunities
Tennessee Networks and East Team Special Projects Director
The Tennessee Networks and East Team Special Projects Director will lead NIET's work to support district networks and special projects in Tennessee. Initially, the director will lead the Tennessee Rural Acceleration and Innovation Network (TRAIN). The network director will support rural districts to design and implement comprehensive plans and professional learning for supporting the continuity and acceleration of learning throughout 2020-21, including both virtual and in-person school settings. The position is based in Tennessee, with a willingness to travel up to 50% of the time. Download the job description.
Accelerating Character Education and Development (ACED) Project Assistant Director
The Assistant Director position will support the development of new character education tools and resources for school leaders. Exemplary candidates will be able to demonstrate strategic, innovative thinking; develop content and training materials for school leaders; and provide support and coaching for school leaders to strengthen character development in their schools. The position is remote, with a willingness to travel up to 50% of the time. Download the job description.
Senior Specialist - Arkansas
The Senior Specialist position supports all aspects of NIET's implementation and management of district and school improvement services to include professional development, trainings, coaching, general partnership support, the school review process and evaluation, and special projects, as assigned. The role is based in Arkansas and will primarily serve Arkansas, but is a national role and will have at-large responsibilities. Download the job description.
Senior Specialist - Indiana
The Senior Specialist position supports all aspects of NIET's implementation and management of district and school improvement services to include professional development, trainings, coaching, general partnership support, the school review process and evaluation, and special projects, as assigned. The role is based in Indiana and will primarily serve Indiana, but is a national role and will have at-large responsibilities. Download the job description.
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The work we do at NIET helps to ensure that all students have access to an effective teacher in the classroom. Our work gives all students a fighting chance.Davita Lancelin, Louisiana and LA BOLD Director
I have always believed that teaching is a noble and important profession. Teaching is part of who I am. I truly appreciate the opportunity to be part of an organization that acknowledges the value of teachers and enhances the entire teaching profession. My passion for our work is grounded in the belief that teachers are worthy of our efforts and that teachers can make a difference for so many children and young adults.Sheila Talamo, Senior Program Specialist