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PPS- Climate Change and Climate Justice Programs Manager

July 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Posting Timeline- Open till filled

Portland Public Schools envisions every student, every teacher, every school succeeding. As we commit to a major transformation under new, nationally recognized leadership, we are actively seeking talented, driven professionals who are energized by big challenges. If you are solution-oriented, a strong communicator and collaborator, and passionate about urban education, then this is the place for you!

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) VISION 

In order to develop emotionally and physically healthy, fully-engaged 21st-century citizens, PPS believes every student should participate in instruction that features dynamic problem-solving and integrated, personalized, and contextualized learning experiences. These transformative school and community based experiences will be a catalyst critical for closing the racial, gender, linguistic, and economic opportunity gaps.


We are seeking a dynamic leader with a demonstrated record of improving student performance and eliminating achievement disparities to join us as our Programs Manager of Climate Change and Climate Justice. The Programs Manager of Climate Change and Climate Justice is a critical leadership position. As the Programs Manager of Climate Change and Climate Justice you will report to the Senior Director of STEAM in the Office of Teaching and Learning.You will take a leadership role in the district’s work to identify and highlight exemplary climate change and climate justice curriculum already being taught in PPS classrooms, and to support the development of additional climate change and climate justice curriculum, inclusive of student and community voice. You will serve as a strong collaborator across the Department, District and Community, especially the student-led Climate Justice advocacy group, the Climate Justice Committee, the PPS Board Student Representative, and the District Student Council.

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