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Employment at Partners in Education 

Interested in working for Partners in Education? Our team members have the opportunity to work with nonprofit organizations, families and children facilitating and managing fun activities to support Partners in Education’s mission of Student Success through Community Involvement. Join us in our efforts to support success for all students in Northwest Ohio.


Resumes and cover letters are required for all positions. They may be emailed to the Executive Director at

Organization Description:

Partners in Education is the employer for this position. Partners in Education (PIE) enhances student success by engaging the community in increasing the supports available to students in school and out-of-school through the Northwest Ohio Afterschool Alliance, Parent and Volunteer Engagement programming and a variety of high quality K-12 mentoring and tutoring programs.

Partners in Education requires that a criminal history background check be conducted on prospective employees as a condition of employment.

General questions? Please contact our Office Manager at 419-242-2122

Our offices are located at 1500 N. Superior, Suite 306 in the Summit Annex of Toledo Public Schools Administration Complex, Toledo, OH 43604.

We make every effort to keep the information on this site current. Due to unanticipated circumstances, however, there may occasionally be a delay in revising information. Therefore some positions posted here may no longer be open, and others may be available that are not yet posted. We regret any inconvenience this may cause. Partners in Education is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Employment Opportunities 


Education Specialist – Success Mentors & College & Career Ready, Set, Go! – Seeking dynamic teachers who want a non-traditional teaching experience.


                    The mission of College & Career Ready, Set, Go! and Success Mentors is to equip and empower middle school youth to graduate from high school and achieve success in education and employment after high school.     

The Education Specialist will build the quality and impact of these two programs by:

  • Creating a post-secondary education and career readiness culture among middle school students and their families;
  • Leveraging relationships with education, business, and community partner
  • Ensuring all students, mentors and parent coaches are provided with high quality opportunities, experiences and activities focused on helping students succeed in post-secondary education, ranging from two- or four-year colleges, apprenticeships, or certification programs, and to be successful in the workplace.


Primary responsibilities include working as a team with the program manager to plan and facilitate hands-on, inquiry-based lesson plans in a school setting with middle school students. Activities also include incorporating teachers, parents and mentors to create a fun, positive learning environment. Daily attendance is critical every day the program is in session at school (October-May) and during office hours when the program is not in session. One program is during the school day; the other is afterschool. We are seeking a dynamic, outgoing team member who loves working with people and enjoys hands-on STEM and STEAM educational activities.


Position Requirements

  • Able to create new and utilize with fidelity inquiry-based lesson plans for our career-readiness programs for Partners in Education.
  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree in Education. Teaching certificate and at least one year of teaching experience preferred.
  • Must enjoy working with middle school student populations.
  • Experience working with youth and families in an urban school environment preferred.
  • Experience with community partnerships.
  • Experience managing data. Microsoft Excel skills are a must.
  • Experience with mentoring and/or post-secondary preparation programs preferred.
  • Individual must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Individual will work in close collaboration with local school teachers, principals and staff.
  • Must be highly organized and a self-starter.
  • Must be able to work during the day time between 9:00am-6pm Monday-Thursday.
  • Experience with social media and online communication a plus.
  • Must clear a criminal background check and have reliable transportation.


Compensation:  Full- time, 40 hours per week. $15-$16 per hour.


Applying: Please email or mail your resume and a cover letter to the College & Career Program Manager, Reed Steele, at or call 419-242-2122 for further information.



Site Coordinators and Substitute Site Coordinators – Mentors in Toledo Schools

Program Description: Mentors in Toledo Schools (MiTS) is a literacy-based tutoring program targeting students in grades K through 3 in several Toledo Public Schools. Students receive half-hour one-to-one tutoring sessions Monday through Thursday during the regular school day (days may vary based on school needs). The primary focus is on reading intervention and assistance. All adult participants must meet TPS’s background check requirements for working with students.

Job Description: The Site Coordinator is the MiTS on-site person that makes the mentoring process work at each school. Coordinators have the overall responsibility to assure that the mentors and students have an excellent experience each day at the school. They support teachers’ and administrators’ direction to provide the students extra attention to enhance their classroom performance by organizing tutoring activities from teachers and helping mentors utilize them with individual students. The Site Coordinator also assists with daily data collection to help the program measure performance outcomes and ensure program fidelity. The MiTS Site Coordinator reports to the MITS Program Manager.

 Job Type: Part-time 12-15 hours per week; 30 weeks during the normal school year, $12.00-12.30 per hour.


  1. Desire to work with adult mentors performing a community service
  2. Desire to help children succeed in the school environment.
  3. Computer literate in email, Google products such as Google Sheets and Google Docs, Microsoft Office and general familiarity with spreadsheets and online applications.
  4. Available to prepare for and run programs Monday – Thursday, 8:30am – 12:00 noon October through May.
  5. A desire to mentor and tutor students, coordinate with teachers, principals, staff and mentors.
  6. Strong communication skills.
  7. Capability to maintain the organization of mentoring supplies and data.
  8. Ability to recruit, retain and support mentors.
  9. Reliable, versatile and a self-directed multi-tasker. Able to manage multiple systems.
  10. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  11. Experience teaching or working in an educational setting preferred.
  12. Must meet background check eligibility requirements.


Organization Description: Partners in Education enhances student success by engaging the community in increasing the supports available to students in school and out-of-school through programs and services including Mentors In Toledo Schools, College & Career Ready…Set… Go, Success Mentors, Parent University and the Afterschool Alliance of Northwest Ohio.


To Apply:

Please email resume and cover letter to Kyle Grefe, Mentors in Toledo Schools Program Manager at Questions? Call 419-242-2122

MiTS Site Coordinator Daily Duties:

  1. Contact teachers daily before mentoring begins to communicate plans. (students, #of mentors, special teacher requests).
  2. Update forms to reflect teachers input.
  3. Setup for mentoring stations. (Chromebooks, Folders, Supplies, Books, Daily Lesson Plans.)
  4. Collect and ensure materials are in folders and boxes.
  5. Greet mentors. Review lesson plan (if required).
  6. Collect students from their classrooms and walk them to mentoring and return.
  7. Handle any student needs.
  8. Pack up stations when tutoring is done and return to storage. Reorganize folders if required for the next day. Maintain all materials in closet in a tidy manner.
  9. Ensure tutoring data is entered by mentors or transcribe to computer.
  10. Email Daily Feedback Report to active mentors, teachers, administrators and staff.
  11. Email Daily Student Schedule Report to the mentors arriving the next day and to staff


Ongoing Duties:

  1. Set up two sets of folders for the year with stations, teacher’s and student names.
  2. Nurture mentors and students. Verbal praise, incentivize, and motivate.
  3. Cover program manager on communications.
  4. Input new students and new mentors into the spreadsheet.
  5. Update daily schedule when mentors tell/email you schedule changes.
  6. Identify options for mentor coverage during absences.
  7. Communicate to the Program Manager quickly should any issues arise.
  8. General support of program goals may require additional responsibilities including a few hours assisting with special events or recruiting events for the program.


Rate of pay & available hours:

Compensation for Site Coordinators is based on completing all actions necessary to maintain the program outcomes as described above. The hourly rate is $12 per hour. The program runs October- May of each school year.

 Estimated Program Start Date – 10/1/18


Education Specialist – Parent University Child Care

This position is for a contracted service provider.

Program Description

Parent University is an initiative sponsored by Toledo Public Schools to educate, engage and inspire parents and families in the Toledo-area. Parent and family workshops are offered throughout the school year on a variety of topics from student success to parent leadership to family health and safety. Classes are free and open to the public.

Location: Work locations will vary depending on workshop locations.

  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Hours Per Week: Varies (3-8)
  • Salary: 10.00 – 12.00 per hour commensurate with certification and experience

Questions? Contact: Parent Engagement Manager, Erin O’Bryan-

Job Description:

Parent University Education Specialists will:

  • Facilitate hands-on activities with a variety of children ages 1-10 during parent engagement and family workshops.
  • Ensure the health and safety of all children under your care and the safe return of each child to their parent or caregiver.
  • Report data. Maintain accurate/required paperwork (i.e. attendance records, etc.) for purposes of evaluation/reports, etc.
  • Communicate successes and challenges to Parent Engagement Manager as they arise.
  • Undertake and perform additional duties as directed by Program Manager.
  • Model a culture of collaboration and excellence.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Be adept at working with diverse populations in a variety of settings from classrooms to libraries to parks to coffee shops.
  • The ideal candidate will have had some teaching or student teaching experience in an early education or elementary school setting. An understanding of inquiry-based instruction is helpful. Some college coursework preferred.
  • Excellent college internship opportunity.


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To learn more about careers with Partners in Education, please contact Dionisia Vasquez at