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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.

At Partners in Education, we are an equal opportunity employer but we are more than that. We have a clear vision to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. Partners in Education recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

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 Raymona Burton, Office Manager at 419-242-2122

Our offices are located at 1500 N. Superior, Suite 306 in the Early Childhood Education Center in the 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 

Executive Director – JOB ALERT



Partners in Education (PIE) is searching for a dynamic, experienced, collaborative and mission-driven Executive Director. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Partners is focused on its mission of “enhancing student success through community engagement.” The ideal candidate knows the important role that education plays in creating an equitable community, and has a proven track record serving as a trusted thought leader in educational partnerships to enhance student success. The Executive Director has overall strategic and operational responsibility, including fundraising, for PIE’s programs and execution of its mission.Bachelor’s degree in education, public administration, business administration or a related field required. Interested candidates should forward a resume and summary of management experience to [email protected] by December 1, 2021. No phone calls please.



Position: Executive Director

Reports to: Board of Trustees

FLSA Status: Exempt


To lead Partners In Education of Toledo so that it establishes effective partnerships among NW Ohio public, private and charter schools and out-of-school times programs. To guide, manage and direct the staff in a manner that supports Partners In Education’s strategies, mission and values.


To raise contributed funding to meet budget needs, connect casual volunteers to the mission of Partners In Education.


Technical and Educational Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Social Media
  • At least five years’ experience in an administrative leadership role
  • Media knowledge and presence
  • Ability to work independently and anticipate the needs of the organization and the Board of Trustees
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, public administration, business administration or a related field


Results and Expectations

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Partners In Education’s Board of Trustees by providing essential information so they can effectively develop organizational strategies, goals and priorities and assure that they are being met.
  • Facilitate the development and lead the implementation of strategies for Partners In Education by assuring the establishment of a strategic planning process, a methodology for measuring progress and assuring the implementation of key strategies.
  • Establish and maintain Partners In Education’s progress by establishing and effectively executing school partnerships, postsecondary preparation programs, afterschool program quality buildings, literacy/mentoring programming and parent involvement in education.
  • Accomplish Partner In Education’s objectives by establishing action plans, budgets, timetables and outcome measurements; obtaining and allocating resources; reviewing progress; making
  • Mid-course corrections; and communicating with Board and staff.
  • Assures the financial stability of Partners In Education by developing and implementing, in conjunction with the Board, effective strategies for funding the organization including fundraising events and activities, contracts, sponsorships and grants.
  • Effectively administer Partners In Education’s finances by preparing forecasts and budgets; developing and providing background information; developing and enforcing accounting policies and procedures; and ensuring financial obligations are made and kept in a timely manner.
  • Selects, develops, and increases the effectiveness of staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and where appropriate, disciplining staff; communicate values, strategies, and objectives; assign accountabilities; plan, monitor and appraise job results.
  • Build and maintain a high performance, continuous improvement culture by involving employees in the development of programs and actions plans; actively solicit employee feedback.
  • Create an understanding and positive image of Partners In Education’s objectives and issues and represent Partners In Education to the community at large and to key stakeholders by building and maintaining strong relations with school and community leaders, partners, employees, supporters and other stakeholders; assure the development and implementation of a marketing plan for Partners In Education.
  • Maintain confidence of Board members and protect operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Complete special projects assigned by the Board of Trustees in a timely and effective manner and accomplish project objectives by coordinating project resources and timetables with affected staff, Board members and external resources.


Leadership and Behavioral Competencies:

  • Stakeholder Focus. Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external stakeholders, e.g., volunteers, staff, Board members, Partners; acts with stakeholder in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with stakeholders and gains their trust and respect.
  • Strategic Agility. Sees ahead clearly; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods: can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Hiring and Staffing. Hires the best people available; is not afraid of selecting strong people, assembles talented staffs; is a people builder.
  • Managerial Courage. Doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and actionable positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to problems on any person or situation, quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative actions when necessary.
  • Business Acumen. Knows how organizations work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends and information affecting Partners In Education; is aware of best practices in working with schools and the community.
  • Integrity and Trust. Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.
  • Interpersonal Savvy. Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and across, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact.
  • Communication Skills. Can write and speak clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect; provides the information people need to know to do their jobs/fulfill their roles.
  • Process Management. Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient workflow; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.
  • Drive for Results. Can be counted on to meet deadlines and accomplish work in a timely, professional manner and with a high degree of accuracy; is productive and organized, setting appropriate objectives, manage time, establish priorities, and follows through.
  • Is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of others with whom she/he works; encourages collaboration; can be candid with others; can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to others; can solve problems with others with a minimum of noise.


Candidates should submit resume to Kevin P. Mullan at [email protected] No phone calls please.

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to wear mask and hand sanitize. Social distance guidelines are strictly enforced.


Education Specialist 


Reports to: Director of Career Programming

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

If you love working with middle school students, enjoy inquiry-based, hands-on teaching and STEM activities, please apply for this position! We want to add more incredible educators to our team.

Program Purpose:

                    The mission of College & Career Ready, Set, Go! is to equip and empower middle school youth to graduate from high school and achieve success in education and employment after high school through hands-on activities, career-focused opportunities and family & community engagement. 

The Education Specialist will build the quality and impact of this program by:

  • Creating a post-secondary education and career readiness culture among middle school students and their families;
  • Leveraging relationships with education, business, and community partners;
  • 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.
  • Ensuring we meet outcomes required of us by our funders, donors and stakeholders.

Primary responsibilities include working as a team with the Program Manager to prepare materials for and facilitate hands-on, inquiry-based lesson plans (with a STEM-focus) 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 (Mid-September-Late May) and during agreed upon administrative hours when the program is not in session. This program takes place during the school day from 9am-3pm and is scheduled when class time is available at each school and will also be delivered remotely in the fall for students with blended school/at-home learning situations.

Key Qualities of the Education Specialist for College & Career Ready, Set, Go!

Able to:

  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for the topics to create a positive learning experience
  • Utilize with fidelity the inquiry-based, 5E model lesson plans for College & Career Ready, Set, Go! program for Partners in Education.
  • Work well with middle school student populations in a classroom environment.
  • Handle a classroom of students in a remote learning environment
  • Demonstrate empathy and respect for youth and families experiencing poverty.
  • Demonstrate cultural competency.
  • Communicate well with community partners to assist Program Manager in scheduling guest speaker opportunities, field trips, funding opportunities and other events for the program.
  • Record and manage student level data. Microsoft Excel skills are a must.
  • Communicate well to a variety of stakeholders in both written and oral communication.
  • Collaborate with local school teachers, principals and staff to ensure high-quality program facilitation.
  • Organize materials for effective instruction.
  • Able to work during the day time between 9:00am-3pm Monday-Friday. Exact teaching schedule will depend on the needs of the school.
  • Possess reliable transportation and/or internet access at home.
  • Clear a criminal background check
  • Spanish or Arabic speakers a plus.

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Education or teaching certificate, and at least one year of classroom teaching experience

Starting pay is $16.00 per hour with opportunities available for raises and advancement. 

 Estimated  Start Date – 11/15/21

To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to Mr. Reed Steele, Director of Career Programming at [email protected].

Questions? Leave us a message 419-242-2122 and we will get right back with you.


Site Coordinators and Substitute Site Coordinators – Mentors in Toledo Schools/TutorSmart Afterschool Tutoring

Reports to: Director of Tutoring Programming

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

If you love being around school age students, have a passion for early literacy and enjoy working with volunteers, please apply for this position! We want to add more amazing staff to our impressive team of professionals.

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 supporting classroom instruction using teacher-crafted materials.  TutorSmart is an afterschool math and literacy tutoring program with a unique model that offers high-quality tutoring, daily progress evaluation and academic support. 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 Director of Tutoring Programs. Work may begin remotely this school year using Google Classroom to mentor and tutor while students are learning at home. The TutorSmart Site Coordinator reports to the Director of Tutoring Programs. Most work is in-person for this program.

 Job Type: Part-time 12-15 hours per week; 30 weeks during the normal school year, $13.00 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 (tech savvy) 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 – Friday, 8:30am – 12:00 noon or 2:30-6:00 PM during the academic year.
  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.
  13. Spanish or Arabic speakers a plus.

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 $12.50 per hour. The program runs October- May of each school year but summer hours may also be available.

 Estimated Program Start Date – Immediately.

To Apply:

Please email resume and cover letter to Sharonda Diggins, Director of Tutoring Programs at [email protected]

Questions? Leave a message at 419-242-2122 and we’ll get right back to you.




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To learn more about careers with Partners in Education, please contact Raymona Burton at [email protected]