NEA members: Paid opportunity for online coaches

Paid Opportunity for Online Coaches
NEA Early Career Learning Labs (ECLL)
2016-2017 Pilot Year

Early Career Learning Labs (ECLL):

The ECLLs are a blended learning professional learning opportunity that includes both local affiliate-based, face-to-face meetings and on-line coaching sessions around teacher-identified problems-of-practice.

Job Description for Online Coaches:

Online Coaches will be responsible for guiding and supporting a small group of Early Career Teachers (ECTs) in unpacking and learning around their problems-of-practice through a 6-8 week Learning Cycle process. Responsibilities include leading online video conference meetings (e.g. Zoom); leading asynchronous, online conversations; coaching small groups of ECTs (3-5) around their problems-of-practice; curating high-quality content to share; and attending all virtual NEA trainings and meetings.

Online Coaches are expected to spend 4-6 hours per week on this work. This position will pay $3000 for this pilot school year.


  • Experience and training as a coach or mentor to teachers
  • Experience leading and organizing professional development
  • Experience and knowledge of blended and online strategies
  • 24-7 access to a computer with webcam and audio
  • 24-7 access to the internet
  • Successful experience using online digital tools for communication and collaboration
  • Experience using digital tools to connect and learn professionally
  • Current NEA member

Application Process:

October 24 – Deadline for all applications

November 1 – Acceptance notifications and MOUs will be sent out

November 8 – Deadline for signing MOU and accepting the position

Week of November 14th – Initial training from 8:00-9:00pm EST

Click this link to start your application.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ann Nutter Coffman, or Maddie Fennell,