"This is an opportunity to make real change to the educational landscape in St. Louis. It is a chance to shift focus from historical problems that exist in our current schools to the creation of a school that embodies transformative innovations to make them better.” Mia Howard, Founding Partner
The world’s economy and job markets are changing, and St. Louis is not keeping up. Our education system is becoming increasingly disconnected from our communities and children. Existing approaches to solving regional problems are not yielding the results we need.
Opportunity Trust’s mission is to build one of the most innovative public education systems in America right here in St. Louis.
Opportunity Trust envisions a St. Louis where every single person is able to find success in a rapidly changing world and a region that draws people from all backgrounds because of its renewed sense of possibility, growing economic opportunity, and safe, just and joyful communities
Annual Budget: $7.5MM
Execute Set and codify the academic vision and standard for the school to achieve academic excellence.
Empower Build partnerships and alliances in St. Louis to ensure Opportunity Trust becomes a foundational part of the community.
You report to Founding Partner, Mia Howard.
You will partner closely with the Chief Executive Officer, Executive In Residence and fellow EIRs.
Location: St. Louis
Start date: Summer 2020
Salary range: $90k-$125k
Your Future Legacy
You attracted and developed top talent to ensure future school growth, and dramatically close the opportunity gap in underserved communities.