We’re hiring! Two positions with Best Starts’ Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices team

Best Starts for Kids is hiring two positions to support our Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices (TIRP) in the school environment strategy. Best Starts for Kids’ TIRP work is grounded in the belief that all children and young people can succeed and thrive. We are partnering with schools and communities to change the narrative to recognize the potential in every child, and we are building safe, supportive, respectful and engaging schools and communities. These positions will primarily support evaluation for TIRP strategies and building an ongoing learning community of awardees. The Social Research Scientist position will sit in Public Health Seattle & King County’s Assessment, Policy Development and Evaluation (APDE) division, while the Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices Program Coordinator position will report to the Strategic Advisor for Trauma-Informed Systems in Public Health’s Office of the Director.

Evaluator (Social Research Scientist)

The social research scientist will evaluate approaches that participating schools and communities are using to build capacity to use Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices (TIRP) that will lead to improved school environments and student outcomes.  The evaluator will use a participatory approach and conduct the mixed-methods evaluation in collaboration with the TIRP Steering Committee.

This position closes on September 10 at 11:59pm.

Click here to read the full job description and apply online.

Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices Program Coordinator (PPM II)

The Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices Program Coordinator supports the Strategic Advisor for Trauma-Informed Systems and the Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices Program. This position is will act as the primary point of contact for the TIRP Steering Committee, and support the TIRP Program Manager in monitoring contracts and implementation of a learning community for awardees. The position will also provide technical assistance to awardees as needed, and support the Best Starts TIRP Evaluation team in coordinating activities with TIRP awardees.

This position closes on September 10 at 11:59pm.

Click here to read the full job description and apply online.

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