Professional Development and Implementation Support Specialists (New York City Metropolitan)

  • Professional Development
  • New York City, United States

Professional Development and Implementation Support Specialists (New York City Metropolitan)

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing non-profit organization developing world class curricula for grades PK-12, is seeking Professional Development (PD) and Implementation Support (IS) Specialists to join our mission-driven team of professionals. At Great Minds, we believe every child is capable of greatness. Our mission is to ensure all students have access to a quality education and the full range of liberal arts and sciences.  


Company Profile
Founded in 2007, Great Minds is a rapidly growing DC-based non-profit operating nationwide that develops world-class curricula for grades PK-12.  Our mission is to ensure all students have access to a quality education in the full range of the liberal arts and sciences.

In 2010, Great Minds published the Common Core Curriculum Maps for ELA. The success of the ELA offering was followed by being awarded 3 contracts to develop a PreK-12 math curriculum for the New York State Education Department.  Great Minds owns this curriculum, which is now widely used throughout the US as Eureka Math.  Great Minds presently employs more than 200 people.
 
Great Minds’ business model has moved from grant and contract solicitation to direct revenue generation over the last 3 years. This model shift has produced consistent 20+% revenue growth year over year, in large part due to the success of Eureka Math. Great Minds recent release of Wit & Wisdom, their K-8 ELA curriculum, has already gained early adoption in the marketplace. With the imminent publication of core curricula in additional subjects, the company’s business model continues to evolve to sustain its steady and rapid growth.

For additional information please visit www.greatminds.org


Job Description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing non-profit organization developing world-class curricula for grades PK-12, is seeking Professional Development (PD) and Implementation Support (IS) Specialists to join our dynamic, dedicated team. At Great Minds, we believe every child is capable of greatness. Our mission is to ensure all students have access to a quality education in the full range of liberal arts and sciences. 
 
Primary Accountabilities:
  • The PD/IS Specialist will develop and maintain expertise in the catalog of Eureka Math PD offerings within a given grade band, e.g., PK-K, K-5, 6-8, 6-12, or 9-12.
  • Will travel to provide an estimated 50-60 days per year of on-site support (PD or coaching) to schools throughout the US, through assignments made by PD Services.
  • Will further support Eureka Math implementations by responding to implementation support inquiries via email or phone, or on-site visits.
  • Will develop specific implementation support plans for implementing schools and districts.
  • Additional responsibilities may include the development/revision of PD and IS offerings, training and support of PD/IS Specialists, attending national and state conferences and providing sales support in collaboration with Account Managers.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Mathematics, or a related field
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience teaching in or supporting teachers in a school or district using Eureka Math (or EngageNY)
  • Experience delivering professional development.

Preferred Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience teaching in or supporting teachers in a school or district using Eureka Math (or EngageNY)
  • 2+ years of experience delivering professional development at the district level
  • Experience developing original resources for professional development
  • Experience with virtual platforms such as WebEx or Zoom

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift 40 pounds
  • Able to lift and distribute materials associated with the delivery of an on-site professional development session
  • Able to stand for long periods of time in order to deliver on-site professional development

Details:

  • Remote
  • Full time, exempt
  • Immediate opportunities available, but required start date no later than June 2018; Minimum 15-mo commitment with possible 1-year extensions.

Please apply on our Careers page: https://greatminds.recruitee.c... If selected for an interview, a salary history and background check will be required.