Design Principal

Education Elements - San Carlos, California or Remote - Full time

ORGANIZATION: Education Elements

POSITION: Design Principal

LOCATION: Remote USA, East Coast Preferred



Starting Salary: $80,000.00

About Us:

Education Elements is a consulting firm that works with districts to build and support dynamic school systems that meet the needs of every learner, today and tomorrow. We take the time to understand the unique challenges school leaders face, and then customize the Education Elements approach for each district. We have worked with hundreds of districts across the country. We bring deep expertise, design-thinking, expert facilitation and the spirit of collaboration, along with our extensive toolkit of resources and technology, to deliver sustainable results.


  • Design and facilitate strategy sessions for district leadership teams
  • Design and lead professional development sessions for teachers, coaches, and principals
  • Manage relationship with district and school partners as a project lead
  • Maintain project plans and communicate project status to stakeholders
  • Lead projects ranging from instructional model design, blended and personalized learning implementation, curriculum adoption, leadership development and capacity building, professional learning strategy, and district strategy
  • Speak confidently about the landscape of digital content and ed tech tools
  • Effectively communicate in-person, over the phone, and through email
  • Escalate project issues to the Partner on projects, when necessary
  • Collaborate effectively with Education Elements team members, both local and remote


  • Experience facilitating professional development and/or strategy sessions
  • Exceptional skills as a communicator and synthesizer
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to balance work on multiple projects
  • Creative thinker who can develop new content or improve on existing content
  • High level of comfort with technology, with experience using technology in an educational context preferred
  • Knowledge of education sector, with 3+ years of experience teaching and/or leading projects in a school or district environment preferred
  • Willingness to travel 50%
    • Beginning Fall 2021 (planned), this position requires 30 - 50% domestic travel. (not sure the percentage we used to say)
    • Education Elements has a mandatory COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Policy and travel guidelines to help ensure our employees' and clients' safety when we return to travel. Our policy includes support for anyone opting to receive the vaccination, and a reasonable accommodation process for anyone who requests exemption due to religious belief or medical reasons (as outlined in our policy)

Why Ed Elements:

  • At Education Elements, you will be challenged every day because we are growing quickly and are relentless in our pursuit to find better ways to support schools and districts
  • We form deep relationships with our district and school partners
  • We constantly teach and learn from each other
  • We have an collaborative, passionate, and fun team
  • We are recognized thought leaders in school redesign and district transformation
  • Students in schools that work with Education Elements are more engaged and achieve higher results
  • Teachers in schools that work with Education Elements are more satisfied and believe they have more impact on their students
  • Leaders that work with Education Elements see us as a trusted advisor
  • We offer a generous benefits package including a variety of 100% paid medical, dental, and vision plans to choose from; Freedom PTO; 401K

Education Elements has a No Salary Negotiation Policy for this role. We have implemented this as part of our commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization and to ensure that we do not contribute to pay inequities that often exist for women and people of color.

Our Commitment to Diversity:

We believe creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive work community is crucial to best serving the districts and schools we represent. In order to achieve this goal, we are intent on creating a welcoming and supportive multicultural environment. We openly encourage, respect and celebrate the diversity we are resolved to cultivate. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

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Education Elements

Education Elements is a consulting firm that works with districts to build and support dynamic school systems that meet the needs of every learner, today and tomorrow.
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