Digital Learning Associate

Achievement First - NY - Full time

Achievement First - NY - Full time

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Achievement First is looking for a Digital Learning Associate with an enthusiastic, collaborative, and problem-solving attitude to lead the support, implementation, training and ongoing refinement of our digital learning and technology integration work across our network of schools.

Responsibilities of the Digital Learning Associate will include but are not limited to:

  • Partner with other school-facing network teams to provide in-network consultations to our schools as needed for support and solutions to emerging needs
  • Partner closely with the Director of Digital Learning to coordinate strategies and implications for technology infrastructure, hardware, and software in schools.
  • Focus on project management, and sustainability planning
  • Provide software documentation and training materials to Digital Learning Liaisons who support software at the school level
  • Develop and manage technology systems to connect Digital Learning software and hardware to our network and schools
  • Manage partnerships with education technology vendors to ensure that systems requirements are implemented as expected and escalating technical issues for timely resolution
  • Engaging with teachers and students to solicit feedback on digital learning software and technology hardware.
  • Establishing and implementing digital learning systems and best practices

Skills and Characteristics

The ideal candidate meets most of the criteria below and is eager to learn and develop in all of them.

  • Understanding of educational technology and digital learning approaches
  • Knowledge of Google Chrome and Chromebook operations
  • Strong problem solver who can effectively be diagnosing each problem so that the right resources can be brought to bear
  • Strong project management
  • Ability to provide strong communication and vision
  • Able to develop and manage toward long-term strategy, while executing on short-term needs
  • A determined leader willing to do “whatever it takes”
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; flexible, able to work autonomously as well as take direction as needed
  • Background in SIS and data management
  • Calmly handles ambiguity and is resourceful in pursuit of outcomes
  • Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and “roll-up-my-sleeves” attitude

Educational Background and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from a competitive college or university, Master’s degree preferred though not required
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in leading efforts to integrate technology into classroom teaching
  • Experience with educational technology and digital learning models/applications, demonstrating a strong track record of program development and integration
  • At least 2 years experience in classroom teaching and management, preferably involving technology and blended learning models.  

How To Apply

Complete the application form to submit both a cover letter and resume. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

In your cover letter please describe your overall interest in the position and how your professional and/or academic background makes you a good fit.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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Role

K12 School Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

Achievement First

Achievement First, a non-profit 501(c)3 charter school management organization, operates 34 public charter schools in Brooklyn, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. 

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