Digital Learning Consultant: Math Elementary Grades

PowerMyLearning - New York, NY - Full time


Position: Digital Learning Consultant: Math - Elementary Grades

Job Type:Contract

Location:National Office

ABOUT PowerMyLearning

PowerMyLearning is a national non-profit that leverages technology to strengthen the learning relationships among students, teachers, and families so that all students can succeed. Our work fosters growth in teachers as instructional leaders, in parents as support partners, and in students as learners who can meet the challenge of high academic standards.We partner with schools, districts, and after-school hubs to provide teachers with coaching and students and parents with devices and training. Underlying our work is our free web platform, PowerMyLearning Connect, already in use in more than 40% of school communities nationwide. We have demonstrated impact on student achievement and love of learning; teacher instructional practices; and parental confidence.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

PowerMyLearning is looking for an experienced, innovative and passionate math educator, with strong experience developing rigorous curriculum aligned to Common Core State Standards that integrates digital resources. As part of the Content Team, the Digital Learning Consultant: Math - Elementary Grades will work to identify, tag, and effectively package the best publicly available digital content for teaching, learning, and formative assessment for teachers, students and parents through PowerMyLearning Connect, PowerMyLearning’s free K-12 learning platform. This position is located in New York City and is currently scheduled to end by September 2018.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Curate high-quality, free, online digital learning activities and formative assessment items in math to be included on PowerMyLearning Connect
  • Tag new and current activities and assessments on PowerMyLearning Connect to the Common Core State Standards in Math and other metadata
  • Compose activity descriptions, instructions, and teacher notes to guide use
  • Collaborate with PowerMyLearning content and product teams and advisors to design rigorous playlists of digital learning activities and formative assessments for grades 3 – 5, ensuring superior alignment of products to Common Core Standards and instructional design principles
  • Ensure that activities, assessments and playlists are published in a timely and efficient fashion and meet all grant obligations

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Passion for PowerMyLearning’s mission
  • Strong working knowledge of digital learning landscape, especially open educational resources (OER)
  • Strong working knowledge of Common Core State Standards in Math, including best practices for determining and creating alignment of digital learning content to standards
  • At least 3 years teaching experience in Math grades 3 – 5, including experience incorporating digital resources
  • Strong project management skills including ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Exceptionally organized with great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, especially writing and editing succinct externally-facing text for teachers, students, and families
  • High level of comfort working collaboratively as part of a cross-functionalteams
  • Proficiency working with spreadsheets, Google Drive, and content management systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area; Master’s degree preferred

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

Please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, your current/most recent salary, and how you heard about this opportunity, to jobs@powermylearning.org using the following conventions:

Subject line: Digital Learning Consultant: Math - Elementary Grades

Cover Letter: yourfirstname_yourlastname_coverletter.doc

Resume: yourfirstname_yourlastname_resume.doc

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

PowerMyLearning is an equal opportunity employer. PowerMyLearning strives to practice and champion inclusiveness in our communities, and we aim to honor the diverse strengths, needs, voices, and backgrounds of all members of our communities. Candidates from traditionally marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.

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Experience Level

3 or more years

PowerMyLearning

PowerMyLearning is a national non-profit that leverages technology to strengthen the learning relationships among students, teachers, and families so that all students can succeed. Our work fosters growth in teachers as instructional leaders, in parents as support partners, and in students as learners who can meet the challenge of high academic standards.We partner with schools, districts, and after-school hubs to provide teachers with coaching and students and parents with devices and training. Underlying our work is our free web platform, PowerMyLearning Connect, already in use in more than 40% of school communities nationwide. We have demonstrated impact on student achievement and love of learning; teacher instructional practices; and parental confidence.

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