Professional Learning Group Manager

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

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IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 6 million students worldwide, is seeking an enthusiastic, talented, and very motivated individual who has a passion to integrate technology and best practice instruction into the classroom to help all students achieve results. This individual will possess a deep commitment to professional development best practice that equally supports teacher impact and company sales success.

As the Professional Learning Group Manager at IXL, you will serve as a beacon of insight and creativity into how our customers can best use our world-class educational software, combined with best practice instructional strategies, to achieve instructional goals.

In addition to working with customers, you will lead a team of regionally-based Professional Learning Specialists to deliver high quality live webinars, virtual and on-site professional development sessions, and live events that highlight product implementation and inspire product usage.

You must be highly organized, focused, creative, well-spoken, polished, and have a desire to lead and develop a collaborative, high-energy team.

This is a full-time position in our San Mateo office, and will report directly to the Marketing Manager for IXL.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Develop and lead your team to success
  • Deliver high quality live and virtual professional development sessions to customers to drive customer engagement and usage of IXL
  • Travel domestically to deliver high quality professional development sessions to schools and districts – 30% possible travel
  • Manage coordination of professional development sessions for assigned customers
  • Help customers achieve educational objectives by creating learning experiences that align with school initiatives, goals, and desired outcomes
  • Actively participate in the development and improvement of professional development products and programs to build the success of internal and external customers
  • Collaborate with other teams to design professional development materials and programs that meet the needs of our customers
  • Partner with Customer Success and Sales team members to effectively manage and grow customer relationships
  • Develop and conduct internal trainings as needed to support all employees

What We're Looking For

  • BA/BS degree – Master’s Degree a plus
  • 5+ years of educational professional development experience
  • 5+ years of leading, coaching, and developing teams
  • Experience teaching in a K-12 setting
  • Familiarity with web-based technologies to support instruction
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - dynamic, enthusiastic, upbeat individual who connects well with others and has a positive, collaborative attitude
  • Organized, methodical, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently, from start to finish
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Self-starter and quick learner with a passion for improving education through technology
  • Experience using, Google Apps, and WebEx products

About IXL

IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: delivering an immersive learning experience to all students, in all grades and subjects, in schools and homes worldwide. With 1 in 8 U.S. students already learning on IXL (answering over 50 million questions every day!), IXL inspires educators and learners around the world and is changing how students feel about learning and about themselves.

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