PowerMyLearning
  • 01-Nov-2021 to 31-Dec-2021 (EST)
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Contract

Position: Professional Learning Consultant (Per Diem/Part-Time)

Location: Greater Los Angeles


ABOUT PowerMyLearning

At PowerMyLearning, we believe that students are most successful when supported by a triangle of strong learning relationships between students, teachers, and families. We partner with schools and districts nationwide to transform teaching and family engagement through professional development services and through our award-winning innovation, Family Playlists. PowerMyLearning is especially committed to students from low-income communities, students with learning differences, and English Language Learners.


POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Professional Learning Consultant will play a crucial role in implementing the professional development component of PowerMyLearning's services to schools and districts within the Greater Los Angeles region. This role reports to the regional Director of Programs (DOP). The primary place of work for this role will be within PowerMyLearning's partner schools across the Greater Los Angeles Area.

The Professional Learning Consultant will manage partnerships and deliver professional learning and program training services to schools. This work will include the facilitation of professional development workshops and professional learning communities, one-on-one and small group coaching on instructional best practices identified in the PowerMyLearning Framework for Teachers. They will support additional professional learning team efforts as outlined below.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead program implementation for a caseload of partnerships, including both in-person and remote support as determined in collaboration with the schools and districts
    • Manage relationships with school and district-based project managers and school leaders, including providing regular progress updates as determined for each partnership
    • Collaborate with administrators and teachers at partner schools to develop goals to increase student achievement related to the programming sold to their schools
    • Deliver high-quality professional development services grounded in the PowerMyLearning Framework for Teachers (including coaching and workshops) to schools and districts in their region
    • Provide on-site guided support to teachers (demonstration teaching, classroom observation, feedback discussions, etc.) as they explore different ways they can strengthen learning relationships with students and families to support student success
    • Work with teachers to set professional goals aligned to PowerMyLearning's Framework for Teachers and collect data and evidence of progress towards those goals
    • Ensure proper tracking and documentation of all partnerships, including of lessons learned to inform program improvement and evidence of progress toward student achievement and improved teacher instruction
  • Support development and sales teams through site visits, presentations, meeting attendance, and data gathering
  • Communicate experiences and feedback from the field to inform program and partnership development
  • Understand and communicate PowerMyLearning's mission and approach to staff, constituents, and other stakeholders
  • Provide feedback based on personal experience in the field to PowerMyLearning National staff as they develop new teacher tools and consistently improve PowerMyLearning's programs and services

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Passion for PowerMyLearning's mission.
  • Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field
  • 3+ years of K-12 teaching experience
  • Experience coaching/mentoring teachers
  • Experience working with youth and low-income communities
  • Experience with leveraging technology to support instruction
  • Experience with Culturally Responsive Teaching principles and practices
  • Experience with Social Emotional Learning principles and practices
  • Demonstrated experience leading presentations and/or training sessions
  • Proven organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage a complex schedule
  • Capacity to thrive under pressure while working on multiple tasks and projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility when priorities change

Preferred

  • Experience managing school partnerships
  • Experience working with an English Language Learner population
  • Experience writing or developing lesson plans and curriculum
  • Experience overseeing or leading professional development
  • Master's degree or above in relevant education field

COMPENSATION

Compensation will be highly competitive and paid on a Per Diem basis.


TO APPLY

Qualified candidates will need to submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter (outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, and how you heard about this opportunity). To get started, fill out our quick application on the right.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


PowerMyLearning is committed to building a diverse team of staff and strongly encourages applications from individuals of all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for this position.

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