PowerMyLearning
  • 19-Nov-2021 to 18-Jan-2022 (EST)
  • Remote, USA
  • $50
  • Hourly
  • Contract

Position: Professional Development Facilitator (hourly contract position)

Location: Remote


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 Development Facilitator is an hourly contractor role that serves as part of PowerMyLearning's Professional Learning Team and reports to the Senior Manager, Program Development.

The Professional Development Facilitator delivers engaging and interactive educator workshops on a variety of best practices in teaching to schools across the country. Topics include: social emotional learning, culturally responsive education, family engagement, collaborative learning, student agency, and data-driven decision making.

Educators love our interactive workshops and our dynamic facilitators! Here's a snapshot of the feedback from participating teachers:

  • "The breakout room conversations were really powerful and helpful."
  • "I loved creating an action plan for how I can engage parents and students at the same time in their home language."
  • "The journaling piece allowed me to reflect on my own experiences and how they may impact my students."

For more information, you can find an overview of our programs here: https://powermylearning.org/learn/programs/


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare for workshops by becoming a subject matter expert in each of our core workshop topics, refining workshop talking points, and practicing facilitation skills.
  • Deliver interactive workshops to teachers at our partner schools in Los Angeles and New York City, where we have regional offices, as well as other partner schools nationwide.
  • Review survey results from workshops to continuously strengthen facilitation.
  • Share feedback from the workshops to inform program development.
  • Communicate your availability and reliably attend scheduled commitments.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Passion for PowerMyLearning's mission and values
  • 2+ years of K-12 teaching experience
  • Engaging and dynamic presentation skills
  • High degree of comfort in facilitating meetings using Zoom or similar tool
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Proven organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently

Preferred

  • Experience coaching and providing other professional development to teachers

COMPENSATION AND LOGISTICS

  • Compensation to be earned at a rate of 50 dollars/hour for approximately 2-6 hours per week. This includes 1 hour of prep for each workshop and 1-1.5 hours for workshop delivery.
  • You can expect to facilitate between 1-3 workshops per week depending on your availability and our partner schools' needs.
  • You must have availability during one or more of the following times:
    • Mondays from 1-4pm ET/10am-1pm PT
    • Tuesdays from 4-7pm ET/1-4pm PT
  • You are responsible for ensuring that you have the necessary tools to provide remote workshops, including a quality computer with Microsoft Office Suite installed, stable Internet access supporting video delivery and appropriate video background.

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 people of color.

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