Professional Learning Facilitator at Pearson

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At Pearson, we're committed to a world that's always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who push the boundaries of technology. We create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world's innovations. Within the Pearson Virtual Schools (PVS) division we have reimagined K-12 education through our virtual school and curriculum offerings. Our schools, Connections Academy and Pearson Online Academy, provide a best-in-class online learning environment for K-12 students to acquire the skills and confidence they need to adapt and thrive in a changing world. We also support school districts with curriculum, teachers, and technology as they make the shift to online. The COVID-19 pandemic introduced significant disruption and transformation to the K-12 learning market. And as a result, our category has seen explosive growth and our business has experienced enormous increases in awareness and enrolments. This presents an incredible opportunity for our team to chart a ground-breaking path through this shifting environment to achieve continued success.

Purpose Summary

Professional Learning Facilitators, under the direction of Service Delivery Partners, serve as the primary contact for their assigned schools regarding instructional support aligned to school improvement goals and implementation. This position focuses on individual and group professional learning that encompasses professional development and product training. The work Professional Learning Facilitators undertake aims to expand and refine customer understanding of research and data-based effective delivery of virtual education.

Core Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Serve as the single point of contact for schools regarding instructional support and product training aligned to school improvement goals.
  • Support School leadership and staff with the development and implementation of professional learning plans that support the instructional model and school improvement goals.
  • Collaborate with staff to learn alongside staff, model instruction, & provide coaching support for staff in their implementation, with the outcome of supporting school improvement goals.
  • Establish professional, collaborative relationships with leadership team members and staff.
  • Work collaboratively within the CSSD matrix to ensure schools have the necessary professional learning and resources aligned to SIP goals.
  • Create and maintain ongoing communication that provides information, data, and updates for all stakeholders.
  • Differentiate adult learning experiences in ways that make content relevant and enable learning.
  • Maintain current knowledge of state professional learning requirements to support the development of the school's professional learning plan.
  • Engage in continuous professional learning, understanding the latest educational trends and best instructional practices.
  • Through coaching, facilitate reflection on instructional practices and responses
  • Guide staff in using and interpreting data to adjust instruction, curriculum, and environment to inform school improvement decisions.
  • Promote consensus building, infrastructure development/refinement, and effective MTSS/RTI implementation.
  • Facilitate ongoing collaborative communication and support for teachers.

Required Skills, Experience, and Competencies
  • BA/BS degree required; MA/MS in Education preferred
  • Experience K-12 teaching or leader in a subject matter area (i.e., Education Leadership, Special Education, English as a Second Language, Reading Specialist, Math Specialist, etc.)
  • Knowledge on instructional strategies and best teaching practices, pedagogy and educational trends
  • Experience presenting to large groups and small groups of adult learners
  • Ability to work with limited supervision; willing to initiate and finish projects on own initiative
  • Ability to learn, adapt and be flexible to offer differentiated support to each school based on their instructional needs
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks, build trust, collaborate, meet deadlines, and work in a calm and efficient manner
  • Technologically proficient (especially with the use of the internet and Microsoft Office Products)
  • Some travel required
  • Experience and expertise with Special Populations and Professional Development trainings preferred

Key relationships
  • Works closely with Service Delivery Teams, District Partnerships Team, and Product.
  • Able to work successfully within and across a matrix system within Customer Success Service Delivery.

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $62,000-$70,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racistcompany in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.

To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Organization: Virtual Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 4081
More Information on Pearson
Pearson operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Chandler, AZ, Iowa City, IA, Minneapolis, MN, Tupelo, MS, Concord, NH, Hoboken, NJ, Albuquerque, NM and San Antonio, TX. Pearson was founded in 1871. It has 29811 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 1616 open jobs at Pearson, click here.
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