Amplify
A pioneer in K–12 education, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and formative assessment.
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Professional Learning Specialist, K-8 Literacy (Northeast/Midwest) at Amplify (Remote)

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A pioneer in K-12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products turn data into practical instructional support to help students at every skill level build a strong foundation in early reading and math. Our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of all their students. Today, Amplify serves over eleven million students in all 50 states.
A pioneer in K-12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products turn data into practical instructional support to help students at every skill level build a strong foundation in early reading and math. Our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of all their students. Today, Amplify serves over five million students in all 50 states.
Employment type:Full Time
Location: Regional and national in-person session delivery is required. States include NY, NJ, MD, CT, DE, MA, DC, OH, IN, WV, PA, MI, IL, WI, MN, IA
All Professional Learning Specialists must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Currently, wearing masks and following social distancing guidelines are at the discretion of session participants and the Professional Learning Specialists (unless district requests for all in attendance to wear masks).
Amplify is reimagining the way teachers teach and students learn. We believe high-quality instructional materials and technology can empower classroom teachers to offer more personalized instruction and accelerate the potential of individual students to become more active, engaged learners.
Our goal is to make education, and thereby the world, more equitable. We create education products that celebrate differences in life and thought as well as ideals we may hold in common. We help teachers craft rigorous learning experiences that reflect the diverse histories, cultures, and identities their students bring to the classroom. We also help teachers support their students in constructing, questioning, expanding, and strengthening knowledge of where they come from and who they are becoming. To do this, we hire and develop people with the broadest range of talents, life stories and experiences, and together we build a diverse and inclusive culture. If this resonates with you, we invite you to come and work with us!
About the Amplify Literacy Professional Learning Specialist Role
If you are passionate about developing students' literacy skills, the power of reading and writing, the power of data to drive instruction, and maximizing teacher's instructional time to improve outcomes for all students, and if you enjoy coaching and collaborating with educators, then please apply to be one of Amplify's K-8 Literacy Professional Learning Specialists.
We are looking for people who love early and middle school literacy, who can coach teachers and administrators and manage engagements across multiple schools, who enjoy teaching and learning, and who are team players.
Your job will be to train and coach teachers and instructional leaders to help them make the implementation of Amplify literacy curriculum and assessments a success in their classrooms, inspiring both student learning and engagement. You will train and coach on multiple products from Amplify's literacy suite, including Amplify CKLA, Amplify ELA, Amplify Reading, mCLASS, and mCLASS Intervention. In addition to training educators, as a full time Amplify Professional Learning Specialist, you will support hiring and onboarding of, modeling and mentoring for seasonal Professional Learning Specialists. You will be part of a regional cohort of Professional Learning Specialists and will travel primarily within your region, with potential to travel beyond occasionally based on customers' needs.
Amplify offers unlimited PTO, approved at manager's discretion pending business needs. As a Professional Learning Specialist, PTO is limited between June and September.
Responsibilities of the Professional Learning Specialist:
  • Facilitate initial training workshops and follow up strengthening workshops, both in-person and remote, for groups of up to 30-40 teachers
  • Conduct in-person and remote coaching sessions with smaller groups of educators
  • Provide support to teachers by modeling, co-teaching, observing, and providing feedback
  • Lead national office hours
  • Support team and department-wide initiatives and special projects as assigned
  • Frequent travel required; up to 80-100% during peak summer delivery season

Basic Qualifications:
  • K-5 or Middle School ELA classroom teaching experience
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate professional development for teachers and/or instructional leaders
  • Proven knowledge of current early literacy instructional best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to implement instructional strategies that enhance participant engagement and equity of learning
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated proficiency with technology-based productivity tools, including Microsoft Office, Google Applications, video conferencing tools, etc.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Understanding and compassion for the role of the teachers and leaders
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education or related experience
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching with an Amplify literacy product
  • Prior experience as an Amplify Professional Learning Specialist for 1 or more Amplify literacy products, with a record of strong customer satisfaction
  • Instructional leadership experience as a coach or school or district leader
  • Bilingual Spanish speaker
  • Experience working with diverse student populations (English learners, SPED, Gifted/Talented, etc.)
  • Demonstrated client/partnership management experience
  • Master's or Advanced Degree in Education

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.
Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.
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What are Amplify Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have a variety of employee-led ERGs whose goal is to create a safe space for employees of all backgrounds and identities to find community and support in their personal and career development.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
We offer Pet Insurance options through Nationwide.
Wellness Programs
We offer a premier subscription to CALM, an award-winning mindfulness app as well as health club discounts through our Employee Assistance Program with Aetna.
Mental Health Benefits
Mental Health benefits, including access to therapists, is available through our Employee Assistance Program. We also offer employees the opporutunity to complete Mental Health First Aid training.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
All full time, part-time and temporary employees over the age of 21 are eligible to partiicpate in our Fidelity 401K and/or Roth 401K plan after 30 days of employment.
401(K) Matching
Amplify provides 100% match on first 1% of employee contributions and 50% match on the next 5%, with an annual maximum employer match of $3,000.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Amplify does offer performance bonuses dependent upon the nature of your position .
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Amplify offers a backup childcare solution through Bright Horizons.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Occassional Happy Hours during company functions.
Relocation Assistance
If an eligilbe employee is asked to relocate as part of their job, Amplify may reimburse them for reasonalbe expenses.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Fully remote employees, not assigned to an office, are eligible for internet reimbursement up to $40 per month.
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Tuition Reimbursement
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