Professional Learning Trainer, Harmony and Inspire

Learning and DevelopmentRemote, United States Scottsdale, Arizona San Diego, California San Francisco, CA Los Angeles, CA Dallas, TX New York, New York Chicago, Illinois Jackonsville, Florida Indianapolis, Indiana Seattle, Washington Denver, Colorado Boston, Massachusetts Austin, Texas Detroit, Michigan Baltimore, Maryland Atlanta, Georgia New Orleans, Louisiana St Louis, Missouri Orlando, Florida Des Moines, Iowa


Position Summary:

The Professional Learning Trainer is responsible for proactively developing, growing, and retaining strategic, long term partnerships with new and existing - clients within an assigned geography or industry vertical. This individual will be responsible for working with and building relationships with select group of clients and prospective clients to ensure clients receive professional, effective, and expert professional learning support with team members to reach and maintain revenue goals and at the same time promote the SEC/NU System mission, vision and values.  The professional learning trainer - through Harmony and Inspire - will provide a variety of professional learning opportunities that could include Strong Start and Elevated training on Harmony SEL, academic integration, culture and equity, adult SEL, and more. The trainer will partner with Ambassadors to deliver ongoing expert consultation with districts and schools to ensure a strong implementation and commitment to SEC Programs. 


The Professional Learning Trainer, as a subject matter expert on social and emotional learning, will use approved program resources to build the capacity of clients both in onsite and online professional learning and coaching sessions; deliver train the trainer sessions and support the development of the internal, client-sponsored capacity to sustain program use; participate in account management activities to ensure strong implementation and commitment; demonstrate professionalism and qualities consistent with social and emotional competencies as conveyed by SEC Programs.  The trainer may utilize modules, webinars and other media to incorporate teaching and learning methodologies



Essential Functions:

  • The Professional Learning Trainer will develop strategic relationships with Pre-K superintendents, principals and teachers to encourage their adoption and effective use of Harmony SEL and Inspire Teaching & Learning.
  • Completes product certification and onboarding to ensure the correct processes are being followed and correct content delivery is maintained.
  • In collaboration with regional staff, provide supports to high and medium profile accounts in support of implementation Harmony and Inspire with fidelity.
  • Executes professional learning and coaching to assigned districts and organizations as established within the National University System (NUS) and SEC Programs partnerships.
  • Coaches and/or mentors using a range of strategies to build confidence and competency in instructional coaches, teachers, and administrators.
  • Establishes strong partnership relationships with assigned clients including administrators, teachers and staff.
  • Collaborates with Ambassadors and Client Success throughout the client onboarding and implementation process to ensure high quality and standardized approach to professional learning engagements, ensuring quality follow up and communication with clients.
  • Maintain accurate records of professional learning delivery and account management metrics, including inputting and reviewing training data in the CRM system
  • Integral to Harmony SEL is the element of strong relationship management. Relationship management includes quality interface with all current and potential points of contact across the schools involved in the SEC Programs. Building and maintaining effective working relationships with all stakeholders is critical to ensuring the highest level of service.
  • Engage in team meetings to understand key priorities and updates.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field required; Master’s degree, preferred, but not required; and three (3) relevant teaching experience preferred
  • Three (3) years’ in coaching, mentoring or training experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Project Management experience desirable.


Competencies / Technical / Functional Skills

  • Ability to understand, diagnose and plan for business issues, processes, structure, outcomes and profitability. Understands the implications of decision and actions, including a deep understanding of overall big picture of the business; capable of taking an idea from concept to reality.
  • Aptitude to drive towards achieving measurable and challenging goals to support organizational success. Demonstrate the ability to focus on achieving results consistent with the organization’s objectives. As a leader, develops goals based on the organization’s vision, mission and strategic goals and objectives.
  • Actively seeks opportunities to influence, build effective relationships and gain alignment with peers, functional partners and/or external partners to accomplish business objectives.
  • Ability to sense others’ feelings and how they see things; taking an active interest in the concerns of others, pick up cues to what’s being felt and thought and sense unspoken emotions and respond accordingly.
  • Familiarity with Pre-K through Twelfth grade, schools and community-based organizations for profit and non-profit sectors with a strong knowledge in child development.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to successfully communicate with a wide range of individual of constituencies in a diverse community making a positive impression in public forums. Ability to communicate competently orally and in writing, including public speaking, desirable.
  • Advanced use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite Applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and enterprise resource planning application software to generate well-formulated business reports.
  • Work independently and foster a cooperative spirit within a large and/or small team of diverse cultures and across the organization at all levels, while working in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines and frequently changing priorities.

The National University System is committed to maintaining a high-quality, diverse workforce representative of the populations we serve. As a network of nonprofit educational institutions, the System employs more than 3,300 faculty and staff and serves over 41,000 students. We are united in our mission to meet the global education demands of the 21st Century and are dedicated to creating a supportive academic and work environment that allows for students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity. With programs available both online and at our many campus locations, the National University System is a leader in creating innovative solutions to education and meeting the needs of our diverse student population, including adult learners and working professionals.

The National University System offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salaries, and an opportunity to work in an innovative environment that supports diversity. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. The System does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by state of federal laws.