Professional Development Specialist (MI)

Professional Development Lansing, MI


Description

Position at Weld North Education - Edgenuity - Imagine Learning

Introduction

You deliver professional development sessions to teachers, academic coaches, and administrators on how to effectively implement the varied products to successfully impact classroom learning.   While out in the field, you always present a professional image to customers and prospects alike. All office-based employees or employees meeting face-to-face with other employees are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

About Us

Weld North Education (WNE) is a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for K-12 students. At WNE, we focus on building the best digital curriculum capabilities and resources to enable teachers, administrators, parents, and students to benefit from innovative technologies designed to maximize potential. Our teams are creating the future of integrated curriculum and assessments to transform the way teachers teach and students learn.

A Day in the Life as Professional Development Specialist

As a Professional Development Specialist, you work directly with teachers providing engaging, small, and large group presentations. You will become an expert on various WNE courseware. You assist in the coordination of on-site product training and professional development sessions to teachers and school administrators, as well as adjust professional development sessions within specified parameters to fit the needs of the participants.

You provide personalized on-site targeted support to teachers, academic coaches, and administrators. This may range from providing support on using WNE in a blended setting to enhancing the teacher`s current lesson plan. You also focus on helping educators analyze data and apply it to instruction, making data driven decisions to identify evidence of implementation successes and challenges.

At the end of the day, you track and submit detailed session training notes with follow-up next steps, completing all assignments in a timely manner.

Qualifications

-          Bachelor`s degree in related field.

-          Experience in K-12 Education required.

-          Experience in delivering successful professional development, training, and/ or consulting services in an educational environment.

-          Strong presentation and facilitation skills and previous experience training with technology products.

-          Excellent written and extraordinary oral communication skills.

-          Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

-          Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships with teachers and administrators.

-          Ability to be flexible and able to adapt to the immediate or unforeseen challenges.

-          Superb computer skills, particularly MS Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

-          Willingness and ability to travel up to 100%.

Compensation and Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and benefit choices. Our health & welfare benefits provide full-time employees both choice and value to meet the needs of our diverse workforce. We offer multiple health, dental, and vision plans to choose from including accident/critical illness insurance, pet insurance, identity protection, and others. We also provide (at no cost to employees) life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO, holidays, volunteer time off, and paid bonding leave, among others. We contribute to an employee's 401(k) and HSA account. And to support professional growth, we offer multiple training and development programs through our in-house university. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

WNE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.