Educational Consultant (11 month term)

Pearson - West Palm Beach, FL3.8

Full-time
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**Description**

Pearson K-12 Learning is a global education company delivering award-winning learning solutions for early childhood through high school and more. Our interactive tools and content range from digital and print core curriculums, to supplemental content, intervention programs, and professional services. We partner with educators who are equally passionate about learning to help turn today’s classrooms into active workshops and inspire everyone to go further. Our comprehensive solutions are immersive, collaborative, and flexible - delivered online, offline, anytime. Our goal is to deliver the best possible learning experiences so that every student has the chance to succeed.

The **Educational Consultant** delivers professional development and technical assistance to schools that have contracted with Pearson, for professional development, and job-embedded services, also known as Partnership Plus.

This position requires deep knowledge and extensive experience with academia, standards-based school reform and the ability to deliver high quality job-embedded professional development and site-based technical support to school personnel using innovative Pearson products, technology resources and/or research-based methodologies for school turn around.

The desired applicants must have 5 years of highly-successful teaching experience in a K-12 school setting and preference will be given to candidates who can provide evidence through demonstration of existing knowledge of Pearson products, experience in effective coaching and training to teachers and teacher leaders.

The desired candidate will be a local dedicated resource in Palm Beach, FL. supporting Pearson’s math program _enVision_ Math 6-8. _enVision_ is Math is a Math curriculum for Grades K-12 that values the perspective of the learner, collectively and individually, and provides next-gen learning experiences that promote higher achievement and develop the competencies needed for college and career readiness. Interactive learning blends print and technology in a student-centered, teacher-inspired classroom.

The Palm Beach Partnership Plus will work with the Gates Grant partners to support Palm Beach teachers who have less than 4 years of teaching experience to target instructional support to meet the needs of student who are at risk.

+ Partnership Plus will be responsible for co-developing innovative professional development..

+ Partnership Plus will be responsible for developing and delivering key implementation rubrics and psycho social indicators and collaborating with Gates Foundation partner, University of Delaware, to measure their reliability and validity.

**Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to meet the Intended Outcomes Aligned to Product Implementation Essentials for** _enVision_ **Math: **

**Effectively implement classroom components and resources in the program: **

+ Apply the philosophy, pedagogy, and basic organization of the program.

+ Implement each segment of the daily instructional block.

+ Differentiate instruction based on student need.

+ Effectively manage an _enVision_ classroom, technology integration and devices.

+ Implement Instructional plan and assets in the teacher app.

+ Effectively utilize data and reporting tools to impact instruction and decision making.

+ Show growth in reading level: growth equivalent to 2 months implementation.

+ Model coaching conversations that support admin with providing effective teacher feedback.

**Job-Embedded Coaching and Modeling**

+ Model coaching conversations that support admin with providing effective teacher feedback.

+ Coach teachers to apply the philosophy, pedagogy, and basic organization of the program.

+ Differentiate instruction based on teacher/student need.

+ Coach and model the day in an envision Classroom / instructional features.

**Observation and Support**

+ Observe classroom practices following the professional development to identify implementation progress of the key instructional features of the myPerspectives program:

+ Provide teachers with critical feedback to guide implementation progress of the key instructional features of the program

+ Provide feedback on observable practices learned from Model Lesson / Lesson Study opportunity

**Data-Based Decision Making**

+ Support teachers and administrators to:
+ Use of the two dashboards within the product (Performance and Assignment).

+ Effectively utilize envision data and reporting tools to impact instruction and decision making.

+ Differentiate instruction based on student need.

**Administrator Coaching Tips for enVision Teachers**

+ Support administrators to:
+ Utilize _enVision_ tools to determine the implementation needs.

+ Observe the strategies and practices implemented in the instructional block and provide teachers with feedback on implementation.

+ Understand and identify the philosophy, pedagogy, and basic organization of the program.

+ Support implementation of selected Pearson solutions, as needed, including:

+ Classroom coaching.

+ Facilitation of training to support implementation.

+ Provision of onsite technical support.

+ Regular and ongoing communication with school and district leaders.

+ Support Consulting Services business development by:
+ Assisting in the recruitment of new Consulting Services schools.

+ Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of Consulting Services offerings.

+ Presenting Professional Development and Job Embedded programs to large and small audiences.

**Qualifications**

+ Master's Degree or higher.

+ Experience offering workshops/coaching to teachers.

+ Experience with classroom-based technology integration.

+ Experience with differentiated instruction.

+ Demonstrated success as a classroom teacher and at least five years of successful experience as a K-8 professional.

+ Strong collaboration and team building skills.

+ Knowledge of standards-based reform, curriculum, instruction and assessment.

+ Ability to plan strategically with and coach school leaders and classroom teachers.

+ Ability to provide instructional support relating to effective teaching strategies for teachers across content areas using instructional technology.

+ Excellent organizational and communication skills.

+ Strong problem-solving skills.

+ Excellent ability to present content to large and small groups (effective presentation skills.)

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

**Desirable Skills and Competencies: **

+ Scaffolding instruction for English Language Learners.

+ Scaffolding instruction for students with disabilities.

+ Strategies for the effective classroom use of instructional technology.

+ Programs and services to support community outreach.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

**Primary Location: ** US-FL-West Palm Beach

**Job: ** Professional Development

**Organization: ** North America

**Employee Status: ** Fixed Term

**Job Type: ** Standard

**Shift: ** Day Job

**Job Posting: ** Aug 21, 2019

**Job Unposting: ** Ongoing

**Schedule: ** Full-time Regular

**Req ID: ** 1911060

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.