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Seasonal/Part-Time Professional Development Specialist

Company: imagine-learning
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Description Position at Imagine Learning Great Purpose. Great People.At Imagine Learning we ignite learning breakthroughs. It drives everything we do. We innovate together to support educators in creating those special moments when students experience the joy of learning at its best. We serve more than 10 million students and partner with more than 7,500 school districts nationwide.Envision Your Experience - Seasonal/Part-Time Professional Development SpecialistAre you a former teacher looking for an incredibly flexible seasonal opportunity that allows you to continue to positively impact the lives of students and teachers without being in the classroom? If so, our Professional Development Specialist position may be exactly what you've been looking for! As an experienced and successful professional educator, you'll provide content specific support, training, and guidance in the implementation of our blended and online learning programs in the K-12 environment. - You'll deliver workshops and sessions to teachers and instructional personnel on how to integrate digital solutions into their curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices, develop and modify student individualized learning paths, design classroom assessments, and run assessment reports. You'll deliver fee-based, engaging, small and large group presentations. - Workshops are delivered virtually (webinars) or onsite, based on the request by the school district.This mission critical role provides you with maximum flexibility to work during normal business days/hours, as your schedule allows. Hours fluctuate based on business demands, with peak times being July through October. During these months, our Professional Development Specialists are highly engaged and busy working. In the off-season, November through June, hours are minimal. In this role you are free to decline assignments that conflict with other plans you have, provided you have availability during the peak season. Please note that no minimum number of hours per week can be guaranteed for these positions. This role is best suited for you if you want to earn extra money, particularly over the summer, but don't require a set minimum earnings level each week or month.This is a per diem position with a highly variable/customizable schedule and is based out of your home office (must be in the U.S.). You can expect to travel up to 10-20% for delivery of professional development programs, so be sure you have a valid driver's license and automobile insurance and a clean driving record for at least the preceding 39 months.Imagine Learning offers competitive total compensation, including incentive opportunities for all regular employees.Share Your ExpertiseExperience, education, and qualifications essential for success in this role, include:

  • A bachelor's degree (graduate degree strongly preferred) and at least 2 years of experience with blended and/or online learning (5 or more years preferred).
  • Current or past teaching certification.
  • Experience delivering successful professional development, training, and/ or consulting services in an educational environment is strongly preferred.
  • Teaching and/ or curriculum and instruction experience, including interacting with and influencing key decision-makers is preferred.
  • Ability to work remotely and independently.
  • Ability to lead consulting projects proactively, delivering services on time and within budget.
  • Highly motivated, with demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills, self-directed and able to handle multiple priorities with demanding timeframes.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a high-quality results-driven, team-oriented environment.
  • Willingness and ability to work flexible hours and overnight travel is expected.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, online video chat and database software.
  • Ability to provide a current Fingerprint Clearance Card or provide proof of application within 7 days (upon hire).
  • To help ensure the safety of our valued employees, customers, and other business associates, Imagine Learning encourages employees to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated. Employees entering our office locations must be fully vaccinated or have received a negative COVID test result within 24 hours of their visit.Ignite Your Career We support your unique career journey by providing flexibility, investing in wellbeing, and propelling growth.
    • Imagine Learning is a hybrid workplace, with the majority of employees enjoying the opportunity to work from home within the U.S., Headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, we also maintain offices in Provo, UT, Austin, TX, Petaluma, CA, and Rock Rapids, IA.
    • We offer a comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees, including:
      • Multiple health, dental, and vision plans, including medical plans with zero employee premiums
      • 401k plan with a company match
      • Company-paid behavioral health coaching
      • 15 paid holidays, including a winter shutdown from Christmas Eve through New Year's Day
      • 15 days of accrued annual Paid Time Off (PTO) to start
      • Paid bonding leave when a new child joins your family
      • Paid volunteer hours and annual giving events
      • Imagine Learning is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
      • We offer a wide variety of professional development programs, including tuition reimbursement for eligible employees.Imagine Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to 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, veteran status, or any other protected status. Imagine Learning will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals as required by law.IND1#LI-Remote

Keywords: imagine-learning, Scottsdale , Seasonal/Part-Time Professional Development Specialist, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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