Job Report for April 17, 2017

Good Morning Everyone!

This week, we have 10 great positions in instructional design and other EdTech positions . For instance the Foundation Project is seeking to add a Curriculum Design Manager to their team. While Knewton, is looking for a new Content Developer for their New York location. Meanwhile, CUNY  is searching for a new director for their Online Education department at Lehman College. Also Long Island University is seeking for an Instructional Technologist.  Another Higher Ed opportunity is at Rutgers University. Rutgers is seeking a Training & Consultation Specialist. On the other hand, Foundations List, is looking for a College Prep Instruction Manager. Meanwhile KickUp, in Philadelphia is seeking a Content & Research Specialist

Another great position is at the Foundation Center. The foundation is seeking a Curriculum Design Manager. Furthermore Knewton is seeking  a Content Developer to join their team. Also the United Nations International School is seeking a Director of Modern Languages. Another great opportunity is at Hot Bread Kitchen. They are looking for a Consulting Teacher/Curriculum Developer for their Bakers in Training division. Finally, Search Consulting  is seeking a Instructor/Data Analyst for their Learners with Autism.

Happy Job Hunting!

Ameenat

1. Foundation Center -New York, NY

Job Title: Curriculum Design Manager

Job Description:

Foundation Center is seeking a proactive, creative team player to provide expertise and guidance on curriculum and content design and delivery.

Foundation Center is looking for a Curriculum Design Manager to join its Social Sector Outreach (SSO) team. The Curriculum Design Manager will manage SSO’s curriculum/content design efforts, coordinating the creation of programs for in-person and online delivery. SSO is one of the Center’s most forward-facing units and engages directly with a diverse network of constituents through our vast in-person and online network. Our team contributes to the success of the social sector by connecting nonprofits to the resources they need to thrive. This includes the development and delivery of key offerings such as tools, trainings, and convenings at our 5 regional hubs, 450+ Funding Information Network locations in 11 countries, as well as web-based programming via live and recorded webinars, chats, discussions, and more.

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2. Knewton - New York, NY 

Job Title: Content Developer

Job Description:

Knewton is on a mission to personalize education for students around the world. We’re looking for high energy, master content developers to create as well as identify, evaluate, and edit open educational resources, thereby fueling Knewton’s adaptive learning platform. Your work will help to make adaptive learning accessible for students and teachers around the globe. In the process, you’ll interact with our Sales, Product Design, Product, Engineering, and Data Science teams. You’ll develop a whole new vocabulary and a set of skills you never knew existed. Come be part of something amazing.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Analyze pedagogical strategies underlying instructional content
  • Describe and align educational content to standards
  • Create or improve upon student-facing learning experiences and pair this instructional content to assessments
  • Work closely with vendors and subject matter experts to curate and develop content
  • Evaluate ‘learning experience’ content by recognizing prerequisite knowledge the content assumes and identifying specific learning outcomes the content targets 

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3. United Nations International School (UNIS) - New York, NY 

Job Title: Director of Modern Languages

Job Description:

Under the auspices of the United Nations and guided by its ideals, UNIS provides an inclusive and diverse learning environment in which rigorous international programs foster academic excellence, innovation, creativity and cross cultural communication to educate and inspire its students to become an active force in shaping a better world: peaceful, compassionate and sustainable.

Learning at UNIS is guided by the UNIS Mission and Guiding principles, and is defined in the UNIS Teaching and Learning Policy. It is aligned to the Common Ground Collaborative and IB Approaches to Teaching and Learning. All job descriptions at UNIS are interpreted in the context of these standards

Position Purpose

The Director of Modern languages will provide leadership in the department, professional development for instructional improvement based on current research, will stay abreast of trends and issues in language instruction, will bring innovation, inspiration and energy to the team, will collaborate with teachers across the school to promote instructional and assessment consistency and a common shared understanding whilst assuring an articulation of the curriculum, both horizontally and vertically. This role will be supported by Team Leaders and Teacher Leaders throughout UNIS and will report to the Executive Director.

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4. Hot Bread Kitchen - New York, NY

Job Title: Bakers in Training (BIT)Consulting Teacher/Curriculum Developer

Job Description:

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Hot Bread Kitchen creates economic opportunity through careers in food. We do so through our three programs: Bakers in Training, an intensive, paid on-the-job training program in bread-baking for women who face significant social and economic disadvantages; HBK Incubates, a culinary incubator that provides licensed commercial kitchen access and business development support for food entrepreneurs; and All Hands & the Cook, a women-owned cooperative business that provides skilled, on-demand kitchen support for the food industry.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We seek a teacher/curriculum developer to prepare motivated women for apprenticeship in the food manufacturing industry through an intensive four-week training program. The program goal is to develop appropriate workplace behaviors in social skills, communications and technical skills. The 120-hour training curriculum will include lessons in math and English, professional (soft) skills/work readiness, English as a second language, kitchen math and science, food safety and sanitation, and basic baking and culinary training. This teacher/curriculum developer will be responsible for developing curriculum and delivering instruction in math and English and soft skills/work readiness. S/he will also be responsible for coordinating with other teachers to facilitate the other parts of the curriculum.

This is a consultant position for 20-40 hours per week starting immediately through June 30. Work may require flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

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5. Foundation List -  New York, NY

Job Title: College Prep Instruction Manager

Job Description:

THE PROGRAM

SEO Scholars is a free eight-year academic program that gets highly motivated, low-income public high school students to and through college.

THE JOB

The Manager of College Prep Instruction is responsible for managing SEO’s college advising instruction and curriculum. S/he recruits, hires, and directly supervises all 11th and 12th grade part-time advisors, instructors, and writing coaches. The Manager is the main liaison to test prep partners including the coordination of schedules and instructor selection. S/he is also responsible for 11th and 12th grade parent engagement.

The ideal Manager of College Prep Instruction is results-oriented with an unquestionable commitment to high-quality work. We seek a highly organized manager, adept at overseeing complex projects with a passion for ensuring high-quality instructional practices.

 THE TEAM

The Manager of College Prep Instruction works collaboratively with a team to ensure consistent facilitation that supports the implementation of SEO’s unique college advising program. Comprehensive training in SEO’s college advisement is provided. The position reports to the Assistant Director of College Admissions.

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6. Lehman College - Bronx, NY

Job Title: Online Education Director

Job Description:

Lehman College is seeking a Director for the Office for Online Education. This position will report directly to the Vice Provost for Academic Programs and will act as the College's senior administrator charged with the oversight of all facets of online instruction, from web-enhanced learning experiences to hybrid course development and fully online programming. The College is searching for a seasoned leader who has the experience and know-how to lead a team to develop and launch new programming. The successful candidate will have the administrative expertise to lead the Office for Online Education's further development as a vehicle for student success.

The successful candidate will provide leadership to faculty and administrators about all aspects of online program development and course design, including the innovative use of technology in instruction, faculty development, and the growth of online programs. The Director will demonstrate a deep understanding of learning theories and online pedagogies and their relationship to program development. The Director will collaborate with faculty and administrators on planning based on established best practices; oversee the work of the instructional design and blackboard teams; and manage the development and assessment of online programs and courses in consultation with faculty, program directors and deans.

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7. Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NY 

Job Title:  Training & Consultation Specialist

Job Description:

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Training and Consultation Specialist for the Department of Pediatrics at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Provides advanced level consultation, technical assistance, product development, and training services consistent with identified project goals and objectives. The Training and Consultation Specialist provides research, advanced level training, product development, and technical assistance in areas that include (1) integrated employment for persons with disabilities, (2) management training for managers in human services, (3) transition to post-secondary education and/or adult services, and (4) person-centered community living and careers. The Training and Consultation Specialist will be primarily responsible for the development and delivery of training in keeping with evidenced based and best practices in the field, consulting on such topics as supported employment, transition services, effective program management, quality service indicators, etc. Responsibilities include assisting in the planning and coordination of trainings; the development and dissemination of the Boggs Center materials, responding to requests for information, and working collaboratively with state and national partners in the field. The effective Training and Consultation Specialist works equally well within a team structure for collective design, planning efforts and problem solving and independently in the field across settings and situations.

 

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8. Search Consulting - Mountainside, NJ

Job Title: Instructor/Data Analyst for Learner's with Autism

Job Description:

Instructors provide direct instruction to young learners with autism using the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA), as well as programming and curriculum design under BCBA oversight.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Clinical Instruction
    • Provide in-session instruction to assigned learners
    • Demonstrate competence and knowledge in all implemented programs
  • Data Analysis
    • Create and maintain individualized student curricula
    • Maintain skill acquisition and behavior reduction programming.
  • Parent Involvement
    • Conduct in-session instruction during parent observations
    • Conduct parent training sessions at SEARCH (e.g. identify goals, teaching procedures, data collection systems)

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9. Long Island University - Brookville, NY

Job Title: Instructional Technologist

Job Description:

Provide technical support for faculty and staff in order to facilitate a better and more productive learning environment. Works collaboratively with faculty and staff to develop courses and eLearning modules that challenge students to assess complex problems and deliver innovative solutions.

As a member of a dynamic and highly skilled team, this individual is charged with coaching faculty on active learning strategies and creating eLearning, interactive video, and other multimedia content to be used both synchronously and asynchronously.

This position will provide faculty instructional design assistance including web-based applications and digital media.

In addition, this individual coaches instructors on a variety of content authoring resources including, but not limited to, presentation, podcasting, animation, screen and video capture, and interactive multimedia.

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10. KickUp - Philadelphia, PA

Job Title: Content & Research Specialist

ABOUT US

KickUp focuses on helping school districts define and measure their improvement goals. We are working across a broad range of K-12 clients to capture: (1) What school districts are doing to promote educators’ growth, and (2) What impact school districts are seeing based on their efforts. We are growing quickly, and we need a passionate, research-minded individual to help us develop systems for scaling the way we approach this work and for leveraging our cross-district learnings.

POSITION

This role would work primarily with our Client Success team, and in close collaboration with our Product, Marketing and Sales teams, to directly contribute to both KickUp’s growth strategy and our position as a thought leader in education.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with our Client Success team to understand the goals of our clients and determine what success looks like for these goals.
  • Creating and maintaining KickUp’s taxonomy and goal bank Identifying, aligning and writing measurable indicators of success in K-12 education, based on research and existing frameworks.
  • Proactively seeking out best practices and frameworks of K-12 educational practice.
  • Aligning client-specific needs to KickUp’s taxonomy and content bank, and creating additional resources as needed.
  • Acquiring and aligning external resources, questions and frameworks Seeking out and managing subject matter experts in key areas when needed

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