Independently create content, facilitate, and continually revise K-12 professional development for teachers and administrators, both for in-person delivery as well as through online platforms that incorporate digital badging and virtual and mixed reality technologies. Create ancillary materials to support the ongoing learning outcomes for participants to ensure success of ongoing learning. Create content, evaluate and iterate online platform materials to ensure system and content meet the goals of the project. Work closely with external web vendor for successful launch of platform. Ensure vendor commitment to technology requirements of the new platform. Partner with faculty and staff in designing systems and tools for scaling the professional development. Work with the K-3 Intervention team to ensure that the professional development aligns with the needs of teachers who are implementing Reach Every Reader curriculum as well as with state and district goals.
Project Management (25%) Oversee portfolio of professional development projects to ensure milestones and project deliverables are met. Manage the work of consultants, masters and doctoral students, and volunteers to support the work. Evaluate programs through the collection and analysis of relevant data through surveys, interviews and other means.
School and District Partnerships (15%)
Regularly communicate with school and district teachers, administrators, and leaders to ensure PD is responsive to the needs of each context we are working in. Organize site-visit calendars and agendas that maximize time for both the Reach Every Reader research team and school and district personnel. Ensure compliance with all IRB-related policies.
Other duties as assigned.
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Hiring and retaining staff reflecting the diversity of those we serve;
Providing employees opportunities to learn, grow, and be challenged;
Reviewing and ensuring fairness and equity in HR practices and policies including but not limited to hiring, promotion, and compensation;
Developing strong relationships and partnerships internal and external to our community to advance diversity and inclusion;
Communicating transparently and respectfully; and
Fostering an inclusive, respectful, and professional work environment
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About the Harvard Graduate School of Education
Many choose to work at the Harvard Graduate School of Education because they believe in our mission and are excited by our vision for the future. We have a reputation as a great place to work, for our excellent leadership, and we are a strong community that values diversity. For more information about HGSE, its programs, research, and faculty, please visit: www.gse.harvard.edu
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree in education or a related field Ability to travel both locally and nationally 5 years experience in teaching and/or facilitating adult learning/professional development Previous experience with online learning
Finalists may be required to give a presentation.
Any applicant wishing to be considered must provide a cover letter in addition to a resume. All applicants must indicate meeting basic qualifications.
Master's degree in a related field preferred Experience working in K-12 schools Project management experience Demonstrated experience using technology-based simulations and/or virtual and mixed reality Demonstrated ability to model effective teaching practices in classrooms with students (for professional development and to help build our video library) Understanding of culturally relevant pedagogy Experience or interest in working with students with disabilities and/or English Language Learners Basic HTML and website design preferred
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 51044BR
About Harvard University Graduate School of Education
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