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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Gigs

ELL Consultant
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/ZxnFhPSdmKh4

Blended Learning Consultant
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/ZsKp97PkF5Cp

Friday, September 19, 2014

One other

Policy Analyst/Writer
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/K25mGFKdxWSP

Various opportunities

Social Media Consultant
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/WkpJknpfKNH4

Math Item Writer
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/7G85cHb75W8d

Curriculum Manager
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/32htnXMsdmKh4https://www.virtualvocations.com/job/telecommute-curriculum-writer-259904-i.html

Telecommute Curriculum Writer
https://www.virtualvocations.com/job/telecommute-curriculum-writer-259904-i.html


Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Job

Might be of interest. Michele

Director of Programs at Read Alliance LOCATION:
New York, NY ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:

Read Alliance works to improve the educational trajectory of at-risk kindergarten and first grade students by recruiting and training teens to provide structured one-to-one tutoring in reading. By using a researched based curriculum, its students achieve significant and measurable reading gains. ABOUT THE POSITION:
This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional educator, manager and relationship builder to help grow a high performing organization. Having just completed its first year of a three year strategic plan, Read Alliance (READ) is on a path of significant growth.  It is increasing its impact by expanding its program offerings and significantly increasing its number of strategic partnerships in New York City.

The Director of Programs will play a pivotal role in leading READ to achieve these growth goals. The Director of Programs will report to READ Alliance’s Executive Director and oversee a team of nine professionals. Key Responsibilities:
Internal Management
•  Manage and develop READ Program staff, ensuring they meet annual goals while also building skills and growing professionally
•  Oversee internal research and analysis, keeping informed of current research in the field of early childhood education in order to pursue possible internal research projects and present at relevant conferences
•  Monitor and manage quality of programs, READ teachers and tutors, ensuring the delivery of high quality training to READ teachers and tutors
•  Maximize student enrollment, attendance and reading gains by analyzing data, leverage that data to inform processes to improve overall program performance
•  Develop and maintain strong working relationships with fellow staff members, fostering a culture of respect and collaboration
•  Support READ’s growth and replication goals (e.g. 45 sites in 2014-2015), supporting development staff in procurement of programmatic grants

Partnership Development and Management
•  Continue relationships with returning READ sites
•  Establish and maintain relationships with new strategic partners (e.g. Department of Education, charter school networks, social service agencies)
•  Increase READ’s visibility and brand recognition to drive program growth
•  Work with potential sites to help school leaders bring the program into their schools; increase READ’s operational efficiencies to improve program delivery
•  Simplify the development of long-term, repeat-customer relationships
•  Maximize enrollment of participants at each site through collaboration with school staff and through parent outreach

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:
•  A minimum of ten years of professional experience required, with a strong preference for experience as both a teacher and a staff manager
•  Deep commitment and passion for improving early childhood literacy and educational outcomes for children more broadly
•  Experience managing and developing high performing teams
•  Strong relationship building skills, with a track record of cultivating and maintaining deep relationships with external partners
•  Exceptional analytical skills, with the ability to leverage student performance data to guide teachers and students and to enhance instruction
•  Demonstrated success achieving goals during a period of growth
•  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
•  Fluency in a second language (preferably Spanish) is a plus
•  Master’s degree, ideally in a related discipline, is strongly preferred

COMPENSATION:
Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, visit: http://www.on-ramps.com/jobs/952


Instructional Designer

Tech Change
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/zkN5h9D5hDFP

Instructional Designer

Tech Change
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/zkN5h9D5hDFP

Off topic but related: Winter Roundtable at Teacher's College: Call for Proposals

This might be of interest to some of you.
http://www3.tc.columbia.edu/events/index.asp?eventID=13906

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Educational Writer, 4-8 ESL


Type: Part Time / Contract 
Location: New York City (can work remotely)
Start date: Immediate
Compensation: Commensurate with experience

QLOVI is a fast-growth education-technology startup with a mission to bring literacy innovation to K-12 classrooms, and accelerate literacy achievement. We are also passionate about bringing more diverse books to students across the country, to help address each student’s individual needs. Qlovi has received recognition from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Echoing Green Fellowships, SXSWedu, HarperCollins Publishers, and Sourcebooks, among others. Over 100,000 students across the country already use Qlovi for reading and writing instruction, and growing. Please visit www.qlovi.com.

Looking for an exceptional writer with experience developing educational content for English Language Arts (ELA) classrooms. This individual should have a strong understanding of the needs of ELA educators, and the types of content and assessments employed in grades 4-8. The ideal candidate will be familiar with Tier II academic vocabulary instruction for English Language Learners (ELL).

Skills and Requirements:
• 1+ years of grades 4-8 teaching experience, and/or equal time professionally writing education materials within this grade range
• Strong ELA curriculum planning and writing skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work cooperatively and meet strict deadlines

Nice to have:
• Experience working with, or writing for, Emergent Bilingual Learners / English Language Learners
• Familiarity with recommended vocabulary instruction for the Common Core

Please send resume and letter of inquiry to Shira Schindel, V.P. Content & Partnership Development, at: Shira@qlovi.com

Additional notes from the poster:
Work Type: Writers/Teachers with ESL, elementary and middle school experience
Description: Qlovi, a literacy education startup, is looking for an exceptional writer with experience developing ELA content for grades 4-8, and for ELL students. Project will consist of 20 short passages, 4 at each grade level, with appropriate Tier II vocabulary words incorporate therein. The right candidate may also be asked to develop aligned assessments, and/or help us build out this inaugural project.