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Midwest Per Diem Educational Consultant (K-12 Humanities)

Savvas

Savvas

Multiple locations · United States · Illinois, USA · Indiana, USA · Iowa City, IA, USA · Iowa, USA · Minnesota, USA · Michigan, USA · Missouri, USA · Wisconsin, USA · Ohio, USA
Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023

Midwest Per Diem Educational Consultant (K-12 Humanities)

Illinois, USA ● Indiana, USA ● Iowa, USA ● Michigan, USA ● Minnesota, USA ● Missouri, USA ● Ohio, USA ● Wisconsin, USA Req #1483
Thursday, November 16, 2023

The Midwest Per Diem Educational Consultant (K-12 Humanities) is an onsite representative of Savvas Learning Company helping to initiate lasting change in districts and schools by delivering core content, intervention and supplemental professional development, Change of Practice, and Job-embedded services. This resource provides individual and group support for district personnel and school faculty to incorporate effective strategies into classroom practice.

 

Additional responsibilities include delivering professional development and technical assistance to schools that have contracted with Savvas for professional development and job-embedded services. In addition, 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 Savvas products, technology resources and/or research-based methodologies for school turn around.

 

Desired applicants must have 5+ years of 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 Savvas products, experience in effective coaching and training to teachers and teacher leaders. Applicants will also be required to use a personal laptop for this position. 

 

*Ideal candidates are local to the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic Region.*

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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 a Savvas curriculum classroom, technology integration and devices.
    • Effectively utilize data and reporting tools to impact instruction and decision making.
    • Model coaching conversations that support admin with providing effective teacher feedback.
  • Job-Embedded Coaching and Modeling:
    • Coach teachers to apply the philosophy, pedagogy, and basic organization of the program.
    • Differentiate instruction based on teacher/student need.
  • Observation and Support:
    • Observe classroom practices following the professional development to identify implementation progress of the Savvas 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:
    • Use of two dashboards within the product (Performance and Assignment).
    • Differentiate instruction based on student need.
  • Administrator Support:
    • Utilize Savvas program 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.
  • Administrator Coaching:
    • Classroom/Instructional coaching.
    • Facilitation of training to support implementation.
    • Provision of onsite technical support.
    • Regular and ongoing communication with school and district leaders.

REQUIRED 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-12 professional in the Humanities content area.
  • 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.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent ability to present content to large and small groups (effective presentation skills).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Scaffolding instruction for English Language Learners.
  • Certified in bilingual education is a plus.
  • Scaffolding instruction for students with disabilities.
  • Strategies for the effective classroom use of instructional technology.
  • Experience in Virtual Teaching and Learning.
  • Programs and services to support community outreach.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • This person must be able to sit or stand at a personal computer for a reasonable length of time typing and reading as well as when presenting.
  • Ability to handle a high volume of work in a short period of time, handle multiple priorities simultaneously and operate in a demanding work environment is important.
  • Reliable attendance and punctuality are critical to successful performance in this role.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to travel up to 70%, including airline and automobile travel.

Savvas Learning Company is a global education company that produces award-winning learning solutions that empower educators and engage students with the highest quality content.

 

Recognized as an industry leader, we serve millions of K-12 learners with innovative, student-centered educational programs that turn today’s classrooms into active learning environments. By embracing technology, personalized learning, and immersive experiences delivered across multiple platforms, we design our learning solutions to be more accessible and relevant to each student.

 

Our comprehensive solutions for core curriculum, and supplemental and intervention programs - supported by an array of professional development services - allow teachers to use data to inform classroom practices and tailor instructions to an individual’s abilities and learning styles. Savvas Learning Company 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.

 

Savvas Learning Company provides access to a benefits experience created to offer our employees choice, flexibility, and the opportunity to save money for the future. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, tax-advantaged accounts, pharmacy, life insurance, disability insurance, matching 401(k), and paid time off. Our benefits are part of a total package that is carefully designed to support the total well-being of our employees.

 

Please visit www.savvas.com for more information about us, or visit us at LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube.

 

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Other details

  • Job Family No AIP
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 70