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3791Job Opening: K-3 Content Consultant (CFY)

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  • cfyjobs
    Jun 14, 2013
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      Position: K-3 Content Consultant
      Job Type: Part-time; time-limited (This position will run through August 2014 and work a maximum of 30 hours per week)
      Location: Remote; Reporting to National Office in New York City


      POSITION DESCRIPTION
      CFY is seeking a K-3 expert who is excited about digital learning, experienced in bringing digital content into K-3 classrooms, and has their finger on the best digital content around the Web.

      In this role you will be a part of the PowerMyLearning.com Content Team and help us bring new and exceptional K-3 digital content to PowerMyLearning.com.

      This position will report to a member CFY's National PowerMyLearning® team.

      RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Commit to 30 hours per week from June through August 2014
      • Work with a member of the PML team to meet weekly goals to curate new content for PowerMyLearning.com K-3 space
      • Develop supplementary materials to make the use of these digital activities easy and effective for students, teachers, and parents
      • Participate in weekly virtual training sessions during June
      • Participate in weekly virtual collaboration sessions thereafter
      • Edit, respond to, and give feedback to digital learning consultants on digital activities and supplemental materials online and/or via email or phone
      • Facilitate the thoughtful review and ongoing alignment of digital learning activities to Common Core standards

      CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS
      Required:
      • Passion for CFY's mission
      • Experience as a K-3 educator
      • Confidence working with the Common Core standards in Literacy and Math
      • Strong writing and editing skills
      • Demonstrated knowledge of the K-3 digital content landscape

      Preferred:
      • Experience supporting teachers in implementing digital learning in the classroom, especially in K-3 grades
      • Familiarity with web-based product development and/or content management

      COMPENSATION
      Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

      TO APPLY
      Please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter to jobs@....

      To be considered, your cover letter must include:
      • Evidence of how you use digital learning activities in the classroom (this could be a story, link to your blog, Twitter feed, Pinterest boards, photos, or video)
      • Detail on your work to date with the Common Core standards
      • Three of your favorite new digital learning activities not currently on PowerMyLearning.com (these could be games, simulations, videos, tools, etc.)
      • How you heard about this opportunity

      Please help us stay organized by using the follow standards:

      Subject line: Content_Consultant_K3
      Cover Letter: yourfirstname_yourlastname_coverletter.doc
      Resume: yourfirstname_yourlastname_resume.doc

      Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
      We are looking to fill this position by June 30, 2013.

      CFY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

      ABOUT CFY
      CFY is a national nonprofit organization that helps students, teachers and parents use digital learning to improve educational outcomes. Our work is designed to support personalized instruction and student-driven learning so that students can meet the Common Core State Standards and develop full ownership of their learning. Our free K-12 learning platform, PowerMyLearning®, provides innovative tools and high-quality digital activities to help all schools integrate blended learning to meet the full range of K-12 learning needs. Our Digital Learning Program, which is conducted in partnership with low-income public school communities, helps fully integrate digital learning both inside and outside the classroom. CFY has demonstrated significant impact on student achievement, student engagement, and parental confidence.