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    Digital Learning Consultant – PowerMyLearning.com • Are you an innovative K-12 educator who is pushing boundaries in the classroom? • Do you scour
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      Digital Learning Consultant – PowerMyLearning.com

      • Are you an innovative K-12 educator who is pushing boundaries in the classroom?
      • Do you scour ed-tech blogs and Twitter for new tools and blended learning strategies? Or post about them yourself?
      • Are you the "go to" person at your school for using digital resources?
      • Have you been busy immersing yourself in the Common Core standards and reimagining your curriculum to support them?
      • Are you eager to build your expertise and share with others?

      Then apply to join CFY's Digital Learning Consultant Group! We are looking for seven dynamic and innovative classroom teachers with a working knowledge of how to leverage the power of digital learning to help students achieve. We are looking for consultants with the following areas of expertise:

      • English Language Arts – primary
      • English Language Arts – secondary
      • Math – primary
      • Math – secondary
      • Science – K-12
      • Social Studies – K-12
      • Technology and the Arts – K-12

      As a Digital Learning Consultant you will:
      • Curate high-quality, free, online digital learning activities and share them on PowerMyLearning.com (CFY's free K-12 learning platform)
      • Try these activities in your classroom, rate them, and give feedback
      • Develop supplementary materials to make the use of these digital activities easy and effective for students, teachers, and parents
      • Align the activities you find to the Common Core State Standards so that other teachers don't have to
      • Participate in our Digital Learning Teacher Advisory Board to provide feedback and ideas to improve PowerMyLearning.com

      Ideal candidates are:
      • Current classroom teachers
      • Experts on digital learning activities available on the web, actively promote them to other teachers, and are obsessed with keeping on top of what's new
      • Knowledgeable on the Common Core State Standards and are already actively planning to meet them
      • Able to work collaboratively and remotely, under the direction of a member of the PML team at CFY's national office in New York City

      RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Commit to an average of ten hours per week from February through December 2013
      • Work with a member of the PML team to set weekly goals around the curation of new content for PowerMyLearning.com
      • 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 February and March
      • Participate in bi-weekly virtual collaboration sessions thereafter
      • Respond to and give feedback to fellow consultants on digital activities and supplemental materials online and/or via email

      COMPENSATION
      Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

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

      To be considered to be a Digital Learning Consultant, 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
      • Which area of expertise you're applying for
      o English Language Arts – primary (ELAP)
      o English Language Arts – secondary (ELAS)
      o Math – primary (MATHP)
      o Math – secondary (MATHS)
      o Science – K-12 (SCIK12)
      o Social Studies – K-12 (SSK12)
      o Technology and the Arts – K-12 (TECHK12)

      Please help us stay organized by using the follow standards:

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

      Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We are looking to fill these positions by February 1, 2013. CFY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

      ABOUT CFY
      CFY is a national education nonprofit that helps students in low-income communities, together with their teachers and families, harness the power of digital learning to improve educational outcomes.

      CFY pursues this mission through the combination of its groundbreaking K-12 learning platform, PowerMyLearning.com, and its on-the-ground direct service initiative, the CFY Digital Learning Program. PowerMyLearning® makes best-in-class digital learning activities easily accessible and usable to meet the full range of K-12 learning needs. It is an integral part of CFY's Digital Learning Program which is conducted in partnership with low-income public schools to increase home technology access, extend learning beyond the classroom, and deeply engage parents in the learning process. The program provides training for teachers, students and their parents along with a free broadband-ready home computer loaded with educational software and 24×7 bilingual help desk support.

      To date, CFY has served more than 50,000 families from 100 schools nationwide and has demonstrated significant impact on student achievement, student engagement, parental confidence, and broadband adoption.
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