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Job Opening: Digital Learning Consultant, Secondary Math (CFY)

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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
    Message 1 of 2 , May 6, 2013
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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 a dynamic and innovative classroom teacher with a working knowledge of how to leverage the power of digital learning to help students achieve. We are looking for a consultant with expertise in the area of Secondary Math.

      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 April through December 2013
      • Work with a member of the PML team to set weekly goals around to curate 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 April and May
      • 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

      Please help us stay organized by using the follow standards:

      Subject line: DLC_MATHS
      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 May 1, 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.
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