The Area Implementation Manager’s primary duties are to build broad and successful usage of Gizmos and Reflex by managing and implementing high quality ExploreLearning product training and professional development (PD) across the assigned area. The Professional Development Area Implementation Manager is also responsible for supporting sales efforts. As a result, the position will contribute to measurably improved classroom instructional practices, to effect utilization of ExploreLearning products, and to the generation of significant revenue for ExploreLearning.
The Area Implementation Manager is part of ExploreLearning’s Professional Development (PD) division and reports to ExploreLearning’s Director of Professional Development.
This is a remote position. We are seeking candidates in the upper Midwest states.
The Area Implementation Manager’s primary duties are to:
1. Management and Training Duties (~95% of position)
Contribute to the ExploreLearning’s PD division’s goals, objectives, and projects
As Manager of PD of an assigned geographic area:
Develop positive working relationship with implementation site contacts
Work with implementation site contacts to develop PD plans designed to effectively deliver initial and ongoing training and support
Manage PD events within assigned region including: evaluation of event needs, identifying a qualified instructor, and after-event follow-up with site contact
Collaborate with the Director of PD to set, document, analyze, and manage PD activities towards measurable performance metrics as needed
Partner with the sales team to plan and support implementations
Support clients in assigned area through mailings, emails, webinars and visits
Analyze usage reports in coordination with the sales team for client districts within assigned region to identify those needing additional support
Lead a cross-functional area team to support implementations and schedule PD.
As Mentor of Certified Instructors:
Collaborate with the Instructor Manager to recruit and train qualified Certified Instructors (CIs), as needed
Develop positive working relationships with CIs through ongoing observation and evaluation
As Course Content Developer:
Collaborate with the Director of PD to review and revise, as necessary, current PD offerings
Confer with the Director of PD to create, as necessary, new PD offerings
Support certified instructors in any workshop modifications that may be necessary
As Professional Developer:
Represent ExploreLearning in the field and through telecommunications and e-learning while fulfilling PD assignments
Deliver product PD across ExploreLearning’s national network, as assigned
Provide documentation of pre-event, on-site, and post-event activities related to professional development activities
Other PD tasks, as assigned
2. Sales Assistance Duties (~5% of position)
Represent ExploreLearning and present awareness sessions at pre-sales events and professional conferences
Persuasively interact with school/district decision makers in pre-sale discussions
3. Other duties
If applicable, provide annual operating budget and annual revenue responsibility
Track, document, and submit expenses related to ExploreLearning duties
Degree in math or science or math/science/elementary education,
2-3 years of management, coordinator, or district level experience
Successful experience in recruiting, training, and managing staff and contract trainers and professional developers
Proven ability to work with small, flexible, cross-functional teams to set measurable goals and meet or exceed them.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time
Ability to act independently and responsibly
Proven leadership skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to meet deadlines
As a professional development and sales support provider:
Experience delivering PD for teachers, particularly in mathematics and science
2-3 years of classroom experience as a teacher of mathematics and/or science
Knowledge of educational research pertaining to instruction and PD in mathematics and science
Skilled use of technology in teaching practice, for training events, and for personal use
Ability to travel (up to 75%) independently to complete assignments
3. Professional Requirements
References attesting to
Secondary education science and/or math professional developer skills
Secondary math and/or science teaching skills
Management or coordinating skills
Background check, if selected
Fingerprinting, if selected
Why Work With Us?
In addition to competitive salaries and generous benefits, ExploreLearning offers an exciting and dynamic working environment in which creativity, teamwork and professional growth are valued and rewarded. Our award-winning online programs bring engaging and effective instructional strategies to K-12 classrooms around the world. Over the course of the last 20+ years, we’ve received numerous awards from some of the worlds most respected education organizations, and were recently named one of the Best Places to Work in Virginia.
To learn more about our organization and the exciting work we do, visit us online.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
We are dedicated to fostering a culture that celebrates unique backgrounds, ideas, and experiences. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based on experience.
Internal Number: REQ-277
We are ExploreLearning®, a Cambium Learning® Group company.
At ExploreLearning, we believe all students can have success in math and science — and have fun along the way! We’re an innovative ed tech company, helping students to embrace their inner scientist and/or mathematician through adaptive, game-based instruction, all while increasing deeper learning of foundational STEM concepts in a way that is as fun as it is effective. Our products and services help teachers easily personalize and enliven instruction, while building the skills and confidence students need to succeed in these critical subject areas.
We’re looking for individuals who share our commitment to solutions that truly make a difference in the lives of students.