Implementation Support Specialist

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Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Great Minds®, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK–12 instructional materials space, seeks an Implementation Support Specialist to join our dynamic and growing science department.


COMPANY PROFILE
Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 1000 people.

For additional information please visit: www.greatminds.org


OUR MARKET POSITION

Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.


Position Summary 

An Implementation Support Specialist will support the Great Minds in its mission by promoting and supporting the adoption and effective implementation of PhD Science by teachers and school sites worldwide. An Implementation Support Specialist will develop and maintain knowledge of the features and advantages of PhD Science products and offerings, in order to stay up to date and have success. A Implementation Support Specialist should demonstrate exceptional professionalism and exhibit exceptional written and verbal communication skills, as wells as being proficient with technology in order to lead virtual professional development and online coaching sessions.

PhD Science seeks an experienced Implementation Support Specialist to join our dynamic, dedicated Implementation Success team. An Implementation Support Specialist:

  • takes direction from senior Implementation Success team members and works independently and collaboratively to support the work of other Implementation Success staff.
  • understands the philosophy and best practices that form the foundation of the Next Generation Science Standards, the curriculum, and accompanying support and resources.
  • is flexible, agile, and can quickly change directions as needed to fill organizational demands and customer requirements.
  • demonstrates exceptional professionalism and exhibits exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • is proficient with technology and willing and able to quickly learn new applications as needed.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Leads and supports all virtual and in-person Professional Development sessions
  • Leads virtual coaching sessions
  • Supports in-person coaching sessions
  • Manages one or multiple projects and effectively delegates work to other team members as needed
  • Attends conferences as assigned
  • Facilitates presentations, workshops and webinars as assigned
  • Contributes to the development of resources that support implementation success, including but not limited to:
    • in-person and virtual professional development and coaching
    • conference presentations and workshops
    • webinars
    • asynchronous videos (professional learning, distance-learning, investigation preparation, etc)
    • ancillary products and resources such as those found in the Teacher Resource Pack
  • Completes other tasks and duties as assigned by senior Implementation Success team members or as approved by manager
  • Implementation Support Responsibilities
    • Provides efficient and timely access to implementation resources and key information needed to fulfill the goal of high-quality instruction for all students
    • Fosters long-term relationships with district administrators, school leaders, and teachers
    • Supports sales and marketing requests
    • Supports assigned implementations by following the direction of senior Implementation Success staff via defined protocols and planning structures needed to support the successful implementation of PhD Science
    • Develops and maintains expertise in the catalog of PhD Science Professional Learning offerings
  • Implementation Resource Responsibilities
    • Collaborates with stakeholders and Implementation Success team members to outline project scope, goals, deliverables, and required resources
    • Applies established workflow structures and processes in collaboration with stakeholders and other Implementation Success team members
    • Executes project roles and activities (ie. resource availability, outside vendors, quality controls, team workshops, etc) from initiation through delivery
    • Organizes team meetings and workshops as needed
    • Utilizes and implements feedback from stakeholders and senior Implementation Success team members
    • Conducts training opportunities as needed
  • Professional Development Responsibilities
    • Collaborates with stakeholders and Implementation Success team members to outline project scope, goals, deliverables, and required resources
    • Applies established workflow structure and processes in collaboration with stakeholders and other Implementation Success team members
    • Executes project roles and activities (ie. resource availability, outside vendors, quality controls, team workshops, etc) from initiation through delivery
    • Organizes team meetings and workshops as needed
    • Utilizes and implements feedback from stakeholders and senior Implementation Success team members
    • Conducts training opportunities as needed
    • Leads and supports professional development facilitation as often as needed

Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency with technology (Microsoft Suite, Zoom, Camtasia, Slack, Smartsheet)
  • 3-5 Years of teaching experience
  • Ability to travel by car, train, or plane up to 30% of the time (team meetings, professional learning sessions, conferences, and other travel as assigned)
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds
  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccine

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Respect for education professionals
  • Flexible thinking
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Academic and growth mindset
  • Proactive problem solving
  • Ability to demonstrate grace under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Receptivity to multiple viewpoints
  • Ability to contribute to big-picture vision
  • Commitment to high standards of excellence
  • Organizational skills
  • Classroom teaching experience or equivalent experience in professional development, customer service and/or education

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree

Status

  • Full-time

Location

  • Remote

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.


New employees will be required to successfully complete a background check and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, subject to potential accommodation as required by law.

Any communication to applicants relating to the Great Minds hiring process will only come from email addresses with the domains greatminds.org or greatminds.recruitee.com. If in the course of the application or hiring process with Great Minds you are contacted through another domain, are requested to provide banking or other sensitive information, or you note any other suspicious activity, please contact security@greatminds.org

Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.


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