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Mission
EdReports.org is at the forefront of the curriculum reform movement. By increasing the capacity of educators to identify and demand the highest quality curriculum, EdReports.org is both disrupting a multibillion-dollar market and transforming the way students are taught and ultimately perform. With the firm belief that what is taught matters and that all students deserve high quality materials, EdReports.org publishes free, online, evidence-rich reviews of instructional materials.

Purpose of Position
The Content Specialist, English Learners will play a critical role in the success of EdReports. This person is responsible for growing and improving support for the English Learners activities at EdReports.org, including but not limited to the review of instructional materials for Grades K-12 with a focus on supports for English Learners. The Content Specialist, English Learners will work closely with the Academic Office and the Field Services Team to continue improving K-12 education by informing educators’ decisions about high quality and aligned instructional materials to support their classrooms and schools across the country. Specifically, this position focuses on enhancing evidence collected in the review of instructional materials claiming alignment to college and career ready standards and evolving the tools used for those reviews. This position will allow for a highly motivated person to apply their expertise to positively impact the course of education across the nation. This position serves as EdReports’ primary English language learner expert, coordinating efforts across departments, managing cross-functional projects, and advising on strategy and direction.

Key Responsibilities

Internal Learning and Support - 20%

  • Build the capacity of EdReports staff to incorporate content-specific best practices around English learner supports within EdReports reviews, field services, and core messages.

Support Reviews - 50%

  • Work to update and enhance review tools across content areas based on research and feedback on reports, as well as update evidence guides, and monitor the review process for quality;
  • Design, develop, and deliver professional learning experiences in face-to-face, synchronous, and asynchronous settings on how to use the review process and tools to provide quality evidence of English learner supports in instructional materials;
  • Coach and support teams of educators as they deeply engage in the review of instructional materials;
  • Collaborate with the Content Teams to maintain and create the content-based resources for the review processes for internal and external audiences (including documents, videos, etc.);
  • Monitor research on English learner supports in instructional materials and design to continually improve both present and future reviews, and contribute to the knowledge of the organization; and
  • Provide feedback and insight into new areas of instructional material reviews, including, but not limited to Personalized Learning, Interim Assessment, and materials for special populations.

Outreach - 30%

  • Represent EdReports as a thought leader in supporting English learners by publishing online content, attending educator convenings, and collaborating with partner organizations;
  • Refine current field services to ensure direct support to states and districts includes a robust focus on supporting English learners;
  • Design and facilitate trainings for external partners, including states, districts, and other organizations, with a focus on supporting English learners; and
  • Provide targeted support to state and district partners in conducting materials reviews and adoptions with a focus on supporting English learners.

Other – As Assigned

  • Contribute to the overall strategic direction and effectiveness of the organization;
  • Lead and support cross-functional teams on projects as needed; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Travel – Up to 20%
National travel will occur related to organizational needs, Outreach projects and for professional learning, as needed. Amount of travel will be monitored to ensure it is appropriate for both the organization and the English Learners Specialist.

Qualifications

  • Passion for EdReports’ mission and vision and our commitment to Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Equity;
  • Deep understanding of English learner supports, including the national political and policy landscape, standards, curriculum, and assessment;
  • Deep expertise in College and Career Ready Standards, with extensive content knowledge and understanding of curriculum design in a core content area;
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with network of leaders in English Learner education;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead multiple complex, cross-functional projects;
  • Excellent project management skills and an ability to work efficiently and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to influence and motivate diverse stakeholders at all levels of the education system;
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize data and present trends to inform organizational strategy;
  • Exceptional written and spoken communication skills;
  • Seven to ten years of professional experience in English Learner education, preferably including K-12 classroom, coaching, and leadership experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree, required. Master’s degree, preferred.

Benefits

We offer a highly-competitive benefits package for eligible employees that includes PTO, prorated to start date, of 4 weeks of vacation per calendar year, 3 personal days, and unlimited sick time; medical, dental, and vision insurance; short and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan, a whole host of ancillary benefits, and twelve (12) paid holidays.

Salary

The range for this position is $87,000 – $97,000. At EdReports, in setting a final offer for a position, we consider the experience and skill of the candidates while striving to maintain equity in our compensation bands. For this and other reasons, our salary offers are non-negotiable.

We Value All Voices

EdReports is committed to equal-employment principles and we recognize the value of committed employees who feel they are being treated in an equitable and professional manner. We strive to find ways to attract, develop, and retain the talent needed to meet business objectives, and to recruit and employ highly qualified individuals representing the diverse communities in which we live, work, and serve.  As such, all employment decisions at EdReports are based on business needs, job requirements,  and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.