Post Date: 2021/11/22
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 teaching and learning. 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 Director, ELA will ensure that the highest quality reviews are published on EdReports.org by overseeing all ELA materials reviews, leading strategic initiatives within and across the Academic Office, and collaborating with education leaders nationwide. EdReports has an impressive track record of success in providing information about curricular programs through our online reports. Beginning with K-8 ELA, we have now expanded to providing reports for K-12 curricula, including specific K-2 Foundational Skills and have close to 330 published ELA grade/course program reports on our website. We have documented use by districts representing over 11M students and national surveys show that EdReports is the best known and utilized resource for supporting curriculum decision making in the country.
As an experienced and collaborative manager, the Director, ELA will build on this success and lead EdReports into new growth and impact; they will partner with other leaders to revise and enact strategies for training educator reviewers, conduct curriculum reviews, and maintain a robust materials pipeline. They will consider the needs of districts and classrooms alongside the state of the curriculum market to identify new or improved review criteria or areas for emphasis. Ideal candidates have extensive knowledge of College and Career Readiness Standards, including the Common Core State Standards, ELA curriculum development and implementation, along with experience with elements of Culturally Responsive Teaching and Culturally Centered Education. One area of focus will be on supports for multilingual learners and culturally centered education. We are looking for a mission-focused, seasoned leader and strong supervisor, skilled in building diverse, equitable teams with a strong sense of belonging who enjoys highly collaborative work and has a passion for ensuring that all students have high-quality instruction. The Director, ELA reports directly to the Chief Academic Officer and serves as an integral member of the EdReports leadership team.
Lead Organization’s ELA Reviews and Review Strategy - 60%
Thought Leadership and External Engagements - 15%
Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning - 15%
Organizational Leadership - 10%
Travel: Up to 20%
National travel will happen occasionally throughout the year (COVID-19 dependent), as needed for partner relations, service delivery, organizational retreats, and professional learning.
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.
The range for this position is $115,000 - $125,000 annually. 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. Please also note that due to the holidays and other priorities, phone screens will begin in January 2022, but we will begin scheduling those interviews by mid-to-late December.
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.