At Nearpod, we strive to bring joy and engagement into every classroom. Every day, we reach students through our learning platforms on Nearpod.com and Flocabulary.com. We have diverse backgrounds, but a shared goal of putting teachers and students first in everything that we do. We’re backed by leading edtech investors, and have won numerous awards including Edtech Digest’s 2018 Company of the Year. We’re looking for people with a lot of hustle, a lot of empathy, and a desire to do something meaningful. We have offices in both Fort Lauderdale, FL and Brooklyn, NY.
Location: Remotely Based (East Coast time zone)
As Nearpod’s Curriculum Alignment Specialist, you will be responsible for defining and executing curriculum alignment services to support school and district customers. You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders to develop strategic alignments that meet the needs of school, district and statewide educational initiatives.
You are a former teacher who believes that technology empowers teachers to transform the way students experience learning and approaches education through an equity lens You have a thorough, in-depth understanding of K-12 academic standards, pedagogical frameworks (including tech transformation frameworks like SAMR/TIMS and culturally responsive teaching practices), and curricular offerings and learning management systems
You enjoy shifting between a high-level, strategic vision as you ideate and plan and a more detail-oriented project management mode
You are trusted for your follow-through, efficiency, and adherence to deadlines
You enjoy working on multiple projects and collaborating with a team committed to inspiring K-12 learners and educators
Role & Responsibilities:
Evaluate, prioritize, and respond to business to business requests for instructional and content support, including curriculum alignments, strategic framework alignments, and district-requested content creation
Determine scope of projects and upon leadership approval, develop subsequent SOWs in accordance with company’s strategic vision, resources, and customer needs
Create documents aligning Nearpod lessons and videos to curriculum maps and academics standards to highlight the value of Nearpod’s content offerings
Participate in district meetings to identify and discuss district needs and curriculum alignment & creation solutions
Ensure execution of projects and analyze success of projects in relation to account goals
Stay current on changes in state academic standards and initiatives that drive funding decisions
Act as a liaison to Nearpod’s Content Team to identify areas of expansion and stay up to date with Nearpod’s current offerings
Required Skills and Experience:
3+ years of previous experience as a K-12 classroom teacher and knowledge of pedagogy, standards, and the unique needs of K-12 students, teachers, and administrators
Bachelor’s degree in Education or other related fields required
Interest in ed-tech solutions and passion about Nearpod’s content and products, including Flocabulary
Empathy and effective communication and collaboration skills
Detail oriented along with excellent writing, analytical, and research skills
A love of learning, a growth mindset and collaborating in a fast-paced environment
Employment Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restrictions
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.