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, West
We believe a successful implementation is the foundation for ensuring adoption of our solutions. By leading district onboarding services, you will play a key role in driving the continued success at Nearpod. The District Strategy Consultant is an integral part of a customer's journey to understanding the Nearpod digital teaching platform, implementing key strategies, and making application directly to his or her classroom or environment. This role will work with the Customer Success Managers and Sales teams to execute Nearpod's virtual and on-site site deliverables such as project management, training delivery, consulting on district strategy, providing best practices, etc.
The ideal candidate will be a passionate educator with a minimum of five years teaching/education experience. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated person who is excited to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and has a proven track-record of project management and an entrepreneurial mindset. The candidate must be extremely organized, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and be a reliable problem-solver.
Role and Responsibilities:
In coordination with Customer Success Managers and Sales teams lead high-quality implementation and training/consultations for Nearpod School and District partners
Conduct regular touchpoint with District Project team on progress of implementation.
Work with regional Nearpod Certified Trainers in scheduling, coordination and monitoring their performance as they deliver training to districts.
Execute weekly project meetings, webinars and on-site trainings as scheduled to customers
Consult, create and design resources based on district needs.
Maintain project status and progress reports
Understand the challenges that teachers face and demonstrate how our technology solution can impact student success through training
Required Skills and Experience:
Master’s Degree in Education or related field preferred, bachelor's degree required
Minimum of 5 years teaching/education experience
Experience with education related organizations, project management, and/or operational experience at a fast paced, high growth organization a plus
A passion for bringing technology into the classroom as well as a desire to learn about education technology and professional development trends
You have an 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
Excellent writing, presentation, and facilitation skills
Great attention to detail and organization skills
Experience working in a SaaS environment is a plus
Fluency in Spanish a plus, but not required
Ability to travel
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.