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Implementation Specialist

Company: Waterford.org
Location: Huntington
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:


Job Details

Level

Undisclosed

Job Location

Remote AZ - , AZ

Remote Type

Fully Remote

Position Type

Regular

Education Level

Undisclosed

Salary Range

Undisclosed

Travel Percentage

Road Warrior

Job Shift

Undisclosed

Job Category

Professional Services

Description

WaterfordImplementation Specialists positively impact early literacy learning of pre-kindergarten age children by providing consistent, ongoing, support to families, instructional leaders, teachers, and administrators as their school district implements Waterford Reading Academy.Implementation Specialists use their deep subject matter expertise in early education to support school districts through onsite and virtual training. They also support Family Academy which aims to empower parents to be their child's first teacher by educating them about foundational literacy, math, and social-emotional concepts.

At Waterford, we seek to blend the best aspects of learning science, mentoring relationships, and innovative technologies to community, school, and home programs that deliver excellence and equity. Want to learn more?! Check it out here: https://www.waterford.org/reading-academy/

This is a permeant work from homeposition. We are open to hiring the right candidate in any location in the United States but are particularly interested in individuals located in Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico because we anticipate that is where the hire will spend the most amount of time working.



Job Responsibilities
  • Owns the district wide program implementation while meeting individual schools' and teachers' needs
  • Builds and facilitates customized professional services for district and individual sites
  • Supports ongoing questions through onsite visits, email and phone calls
  • Conducts site-based coaching and models whole class and/or small group settings
  • Helps teachers understand how Waterford integrates into their daily routines and curricula
  • Integrates and encourages routines in the computer lab as well as classroom settings
  • Maintains project communications between internal and external partners. These may include newsletters for teachers and reflection and action planning meetings
  • Reviews implementation tasks, schedules, and resources, and makes adjustments or additions as appropriate
  • Measures and evaluates progress against the implementation plan and goals with site and district leaders
  • Attends and leads regularly scheduled implementation status meetings
  • Assists with the planning, executing and supporting the most effective use of Waterford solutions for, virtual learning, summer school programs and all other initiatives and special projects

Key Skills
  • Strong problem-solving, good time management and the ability to take ownership of any situation
  • Develops positive cross-functional relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Must be driven, and always looking for ways to go above and beyond to meet goals with accuracy and accountability
  • Tackle additional special project responsibilities as requested by the leadership team
  • Proven ability to employ informed and honest verbal and written communication in order to achieve desired outcomes
  • Outstanding focus on customer service

Education and Experience:
  • Minimum 4-year college degree, preferably in education, and prior teaching experience
  • Experience with childhood early literacy strongly preferred
  • Experience mentoring, coaching teachers and/or leaders
  • Basic understanding of school district technology environments and product deployment
  • Expertise with PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
  • Willing to travel 30% - 70% depending upon areas assigned
  • Able to work some evenings

We offer medical, dental, and vision benefits to our team members. We contribute to team members HSA accounts and their 403(b). We offer generous time off plan that includes vacation, sick time, and organization holidays (did we mention that we are closed between Christmas and New Years each year?). Learn more about our offering here: https://www.waterford.org/careers/

By the way, due to COVID-19, we are working remotely. We have adapted our recruitment process so all interviews are being conducted via Zoom. If hired you will onboard, train, and mostly work remotely for the foreseeable future.

We strive to build a diverse and inclusive environment for all team members. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on age, race/color, religion, gender, disability, national origin or any other characteristic.

Keywords: Waterford.org, Huntington , Implementation Specialist, Other , Huntington, West Virginia

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