Nearpod is an award-winning educational technology company that empowers teachers to create engaging and inspiring learning experiences for students by combining access to digital lessons, interactive features (see our Virtual Field Tripsand 3D objects initiatives) and real-time assessments. Nearpod has become a leader - and teacher favorite - in teaching and learning. Since its launch in 2012, Nearpod has seen wide adoption in the K-12 market; In 2017, teachers from over 60% of U.S. school districts, taught over 2.3 million Nearpod lessons reaching students over 50 million times and engaging them over 250 million times in formative assessment interactions. We have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and local news channels across the country. Nearpod is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Based Remotely: Central
Primary Territory: AR, AL, IA, KS, LA, MN, MO, MS, NE, OK
We believe a successful implementation is the foundation for ensuring adoption of our solutions. By assisting with 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 applications 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 seven 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 professional development for Nearpod School and District partners
Conduct regular touchpoint with the 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
· 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 50%-75% of the time
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.