Nov 29, 2021

Director, English Language Arts (ELA)

$115,000 - $125,000 yearly
  • Remote
Full-Time Remote/Virtual Curriculum Education Remote/Virtual Role

Job Description

Mission is at the forefront of the curriculum reform movement. By increasing the capacity of educators to identify and demand the highest quality curriculum, 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, 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 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.

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We offer a highly-competitive benefits package for eligible employees that includes 4 weeks of vacation per calendar year (prorated to start date), 3 personal days and unlimited sick time; medical, dental, and vision insurance; short and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan, and thirteen (12) paid holidays.


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