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Scholastic Regional Director, Professional Learning Services - SouthEast in Marietta, Georgia

Job Description:

THE OPPORTUNITY

Manage a team of Literacy Specialists to implement professional learning services in the Southeast region. Meet annual revenue targets for Professional Learning Services through partnership with Sales and customers. Contribute to Professional Learning Services operations and strategic goals as a member of the PLS leadership team. Sustain and deepen relationships with customers, evangelizing evidence-based best practices in literacy instruction. Support educators in improving literacy instruction to help all children learn to read and love to read.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and provide leadership to a regional team of Literacy Specialists.

  • Prepare team to deliver professional learning and provide coaching to district partners.

  • Recruit and train professional learning team members to meet evolving needs based on Scholastic product/solutions and K-12 industry trends.

  • Pre-sale: partner with Regional Sales Director and team of aligned account executives to develop and deepen relationships with customers, position services, develop proposals; achieve annual revenue target.

  • Post-sale: partner with districts to schedule and implement Services. Maintain the highest standard of service by consistently monitoring progress, evaluating/observing quality of PL, regularly communicating with districts and other stakeholders regarding service experience.

  • Contribute to the development of professional learning content, resources and tools as a subject matter expert.

WHO WE ARE

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 100+ years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at www.scholastic.com .

Some benefits that we offer:

  • Full suite of health and wellness benefits (including a $0 deductible Medical Plan)

  • Retirement Savings Plan 401(k) with options for both Roth and Traditional Contributions

  • Tuition-Free programs for undergraduate and graduate degrees

  • Generous Parental Leave Program

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) with opportunity for discounted stock at a 15% discount

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.

Qualifications

HOW YOU CAN FIT (Qualifications)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of and experience with:

  • Evidence-based best practices in literacy instruction based on Science of Reading research.

  • Student-centered coaching and data-driven planning

  • Excellent skills in of Microsoft Office and Power Point

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Facilitation skills, professionalism and creativity

  • Knowledge of the human change process and adult learning theories

Experience and Education: Degree in education or reading related field, Masters Degree preferred

Experience:

  • At least 5-7 years' experience facilitating professional learning in literacy and/or reading

  • Minimum of 7-10 years teaching/coaching experience  

  • Instructional coaching experience preferred

  • Ability to maintain a travel schedule of 50%

  • Valid driver’s license

Education: Degree in education or reading related field, Master's Degree preferred

Time Type:

Full time

Job Type:

Regular

Job Family Group:

Sales

Location Region/State:

New York

Compensation Range:

Annual Salary: 103,300.00 - 121,300.00

EEO Statement:

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran. Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.

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Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at: www.scholastic.com

We're always looking for talented people to join Scholastic in instilling a love of reading and lifelong learning in children. At Scholastic, our benefit plans have been designed to be in line with market conditions and employee needs. Our plans provide flexibility and allow individuals a broad range of choices that can be tailored to meet each employee's needs. Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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