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Professional Development Specialist

| Seattle
About Us:
Right now, even though STEM skills are increasingly important, over 60% of students in Kindergarten through 8th grade are not proficient in math at their own grade-level. As a society, we need to bring together our best, most creative minds to tackle this critical problem and ensure all kids are successful in math and school and have the tools they need to reach their potential. This includes developing the most innovative learning technology using advanced data science in a way that inspires students and empowers teachers. Come help us make a difference at DreamBox Learning
We’re passionate about our mission to radically transform the way the world learns. Today, our Intelligent Adaptive Learning platform – with its rigorous math curriculum and game-based environment – is helping 2 million kids and over 80,000 teachers improve math achievement and build a love of math at the same time. And as a rapidly growing tech company, we are just getting started. 
About the Role:
DreamBox Professional Development (PD) Specialists empower teachers to take ownership over their professional learning in ways that directly impact their students and classroom. Our PD Specialists partner with clients to plan and deliver high quality professional learning curricula via highly engaging training and learning PD webinars, in-person presentations, and remote support for educators using DreamBox. PD Specialists also partner with DreamBox Client Experience and Client Success teams to provide an outstanding experience for schools and districts using DreamBox.
What You'll Be Doing: 
  • Deliver highly engaging training/learning webinars, presentations, and client support in a timely manner. Present competent, expert information that ensures client participants achieve the outcomes of each session
  • Follow all PD processes, including timely recording of tasks and essential information. Works seamlessly with the Client Experience team to effectively communicate workflow and next steps
  • Routinely supports the PD team, leading internal training/learning opportunities, and appropriately contributing in all team meetings
  • Collaborates to develop professional training and learning content that aligns with company needs and Product Management priorities while following the DreamBox Professional Development Design Learning Principles
  • Communicate effectively with internal teams and external clients
  • Capably and confidently make informed adjustments to support colleagues & clients
  • Always use data to determine needs and validate solutions
  • Able to look past what customers are asking for to see what they aspire to
  • Take initiative and responsibility to learn and iterate in key areas of responsibility
  • Hard on ideas while respectful of others. Ideas are always improved because of your engagement in the dialogue and design
  • Outwardly considerate and appreciative of feedback, whether positive or negative, and engaging in dialogue at an appropriate time while receiving or after receiving feedback
  • Words and actions indicate a strong belief in the team’s ability and obligation to deliver effort with impact
  • Outwardly positive and optimistic, even in the face of daunting challenges 
About You: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Masters a plus
  • A minimum of 3 years of teaching experience in K-12 classroom
  • At least 3 years of experience delivering professional development sessions & knowledge of adult learning
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Previous experience training with technology products
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships with teachers and administrators
  • Ability to be flexible and able to adapt to immediate or unforeseen challenges
  • Ability to travel up to 50% (peak months are July – November)
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Located in the growing tech scene of DT Bellevue, employees get the best of both worlds with access to metropolitan amenities & PNW scenery.

What are DreamBox Learning Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Last but not least, we have a noble mission of changing the way the world learns that has a strong purpose and leads to a different way of waking up in the morning.

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