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School Group

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ROLE DESCRIPTION

Position

Subject-Area Specialists

Department

Curriculum Design and Development (CDD)

Reports to

Director of Curriculum

About School Group

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills development - improving the accessibility and quality of education, while transforming lives and impacting future success. We need talented people to help us make our vision a reality. So, if you believe in the power of education, international development and community service - and have the time, skills and know-how to match - we want you as a School Group volunteer. 

RoleOverview

In our pursuit to make quality education accessible around the world, the School Group (SG) is seeking an E-Learning Manager to join our team!  Responsible for leading instructional design within Technical Training, managing the eLearning program, training delivery standards, incorporating emerging learning techniques and technologies into the global training program.

Essential Functions

  • Work with one or more Curriculum Writers at a time to create modules that incorporate standards, outcomes, processes in own subject-area into interdisciplinary modules that are hands-on, interactive, performance-based, etc.
  • Work with Curriculum Writers to identify connections among the subject-areas addressed in a module, as well as themes and Essential Questions.
  • Find or create subject-area materials, such as activities, processes, documentations of learning, and assessments.
  • Provide links to online resources. Provide internal feedback on other modules and use data and feedback from local facilitators to revise own modules. Suggest revisions to the CDD’s processes and products.
  • Consult with the Directors of Curriculum to adjust processes and products according to changes in School Group’s direction.
  • Serve as one of the CDD team members linked to local facilitators of modules.

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.

Key Relationships

  • Subject Matter Experts

Qualifications

Basic

  • Should have a BS or BA in teaching a subject area or in education or related fields.
  • Should have some experience in curriculum and professional learning, including writing and/or development of curriculum.
  • Should have experience being on a team.

Preferred

  • Experience administering, creating and hosting e-learning programs and knowledge of content development and testing/survey tools such as Articulate, Camtasia, LMS management, Lectora, Captivate, GoAnimate.

Why volunteer with us?

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment. 

  • In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers. 

  • School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references. 

Other information

This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet. 

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About School Group

Location:

1700 Atlas RD, Cedar Park, TX 78613, US

Mission Statement

To establish a leading global educational research and development organization with a goal to improve learning, performance, evaluation, and measurement in the educational sector.

Description

School Group is a platform that aims to connect schools from various parts of the world. Our goal is to provide an e-learning community that focuses on a cross cultural peer learning experience. In doing so, we hope to promote collaboration, communication and to bridge the educational gap in a rapidly changing 21st century generation. For more information, please visit our website www.schoolgroup.org.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1700 Atlas RdCedar Park, TX 78613

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Mathematics
  • Research
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 10 hr/wk
  • How to apply Please email your resume to apply@schoolgroup.org. We would love to hear from you! 

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