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Public Consulting Group

Education Practice Area

PCG’s Education Consulting service line seeks a Reading Language Arts Curriculum Leader (Grades K – 5) for a highly complex and exciting Reading Language Arts (RLA) curriculum revision project
The project provides a motivated person with a career opportunity to support educators and students in actualizing the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills and to be responsive to stakeholder feedback on the resources available in Texas Home Learning
Reading Language Arts Curriculum Leader (Grades K – 5) will manage the revision road mapping process, as well as oversee teams through a rapid content revision process to ensure the overall coherence of the K–5 RLA curriculum
The position is remote, with occasional in-person meetings

Specific Responsibilities:  

In coordination with our vendor partner(s), lead the revision of a grades K–5 Reading Language Arts curriculum, including program-level, course-level, unit-level, and lesson-level material
Contribute to the collection and analysis of stakeholder feedback to inform the development of the product roadmap
Contribute to the development and refinement of instructional and technical specifications and oversee adherence to the specifications that will be documented in the product roadmap
In coordination with our vendor partner(s), provide leadership for the writing teams in the implementation of instructional and technical specifications, as well as overall quality assurance. This may include offering review and actionable feedback, both written and verbal, to teams about content
Ensure on-time delivery of deliverables by vendor partner(s) and their writing teams
Work closely with vendor partners and project leadership in a rapid development process, including coordinating workflow where their involvement is required and engaging them in quality assurance to ensure alignment to the review rubrics provided by the client
Collaborate with project team to ensure vertical and horizontal alignment of the RLA curriculum (K–12)
Collaborate with project management team to ensure that established project management processes and structures are appropriately implemented
Availability during regular work week, with some night or weekend work as needed
Commitment for the duration of the project with anticipated project completion in October 2024 with the opportunity for future work project assignments 

Education/Experience: 

Master’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, and additional academic rewards 
Experience teaching diverse learners in elementary classroom(s), including English Language Learners and students with disabilities
3+ years of team leadership experience
Experience developing curricular resources for use by other teachers
Experience with Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills and STAAR Assessments
Familiarity with Google Drive
Familiarity with the current K–5 RLA product on Texas Home Learning (Preferred but not required)
Experience with digital learning instructional design (Preferred but not required)
Demonstrated expertise in MS Office products, particularly PowerPoint, Access, Excel and Word
Proficient with Office 365 and the Google Suite
Able to work with a diverse range of people 

Required Skills: 

Committed to supporting achievement for all students
Knowledgeable about Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills and STAAR Assessments
Knowledgeable about translation (i.e., expressing Spanish content in English), transadaptation (i.e., when expressing English content in Spanish, adapting a concept to be authentic to Spanish), and transcreation (approach that keeps a unit topic/theme, as well as the reading and writing skills, but changes the texts studied and lesson activities to study authentic Spanish texts
Self-motivated, self-directed, and comfortable taking initiative
Committed to client satisfaction
Oriented around a growth mindset, driven to seek out and use feedback to improve and to grow
Open-minded in facing challenges
Collaborative, flexible, creative problem-solvers
Skilled in literary analysis and/or literacy across the content areas
Deeply knowledgeable about high-quality literacy instruction, including foundational skills instruction
Passionate about reading, writing, and a wide variety of types of texts
Deeply knowledgeable about high-quality social studies instruction

To apply for this job email your details to vlaventure@pcgus.com