Start Date: ASAP

Applications accepted until position is filled

Organizational Mission, Vision, and Strategic Commitments

One in five children experience learning and attention challenges that limit their school success. For twenty-five years, Lee Pesky Learning Center has worked together with individuals, families, schools, and communities to understand and overcome obstacles to learning. Our vision is to create a pathway to learning for every child. We have positioned ourselves to positively impact learners throughout the country.

Position

The Training Specialist performs a variety of educational services for LPLC. This experienced teacher delivers assigned trainings to educators and often provides follow up support in the form of lesson planning or coaching to early educators, paraprofessionals, and certified teachers. The Training Specialist also communicates with administrators and teachers regularly, assists with curriculum and product development, and distributes LPLC materials.

Essential Attributes

  • Believes in our mission and works tirelessly to help accomplish it
  • Clearly communicates information
  • Adapts to different audiences, venues, and challenges
  • Attends to details and demonstrates organizational skills
  • Is self-aware, self-determined, strategic, and resilient
  • Contributes as part of a cohesive team

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the delivery and expansion of LPLC’s Professional Development with a focus on standardized individualization
    • Deliver trainings based on evidence-based
    • Provide consultation and mentoring services
    • Assist with documenting and evaluating professional development activities
    • Attend meetings with community partners as related to LPLC’s training and consultation activities
  • Support the delivery and expansion of LPLC’s early literacy and self-regulation frameworks
    • Conduct trainings for early educators and elementary teachers
    • Assist with the development and delivery of online courses and live webinar trainings
    • Coach elementary teachers (primarily K-3) and early childhood professionals in using evidence- based literacy practices and best practices for teaching self-regulation
    • Assist with documenting and evaluating project actvities

Essential Job Functions 

  • Present information clearly to large groups using a variety of techniques
  • Communicate effectively through written and spoken English
  • Use excellent interpersonal skills
  • Travel on a weekly basis which may include overnight stays
  • Adapt to different audiences, venues, and challenges
  • Report to work promptly and regularly
  • Follow directions and work well with others
  • Work under the stress of deadlines
  • Concentrate on tasks to complete and perform accurately
  • React to change productively
  • Be able to use Google docs, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and other computer-based communication tools.

Qualifications

  • Minimum education and experience required:
    • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s degree preferred) in literacy or education
    • Minimum of 5 years of primary teaching experience (grades PK, K,1st, 2nd, and/or 3rd)
    • Experience presenting to educators and administrators
    • Instructional coaching experience preferred
  • Knowledge of:
    • Intervention techniques and instructional methodology (especially explicit, systematic instruction)
    • Evidence-based practices in literacy and/or mathematics
    • Reading programs
    • Early childhood teaching strategies to promote self-regulation
    • Adult learners and presentation techniques
  • Abilities:
    • Presentation skills
    • Collaboration and teamwork skills
    • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
    • Skilled with computers and computerized office programs, particularly presentation software
    • Well organized and detail oriented
    • Comfortable working with large groups

Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with experience and skills
  • Employee medical benefits for full-time employment

To Apply

  1. Complete the Application for Employment
  2. Send these, a cover letter, and a resume to [email protected], or fax to 208-333-0888. Or mail to:

Matt Scott, Director of Operations
Lee Pesky Learning Center
3324 Elder Street
Boise, ID 83705