Curriculum Specialist (Math)

Savvas Learning Company
Phoenix, AZ
30+ days ago

Job Description

Savvas Learning Company (formerly Pearson K12 Learning) is a global education company that produces award-winning learning solutions that empower educators and engage students with the highest quality content.

Recognized as an industry leader, we serve millions of K-12 learners with innovative, student-centered educational programs that turn today’s classrooms into active learning environments. By embracing technology, personalized learning, and immersive experiences delivered across multiple platforms, we design our learning solutions to be more accessible and relevant to each student.

Our comprehensive solutions for core curriculum, and supplemental and intervention programs - supported by an array of professional development services - allow teachers to use data to inform classroom practices and tailor instructions to an individual’s abilities and learning styles.

We are seeking a Curriculum Specialist in Math to work in partnership with Curriculum Sales Specialist Managers and Account Managers throughout the Mountain and Pacific Northwest regions. This resource serves as a content specialist supporting the sales process from prospecting to close for Savvas Learning Company products, services and solutions respective to the portfolio in assigned markets. To make this happen, the Curriculum Specialist will enjoy the opportunity to develop and maintain ongoing relationships with school state, regional or district decision makers in the assigned region and share expertise in company offerings, pedagogy and the competitive environment. The Curriculum Specialist will partner directly with the Market Sales Teams and product management to advance Savvas K-12 Learning products, services and solutions in the assigned market. Following the sales cycle, the Curriculum Specialist is responsible for post-sales support and activation.

Responsibilities include:
  • Contributing to the achievement of revenue targets as a team in the assigned sales region.
  • Delivering winning presentations for each sales cycle to include the six customer touch points: (1) exhibits and conferences (2) pre-work and issue setting workshops (3) meetings and campaigns (4) pilots (5) sales presentations and (6) program activation.
  • Developing relationships with key K-12 decision makers within the market segment.
  • Providing customer feedback to sales, product, and marketing teams.
  • Maintaining content level expertise through the Savvas certification process and agreed upon materials.
  • Delivering Product Activation trainings for new and on-going customer accounts.
  • Providing professional development or in-service workshops at conferences.
  • Having a deep understanding and knowledge of Savvas print and digital solutions.
  • Collaborating with internal Savvas teams including sales, services and product management.
  • Maintaining positive on-going relationships with the customer during the sales cycle and after activation to provide support or re-direction to appropriate Savvas teams to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Providing excellent customer service levels.
Ideal candidates will fit the following description:
  • Education specialist with deep K-12 knowledge in Mathematics.
  • Sales representative for the assigned region(s) with the goal of driving and meeting revenue targets.
  • Expert in the delivery of sales and introductory product orientation in-service for print, digital and blended programs who will partner with other specialists and share responsibilities in the assigned region.
  • A self-starter with a passion for K-12 education and the ability to drive educators (at all levels) to make sound decisions regarding learning outcome choices for students and teachers.
  • Expert on national education standards, current education pedagogy and market trends.
  • Facile communicator with the skills to relate to all levels of state, regional or district K-12 employees from superintendent, administrator, teacher to paraprofessional.
  • 5+ years of K-12 education experience to include classroom teaching experience.
  • BS or BA, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Specialty training or advanced certification is preferred.
  • Expert knowledge of education theory and market trends in the assigned content area.
  • Knowledge of competitive landscape preferred.
  • Deep knowledge and passion for learning in K-12 education.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver winning presentations in large and small groups.
  • Experience in networking with district administrators and decision makers.
  • Previous experience in selling and servicing in the education market is desirable.
  • Experience in public speaking and creating engaging presentations for teachers, parents, district administrators, superintendents, or adoption committees.
  • Demonstration of strong abilities with technology skills including abilities to use all presentation software and hardware (PC or Mac, including whiteboard technology and 1:1 devices) to develop and deliver multimedia presentations.
Additional Skills and Competencies:
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.
  • Monitoring and controlling timekeeping and expenses in accordance with Savvas Travel and Entertainment policies.
  • Collaboration with team members and all departments including sales, services, and operations to escalate and address customer satisfaction issues to ensure customer success.
  • Self-starter. Can at times be responsible for self-directed training and preparedness
  • Ability to have pointed conversations with school districts in K-12 math.
  • Understanding sales campaign strategy, market trends and the full continuum of Savvas services to better understand the customer and audience.
  • 50% or more regional travel; sometimes with short notice.
Savvas Learning Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Savvas Learning Company provides access to a benefits experience created to offer our employees choice, flexibility, and the opportunity to save money for the future. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, tax-advantaged accounts, pharmacy, life insurance, disability insurance, matching 401(k), and paid time off. Our benefits are part of a total package that is carefully designed to support the total well-being of our employees.

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