Spring Education Group (SEG) is a private school network that supports its schools with strategic direction, education expertise, business office operations, and partnership opportunities. SEG operates more than 230 schools, representing about 20 brands in 18 states, and provides services to a half dozen schools in Asia. About two-thirds are preschools. Several are Montessori affiliated. Approximately 50 schools (representing 10 brands) serve students in grades K-8, some of whom continue through grade 12.
Spring Education supports a wide range of schools and educational approaches, strengthening all by sharing learnings and advancements in educational and operational practices. While the diversity of approach among school brands is supported, intra-school and cross-divisional learning is promoted and prioritized, and standardization of processes is encouraged.
SEG’s Curriculum and Innovation Team serves the organization by developing programs and practices to ensure that Spring Education has a measurable, consistent reputation for differentiated academic excellence and high-quality processes, systems, and organization to sustain that excellence.
SEG’s Curriculum and Innovation Team seeks an experienced professional to contribute to the development and improvement of its K-12 schools, specifically in curriculum selection and related training, in driving effective pedagogy, and consistency and efficacy of curriculum implementation.
- Work collaboratively within an eight-member, geographically dispersed team to support a network of about 25 schools in their quest for academic and programmatic excellence.
- Assist this network of schools and school leaders throughout the year, and year-to-year, with curriculum selection, research and development, curriculum design, teacher training, and aligning educational practices to academic standards.
- Evaluate academic programs. Select and/or create instruments to measure efficacy and excellence. Support network-wide key performance indicators.
- Work collaboratively with Regional Directors in the utilization of the evaluation tools to determine school-level needs and attainment of district-level goals.
- Develop training content and professional development modules to meet the needs of the schools and instructional leaders, primarily using a learning management system.
Essential Skills, Credentials & Experience:
- Master’s degree in Education, or related field
- 5 plus years of experience as an elementary/middle school administrator, curriculum director, trainer, or comparable role
- Demonstrable mastery of K-8 curriculum and quality instructional practices.
- Knowledge of curriculum development, evaluation, and adoption
- Demonstrable experience with evaluative tools, instructional coaching/teacher mentoring
- Demonstrable expertise in the development of quality professional development resources.
- Working knowledge of Learning Management Systems (LMS)
Essential Qualifications for Success:
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and make well-thought-out decisions
- Ability to work independently and efficiently to deliver a quality product and meet established work deadlines
- Ability to work remotely and with others, by effectively managing virtual communications and projects
- Must be detailed-oriented, possess high energy levels, and be a self-starter
- Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, proactive and positive
- Ability to travel 10%