CSTA is looking for an experienced Professional Learning Manager who will develop, promote, sustain, and scale programs that support the ongoing professional development of teachers and ultimately improve the quality of teaching and learning of K-12 computer science.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine the strategy to support the ongoing professional learning of CSTA members aligned with the 2020 CSTA Standards for CS Teachers.
  • Create professional development experiences that deepen the content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge and skills, and inclusive teaching practices of CSTA members, with a particular focus on:
    • Inclusive and equitable teaching practices in computer science and
    • Supporting computer science education for English learners.
  • Recruit, coordinate with, and support experts to design and facilitate professional development experiences described above.
  • Develop other standards-aligned educational content and resources for use in teachers’ classrooms and CSTA chapter meetings/events.
  • Support the development, implementation of the CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards. Support the validated alignment of curriculum to CSTA standards.
  • Manage volunteer committees and member communities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Commitment to and success in addressing issues of equity in the classroom.
  • Experience teaching K-12 computer science.
  • Experience providing professional development to K-12 computer science teachers.
  • Ability to manage a project with responsibilities shared across internal and external team members; ability to work effectively when under pressure and with tight timelines.
  • Strong communication skills; comfort with speaking to small groups and presenting information.
  • Flexibility and ability to continuously improve methods and procedures.
  • Proficiency in working with the Google and Microsoft Office suites and ability to quickly learn how to use other communication and productivity tools.
  • Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% time.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with developing curriculum; deep knowledge of the CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards and the CSTA Standards for Computer Science Teachers.
  • Experience as a CSTA chapter leader or similar leadership role in an organization for K-12 teachers.
 
We offer excellent benefits and a positive working environment! Hiring is contingent upon a pre-employment background check and eligibility to work in the United States. 
 

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@csteachers.org. In your cover letter, briefly describe your experience in addressing issues of equity and what you believe are the most important factors for developing quality, ongoing professional learning experiences for K-12 CS teachers.