Learning Specialist

Alexandria Academy Institute

We recognize that academic failure is not the fault of inherent deficits of character or intellect but of economic disparity; institutional marginalization; unequal distribution of educational resources; ineffectual pedagogical practices, expectations, and the mindset therein engendered. The Alexandria Academy Institute develops innovative K-8 STEM curricula to effectively leapfrog African American and other at-risk beyond ineffectual traditional teaching methods and basic level instruction that puts them at a disadvantage in the 21st century global economy.

As a Digital Learning Specialist, you will collaborate with team members to conceptualize, design, and develop personalized academic courses for our eLearning students. Serving as a Digital Learning Specialist, your day-to-day role as an Alexandria Academy Institute consultant will include analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating innovative learning solutions for our clients.

Conduct student needs assessments and analysis, develop hybrid learning plans, and measure learning content impact

Promote the Digital Learning Service Offering with internal and external clients

May be required to author software simulations, interactive on-demand tutorials, electronic user guides, and other materials that are engaging and learner-centric

Strong background in instructional design, children and adult learning theories, and knowledge of cutting-edge digital learning trends

Must be able to demonstrate a consultative approach to developing, implementing, and evaluating dynamic and impactful learning.

Extensive knowledge of instructional design theory (such as ADDIE), learning principles, traditional and modern training methods, tools, and best practices

Proficiency in one or more digital learning authoring tools, such as Adobe Captivate and willingness to learn others as tools evolve

Familiarity with learning management software

Ability to present complex information to a variety of audiences

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of related experience in relevant fields of study is required. An equivalent combination of advanced education, training, and experience will be considered.

If you are an effective communicator who enjoys working in complex and collaborative environments, utilizing your critical thinking and research skills to develop solutions for students and clients, providing support to customers, and have the required education, experience and skills, we want to hear from you.

  • Passion for improving the educational experiences and outcomes for low-income students and students of color
  • Self-starter mentality and the ability to work independently
  • A demonstrated commitment to excellence
  • Healthy respect for colleagues and ability to work collaboratively with others within the Research & Development team and other staff across the organization
  • A deep appreciation for diversity and differences in the workplace, public school system, and diverse communities we serve
  • Goal-oriented, project-oriented, and results-oriented
  • Desire to be part of an intellectually rich and action-oriented work environment
  • Strong sense of honor and integrity
  • A warm, personal style with a good sense of humor
  • Mature interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passion for improving the educational experiences and outcomes for low-income students and students of color
  • Self-starter mentality and the ability to work independently
  • A demonstrated commitment to excellence
  • Healthy respect for colleagues and ability to work collaboratively with others within the Research & Development team and other staff across the organization
  • A deep appreciation for diversity and differences in the workplace, public school system, and diverse communities we serve
  • Goal-oriented, project-oriented, and results-oriented
  • Desire to be part of an intellectually rich and action-oriented work environment
  • Strong sense of honor and integrity
  • A warm, personal style with a good sense of humor
  • Mature interpersonal and communication skills
  • Passion for improving the educational experiences and outcomes for low-income students and students of color
  • Self-starter mentality and the ability to work independently
  • A demonstrated commitment to excellence
  • Healthy respect for colleagues and ability to work collaboratively with others within the Research & Development team and other staff across the organization
  • A deep appreciation for diversity and differences in the workplace, public school system, and diverse communities we serve
  • Goal-oriented, project-oriented, and results-oriented
  • Desire to be part of an intellectually rich and action-oriented work environment
  • Strong sense of honor and integrity
  • A warm, personal style with a good sense of humor
  • Mature interpersonal and communication skills

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Education Trust offers a comprehensive benefits package.

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Please provide a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.

You must combine your cover letter and resume into one document and upload that document. Send the document to: HR@AlexandriaAcademyInstitute.org

Alexandria Academy Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages diversity in all facets of the organization’s work