(Remote Work) Program Manager, Tutoring – Amplify Education

Job Overview:

  • Job Title: Program Manager, Tutoring
  • Hiring Organization: Amplify Education
  • Company Website: https://amplify.com/
  • Remote Locations: United States
  • Job Type: Remote, Full-Time, Freelance

A pioneer in K–12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products help teachers identify the targeted instruction students need to build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide educators with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than 10 million students in all 50 states. For more information, visit amplify.com.

A pioneer in K–12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment and tutoring products turn data into practical instructional support to help all students build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than ten million students in all 50 states. For more information, visit amplify.com.

Amplify has provided core curriculum, intervention resources, digital assessments, and high-impact coaching and professional development to support data-driven instruction among K-12 educators for nearly two decades.

Amplify Tutoring launched in response to heightened student needs driven by disruptions in schooling and unfinished learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. High-dosage tutoring has gained national momentum as a proven research-based support to close achievement gaps for students. This is an opportunity to join an innovative team helping schools, districts, and states to scale high-impact tutoring programs and meet student needs. Amplify works in close partnership with districts and states on an array of tutoring initiatives, including: providing small group reading tutoring directly to district students through Amplify Tutors; providing tutoring materials, professional development, and program management for district-managed implementations; and providing high-impact tutoring consultancy services to support districts in designing their high-impact tutoring program.

Position Summary:

The Program Manager will play a critical role in managing new virtual high-impact tutoring programs that support small groups of K-6 students in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The primary responsibility of the Program Manager will be to ensure tutoring program success through planning and successfully implementing tutoring for LAUSD elementary schools. The Program Manager will create and implement a project plan to support the implementation.

The Program Manager will manage and support a team of reading Tutors and provide program communication and support to all school Point of Contacts. The Program Manager will develop and communicate program-level goals and benchmarks with the schools and will develop systems for communication and scheduling with school administrators, teachers, and parents within the tutoring program. The Program Manager will also design and deliver information sessions for school leaders about Amplify Tutoring. The Program Manager will also build and maintain internal relationships with various Amplify teams.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, results-driven education leader who uses data to make decisions and ensures outstanding support to state and district partners, tutors, and all key stakeholders. They will combine a capacity for systems and strategic thinking, deep instructional knowledge, attention to detail, excellent project management skills, and strong relationship-building skills with critical internal and external stakeholders to ensure a successful program implementation. The Tutoring Program Manager will report directly to the Associate Director, Tutoring.

*This is a remote position, but candidates must be able to work West Coast Time Zone hours.

*This is a contractor position that has potential to evolve into a full-time position as our tutoring work in LAUSD grows.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary contact for partnership at the school level by providing regular program updates and sharing data trends
  • Create and implement project plan to successfully oversee the project and regularly provide updates on implementation to internal leadership and school leadership
  • Support school-based points of contact with inquiries related to technical support, student roster management, and other program-related needs
  • Work with internal teams and school stakeholders to create student small groups based on data
  • Routinely analyze project-wide data to pull out trends, codify findings and prioritize project needs
  • Lead development of program goals, key routines and correlating assets, and best practices for implementation in collaboration with internal teams and external partners
  • Communicate regularly with internal customer success teams, enrollment teams, sales teams, and others to ensure alignment to show visibility and insights
  • Develop, monitor, and analyze surveys for tutors and other stakeholders in order to improve systems and structures and report on satisfaction and feedback on the program
  • Develop and disseminate routine program-related communication updates to Reading Tutor cohort, including communicating expectations ensuring tutors are on time, on schedule, and follow lessons with fidelity
  • Perform weekly payroll management for Reading Tutor cohort by tracking, reviewing, and approving timecards
  • Ensure high-quality performance of tutors by tracking absences and substitute coverage, as well as supporting the overall implementation of tutoring sessions
  • Develop and implement an array of tutoring related webinars for various audiences such as school leaders, teachers, and parents/caregivers
  • Collaborate with Tutor Coach in supporting Tutors with lesson planning and implementation and general development

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of PK-12 school-based experience
  • Experience managing district and/or state-level relationships
  • Experience successfully implementing large-scale, complex projects in school/district settings
  • Experience developing and maintaining a project plan
  • Experience delivering and leading professional development in a school, district, or state setting
  • Deep understanding of data analysis standard methodologies in order to drive instruction and increase student achievement
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and practices, including methods of differentiating instruction and fostering student engagement
  • Proficient with technology (GoogleMeets, Google sheets, Google docs, Google platforms)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience implementing tutoring programs
  • Experience delivering and leading intervention in a school setting
  • Experience with teacher and school leader coaching in both individual and group settings at a school and district scale
  • Knowledge of and experience using Amplify mCLASS products
  • Knowledge of the Science of Reading

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