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Brazil Professional Learning Manager

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

são paulo, state of são paulo, brazil
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

ABOUT KHAN ACADEMY

Khan Academy is a fast-paced, nonprofit with the mission to deliver a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Our proven learning platform offers free, high-quality supplemental learning content and practice that cover Pre-K12th grade and early college core academic subjects, focusing on math and science. We have over 155 million registered learners in 190 countries and 51 languages and are committed to improving learning outcomes for students worldwide, focusing on learners in historically under-resourced communities. For more information, please see research findings about Khan Academy and our press center.

OUR COMMUNITY

Our students, teachers, and parents come from all walks of life, and so do we. Our team includes people from academia, traditional/non-traditional education, big tech companies, and tiny startups. We hire great people from diverse backgrounds and experiences because it makes our company stronger. We value diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging as necessary to achieve our mission and impact the communities we serve. We know that transforming education starts in-house with learning about ourselves and our colleagues. We strive to be world-class in investing in our people and commit to developing you as a professional.

KHAN ACADEMY BRAZIL

Khan Academy Brazil aims to deliver a world class user experience to learners that is locally relevant with content, programs, and resources for teachers, schools, and districts. Our platform is a supplemental educational digital resource that offers interactive activities based on mastery-based learning for K-12 grades covering Math, Portuguese, and Science, all aligned to BNCC. We serve more than 6 million learners across our websites, apps and youtube channels and our goal is to scale the impact of our platform by focusing on partnerships with public districts in Brazil.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Khan Academy Brazil is seeking a dynamic and highly organized individual to fill the role of Brazil Professional Learning Manager. As part of our state implementation programs, we provide professional development support to teachers, teacher mentors, and administrators to implement Khan Academy in classrooms. Applicants should be passionate about delivering highly quality professional learning experiences to secondary school educators and administrators through virtual and in-person experiences. Applicants should have a background in teaching, coaching teachers and administrators, delivering professional development, analyzing data, and developing professional learning experiences and resources for educators.

This individual thinks creatively about how to adjust the format, content & tone of professional learning sessions for various audiences and mediums, including in-person, live virtual, and on-demand recordings . This individual will play a critical role in delivering world-class professional learning experiences for educators implementing Khan Academy in classrooms in Brazil.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Personally deliver engaging, high-quality live and recorded professional development experiences to educators. Ensure training drives changes in teacher & administrator practices.
  • Collaborate with Customer Success Managers to customize professional learning resources to meet the specific goals of State partners.
  • Recommend and schedule professional development sessions with state partners
  • Continuously improve professional development content and structure by observing sessions led by others, analyzing survey responses & leading reflection sessions.
  • Manage the upkeep and content creation for teachers and administrators to enhance their implementation.
  • Leverage data recommendations to coach teachers on instructional implications and actions to impact student learning.

ABOUT YOU

You would be a great fit if you have:

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience – 3+ years experience teaching math in a K-12 setting or 2+ years of experience as a school site or district-level administrator in a K-12 setting
  • 3+ years of experience in instructional coaching designing and delivering professional development sessions and strong understanding of adult learning theory
  • Experience using Khan Academy in the classroom with students (preferred)
  • World-class training skills, including exceptional communication and presentation skills and strong coaching skills, including the ability to coach and mentor existing and new facilitators
  • Experience developing and analyzing qualitative and quantitative feedback & survey data in order to inform changes to individual & team strategies
  • Excellent organizational skills - ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently, from start to finish
  • Strong project management skills. Ability to meet deadlines and work independently.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, including a high tolerance for ambiguity, a penchant for experimentation and a bias toward action
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and project management and productivity platforms
  • Residency or willingness and ability to relocate to São Paulo, demonstrating flexibility and commitment to the role
  • Portuguese and English proficiency
  • Permission to work in Brasil

PERKS AND BENEFITS

We may be a non-profit, but we reward our talented team extremely well.

  • Competitive salaries with great healthcare and life insurance benefits
  • Flexible schedules and personal time off beyond regular vacations
  • Professional development focus
  • An exceptional team that trusts you and gives you the freedom to do your best
  • The chance to put your talents towards a deeply meaningful mission and the opportunity to work on high-impact products that are already defining the future of education
  • A kind and welcoming workplace with opportunities to connect through affinity, ally, and social groups

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OUR COMPANY VALUES

Live & breathe learners. We deeply understand and empathize with our users. We leverage user insights, research, and experience to build content, products, services, and experiences that our users trust and love. Our success is defined by the success of our learners and educators.

Take a stand. As a company, we have conviction in our aspirational point of view of how education will evolve. The work we do is in service to moving towards that point of view. However, we also listen, learn and flex in the face of new data, and commit to evolving this point of view as the industry and our users evolve.

Embrace diverse perspectives. We are a diverse community. We seek out and embrace a diversity of voices, perspectives and life experiences leading to stronger, more inclusive teams and better outcomes. As individuals, we are committed to bringing up tough topics and leaning into different points of view with curiosity. We actively listen, learn and collaborate to gain a shared understanding. When a decision is made, we commit to moving forward as a united team.

Work responsibly and sustainably. We understand that achieving our audacious mission is a marathon, so we set realistic timelines and we focus on delivery that also links to the bigger picture. As a non-profit, we are supported by the generosity of donors as well as strategic partners, and understand our responsibility to our finite resources. We spend every dollar as though it were our own. We are responsible for the impact we have on the world and to each other. We ensure our team and company stay healthy and financially sustainable.

Bring out the joy. We are committed to making learning a joyful process. This informs what we build for our users and the culture we co-create with our teammates, partners and donors.

Cultivate learning mindset. We believe in the power of growth for learners and for ourselves. We constantly learn and teach to improve our offerings, ourselves, and our organization. We learn from our mistakes and aren’t afraid to fail. We don't let past failures or successes stop us from taking future bold action and achieving our goals.

Deliver wow, We insist on high standards and deliver delightful, effective end-to-end experiences that our users can rely on. We choose to focus on fewer things — each of which aligns to our ambitious vision — so we can deliver high-quality experiences that accelerate positive measurable learning with our strategic partners.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Attach your resume or Linkedin URL in the space provided below.
  • Please address the below-mentioned task and attach your response in the space provided below.

TASK

Describe one challenge you have faced involving professional learning and development for adult learners, your approach, and the results achieved. Please limit it to a one-pager.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.