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Categories: Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world?s largest publisher and distributor of children?s books and a leader in educational technology and children?s media. Scholastic creates quality educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school and at home, including children's books, magazines, technology-based products, teacher materials, television programming, film, videos and toys. The Company distributes its products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, television networks and the Company?s Internet Site, www.scholastic.com.
• Develop online and print materials for training and professional development to help educators successfully implement Scholastic Education technology-based programs for literacy with a focus on phonics.
• Learn and synthesize all aspects of a Scholastic Education technology program in order to clearly and specifically explain it to teachers and leaders.
• Conceptualize content, write and/or edit manuscript, provide design direction, and revise drafts to incorporate feedback from the field and senior-level editors.
• Design PowerPoint slides and write and edit scripts for in-person and online interactive implementation trainings that incorporate best practices for professional learning and adhere to the writing guidelines.
• Communicate and collaborate with internal and external teams to maintain efficient and effective workflow and obtain feedback.
• Work closely with all relevant departments (e.g., design, production, technology, and publishing services) in a collaborative and professional manner.
• Track content quality and maintain consistency and integrity of editorial voice and pedagogy.
• Flexibly prioritize tasks to meet established goals and deadlines in accordance with project schedules.
• Bachelor's degree or higher in English, literature, and/or education
• Minimum 3 years teaching experience (experience teaching phonics or working with special needs populations is a plus)
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills, with editorial and/or publishing experience preferred
• Excellent attention to detail, quality, process, and organization
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
• Capable of learning new processes and technologies quickly
• Able to travel to work-related events and meetings (2?3 times a year)