Teaching Strategies, LLC
  • Product Management
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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Join a working family that is dedicated to the mission of the work we do!

Teaching Strategies is an innovative edtech organization focused on connecting teachers, children, and families. As front runners in the early childhood education market, we build dynamic, top-quality digital products that integrate all of the essential elements of a high-quality solution: curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family engagement. We are building a team of results-oriented individuals who will thrive in a collaborative, work-hard/play-hard culture. We pride ourselves on the impact we have on the early childhood field through supporting teachers who are doing the most important work there is, teaching children to become creative, confident thinkers.

Position Overview

Working with a collaborative team, the eLearning Developer will design and develop engaging, innovative, and effective eLearning experiences that artfully combine multimedia elements based on sound principles of adult learning theory and instructional design models. The eLearning Developer must possess strong creative abilities and skills, and strong technical abilities to design and create multimedia-rich online educational learning experiences and resources. The ideal candidate will be versatile and well-rounded with experience in both eLearning design/graphic design and adult learning.

Specific Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop engaging, innovative, and effective eLearning experiences that artfully combine multimedia elements (i.e., text, infographics, images, simulations, video, or other asynchronous elements) based on sound principles of adult learning theory and instructional design models.
  • Leverage rapid, agile development techniques and processes to create content for a rapidly changing environment and support process improvement efforts.
  • Manage the end-to-end development cycle from supporting defined learning objectives to creating storyboards and scripts, to deploying the final eLearning module on an LMS.
  • Create knowledge-checks, simulations, or assessments based on learning and performance objectives using eLearning tools.
  • Manage and complete projects within a specified timeline while prioritizing and working on multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent time management and organizational skills are required.
  • Ensure new and revised content is tied to both course-level outcomes, objectives, and assessments.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Education, or Multimedia Design with an emphasis on content development or the equivalent in years of experience.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in design, development, and delivery of eLearning resources and supporting materials (e.g., infographics, quick reference materials), using an eLearning authoring tool such as Lectora, Adobe Captivate, or Articulate Storyline. Experience in 508 compliance and development of eLearning responsive products for use on mobile devices are a plus.
  • Understanding of learning theories including Bloom's Taxonomy, Universal Design for Learning, and Adult Learning Theory.
  • Experience in all phases of end-to-end eLearning/microlearning development-from information gathering to storyboarding and scripting to creating knowledge-checks, simulations, and assessments based on learning and performance objectives, to deployment on an LMS.
  • Basic knowledge of eLearning publishing standards (e.g., SCORM, AICC, xAPI).
  • Capable of publishing eLearning courses to the web and Learning Management Systems (LMS), applying necessary settings to the course to share required information with the LMS.
  • Ability to work closely and effectively with subject matter experts and both internal and external stakeholders and management to ensure requirements are met and projects are kept on schedule and on point.
  • Proactive commitment to eLearning user experience satisfaction and personal excellence.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment.
  • A passion for learning and technology.

Why Teaching Strategies

At Teaching Strategies, our solutions and services are only as strong as the teams that create them. By bringing passion, dedication, and creativity to your job every day, there's no telling what you can do and where you can go! We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, flexible work schedules, opportunities to engage with co-workers, access to career advancement and professional development opportunities, and the chance to make a difference in the communities we serve.

Let's open the door to your career at Teaching Strategies!

Some additional benefits & perks while working with Teaching Strategies

Teaching Strategies offers our employees a robust suite of benefits and other perks which include:

  • Competitive compensation package, including participating in our Employee Equity Appreciation Program
  • Company-sponsored events
  • Professional development and growth opportunities
  • Tuition assistance
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Pre-tax medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings accounts with employer contributions
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Company-sponsored life, short and long term disability insurance
  • Voluntary life and critical illness insurance
  • Paid parental leave programs
  • Flexible paid time off

Teaching Strategies, LLC is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of Minorities, all Genders, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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