INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER AND PROJECT-BASED LEARNING COACH

Job ID: 

14717

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER AND PROJECT-BASED LEARNING COACH, Office of Digital Learning (ODL), to work with researchers, designers, and educators throughout MIT to develop and facilitate professional learning experiences for educators that align with MITs mens et manus, mind and hand, approach to learning. MIT Scheller Teacher Education Program (STEP) and Teaching Systems Lab (TSL) have partnered with the XQ Institute to support teacher professional learning in the 10 XQ Super Schools and beyond. Will codevelop a vision for professional learning experiences for XQ teachers, facilitate face-to-face summer learning experiences, develop online learning resources to support teachers in XQ schools and beyond, coordinate a diverse team of staff and consultants, and provide coaching to teachers in XQ schools across the country throughout the year. Will report to the director of STEP and then executive director of TSL.

REQUIRED: a bachelor’s or master’s degree in education or related field; experience as a classroom teacher using project-based approaches where students apply core content knowledge from the disciplines to address complex problems, culminating in a public performance of understanding; experience working with educators as learners, developing and facilitating workshops or other professional learning experiences, conducting observations, and provided coaching to educators; demonstrated leadership in a school environment; the ability to work both independently and in teams; self-direction; and excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience with starting new high schools, teacher education, online or blended learning, and design-based educational research needed. 

The position is one-year position renewable on an annual basis. 

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.