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 products
turn data into practical instructional support to help students at
every skill level build a strong foundation in early reading and
math. Our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help
them understand and respond to the needs of all their students.
Today, Amplify serves five million students in all 50 states.
The Amplify Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) and Amplify ELA
programs are leading the way in next-generation curriculum with
powerful tools that help educators understand and respond to the
needs of every student.
Amplify Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) is a unique PreK-5
ELA core curriculum program, built on the keys to early literacy
and long-term success: background knowledge and foundational
skills. Amplify CKLA combines a coherent sequence of rich, diverse
content knowledge across social studies, science, literature, and
the arts with an explicit, systematic approach to foundational
skills instruction. Our intentional program design allows students
to build a robust knowledge base for accessing and unpacking
complex texts, so real comprehension can happen.
Amplify ELA is a blended curriculum designed specifically for
grades 6-8. With Amplify ELA, students learn to tackle any complex
text and make observations, grapple with interesting ideas, and
find relevance for themselves. Students are engaged through dynamic
texts, lively classroom discussions, and meaningful digital
experiences. Students and teachers work on devices (laptops,
desktops or tablets) connected through a shared platform or in
print. Because students do many of their assignments on the
platform, teachers can see their progress and provide feedback in
Come join the team that supports districts nationwide in
adopting these programs based on the science of reading and helping
teachers change reading outcomes for students!
If you love Amplify K-8 programs (CKLA and ELA) and supporting
teachers and leaders with strong professional learning, then you
should apply for the Manager of Professional Development Design
Your job will be to support the Amplify CKLA and Amplify ELA
Professional Development team in designing, customizing and copy
editing session and website resources to support teachers and
leaders in their implementation of Amplify CKLA and ELA.
We are looking for people who are passionate about reading and
writing; who can manage multiple projects; have a strong attention
to detail; who are highly organized; who understand adult learning
principles; who are tech savvy and know how to use the Google suite
of products; and who are great teammates.
Responsibilities of the Manager of Professional Development
Design, K-8 ELA:
Create and design session materials for in-person and remote
professional development sessions for teachers and leaders to
support strong program implementation of Amplify CKLA and ELA
Create resources aligned to Amplify branding guidelines
Copyedit session resources, including slides, slide notes and
- Other tasks as assigned by manager
Basic Qualifications of the Manager of Professional Development
Design, K-8 ELA:
Experience teaching and/or facilitating Amplify CKLA or Amplify
ELA professional development sessions
Experience in instructional and graphic design
Proven knowledge of current ELA standard methodologies, Common
Core ELA Standards, and adult learning principles
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
Demonstrated proficiency with technology-based productivity
tools, including Microsoft Office, Google Applications, video
conferencing tools, etc.
Strong oral and written communication skills
- Bachelor's Degree in Education or related field or comparable
Preferred Qualifications of the Manager of Professional
Development Design, K-8 ELA:
2+ years of experience teaching and/or coaching Amplify CKLA or
Experience designing in-person or remote professional
development sessions for teachers and/or leaders
Understanding and compassion for the role of the teachers and
Experience working with diverse student populations (English
learners, SPED, Gifted/Talented, etc.)
Proficiency with WordPress and Adobe
Demonstrated client/partnership management experience
- Master's or Advanced Degree in Education
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an
inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to
recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse
Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females,
Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.
Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.