Pearson Education Specialist ELA in California

Education Specialist ELA


At Pearson , we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always reexamining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.

We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Come check us out. What big idea will you help us launch?

Pearson prides itself on employing state of the art consultants that focus on accelerating instructional improvement in the area of English/Language Arts (ELA) in conjunction with US Learning Services core offerings. Consulting with district personnel and school faculty, the Education Specialist will present effectively the ELA services with engaging and interactive activities to meet identified needs and also implement research-based leadership and instructional strategies.

The Education Consultant is the onsite representative of US Learning Services helping to initiate lasting change in districts and schools by delivering the ELA professional development, Change of Practice, and Job-embedded services. The Education Specialist provides individual and group support for district personnel and school faculty to incorporate effective strategies into classroom practice.

The Education Specialist will be California based, though travel throughout the US.

Here is what you will get to do:

  • Support customer engagements to include delivery of training on print, digital or blended programs

  • Lead Pearson messaging, product delivery, customer adoption of Pearson products and current educational pedagogy and deliver services as intended by Pearson Development

  • Deliver winning presentations to PreK-12 audiences to include teacher, parents, district administrators, and adoption committees a the local, regional or state level

  • Personalize Pearson provided training resources

  • Routinely engage the customer for planning purposes with workshop delivery and/or with guidance, lead internal and external customer team meetings

  • Have extensive knowledge of industry and Pearson best practices to include district, state and national standards, as dictated by the customer engagement

  • Maintain certification on Pearson core products and fulfill assignments based on said certification

  • Communicate effectively the expectations of STEM and how it impacts classroom instruction

  • Provide ELA professional development for all content areas including exploration classes; provide support in area of coaching and modeling lessons that support implementation

  • Develop and implement ELA lesson plans that ensure the attainment of state learning standards and state testing expectations

  • Engage in overnight travel to deliver training and services at the assigned customer sites


Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • BA/BS Degree; Master’s Degree in English Language Arts or related field is preferred

  • 5 years in elementary, middle, and/or high school ELA classroom teaching experience

  • Strong background in ELA and leadership

  • Solid knowledge of education theory and market trends in assigned content areas i.e. literacy, math, science humanities or intervention

  • 3 years of experience with facilitating adult learning in K-12 settings in ELA Professional Development; strength in deploying Research based coaching strategies for adult learners

  • Experience facilitating online courses preferred; openness to becoming skilled in online facilitation

  • Solid understanding of PreK-12 best practices to include instructional strategies, education innovation (both print and digital) and district, state and national standards

  • Awareness and ability to understand background, history, climate and culture of customer

  • Exceptional communication, training and presentation skills with internal and external customers

  • Ability to analyze data and how to explain the data to the leadership team and staff

  • Strongly prefer knowledge and successful experience with Pearson's Literacy programs: ReadyGEN 2016, MyPerspectives and/or iLit

Pearson fuels the growing demand for effective education and high-quality information in the global knowledge economy, and share a common goal: to help people get on in their lives through education. For more information, visit


Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-California

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 16, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1807189

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.