Revolution portfolio companies adding positions:

1. Director of Market Development for edu-web 2.0 Bay Area start up

Company Description:

Founded by key talent from leading social networking, digital content, and education management organizations, this new Bay Area company is developing a breakthrough personalized learning platform for the K12 market.

Position Overview:

Work closely with engineering and product management leads to initially handle go-to-market activities during beta stage of platform rollout, migrating to a long term business and partnerships management role.  Select product management responsibilities as well. Immediate role entails managing outreach and coordination with select school districts; organizing teacher and student contributors; managing evolution of outbound communication for company; and interfacing with company’s Board and stakeholders from the for-profit and non-profit worlds.

Minimum Qualifications/Skills:
Exceptional communication and project management skills, along with entrepreneurial experience/skill set; direct experience in the classroom as a teacher or volunteer highly valuable; additional background in a high performance business setting essential, such as consulting, technology or investment banking; MBA preferred although not mandatory; alternatively, Masters in Education or Educational Technology very helpful.

For more information about this opportunity and its’ associated responsibilities please forward your resume along with a cover letter describing your unique qualifications to andromeda@revlearning.com.

2. Principals for innovative new high schools blending online/onsite learning

Company Description:
Recently formed NYC school management organization that will operate contract and charter secondary schools in the Northeast. Like www.NYCiSchool.org, these innovative schools will blend project-based learning with personalized online learning.

Locations:
Newark (Vailsburg) NJ, Brooklyn (Bed-Stuy) NY, Hartford CT, Baton Rouge LA

Position Overview:
Work with company management team and local school developer to plan for and open a new school in September 2010.

Minimum Qualifications/Skills:
Demonstrated commitment to urban education; belief that every student regardless of background can excel academically; track record of holding self and others accountable for outcomes; understand and use a variety of instructional strategies including online and project-based learning; success at mobilizing staff and community members toward common goals. Graduate degree required; Masters in Education or Educational Technology from a top university preferred.

For more information about these opportunities and associated responsibilities please forward your resume along with a cover letter describing your unique qualifications to andromeda@revlearning.com.

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Tom Vander Ark is author of Better Together, Smart Parents, Smart Cities, Getting Smart and The Power of Place. He is co-founder of Getting Smart and Learn Capital and serves on the boards of Education Board Partners, 4.0 Schools, Digital Learning Institute, Latinx Education Collaborative, Mastery Transcript Consortium and eduInnovation. Follow Tom on Twitter, @tvanderark.

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