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Math Consultant

Reference
1604970
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
North York, ON, M2N 2L7, CAN
Expiry Date
27/02/2018
Math Consultant Description 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 al...

Job Description

Math Consultant

Description

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 re-examining 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.

The School Division is currently recruiting for a Math Consultant to join our team in Don Mills office.

The Math Consultant role is multi-faceted. A key requirement will be to meet with and engage with math influencers and decision makers at all levels of education from Departments of Education to school district and school based leaders in order to understand and ultimately participate in and positively impact the teaching of mathematics in Canadian classrooms. The insights gained from the field activity will be shared with the product development and marketing teams to guide their future direction. This role will be field based with a key objective of supporting the sales team in promoting/selling Pearson’s math solutions and ensuring that our customers gain the maximum success with our resources. As this role intersects with the sales, marketing and product development teams, the successful candidate will play an integral role in the direction and ultimate success of our math solutions.

  • Engage with math influencers and decision makers at all levels of education from Departments of Education to school based leaders in order to understand and ultimately guide/impact/support the future direction of mathematics teaching in Canada. Share information gathered with product development and the marketing and sales teams to guide future strategy in each area.
  • Work directly with the sales team in the field to help drive sales of Pearson’s math solutions (pre-sale) and support the business to ensure maximum client success (post sales).
  • Develop and deliver effective and engaging presentations/workshops/keynote sessions that connect to regional and national initiatives in mathematics while articulating and representing the Pearson vision of mathematics success.
  • Provide input on sales tools and promotional campaigns as required.

Qualifications

  • Completion of a university degree
  • A minimum of 10 years of direct experience in the K-12 education space with at least 5 years with a math focus.
  • Well connected in regional and/or national math communities is beneficial.
  • National (some international) travel is required.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, communication and presentation skills
  • Familiar with the latest technologies employed and impacting elementary math classrooms in Canada.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, detail-oriented and strong ability to multi-task
  • Adaptable problem-solver and team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong decision making and leadership skills
  • Strong strategic and analytical thinking skills

Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Primary Location: CA-ON-North York

Work Locations: CA-Don Mills-26 Prince Andrew 26 Prince Andrew Place Don Mills North York M3C 2H4

Job: Sales

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 5, 2017

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1604970