Employment Opportunities

Would you like to be part of a team that is dedicated to improving the lives of people through literacy achievement across America? Our company is committed to “Literacy for All” and we have the track record to prove that we DO make a difference!  Pair that dedication with the fact that we have an impressive, friendly, and committed staff, along with a competitive benefits package and the opportunity to work on a beautiful campus, and work life couldn’t get much better.  Take a moment to view our employment opportunities and learn more about Wilson.

Opportunities at Wilson

  • Senior Web Applications Developer

    • Location

      Oxford, MA

    • Description

      This position is responsible for working on and providing pragmatic guidance to an agile team to build modern web applications. This role requires knowledge and practical application of industry best practices for clean code, SOLID principals for object-oriented development, and OWASP security best practices. Keep abreast of latest industry trends, learn and implement new libraries and technologies as needed to support team initiatives. This position requires strong mentoring and team leadership skills.

    • Job Functions

      • Develop web applications using responsive/mobile-first principals
      • Develop REST based APIs.
      • Solve moderate to complex problems with minimal guidance and support
      • Design and build complex Stored Procedures, views, for Microsoft SQL Server Databases to support web development initiatives
      • Develop web applications using .net c# primarily and vb.net, MVC6, .net Core, WebForms, and WebApi.
      • Work closely with Software Applications Architect to, design, and document top notch web sites and applications that comply with our company’s mission and vision
      • Use CSS, HTML,5, JavaScript and other design/multimedia technologies to deliver rich online content and a top notch web experience
      • Experience leveraging a wide variety of libraries such as jQuery, Bootstrap, DevExpress, and other 3rd party libraries
      • Active participation in an Agile team utilizing Visual Studio Team Services(VSTS) to manage daily workload, source code, and builds
      • Develop and encourage the development of testable code, develop appropriate types of tests and test strategies as fit for each application and its circumstances
      • Mentor and provide leadership to other developers, perform constructive code reviews
      • Put the team first, find ways to solve development challenges that maximize each individual skill and or desires to learn
      • Working knowledge of modern JavaScript framework Angular2+ or Vue.js
      • Adhere to industry standards and best practices developing secure applications
      • Strong desire to learn and stay current with the latest programming and web technologies
      • Understand and display WLT’s values
      • Other duties as assigned
    • Minimum Requirements

      • Mentor other developers and provide leadership
      • Ability to be pragmatic in decision making
      • Take a hands-on role to ensure the deliverables are met on time.
      • Quick learner, eager to leverage new technologies in a dynamic team environment
      • Manage multiple projects, estimate project completions while meeting deadlines
      • Encourage and support the development efforts by offering pragmatic advice and solutions to complex problems and challenges
      • Understands the “Big Picture” and has an entrepreneur way of thinking
      • Comfortable both architecting and implementing solutions through a team
      • Understanding the fundamentals of behind a scalable application
      • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns
      • Up to date with modern development trends
      • Familiar with continuous integration
    • Experience

      • 10+ years hands on experience building dynamic web application using: .net (vb and C#), MVC, WebForms, JavaScript, CSS, WebAPI
      • Experience with Angular 2+ or Vue.Js a strong plus
      • Strong mentoring and people skills are required
      • Detailed knowledge of various browser capabilities and good web design practices
      • Good understanding of databases, tools and techniques used for object to relational mapping, experience in performance tuning. Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Azure
      • Experience integrating off the shelf solutions, understand build vs. buy decisions
      • Some background in Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains and CRM applications a plus
      • Experience with TFS and Visual Studio for task and source code management
      • Experience with Microsoft Azure a plus
      • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
      • Proficient in object oriented design and development
      • Experience with Learning Managements Systems (LMS’s) a plus
    • Wilson Language Training is an Equal Opportunity, Drug-Free Employer Committed to Diversity in the Workplace. M/W/D/V
    • ADP Online Privacy Statement

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      ADP is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. We receive personal information from our clients about their current, prospective and former employees as well as employee dependents and family members, as needed to provide benefits. This notice explains our practices with regard to all of the personal information we receive from our Employer Services clients as a data processor.

      ADP will collect and process your personal information only as instructed or permitted by our client (the employer) or you. ADP will at all times maintain reasonable and appropriate security controls to protect your information.

      ADP will disclose all of your personal information to the employer and to other entities when instructed by the employer. We may disclose your personal information to our affiliates and data processors as needed to provide the services that you and the employer have requested. These entities are all contractually bound to limit use of your personal information as needed to perform the services. We will also always disclose Personal Information when required to do so by law, such as in response to a subpoena, including to law enforcement agencies and courts in the United States and other countries where we operate.

      If you are based outside of the United States, your personal information may be transferred to ADP affiliates and data processers in the United States and elsewhere in the world. ADP will always protect the privacy and security of your personal information, regardless of where it is processed. Personal information transfers from the European Economic Area and other countries with data transfer restrictions will be authorized by approved model contracts, an EU-US Safe Harbor certification, or other appropriate means.

      If you have questions about your privacy rights, please contact your employer’s human resources department. If you believe that ADP has not handled your personal information properly, you may also contact ADP’s Privacy Office at Privacy@ADP.com.

      Visit http://www.adp.com/privacy.aspx for further information

  • Literacy Specialist I

    • Location

      Home Office

    • Description

      As a member of Wilson’s Literacy Team, the Literacy Specialist I conducts Wilson professional learning programs throughout the country. Professional learning is provided in person at the client site or a public venue as well as via the web using distance learning technology. The Literacy Specialist I provides presentations, training, coaching, and virtual support to Wilson clients in a variety of settings including instructor-led and virtual training, telephone, and email. Travel and office hours required. This position would be based out of employee’s own home office.

      Available Schedules:
      200 Days per Academic School Year (Full-time), 140 Days or 125 Days per Academic School Year (Part-time)

    • Job Functions

      • Conducts Fundations® and Just Words® professional learning programs for teachers and school faculty as part of Wilson implementation plans to ensure fidelity, support instruction, and strengthen student results. Professional learning is provided in person at a client site or public venue as well as via the web using distance technology.
      • If a Wilson® Credentialed Trainer (W.C.T.), conducts Wilson Reading System® professional learning programs including workshops and WRS Level I Certification.
      • Works closely with school administrators to schedule professional learning services.
      • Provides instructor-led workshops and study group meetings following well-defined guidelines.
      • Provides in-classroom coaching and Fundations and Just Words certifications following well-defined guidelines and Wilson’s Coaching Framework.
      • Makes recommendations based on coaching visits, and provides reports if required. Facilitates goal setting with teachers during coaching and Facilitator certification visits.
      • If assigned, provides virtual mentoring via Wilson Virtual Mentoring platform following guidelines.
      • Maintains regular office hours each month. During this time a variety of duties will be carried out including, but not limited to:
        • consultation as needed with: former and current participants enrolled in professional learning programs, teachers, and parents
        • attending meetings via phone or web
      • Works with Wilson field consultants (Literacy Advisors) to support the implementation of Wilson programs in schools and organizations as defined in Wilson implementation plans.
      • Represents Wilson at conferences, and exhibits across the country.
        Delivers presentations at conferences as a representative of Wilson.
        Works closely with a Fidelity Team Mentor to continually enhance presentation and coaching skills.
      • Keeps abreast of educational trends and activities in (Prevention/ Intervention/Remedial-Dyslexic), K-12 and Adult
      • Maintains close and effective working relationships with the Literacy Specialist team, the Literacy Advisors, Implementation Teams, and the Fidelity Team.
      • Understand and display WLT’s values
      • Other duties as assigned
    • Minimum Requirements

      • Wilson Reading System® Level II Certification and current Wilson® Dyslexia Therapist (W.D.T.) credential, or current Fundations® Presenter credential
      • Able to travel on a weekly basis – approximately 70% of total work time
      • If not yet obtained, willing to become a Wilson® Credentialed Trainer (W.C.T) in order to conduct Wilson Reading System professional learning programs.
      • Willing to participate in on-boarding coaching and training requirements as needed.
      • Thorough knowledge of multisensory structured language pedagogy and a “natural” with multisensory language teaching
      • Outstanding presentation skills
      • Able to coach and mentor educational professionals
      • Able to work with both teachers and students
      • Able to provide constructive feedback
      • Able to handle multiple assignments and projects
      • Strong scheduling and organizational skills
      • Able to work individually and as a team member
      • Understands a broad scope of literacy issues
    • Education

      • Masters degree in Education or related field
    • Experience

      • Substantial background and experience in literacy
      • Experience instructing, guiding, and mentoring educational professionals and presenting to adults
      • Experience working with school administrators a plus
      • Fundations classroom teaching or coaching support within the past 5 years a plus
      • Just Words classroom teaching or coaching support within the past 5 years a plus
      • Just Words Presenter credential a plus
      • WRS classroom teaching within the past 5 years a plus
    • Wilson Language Training is an Equal Opportunity, Drug-Free Employer Committed to Diversity in the Workplace. M/W/D/V
    • ADP Online Privacy Statement

      (Click to view)

      ADP is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. We receive personal information from our clients about their current, prospective and former employees as well as employee dependents and family members, as needed to provide benefits. This notice explains our practices with regard to all of the personal information we receive from our Employer Services clients as a data processor.

      ADP will collect and process your personal information only as instructed or permitted by our client (the employer) or you. ADP will at all times maintain reasonable and appropriate security controls to protect your information.

      ADP will disclose all of your personal information to the employer and to other entities when instructed by the employer. We may disclose your personal information to our affiliates and data processors as needed to provide the services that you and the employer have requested. These entities are all contractually bound to limit use of your personal information as needed to perform the services. We will also always disclose Personal Information when required to do so by law, such as in response to a subpoena, including to law enforcement agencies and courts in the United States and other countries where we operate.

      If you are based outside of the United States, your personal information may be transferred to ADP affiliates and data processers in the United States and elsewhere in the world. ADP will always protect the privacy and security of your personal information, regardless of where it is processed. Personal information transfers from the European Economic Area and other countries with data transfer restrictions will be authorized by approved model contracts, an EU-US Safe Harbor certification, or other appropriate means.

      If you have questions about your privacy rights, please contact your employer’s human resources department. If you believe that ADP has not handled your personal information properly, you may also contact ADP’s Privacy Office at Privacy@ADP.com.

      Visit http://www.adp.com/privacy.aspx for further information

The above job descriptions are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; they are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for each position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

The above job descriptions in no way state or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform the job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.