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

  • Instructional and Development Specialist

    • Location

      Home Office

    • Description

      This position is responsible for providing Professional Learning opportunities via online interactive meetings in accordance with Wilson’s Continuum of Support to teachers and administrators participating in Wilson’s Virtual Implementation Support program. Additionally, the Instructional and Development Specialist will function as an integral part of the Program Development Team by completing projects and PD tasks including assisting with revisions to and creation of documents, professional learning resources, communications, presentations and related materials.

      The Instructional and Development Specialist position is a remote, part-time position requiring a minimum of two full days per week. This position follows an Academic Year calendar (40 weeks with the opportunity for up to 50 weeks). The Instructional and Development Specialist works out of a home office and may need to travel up to 15% for training and Program Development purposes, and for conducting Introductory Workshops for dedicated cohorts.

    • Job Functions

      Job Functions – Virtual Implementation Support
      • Conducts Fundations® and Just Words® professional learning programs for teachers and school faculty as part of Wilson’ Continuum of Support.
      • Conducts web-based instructor-led interactive meetings following well-defined guidelines.
      • Participates in and supports professional learning activities both on and off-site, as needed
      • Draws upon field experience to support Fundations and Just Words teachers in the implementation of Wilson programs.
      • Posts curated online resources and videos to VIS site on a timely and on-going basis
      • Supports Virtual Implementation Support participants by hosting regularly scheduled office hour sessions (Dedicated cohorts only)
      • Supports Virtual Implementation Support participants by monitoring/responding/contributing to Threaded Discussion on an on-going basis
      • Works closely with school administrators (dedicated VIS cohorts) to schedule professional learning services.
      • Works with Program Development staff to schedule Interactive sessions for Regional cohorts
      • Maintains records on VIS attendance/participation
      • Delivers workshops on site for assigned dedicated cohorts

      Job Functions – Program Development
      • Works closely with Program Development Staff and Fidelity Team members to develop content as directed for Wilson programs and Professional Learning Activities and conferences
      • Completes program development projects and tasks including assisting with revisions to and creation of documents, professional learning resources, communications, presentations and related materials
      • Develops and assists in the development of the content for Expert Tips and monitors Wilson Academy Learning Communities for required revisions and updates, as assigned
      • Develops and assists in the development of content for the Wilson Professional Community – resources for Wilson Literacy Specialists and Trainers
      • Provides input in regard to professional learning programs and activities.
      • Works closely with other Program Development team members to ensure completion of assigned tasks
      • Consults as needed with: WLT staff, administrators, former and current participants enrolled in professional learning programs, teachers, and parents

      Job Functions – General
      • 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 and with the Education Department, Literacy Advisor Team, and Fidelity Team.
      • Has access to and maintains familiarity with full content of district plans to which they are assigned
      • Understand and display WLT’s values
      • Other duties/special projects as assigned

    • Minimum Requirements

      • Minimum of 1 year experience as a Wilson Literacy Specialist (3+ years preferred)
      • Minimum of 5 years teaching/coaching Fundations/Just Words in a variety of educational settings
      • Deep content understanding of all Wilson programs (Fundations, Just Words, WRS)
      • Able to travel – up to 15% of total work time
      • Ability to participate in training for the position as needed
      • Thorough knowledge of multisensory structured language pedagogy and a “natural” with multisensory language teaching
      • Outstanding presentation skills
      • Proven ability to host effective online meetings:
        o Ability to make participants feel comfortable with technology in a virtual environment including the ability to problem solve and troubleshoot technical issues
        o Ability to establish credibility with program knowledge and technical skills
        o Ability to demonstrate genuine energy while building a rapport/establishing a community and engage with remote participants
        o Flexibility and the ability to remain calm under pressure/technical malfunctions
        o Ability to maintain remote participant’s attention through effective use of voice, tone, volume, and pitch
      • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office Applications
      • Strong oral and written communication skills
      • Intuitive knowledge of technology tools for video presentation
      • Able to coach and mentor educational professionals including the ability to provide constructive feedback
      • Able to multi-task and handle multiple and distinct assignments and projects
      • Strong scheduling and organizational skills
      • Understands a broad scope of literacy issues
      • Ability to work well and efficiently independently and as part of a team.
      • Ability to take initiative, independently follow projects through to completion, prioritize tasks, seek input and communicate progress, as appropriate.
      • Attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks, able to receive constructive feedback and incorporate ideas into product outputs.

    • Education

      • Master’s degree in Education or related field
           • Concentration on Reading a plus

    • Experience

      • Wilson Reading System® Level II Certification and current Wilson® Dyslexia Therapist (W.D.T.) credential (preferred)
      • Substantial background and experience in structured literacy
      • Experience instructing, guiding, and mentoring educational professionals and presenting to adults
      • Experience working with school administrators a plus
      • Experience with product development 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.

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  • Fundations Literacy Specialist I

    • Location

      Home Office

    • Description

      Job Summary: 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 Fundations Literacy Specialist I provide Fundations 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 the employee’s own home office.

    • Job Functions

      • Based on experience and appropriate credentials, the Fundations Literacy Specialist I will provide Fundations®, professional learning events 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.
      • Works closely with school administrators to schedule professional learning services.
      • Provides instructor-led workshops and study group meetings following well-defined guidelines.
      • If Fundations and/or Just Words credentialed, provides in-classroom coaching and Fundations and/or 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:
            o consultation as needed with: former and current participants enrolled in professional learning programs, teachers, and parents
            o 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

      • Fundations® Presenter credential with 5 years or more of classroom teaching experience within the past 5 years.
      • Able to travel nationally on a weekly basis – approximately 70% of total work time
      • 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

      • Master’s degree in Education or related field
      • Concentration on Reading a plus

    • Experience

      • Fundations classroom teaching or coaching support within the past 5 years
      • Substantial background and experience in literacy
      • Experience instructing, guiding, and mentoring educational professionals and presenting to adults
      • Experience working with school administrators a plus
      • Strong presentation skills
      • 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

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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.