Pearson Learning Consultant (UK Curriculum) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Learning Consultant (UK Curriculum)
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.
Grade - C2
This role requires a UK curriculum expert to support our account managers as they promote our
print and digital solutions into schools across the region, as well as conducting product training and
professional development support for UK curriculum teachers.
Customer Training & Support
Deliver professional development training to support the embedding and implementation of
Pearson products and services,
Partner with schools in the learning design process to make the best use of available teaching
methods and the best uses of Pearson resources to enhance student learning
Represent Pearson at conferences, seminars and workshops where required (including giving presentations).
Drive and support pilots of key new products and services as appropriate.
Schedule and host user evaluation meetings with customers around usage, performance measurement and identifying additional training requirements
Maintain excellent content and functionality knowledge around the full range of products and services the business provides; including new resources, standards and curricula, digital tools, and learning management systems
Understand the wider regional and global education environment, keep abreast of the latest trends and policy changes in the UK with regard to curriculum, and feedback to key stakeholders internally on the competitive landscape.
Field Sales & Partner Support
Represent Pearson as a UK curriculum subject matter expert at local events and in sales
conversations to directly drive new adoptions of Pearson series, plus support the retention
of existing business.
In conjunction with marketing colleagues, organise authors to visit the region for professional development opportunities.
Run periodic and annual product training (face-to-face and virtual) for sales teams (including distributor partners where appropriate) on key product features, customer profiles, key
messages, successful implementation examples, and relevant education trends andresearch.
Support marketing by organizing and facilitating UK curriculum user groups to support classroom teachers with Pearson digital products and subject pedagogy.
Support the Head of Product, sales and marketing teams, and Service Delivery colleagues,with back-office tasks relating to the UK portfolio
Build relationships and work closely with colleagues in the Global Product Organisation to ensure we have the best possible frontlist for growth, including proactively planning for pilots and regional testing of new digital platforms and solutions as appropriate.
Monitor and report on sales at course / product level on a monthly basis.
Categorise titles and products for growth, sustaining and retirement.
Competencies, Skills & Training
Minimum five years’ UK curriculum teaching experience
Experience of successfully training other teachers on aspects of UK curriculum pedagogy,
e/blended learning and/or how to use specific products
Experience of using technology in a school environment and developing learning strategies to drive outcomes
Ability to work collaboratively across teams in a complex organisation
Good understanding of Pearson’s products and services for the Middle East market
Ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities in a global and changing business
Ability to travel around the region as required
Confident and able networker with an ability to form trusted relationships plus influence and lead at all levels, often in virtual teams
Very strong presentation, communication and influencing skills
Driven, highly motivated and independent worker
Strong organisational and planning skills
Ability to prioritise tasks and manage time effectively
Sales experience (in the education sector)
Marketing experience (in the education sector)
Primary Location: AE-AE-Dubai
Work Locations: AE-Dubai-Al Sofouh Arjaan Tower Al Sofouh Complex Dubai
Job: Product Management
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Oct 17, 2019
Job Unposting: Oct 31, 2019
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1913081
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.