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Director of Product Development, Rubicon Publishing

Canada ● Toronto, ON, Canada Req #778
Friday, May 27, 2022
Savvas Learning Company (formerly Pearson K12 Learning) is a global education company that produces award-winning learning solutions that empower educators and engage students with the highest quality content.
 

Recognized as an industry leader, we serve millions of K-12 learners with innovative, student-centered educational programs that turn today’s classrooms into active learning environments. By embracing technology, personalized learning, and immersive experiences delivered across multiple platforms, we design our learning solutions to be more accessible and relevant to each student.
 

Our comprehensive solutions for core curriculum, and supplemental and intervention programs - supported by an array of professional development services - allow teachers to use data to inform classroom practices and tailor instructions to an individual’s abilities and learning styles.

Rubicon Publishing, a Savvas Company, is an award-winning K-12 digital learning company and supplemental educational publisher based in Canada. Rubicon is part of Savvas Learning Company, a global education company that produces award-winning learning solutions that empower educators and engage students with the highest quality content. Together, we serve millions of K-12 learners with innovative, student-centered educational resources that turn today’s classrooms into active learning environments. By embracing technology, personalized learning, and immersive experiences delivered across multiple platforms, our learning solutions are designed to be more accessible and relevant to each student.

We are looking for someone who will lead our development team as Director of Product Development. The ideal candidate is a dynamic, forward-thinker who has experience creating innovative learning solutions to support the needs of the Canadian education market.

Key Responsibilities and Scope

In this role, you will provide overall product development leadership for a market-leading product portfolio. You’ll collaborate with Editorial, Sales & Marketing, Creative Design/UX, Product Technology, and the Finance teams to identify market trends and opportunities, develop product strategy, and oversee planning and development for all Rubicon learning solutions. You will lead a dedicated editorial team through all stages of product development, ensuring that projects are completed on time, on budget, and in alignment with original product vision. 

What Success Looks Like 

  • You have 7+ years of experience in curriculum development and/or instructional development of instructional materials.
  • You love to lead and have 3+ years’ experience effectively managing others.
  • You will have a strong understanding of how to leverage technology in meaningful ways.
  • You understand the changing landscape of the Canadian educational market and can translate market trends into product opportunities.
  • You have successfully lead product development teams to achieve and exceed goals.
  • You have previous teaching experience and/or knowledge about how children learn. 
  • You thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment.
  • You thrive on fruitful collaboration and building consensus among a variety of stakeholders.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Canada
  • Toronto, ON, Canada