Regional Strategy Officer - Modern Teacher , Central US (Virtual)
Herndon, VA  / Reston, VA 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Over 20 years ago, Stride was founded to provide personalized learning - powered by technology. We reached students where they were in their own journeys. We knocked down their barriers to great education. And we gave every learner equal opportunity to succeed - however they defined success. Stride innovated the learning experience with online and blended learning that prepared them for their lives ahead.

Stride is a community of passionate leaders. Whether teachers, engineers, curriculum writers, or financial managers - whatever your expertise or role, we all work to empower futures through learning. And changing the trajectory of learning itself is one of our greatest missions. Join us in developing more effective ways to learn and helping learners build the skills and confidence they need to make their way forward in life.

The Strategy Officer contributes to Modern Teacher, a Stride, Inc. company's overall mission by leading and supporting seamless integration of the Modern Teacher Platform in addition to supporting Professional Learning for client districts. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience with personalized, blended, and competency-based learning as well as leading school systems through second-order change.

Success in this role will depend on the ability to efficiently work in a fast-paced environment paired with the ability to seek creative solutions to the challenges of supporting a rapidly developing business alongside the evolution of education in today's world. This position is all remote and reports to the CEO. This position is part of a larger collaborative team you will have access to and mentorship from leadership and team members. This position requires frequent travel. This position will serve the Northeastern Region of the United States and ideally will live in PA. Travel will be primarily regional with some national travel as needed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Client Engagement Services:

  • Support districts with the transition to personalized, blended, and competency-based learning
  • Lead district teams through second-order change using Modern Teacher's Digital Convergence Framework
  • Provide professional learning on the topics of personalized, blended, and competency-based learning to district leaders and coaches using the Modern Teacher Platform and content (content and training provided)

Account Management:

  • Manage all activities for accounts assigned including fulfilling onsite days and providing virtual support
  • Ensure retention of clients over the initial contract terms of engagement and then the renewal of the contract including selling additional products/services, as needed
  • Manage schedule to ensure efficient fulfillment across accounts and aligned to effective travel cost management including submission of weekly expenses
  • Administrative documentation for client services and hours via Salesforce
  • Maintain Account Summary Logs

Content Development:

  • Provide input into the design and consistency of the fulfillment process including content that comprises the methodology for Digital Convergence and supporting professional learning
  • Provide input to the design and development of new content and materials
  • Testing and feedback on new technology in the Modern Teacher Platform

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.


  • Eight (8) years professional leadership experience in an educational system, high school diploma or equivalent or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Executive Professional with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Direct K-12 district administrative and leadership experience
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills with executive teams and district leaders
  • National perspective on K12 industry
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team
  • Direct experience with personalized learning initiatives within a district
  • Systems thinker
  • Ability to synthesize data from districts to personalize pathways
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Ability to thrive and manage responsibilities in a remote setting and while traveling
  • Ability to learn new software as needed and work within the company digital ecosystem: Google Suite, Sales Force, SLACK, Notion, Modern Teacher Platform, and other related software/applications
  • Alignment to Company Ethos
  • Ability to travel 75-80% of the time
  • Ability to clear required background check

Certificates and Licenses: None required.


  • Advanced degree in education, educational technology preferred
  • Experience leading a district through transition to a competency-based system

WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position is remote .


Notes: We anticipate the salary range to be $79,000 to $151,000. The upper end of this range is not likely to be offered, as an individual's compensation can vary based on several factors. These factors include, but are not limited to, geographic location, experience, training, education, and local market conditions. Eligible employees may receive a bonus. Stride offers a robust benefits package for eligible employees that can include health benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off.

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
8 years
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