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Curriculum Writers

Nearpod Contract  United States 21 Nov 2022
curriculum writers

Job Description

At Nearpod we need curriculum writers, we believe teaching is the most important job in the world. Every day, we reach students through our learning platforms on Nearpod.com and Flocabulary.com. We have diverse backgrounds, but a shared goal of putting teachers and students first in everything that we do. We have won numerous awards including EdTech Digest’s 2018 Company of the Year.

Recently, we were acquired by Renaissance to support the shared mission of accelerating learning for all. We’re looking for people with a lot of hustle, a lot of empathy, and a desire to do something meaningful. We’ve adopted a remote-first culture, and our diverse team is based across the US.

Position Overview Curriculum Writers

Do you have a deep understanding of mathematics? Do you enjoy creating digital learning experiences for students? Nearpod is looking for a temporary math curriculum writer who can connect the power of digital learning and mathematics. The project you will be working on will involve creating and reviewing dozens of activities, which we anticipate taking 6 months to complete. During this contract, you will develop and write Nearpod activities that leverage a range across the depth of knowledge skills needed for students to interact with math.

Temporary Assignment – 6 month

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Has instructional design experience for an Ed-Tech Company or at a District/School-Wide Level; mathematics preferred.
  • Has an understanding of standards, pedagogy and instructional design; Our strong preference is for a candidate with experience with elementary mathematics.
  • Leverages technology to create meaningful and effective digital learning experiences.
  • Approaches education through an equity lens and through culturally responsive teaching practices.
  • Takes a creative approach to curriculum—crafting content for students that is engaging, effective, and inclusive of all learners.
  • Is detail-oriented and values high-quality work.
  • Is trusted for follow-through, efficiency, and adherence to deadlines.
  • Enjoys collaborating with a team committed to inspiring young learners and educators.
  • Has interest in the unique needs of K-12 students, teachers, and administrators and passion about ed-tech solutions and Nearpod’s content and product.

We Are Seeking a Hardworking, Self-Motivated Candidate to Perform the Following Functions

  • Develop, create, review, and optimize engaging ready-to-use activities and additional curriculum resources for K-8 students across mathematics.
  • Maximize Nearpod’s interactive features to engage teachers and learners.
  • Align resources to Common Core and specific state standards.
  • Deliver projects on-time and within scope.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience with curriculum writing, preferably as a freelancer for an educational technology company in the area of elementary mathematics
  • Previous experience as a K-12 mathematics educator with knowledge of pedagogy, standards, and instructional design
  • Empathy and effective communication and collaboration skills
  • A love of learning and a growth mindset
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Google Slides

Additional Information

Employment Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restrictions

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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