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Science Content Writer

Kiddom

Kiddom

Marketing & Communications
Virginia, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
About Kiddom
Kiddom is a groundbreaking educational platform that promotes student equity and growth by uniting high-quality instructional materials with dynamic digital learning. Through unparalleled curriculum management functionality, Kiddom empowers schools and districts to take ownership of their curriculum – resulting in learning experiences tailored to meet the unique needs and goals of local communities. Kiddom’s high-quality curriculum is layered with robust teacher and leader data insights to drive the continuous improvement of instructional decisions, school/district programming, and professional learning.
The Science Content Writer will be responsible for writing new science lessons and editing existing curriculum to meet state-specific standards within the Kiddom digital platform.. The candidate will be responsible for writing teacher-facing lesson plans and designing student-facing digital materials that are also suitable for print.
We’re looking for someone who has a background in teaching elementary, middle, or high school science and who has written or developed a science curriculum.
This is a short term contract position.

You Will...

  • Write, edit, and align high-quality, unique science lessons for grade 6 - HS science.
  • Manually author/edit interactive question types using the digital Kiddom platform
  • Work with project managers to ensure that submitted work meets specified requirements
  • Respond to constructive feedback and make any necessary edits to submitted work
  • Provide daily updates on assigned tasks
  • Other assigned tasks as needed to meet project deadlines and deliverables

What we're looking for...

  • Experience writing K-12 science lessons, tasks, teacher notes, and other supporting or supplemental materials.
  • At least 3 years of teaching experience in science (grades 6 and beyond)
  • High school level writers must have experience and knowledge of Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Anatomy & Physiology
  • Familiarity with NGSS science standards and experience working with state specific standards.
  • Experience teaching the OpenSciEd and OpenStax curriculum is a plus!
  • Experience in using technology to enhance science instruction.
  • Keen attention to detail; welcomes feedback and constructive criticism on writing.
Hourly rate or Salary is dependent on geography, past experience, seniority, and demonstrated role related ability during the interview process.
What we offer
We are a passionate, collaborative team focused on building transformative education technology and making a measurable impact in K-12 education.
We strive to create an inclusive, positive team culture where everyone is respected and valued for everything they bring to Kiddom, not just what they produce.
COVID Vaccination Policy
Kiddom policy requires employees to be vaccinated before they visit an office or attend company events..
We have remote roles but in certain positions where office attendance is deemed to be essential to the role, offers of employment shall be conditional upon proof of vaccination.