Job Details

Requisition Number 14-0288
Post Date 3/31/2015
Title Curriculum Writer, Math
City Minneapolis
State MN

From the makers of Plato© and Study Island©, Edmentum™ combines the same great people and products you know and trust from PLATO Learning, Archipelago Learning and Educational Options, working together to redefine the 21st century classroom. Our proven solutions empower educators to make learning more impactful and to improve student achievement. Designed by educators, for educators, our products ignite a lifelong love of learning for students of all ages and abilities.

The Math Curriculum Writer is responsible for developing, creating, and editing a variety of educational and assessment materials aligned to state or national standards. The ideal candidate will be creative and resourceful, must be able to collaborate effectively within a team-oriented environment, and is technology savvy. The candidate must share the company’s vision and commitment to publish high-quality educational content. Experience in mathematics or standards-based education is desirable. This is a full time role located at our Bloomington office.

Here is what you’ll do:

  • Research and understand curriculum standards for state and national programs.
  • Design standards-based practice and assessment products.
  • Write rigorous, standards-based, and age-appropriate assessment questions.
  • Develop clear, thoughtful lessons for a variety of math skills.
  • Review questions and lessons for alignment, grammar, spelling, clarity, grade-appropriateness, and mathematical accuracy.
  • Respond to and implement feedback from colleagues in a polite and professional manner.
  • Use a style guide to ensure consistency across all materials.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office for word processing and data management.
  • Consistently meet deadlines assigned by the manager.

Here is what you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in mathematics or mathematics education.
  • 1-3 years of experience in mathematics curriculum writing, editing, or instructional design.
  • Knowledge of Common Core State Standards and national assessments.
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills.
  • Careful attention to detail.
  • Strong creative and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent research and Internet skills.
  • Effective organizational and time-management skills.
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn.
  • Positive and high-energy attitude.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML for text formatting and LaTeX for creating math equations is desired.
  • Strong analytical mindset to independently approach technical situations often involving computer code.

Edmentum is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Edmentum, Inc. is a leading provider of online learning solutions designed to drive learner achievement for academic and career success. With more than 50 years of experience driving significant advances in the industry, Edmentum offers a wide variety of innovative solutions spanning a multitude of program areas to empower 21st century teaching and learning.