Curriculum Manager, ELA/Literacy

Remote, REMOTE, United States

Company Description

When you join Renaissance®, you join a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology! Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters—creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Our fiercely passionate employees and educational partners have helped drive phenomenal student growth, with Renaissance solutions being used in over one-third of US schools and in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Every day, we are connected to our mission by exemplifying our values: trust each other, win together, strive for the best, own our actions, and grow and evolve.

Job Description

As a Curriculum Manager, you will be responsible for optimizing Nearpod’s ELA core product offering. You will work closely with project manager(s), content team member(s), and independent contractors to ensure the product aligns with academic standards, research-based pedagogy, and the needs of teachers and administrators. You will elevate concerns and/or barriers to ensure creation and production needs are met.

We are seeking a hardworking, self-motivated candidate to perform the following functions: 

  • Provide overall curriculum development leadership for K-12 ELA products, from building a team of content experts to executing content development.
  • Develop And Implement scope of content projects in accordance with company’s strategic vision, pedagogical guidelines and frameworks, and production resources.
  • Optimize the curriculum offering for K-12 students across ELA.
  • Oversee and supervise writing/reviewing of curriculum resources that maximize Nearpod’s interactive features to engage teachers and learners.
  • Develop prototypes to define direction and market fit.
  • Develop training resources to provide consistency across all curriculum K-12 ELA resources.
  • Collaborate with independent contractors, creative team, production team, and others to define and execute projects.
  • Align and organize curriculum resources to Common Core and specific state standards. 
  • Ensure project deadlines are met on-time and within budget and scope.
  • Research and support current trends, best practices, and innovative ways to provide ELA instruction and remain current and knowledgeable regarding standards shifts or changes. 
  • Analyze standards and other curriculum requirements to develop exemplars, scopes and sequences, and other project content-planning.
  • Mobilize research to create standards-based curriculum resources to meet the needs of our wide market.
  • Support sales and marketing through curating content for website promotions and developing and maintaining resources such as implementation guides, alignment docs, and demo lessons.


Education and work experience:

  • Bachelor’s (BS or BA) in education, literacy, or a field related to English; masters preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a …
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