Curriculum Developer

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Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate USD 63K - 74K
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Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks an experienced Curriculum Developer to join our dynamic PhD Science team.


COMPANY PROFILE
Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 1,000 people.


For additional information please visit: www.greatminds.org

OUR MARKET POSITION

Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.

Position Summary

Curriculum Developers work together with a team to develop a comprehensive science curriculum. A curriculum developer’s primary focus is the development and revision of lessons and supporting materials. Curriculum developers may also support the development of additional products, alternate versions of existing materials, or professional development.


Responsibilities

  • Outline and craft lessons from a vision document that include the following: rationale, teacher notes, guiding questions, concept instruction, exploration activities, and performance assessments.
  • Revise lessons as indicated as outlined by the lead content developer through feedback and team workshops.
  • Participate in regular communication with the program team to ensure that lesson development is completed in a timely manner and meets the highest standards of quality, achieving the program goals for accurate content and presentation in a developmentally appropriate sequence within and across grade bands.
  • Help create scaffolds/accommodations to meet the needs of all learners, including English language learners, students with special needs, students performing below grade level, and students performing above grade level.
  • Contribute to the creation of professional development curriculum and present at programs, workshops, and institutes offered by Great Minds.
  • Demonstrate deep knowledge of instructional design and pedagogy
  • Collaborate within and across teams to develop curriculum and curriculum-support content
  • Develop curriculum resources with content and pedagogy of the highest quality and reflective of the Great Minds philosophy 

Requirements

Requirements

  • Deep content knowledge in Science with a Bachelors or Masters in an associated content area.
  • Minimum of three years teaching experience.
  • Superior writing skills with demonstrated writing ability. (Successful candidates will be required to complete a writing vetting task.)
  • Knowledge of the Next Generation Science Standards.
  • Comfortable with technology and able to learn new applications.

Ideal Attributes

  • Respect for teacher professionals
  • Commitment to high standards and instructional quality
  • Academic and growth mindset
  • Flexible thinking
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Proactive problem solving
  • Receptivity to multiple viewpoints
  • Ability to contribute to big-picture vision
  • Positive energy

Required Education

  • Bachelors degree

Status

  • Full-time

Location

  • Remote

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.

If selected for an interview, a salary history and background check will be required.


New employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, subject to potential accommodation as required by law or otherwise permitted by the Company.

The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for the role. For residents of the State of Colorado the expected salary range for this position is $63,353.99 – $74,440.94. This range may vary above and below the expected amounts in the State of Colorado. In addition to the Company's benefit offerings, the position may be eligible for additional annual incentives at the Company's discretion. Any offered salary and other incentives are based on market data, applicant skills and relevant experience, degrees, certifications and internal equity considerations.


Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.

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