Math Curriculum Designer

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

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Are you ready to shape the future of educational technology? IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 6 million students worldwide, is seeking talented mathematicians and educators to join our team. As a math curriculum designer at IXL, you’ll design engaging online problems from pre-kindergarten to algebra and collaborate with software engineers and visual designers throughout the development cycle. Your educational insight, creative solutions, strong writing skills, and perfectionist mindset will drive the success of our math product. Come join our mission to create the best educational technology possible!

This is a full-time position in our San Mateo office.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Use your highly-trained brain to be a subject expert for our mathematics curriculum
  • Design fun, engaging and interactive math problems
  • Write clear, helpful, age-appropriate solutions to math problems
  • Advise visual designers, product designers, and company leaders on appropriate content and assessment strategies
  • Work with the engineering team to determine how to algorithmically generate math problems
  • Brainstorm ideas for improving IXL's existing math content
  • Develop and manage project plans to create and deliver high quality math content
  • Articulate learning objectives, design curricular questions to meet objectives, and create a fun learning experience for IXL users
  • Research and analyze content requirements, including domestic and international educational standards

What We're Looking For

  • Bachelor's in Mathematics required - Master's or PhD in Mathematics or related field preferred
  • Math teaching, tutoring or mentoring experience is required
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Strong analytical-reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Passion for technology and improving education through technology
  • Highly self-motivated with a strong attention to detail
  • Experience in curriculum development and instructional design is a plus
  • Knowledge of computer programming, mobile and web technologies is a plus

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Role

Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

IXL Learning

About IXL

IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: delivering an immersive learning experience to all students, in all grades and subjects, in schools and homes worldwide. With 1 in 8 U.S. students already learning on IXL (answering over 50 million questions every day!), IXL inspires educators and learners around the world and is changing how students feel about learning and about themselves.

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