Content Development Director

VIPKID - San Francisco, CA - Full time

        VIPKID, a high growth global online education company, is staffing up our curriculum publishing and R&D team in the San Francisco Bay Area! We are seeking a professional with experience in Scope and Sequence content development and acquisition of K-8 subjects including but not limited to math and English. ESL or K-6 teaching experience is preferred.

        The Content Development Director will contribute directly to our mission to transform the lives and education experiences of thousands of learners. You will be responsible for selecting high-quality educational content from among both open and licensed resources, and recommending them to our product team for inclusion into the curriculum. As such, you must be passionate about identifying high-quality education materials and providing young learners with the best content available.

        The ideal candidate will have deep knowledge of CCSS-aligned English Language Arts (ELA) / English Language Learning (ELL) content as well as experience in K-6 teaching and courseware editing. You will have worked with interactive content on major digital textbook projects either directly or in a consulting/advisory role. This is a high-impact role, and we are looking for candidates with a track record of exceptional performance in roles of significant responsibility. Comfort working as a member of a distributed team is a must.

Expected Background and Experience

  • Previous scope and sequence work with digital (preferably interactive) ELA and math content is a must
  • Demonstrated ability to identify high-quality material aligned with the Common Core State Standards
  • Understanding of the publishing acquisition lifecycle for educational content
  • Excited about working with a startup on a high-growth trajectory with a huge potential for impact
  • At least 8 years of relevant career experience
  • K-6 teaching experience

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Experience Level

6 or more years


VIPKID partners with US educators to provide supplementary online education based on the US Common Core State Standards for young learners in China and around the world. Our company has quickly entered the world stage as one of the most dynamic companies reinventing opportunity for access to high-quality education.

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