Content Manager

Teacher Created Materials - Huntington Beach, California or Remote - Full time

Description

Position Summary:

Classroom teachers…do you share our vision to create a world in which children love to learn? Teacher Created Materials develops innovative and imaginative educational products for students worldwide. Everything we do is created by teachers for teachers and students to make teaching more effective and learning more fun.

The Content Manager role is for classroom teachers, who use their knowledge of best practices and practical classroom experience to help develop new products. The Content Manager evaluates and edits manuscripts and prepares them for print under the direction of the VP of Content Development or a Senior Content Manager. The Content Manager consults on product development from an educational perspective.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with project teams to plan new products.
  • Stays connected to teachers and students through classroom observations and field testing of new products in development to stay current on market needs.
  • Works directly with authors as materials are being written to ensure that the content reflects TCM’s mission and the product goals. May make changes as needed for clarification, and may rewrite or reorganize materials to better meet the needs of teachers and students.
  • Edits and prepares product manuscripts and digital resources for multiple product lines, ensuring educational validity, clarity, purposefulness, best practices, and ease of use.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of educational trends, practices, and interests, and advises team leadership accordingly.
  • May make presentations on behalf of the company and/or recruit authors and speakers.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree in education or related field or equivalent experience
  • K–12 classroom teaching experience required (3+ years preferred)
  • K–2 teaching experience preferred
  • Master’s degree or advanced studies/training/specialty in reading preferred
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask and adapt to changing priorities
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Sit for extended periods of time; including at a computer.
  • Occasional lifting up to 15 lbs.
  • Repetitive hand and wrist movements for frequent use of computer keyboard and mouse.

Work Conditions:

  • General (home) office environment - remote

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

Teacher Created Materials

Teacher Created Materials develops innovative and imaginative educational materials and services for students, worldwide. Everything we do is created by teachers for teachers and students to make teaching more effective and learning more fun.
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