Content Specialist, ELA

Edmentum Inc. - Dallas, Texas or Remote - Full time

Edmentum is committed to making it easier for educators to individualize learning for every student through simple technology, high-quality content, actionable data, and customer success. Founded in innovation, Edmentum’s powerful learning solutions blend technology with individual teaching approaches. We are dedicated to being educators' most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs. Our commitment is built off the emphasis we place on our core values: passion, people, respect, collaboration, and performance.

The Content Specialist, ELA reports to Content Development Manager, ELA and works cross-department with other Content Specialists in a collaborative team. This individual is considered a peer leader for ELA Content Developers and works alongside of them to produce high quality content for Edmentum programs. Also responsible for daily coaching and management of variable contract ELA Content Developers.

A Content Specialist is an expert in a subject area(s), Edmentum programs, content development, educational trends, and state requirements. The ideal candidate will be creative and resourceful and must be able to collaborate effectively within a team-oriented environment. The candidate must share the company’s vision and commitment to publish high-quality content with an “Educator First” focus. Experience in teaching or standards-based education is desirable.

Here's what you'll do:

  • Serve as expert on subject area, Edmentum programs, content development, educational trends, and state requirements.
  • Research curriculum standards for state and national programs
  • Design standards-based curriculum and assessment products
  • Write and edit standards-based assessment items and age-appropriate reading passages
  • Write and edit clear, thoughtful lessons for a variety of subject-specific skills
  • Provide, respond to, and implement editorial feedback in a polite and professional manner
  • Use style and procedure guides to ensure consistency across content
  • Use proprietary authoring tools for content development
  • Consistently meet assigned deadlines and quality standards
  • Demonstrate proficiency with programs, such as Microsoft Office and SharePoint, for word processing, data management, and collaboration
  • Lead multiple projects independently, including cross-functional projects and partnerships
  • Conduct large group trainings
  • Work collaboratively within Content Development with other Specialists and Managers
  • Work with onshore and offshore vendors

Here's what you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher Education or comparable field; master’s degree preferred
  • 8 years’ experience (combination of teaching and content development)
  • 2 - 3 years of experience in leading projects and trainings
  • 1 year of experience in working with vendors
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Strong creative, critical thinking, and presentation skills
  • Excellent research, Internet, and technical skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn
  • Positive and high-energy attitude
  • Experience working on projects in multi-faceted and fast-paced environment
  • Experience working on cross-functional teams
  • Experience working with virtual teams, a plus
  • Basic knowledge of HTML for text formatting and LaTeX for equation formatting
  • Knowledge of Edmentum’s programs

Edmentum is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

Edmentum Inc.

Founded in innovation, Edmentum is committed to being educators' most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs, through simple technology, high-quality content, actionable data, and customer success.

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