Curriculum Designer

inquirED - Remote - Full time

Join our team as a Curriculum Designer and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of learning. In this dynamic position, you will have the opportunity to craft engaging and comprehensive educational resources that integrate K-5 social studies and English language arts content, foster knowledge acquisition, critical thinking, and inquiry skills. If you’re passionate about educational innovation and making a difference in the lives of students, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our team.

In this role, you will:

  • Scope standards and topics across grade levels, units, and modules to ensure alignment with K-5 social studies and English language arts standards and promote progressive skill and knowledge development.
  • Design and develop inquiry-based curriculum materials that integrate social studies and English language arts standards, fostering knowledge acquisition, critical thinking, and inquiry skills.
  • Curate and integrate diverse and culturally relevant resources, texts, and media to support inquiry-based learning experiences.
  • Collaborate with content experts and other curriculum designers to design cohesive units and modules that build upon prior knowledge, scaffold learning, and promote deep understanding of social studies and English language arts content.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment and evaluation of curriculum materials to measure effectiveness, identify areas for improvement, and ensure alignment with instructional goals and objectives.


  • 2+ years experience as an instructional designer outside of the school setting, ideally at a K-5 ELA/SS core curriculum or Edtech company.
  • Expertise in K-5 social studies and English language arts educational standards and pedagogical best practices.
  • Understanding of inquiry-based curriculum design.
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a remote team environment.
  • Experience with digital learning platforms and technology-enhanced curriculum development is a plus.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, feedback-driven environment in circumstances involving ambiguity and nuance.
  • A commitment to inquirED’s mission and model of inquiry.

Why work for us:

  • Health and Wellness: Competitive medical, dental and vision plans.
  • Impact: Growing startup where your voice matters and you can make a real impact.
  • Work from Home: Almost all of our roles are fully remote – tech stipend included!
  • Time Off: Flexible PTO plan that’s about getting the work done, not clocking hours.
  • Other Benefits: 401K matching, parental leave, and 12+ paid holidays.

*Please note that because of the high volume of applications, we are only able to respond to applicants moving forward in the process.

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Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level


inquirED is a growing mission driven startup, founded by educators to give teachers the tools to activate students’ natural curiosities and incorporate the lived and historical experiences of each student.
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