Curriculum Developer

CodeHS - remote - Full time

What is CodeHS?

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.

Mission

The mission of CodeHS is to empower all students to meaningfully impact the future.We believe that in the 21st century, coding is a foundational skill, just like reading and writing. That’s why we say: Read, Write, Code. We do this by providing great curriculum, tools, and resources to teachers, students, and schools to implement high quality computer science programs. We believe that everyone should get the chance to learn coding, and that it’s a skill that provides limitless creative opportunity to students. We want to help make computer science education fun and accessible, and believe you need both great tools as well as a great community to make this happen. 

Curriculum Developer Job Description

TO START IN 2019

As a Curriculum Developer at CodeHS, you'll be repsonsible for helping to build high quality computer science curriculum for students as part of our curriculum team. You'll be focused on the teacher side, helping to create materials, resources, lessons plans, alignment to standards and much more.

Job Responsibilities Include:

* Help maintain and improve existing computer science curriculum

* Help to build new courses with curriculum team

* Building teacher resources

* Writing lesson plans

* Creating handouts and activities

* Writing alignments to standards

* Customizing courses for schools, districts and states

* Creating instructional videos

Qualifications

* Experience working in the K12 educational system

* Fantastic organizational skills and attention to detail

* A team player, very communicative and collaborative

* Creative and brings positive energy to the office

* Self-motived and ability to work independently

* A basic level of programming experience

Note- this is not an engineering role as it is more curriculum focused than engineering focused, but because we are building a computer science curriculum, knowledge of programming is very important.

Teaching at the high school level is a big bonus, teaching computer science is a big plus.

Benefits

* Health benefits and dental benefits

* Company 401(k) plan

* $100 of Lyft credit/month

* Credit card for buying lunch

* We support distributed work/ work from home / flexible schedules

What's it like to work at CodeHS?

Our team is a distributed team, with team members in 10 states. Our main office is in San Francisco, but we also have team members in Chicago, New York, Portland and more. We support working from home, or working from a coworking space, or working at an office. We have a passionate team who cares about the work we do in education. You'll be a good match for CodeHS if you bring excitement around education, are a self-starter, and always looking to learn more. We do a lot of video chats and have systems in place to help with communication and planning. You should be a proactive communicator.

In this position you will create and manage curriculum that impacts hundreds of thousands of students and 11,000 classrooms each month.

Before applying to this position we recommend you create a CodeHS teacher account and try out some of the courses and lessons.

Company Values Encourage Teaching and Learning

CodeHS is about providing excellent teaching and learning opportunities in computer science for students all over the world. We value creating fun, accessible and creative learning experiences for teachers, for students, and for team members at CodeHS. We believe that education--and specifically coding--within the formal K-12 system, the higher-education system, and beyond has the power to allow everyone to unlock their full potential.

Create a Direct Positive Impact

At CodeHS we value creating a direct positive social impact with our work. We work directly with students, teachers, schools and districts to implement computer science classes. Through building great curriculum, tools and resources to allow high schools to teach computer science, we can create a direct educational benefit to students to help explore the limitless world of computing. We believe that expanding access to computer science education will empower students to take an active role in creating the future.

Make It Fun and Creative

Bringing fun and creativity to every aspect of our work is a main focus for us at CodeHS. It starts with a fun, friendly and accessible curriculum, that allows students the opportunity to build creatively and engage in thoughtful problem solving. We also focus on developing a creative and fun environment to work in, and think that this allows us to bring novel approaches to challenging problems. Computing is about logic--but it’s also about creativity--and we hope to share that excitement with teachers and students through CodeHS.

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

CodeHS

What is CodeHS?

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.

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