K-8 English Language Arts Content Creator

Khan Academy - Mountain View, California or Remote - Full time

Here at Khan Academy, we’re assembling a library of world-class instructional and practice resources to empower students everywhere. Whether they’re studying mass, mantles, metaphors, or modifiers, we want to offer students the resources and support they need to succeed on their homework and exams and to realize that they can learn anything. Join us on our mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

In particular, we’re seeking a Content Creator to help build our practice questions and instructional content in K-8 ELA. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

This role is focused on curriculum design and content writing.

  • Collaborate with our existing team and outside experts to grow Khan Academy’s ELA content and curriculum
  • Create ELA practice exercises and instructional articles to help students learn and internalize reading comprehension and language skills
  • Review, edit, and oversee quality control of practice exercises and articles written by other content creators
  • Work with others to create videos covering core ELA concepts
  • Ensure content is high quality by working with students and teachers, tracking content performance, and modifying content based on quantitative data and qualitative feedback

YOU NEED

  • A bachelor’s degree; advanced degree preferred in Education, Literature, Language, or related subject
  • 2+ years’ formal classroom experience teaching elementary or middle school ELA, and a teaching accreditation
  • Deep knowledge of Common Core State Standards, reading science, and ELA research and pedagogy
  • 2+ years’ experience creating Common Core-aligned ELA content, such as practice questions and articles, for a wide audience (online or print)
  • Experience editing, reviewing, and doing QA on content created by others, and giving direct feedback and coaching to those content creators
  • Experience working collaboratively or cross-functionally with different teams or stakeholders
  • Excellent written communication skills, attention to detail, and editorial abilities
  • Familiarity with Google Docs and Sheets, and a willingness to learn new tools
  • Comfort with ambiguity and enthusiasm for experimentation
  • A passion for education and a desire to change the world

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

Khan Academy

At Khan Academy, we’re assembling a library of world-class instructional and practice resources to empower students everywhere. Join us on our mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

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