Language Arts Curriculum Designer, Videos Focus (Raleigh, NC)

IXL Learning - Raleigh, North Carolina - Full time

IXL Learning, developer of personalized learning products used by millions of people globally, is seeking an experienced, passionate educator to join our team as a Language Arts Curriculum Designer and help shape our exceptional K–12 language arts content. 

As a Language Arts Curriculum Designer with a focus on video development, you will collaborate with our team of talented video creators and actors to create engaging instructional videos on reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar topics. Your educational insight, creativity, eye for visual design, strong writing skills, and commitment to quality will make personalized learning a reality for millions of students.

This is a full time position in our Raleigh, NC area office.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Shape the design of language arts instructional videos by reviewing creator submissions and suggesting updates for effectiveness, accuracy, and overall video production quality
  • Manage projects and collaborate with curriculum designers, video creators, and other stakeholders to deliver high-quality language arts instructional videos
  • Design and write clear, engaging video scripts to meet specified educational objectives
  • Brainstorm ideas for improving IXL’s existing language arts content and video offerings
  • Research and analyze content requirements, including state educational standards
  • Assist with other ELA curriculum design projects as needed, such as creating and reviewing standards alignments

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in Education, English, Linguistics, or a related field
  • English teaching, tutoring, or mentoring experience. Experience with a wide range of grades is a plus
  • Outstanding written and spoken communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with a wide range of age groups
  • Aptitude for using visual and textual content to convey educational concepts; graphic design experience is a plus
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively solve problems
  • Can-do attitude with an openness to others' ideas and a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly learn new guidelines and software; familiarity with presentation and/or video editing software is a plus
  • Experience creating instructional videos and/or teaching in a virtual school is a plus

WHAT TO INCLUDE IN YOUR APPLICATION

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter under 600 words that addresses the following questions: Why are you interested in this curriculum design role that has a specific focus on instructional video development? How might your background and skill set help you develop high quality video content?
  • Optional, but recommended: Attach a sample instructional resource that you’ve created and used in an educational setting (for example, a slide presentation, worksheet, etc.)

ABOUT IXL LEARNING

IXL Learning is the country's largest EdTech company. We reach millions of learners through our diverse range of products. For example:

  • 1 in 4 students in the United States uses IXL.com
  • Rosetta Stone provides an immersive learning experience for 25 languages
  • Wyzant is the nation's largest community of tutors, covering 300+ subjects
  • Teachers Pay Teachers (TPT) is a comprehensive marketplace for millions of educator-created resources

Our mission is to create innovative products that will make a real, positive difference for learners and educators and we're looking for passionate, mission-minded people to join us in achieving this goal. We have a unique culture at IXL that fosters collaboration and the open exchange of ideas. We value our team and treat one another with kindness and respect. We approach our work with passion, tenacity, and authenticity. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions and we are eager to have you join our team.

At IXL, we value diversity in age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, political and religious beliefs, and life experience, and we are proud to promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. IXL Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

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