Lead Curriculum Designer - Math

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

IXL Learning - San Mateo, CA - Full time

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Are you ready to shape the future of educational technology? IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 6 million students worldwide, is seeking a Lead Curriculum Designer to join our math team. In this role, you’ll manage a growing team of Math Curriculum Designers to create engaging online problems from pre-kindergarten to algebra. Come join our mission to create the best educational technology possible!

What You'll Be Doing

  • Lead and develop a talented team who will take on the challenge of designing fresh, interactive K-8 math problems
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to curriculum designers on your team to ensure a high level of work satisfaction and progress towards individual career goals
  • Ensure your team produces innovative, high-quality designs
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to help determine the best implementation methods
  • Ensure that current team and company initiatives, mission, goals, and values are clear to each team member
  • Work cross-functionally with project managers, UI/UX designers, illustrators, and QA to meet project milestones 

What We're Looking For

  • Master's or PhD in math, education, or a related field; or equivalent work experience
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience, including at least 2 years of experience in math education
  • Experience managing a team of individual contributors
  • An ability to put yourself in the mind of various types of students and understand what will bring them delight vs. what won't appeal to them
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, including the ability to lead multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Ability to solve a wide variety of problems
  • Highly self-motivated with a strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of computer programming and mobile web technologies is a plus

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Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

IXL Learning

IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: delivering an immersive learning experience to all students, in all grades and subjects, in schools and homes worldwide. With 1 in 8 U.S. students already learning on IXL (answering over 50 million questions every day!), IXL inspires educators and learners around the world and is changing how students feel about learning and about themselves.

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