Lead Curriculum Designer (STEM)

Create and Learn - Palo Alto, California - Full time

Are you passionate about STEM education? Do you want to inspire young students with opportunities of the future while leading them through fun and rigorous learning? Do you enjoy learning yourself and want to expand your own horizon? If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

We are looking for a candidate with strong K-9 STEM education background to lead our curriculum design efforts. Our portfolio of classes already include AI, Data Science, and Coding. We would like to expand it significantly to cover more discipline areas and more grade levels. The lead curriculum designer will play the critical role of identifying and working closely with domain experts and bringing in her/his own education and curriculum expertise to create these curriculum.

As the lead curriculum designer, you will be responsible for the end to end process of creating top-quality curricula. Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Refine curriculum strategy, identify key areas to expand, and prioritize
  • Seek domain/industrial experts to form core teams for each curriculum
  • Work with experts to create draft curriculum
  • Iterate with teacher and user community to test and refine the curriculum
  • Develop materials for teacher training
  • Work with teacher leads to identify and train teachers to roll out the curriculum

Requirements

  • Passionate about education and STEM
  • Good conceptual understanding of computer science and solid foundational coding skills
  • Previous experiences in working with students of grades 4-9
  • Strong prior experiences in curriculum design
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work with diverse groups of teachers, domain experts effectively
  • Highly motivated, creative, and great problem solving skills

Nice to have

  • Background in art and design, professional development, and program management

About Create & Learn

STEM Learning at the Pace of Innovations

The pace of innovation is accelerating. It has become imperative for students to start learning technologies that power our world at an early age. At Create & Learn, we address this urgent needs by teaching students state-of-art technologies such as AI and data science. Moreover, we place a strong focus on real world applications and problem solving, as well as developing students’ creativity and critical thinking skills. We are head-quartered in the Bay Area and have students in ~40 states in the US.Create & Learn was founded by former Google Product Management Director and early Tech Lead at Uber. 

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

Create and Learn

At Create & Learn, we teach state-of-art technologies that powers the world such as AI and data science. We focus on problem solving, creativity, critical thinking and real world applications. We were founded by former Google Product Management Director and early Tech Lead at Uber.

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