Math Content Creator (temp)

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

Khan Academy is a fast-paced, nonprofit startup on a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We already reach millions of students every month and are growing rapidly. We’re building a library of world-class instructional and practice resources that empowers learners. Whether they’re studying matrices, mitosis, Marbury v. Madison, or multivariable calculus, we want to offer students the resources to realize that they can learn anything. We’re seeking a Math Content Creator to help expand and improve our elementary math content.

This is a temporary position for 3-6 months with the flexibility of 20 to 40 hours per week.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Taking a comprehensive view of each course, determining where content may need to be added, changed, or removed to create a smooth progression or a more cohesive narrative
  • Creating new content and/or editing content as needed to improve quality based on quantitative data and feedback from users and experts
  • Working closely with the rest of the math content team to ensure high quality work overall, e.g., peer review others’ work, share best practices, help brainstorm ideas

YOU NEED

  • Strong command of K- 8 math with a particular focus on grades 3-5
  • Great intuition for how students learn math and insight into common misconceptions
  • Experience working with Common Core State Standards
  • Classroom teaching or tutoring experience
  • Experience creating learner-facing content, ideally in an online environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail, excellent time management skills, and impeccable written communication skills
  • Computer skills (e.g., familiarity with Google docs) and a willingness to learn how to use new tools
  • A passion for education and a desire to change the world

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a fast-paced, nonprofit startup on a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We already reach millions of students every month and are growing rapidly. We’re building a library of world-class instructional and practice resources that empowers learners. 

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