PK-2 ELA Content Creator (contract position - hourly)

PowerMyLearning - Remote - Part time

Position: PK-2 ELA Content Creator (contract position)

Location: Remote

ABOUT PowerMyLearning

PowerMyLearning is a nonprofit that advances educational equity and accelerates student success. Our programs promote culturally relevant teaching practices, foster social-emotional learning, and help students reach rigorous learning standards. We offer school- and district-level packages that include professional development for teachers and capacity-building workshops for families. We also offer an award-winning innovation, Family Playlists®. What sets us apart from other organizations is our focus on activating the power of collaboration between students, teachers, and families. Now more than ever, our collective efforts to accelerate learning recovery must address the needs of the whole child and include families so we can reverse the systematic denial of educational opportunity based on race, class, language, and learning differences. Learn more by visiting powermylearning.org.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The PK-2 ELA Content Creator will collaborate with PowerMyLearning staff, teachers, and families to develop sequences—playlists—of short, fun, and impactful early literacy activities for students and a family member to do together at home. Activities will be delivered via text messages and short videos in multiple languages. The content creation work for this phase of the project is scheduled from November 2021 - June 2022.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with Content Team and others to:
  • Finalize list of playlist topics
  • Finalize style and format for playlist sections
  • Draft playlists of ELA activities to do with families, including multiple sections.
  • Revise playlists based on feedback.
  • Ensure that all work is completed in a timely and efficient fashion while meeting all requirements and guidelines.

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Passion for PowerMyLearning’s mission and values
  • 3+ years of PK-2 teaching experience
  • Strong working knowledge of PK-2 early literacy content and research-based practices for early-childhood language arts teaching and learning
  • Working knowledge of national ELA standards and popular curricula
  • Experience developing engaging and impactful educational activities
  • Experience working with diverse communities of students and families
  • Excellent communication skills, especially succinct and clear writing for families
  • Exceptionally organized with great attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Creative
  • Collaborative

Preferred

  • Experience as language arts lead in school or educational organization
  • Experience with family engagement and/or home educational activities
  • Knowledge of Culturally Responsive Education and Social-Emotional Learning principles and practices.
  • Bilingual English / Spanish

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Compensation to be based on playlists created, at a competitive rate commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY

Qualified candidates can apply by visiting https://powermylearning.applicantpro.com/jobs/. You will need to submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter (outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, and how you heard about this opportunity).

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

PowerMyLearning is committed to building a diverse team of staff and strongly encourages applications from people of color.

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Role

Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

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