Science Curriculum Designer, Earth Sciences (Raleigh, NC)

IXL Learning - Raleigh, North Carolina - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading EdTech company with products used by 15 million students worldwide, is seeking an experienced, passionate educator to join our team as a Science Curriculum Designer and help shape our exceptional elementary, middle, and high school science content.

As a Science Curriculum Designer at IXL, you’ll design engaging online questions and collaborate with software engineers and visual designers to achieve our educational goals. Your strong writing skills, creative problem solving, educational insights, and commitment to quality will make personalized learning a reality for millions of students.


  • Design and write clear, engaging, interactive science questions to meet specified educational objectives for K-12
  • Write helpful, age-appropriate explanations of scientific concepts
  • Ensure questions and explanations are scientifically correct
  • Collaborate with illustrators, other curriculum designers, and company leaders to determine appropriate content strategies
  • Develop and manage project plans to create and deliver high-quality science content
  • Research and review IXL's alignment to educational standards, common assessments, and popular textbooks


  • Master's or Ph.D in Earth Science, Geology, Astronomy, Atmospheric Science, or a related field required
  • High school or collegiate science teaching or tutoring experience
  • Ability to work across multiple scientific disciplines such as life science, earth science, physical science, and engineering
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Strong analytical-reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Can-do attitude with an openness to others' ideas
  • Highly self-motivated and efficient with superb attention to detail
  • Experience in curriculum development and instructional design is a plus


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
  • 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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Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

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