Science Curriculum Designer (Raleigh, NC)

IXL Learning - Raleigh, North Carolina - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 13 million students worldwide, is seeking an experienced, passionate educator to join our team as a Science Curriculum Designer and help shape our exceptional elementary and middle school science content.

As a science curriculum designer at IXL, you’ll design engaging online problems 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.

*This is a full-time position in our Raleigh, NC office with a hybrid work schedule.*


  • Design and write clear, engaging, interactive science problems to meet specified educational objectives for grades 2-8
  • Write helpful, age-appropriate explanations of scientific concepts
  • Ensure problems and solutions 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


  • Bachelor's in a scientific field required, preferably physical science or earth science; Master's or Ph.D. is a plus
  • K-12 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

Additional Information:

IXL Learning anticipates that the annual base salary for this position could range from between $65,000 to $78,000 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s credentials for the role, including education, qualifications, and type as well as length of experience. Any offered salary is also based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data, and the position’s wage range. The salary range listed does not include any applicable bonuses or long-term incentives, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits. IXL Learning is a multistate employer and the salary offered will be market competitive. At IXL Learning, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.

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.


IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: creating innovative learning experiences that help all learners reach their full potential. IXL's comprehensive curriculum and insightful analytics help more than 900,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 14 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

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Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

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