Science Curriculum Designer (Raleigh, NC)

IXL Learning - Raleigh, North Carolina - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 12 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.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • 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

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • 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
  • Knowledge of computer programming, mobile, and web technologies is a plus

ABOUT IXL LEARNING

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 500,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 12 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

At IXL, we’re passionate about our mission of creating the best educational technology that improves learning for all students. We bring that same passion to creating a workplace that values diversity on the basis that all of us bring a unique perspective and experience that advances IXL’s mission.

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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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

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