Secondary English Language Arts (ELA) Curriculum Specialist

Certica Solutions - Durham, North Carolina - Full time

The ideal candidate will be someone with a background in teaching secondary ELA that has a strong understanding of the knowledge, skills, and goals for secondary ELA students. Strong secondary ELA content knowledge, attention to detail, ability to plan and manage multiple projects are important for success in this role. This is a very exciting full-time position with generous benefits, flexible work arrangements and a great time to join a market leading company that is growing rapidly while expanding its operations. This position is based in our Durham, North Carolina office.

Essential Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Work independently and collaboratively with the ELA team to create, review, format and revise test items based on state secondary ELA standards and grade-level appropriateness to meet internal and external deadlines;
  • Manage secondary ELA item repository;
  • Research and find appropriate passages that follow company process for copyright permissions;
  • Align secondary ELA items to state standards for multiple states;
  • Design well-rounded assessments to meet customer needs;
  • Resolve and respond to customer feedback; and
  • Participate in creation of curriculum documents such as pacing guides and sample questions.

Skills & Professional Experience:

  • Ability to maintain a strict code of integrity, confidentiality and discretion;
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in secondary ELA;
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience as a secondary ELA teacher (high school experience a plus);
  • Strong understanding of secondary ELA student curriculum expectations and state learning standards;
  • Familiarity with English, reading, and writing sections of the ACT;
  • Critical thinker and problem solver who appropriately gives and receives constructive feedback;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally;
  • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize;
  • Proficiency in working with new software and performing a variety of tasks on the computer; and
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, primarily Outlook, Word and Excel.

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Experience Level

Mid Level

Certica Solutions

Certica Solutions is an innovative, fast-growing provider of analytics and assessment solutions for the K-12 education sector.

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