Senior Manager of Content and Instruction for ELA and Social Studies

Actively Learn - Seattle, WA - Full time

Actively Learn - Seattle, WA - Full time


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In this role you will be in charge of ensuring that teachers using Actively Learn's reading platform have the best content to teach their students. Our ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Create assignments for our catalog, which includes formative assessment and scaffolds that provide background knowledge, modeling, and explanations, all with the goal of facilitating deeper learning.
  • Curate the most relevant content on the web to grow Actively Learn's Catalog and Independent Reading Library.
  • Build Knowledge Sets for the catalog and test approaches around sequencing in a typical curricular fashion so it can be more easily utilized by teachers.
  • Develop new strategies to market Actively Learn's content through multiple channels: in-app, email, and social media.
  • Maintain and improve the usability of Actively Learn's Catalog by designing and testing new features that facilitate the best discovery experience for teachers.
  • Use content analytics to drive content strategy for the subject area.

We expect an ideal candidate to have 4-5 years of working experience, ideally in schools or a fast-paced startup environment; bonus points for creating instructional content for ELA or Social Studies in grades 6-12. Experience working with a CMS, and familiarity with MySQL or other RDBMs preferred but not required. You need to have a keen eye for interesting content, big ideas, and beautiful products. Send your resume to jobs[at] To get us excited, share 3 OER content pieces we need to add to Actively Learn that we do not already have.

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Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

Actively Learn

Actively Learn provides a digital reading platform for middle and high school ELA, social studies, and science. Our platform enables teachers to activate, support, and reveal student thinking so that students can read for depth.

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