Social Studies Curriculum Designer

Edpuzzle - Remote - Full time

Description

Have you always wanted to unite your passion for education with your social studies skills? Would you like to be part of the Social Studies Curriculum team with a high social impact? If you have answered yes to the previous questions, then we can’t wait to meet you! With us, you will feel right at home.

We're looking for a Social Studies Curriculum Designer to join the US-based team at Edpuzzle, a leading Edtech company trusted by over 80% of schools in the USA and millions of teachers and students across the globe, with offices in San Francisco and Barcelona. The right person will develop short-form video lessons that captivate, inform and educate students.

Responsibilities

  • Curriculum Planning: Build clear, standards-aligned unit plans. Contribute to the development of instructional models for videos that maximize utility for teachers and pedagogical effectiveness for students.
  • Lesson Writing: Develop compelling scripts and storyboards for short-form video lessons that teachers and students will love. Provide feedback on lessons to peers. Turn feedback from supervisors, editors, and peers into even better work.
  • Video Development: Work closely with members of the video production team to provide direction and feedback on storyboarding, illustrations, maps, and animations.
  • Scaling: Help to refine production processes and criteria that clearly articulate what an amazing video lesson looks and sounds like and how to build it. Participate in team brainstorms around prototyping and new curriculum ideas. Connect with teachers who use our curriculum videos to solicit and incorporate their feedback.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • 4+ years of 6-12 social studies teaching experience or public history experience
  • Creative, with a knack for distilling complex concepts into simple, kid-friendly explanations
  • Compelling storyteller, especially for nonfiction educational topics
  • Strong pedagogical skills; able to lead students to self-discovery, rather than relying on rote content instruction
  • Ability to empathize and intuit where students will struggle when learning a concept
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter who thrives in ambiguous, fast-paced environments
  • Demonstrated commitment to culturally responsive education

Hiring for remote work in these states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia & Washington

Benefits

  • Competitive salary of $70,000-75,000
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible PTO
  • MacBook, monitor, and flexible work-from-home setup
  • Incredible opportunity to grow, learn & build lifetime bonds with other passionate people

Edpuzzle is an equal opportunity employer, and we highly value diversity at our company. If you'd like to be considered for this position, please apply below. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Role

Teaching

Experience Level

Mid Level

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