Spanish K-5 Content Writer

ASU Prep Academy Digital - Remote - Full time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Are you ready to join a world class innovation team that is changing the landscape of education? Inspired and led by ASU’s charter, the ASU Prep Digital (ASUPD) Product Team’s goal is to build learning experiences that significantly improve student performance and provide access to educational pathways that enable a better life. The learning platform and full suite of next-generation courses on the ASUPD roadmap will leverage adaptive technologies to meet students where they are with fully personalized learning and individualized pacing. Additionally, these products will feature entirely custom experiential learning environments that are built leveraging the most engaging and immersive technologies to design a discovery-based, learner outcome-centered, approach. Drawing from ASU’s culture of innovation, the ASU Prep Digital Product team is creating the future of learning.

ASU Preparatory Academy Charter School, sponsored by Arizona State University is an innovative K-12 charter school. We believe that all students can achieve a four-year university degree. The Content Writer reports to the Curriculum Innovation Manager and is responsible for the writing course content and assessments for K-5 courses in their subject area speciality. This position works closely with the Course Development team which includes, Curriculum Specialists, Instructional Designers, Creative Directors, and Web Developers. The Content writer is responsible for delivery of accurate content and assessments and revising content as needed. This is a full time contracted position with a projected project timeline through fall of 2026.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field, Masters preferred
  • Valid Teaching Certificate in subject area, any state acceptable
  • Minimum of two (2) years curriculum writing experience required
  • Three years’ experience teaching with at least 1 year in a virtual school setting
  • Experience with the state and national standards essential
  • Publishing experience preferred
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write content and assessments aligned to state and national standards based on ASUPD pedagogical requirements
  • Apply ASUPD pedagogy to deliver content in a way that transforms the learner experience
  • Understand the target audience to write content that is appropriately scaffolded and engaging in a virtual environment
  • Participate in quality assurance testing to validate the accuracy of content and/or assessments
  • Revise course content and assessments based on feedback from the product development team
  • Collaborate with team members to incorporate innovative technologies into courses
  • Review content to determine necessary revisions for content and assessments
  • Write all documents required for course development
  • Participate in the revision of externally produced content and resources
  • Evaluate resources for appropriate inclusion in course development
  • All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established
  • Must maintain efficiency by meeting deliverable timelines, schedule and coordinate meetings, utilize resources, and communicate with respect
  • Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of subject matter, pedagogy, and digital curriculum design
  • Understanding of 504/508 compliance, Backwards Design, Universal Design.
  • Experience applying instruction to digital curriculum design.
  • Knowledge of subject matter, pedagogy, and curriculum design
  • Working knowledge of online instructional design theories
  • Knowledge of grammar and command of the English language
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and motivation skills
  • Strong collaboration skills as it relates to product development
  • Comprehensive content knowledge in specific subject area
  • Outstanding organizational abilities, in particular, the capacity to manage several different work-streams at one time and proactively accomplish deliverables
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to breakdown complex information into clear messages that will resonate with various audiences
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. The employee must use hands, arms and fingers to input data, handle, feel or reach. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs. such as boxes, supplies, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

LOCATION:

Remote

TRAVEL:

Occasional travel may be required for site visits, meetings, trainings and/or conferences. Locations may vary and may require overnight stays.

This job description is subject to change at any time.

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

ASU Prep Academy Digital

Higher Ed/School ASU Preparatory Digital Academy, sponsored by Arizona State University is an innovative K-12 virtual school.
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