Content Editor, K-12 (Contract – U.S.)

Content Editor, K-12 (Contract – U.S.)

Reports to: Program Manager or Director
Department: K-12
Location: Work from Home (U.S.)

Primary Purpose:

In this role, you will collaboratively work to craft instruction designed to deepen learner understanding and engagement in grades K-12 online courses for a public, virtual school. You will bring a critical eye to all assignments by fact-checking, examining for bias, and ensuring assignments are inclusive and respectful of diverse perspectives. You will work with a team that seeks to support all learners by writing engaging content that supports all learners.

Responsibilities:

  • Write and review instructional content including multimedia, print material, and assessments for online courses in grades 6-12 that support an inclusive, critical understanding
  • Review content for missing information, misinformation, and bias
  • Align assessments and learning objectives to state standards
  • Improve existing lessons and assessments
  • Align curriculum to editorial and instructional norms

Qualifications:

  • Experience crafting high-quality instruction for grades 6-12
  • Experience teaching and cultivating a welcoming and inclusive learning environment for elementary or secondary learners
  • Familiarity with different taxonomies and standards alignment
  • Experience in content editing of quality curriculums
  • Experience preferred in writing in an LMS
  • Ability to multitask effectively and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

SOW – Scope:

  • Attend kickoff and training meetings for the project
  • Perform edits to course/lessons in alignment with writing and style guidelines as specified by the client
  • Perform edits in the client’s platform and in documents (e.g., Google documents, Google Sheets) and update the project management tool (e.g., Smartsheet) for schedule adherence
  • Adhere to editing schedule as specified by project team
  • Apply subject-matter expertise to further support the learner population and increase the effectiveness of the lesson
  • Ensure that the following key deisng elements are present:
    • Alignment to objectives
    • Appropriate content flow for the audience
    • Appropriate instructional strategies for the audience
    • Appropriate and varied use of multimedia to support instruction
    • Appropriate and varied use of the learning platform’s components to support instruction
  • Verify all content and assessment components are factual, up-to-date, and accurate
  • Verify all auto-scored answers are set correctly in the platform’s question components
  • Identify language, grammar, and syntax related issues
  • Save a PDF copy of the edited lesson to your computer if needed for reference
  • Consult with the project team on issues that occur during course development

Please send your resume to freelancers.us@learningmate.com.  In the subject line enter Content Editor, K-12 – Your Name. If your qualifications meet our needs, a member of our talent acquisition team will contact you directly.

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