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Content Editor (Assessment)

RemoteUnited States, District of Columbia, Washington DCScience

Job description

Great Minds®, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK–12 instructional materials space, seeks a Content Editor (Assessment) to join our dynamic and growing science department.


COMPANY PROFILE
Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 1000 people.

For additional information please visit: www.greatminds.org


OUR MARKET POSITION

Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.


Role Overview

The science content editor (Assessment) ensures that all PhD Science assessment content meets our quality standards for scientific accuracy, clarity, and style. A successful assessment editor demonstrates scientific understanding, English language expertise, strong communication skills, attention to detail, and a collaborative spirit.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Edits Science assessments within the Learnosity platform, ensuring quality in pedagogy, science, and language
  • Liaises with curriculum writers, science editors, managing editors re content accuracy, project quality, and product consistency
  • Verifies coding used for assessment tracking to ensure proper reporting
  • Inputs existing assessments that are being repurposed into Learnosity
  • Trains others in editing/authoring in Learnosity
  • Collaborating with members of the Science department, including assessment developers, curriculum developers, subject matter experts, science writing editors, and project managers, to develop scientifically rich, authentic assessment
  • Revising content for scientific accuracy, consistency, logical flow, style, clarity, and grade-level appropriateness
  • Ensuring content meets the Great Minds Editorial Style Guide, the PhD Science Style Guide, and DEI guidelines
  • Reviewing assets, copy edits, and final output for accuracy
  • Completing work in a timely manner to meet established deadlines

Job requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, or related field; Master’s degree in science-related field or education a plus
  • Minimum experience of 3 years writing or editing science curricula or other scientific publications
  • Familiarity with the Next Generation Science Standards; familiarity with Common Core State Standards a plus
  • Experience implementing house editorial guidelines; familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style a plus
  • Meticulous approach to work and an eye for detail while maintaining a perspective of the totality of the project
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines while maintaining the quality of the product
  • Ability to follow explicit instructions consistently but also to exercise good judgment when making work-related decisions
  • Ability to positively receive and implement constructive feedback
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with peers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to quickly learn and master new technologies and processes
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products; experience with Adobe products a plus
  • Experience with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines a plus

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Status

  • Full-time

Location

  • Remote

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.


New employees will be required to successfully complete a background check and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, subject to potential accommodation as required by law.

Any communication to applicants relating to the Great Minds hiring process will only come from email addresses with the domains greatminds.org or greatminds.recruitee.com. If in the course of the application or hiring process with Great Minds you are contacted through another domain, are requested to provide banking or other sensitive information, or you note any other suspicious activity, please contact security@greatminds.org

Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.


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