Mathematician

  • Eureka Math
  • Remote job

Mathematician

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks an experienced Mathematician to join our dynamic, dedicated Eureka Math team.


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 1,000 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 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


Job Purpose

A mathematician serving as subject matter expert for Eureka Math ensures that all products produced are mathematically accurate, precise, and align to the desired standards. They are active collaborators with curriculum developers and other mathematicians on the team to help make decisions that ensure the mathematics presented is coherent across products, is consistent with uses outside of K-12 mathematics and is developmentally appropriate. They also provide mathematical support and encourage mathematical growth for the entire team.


Responsibilities

  • Reviews the work of curriculum developers for mathematical accuracy and precision.
  • Provides feedback aligned with the organizations core philosophies around content and pedagogy.
  • Collaborates with team members to produce high-quality curriculum materials.
  • Receive and implement feedback on work product
  • Engage in self-study to stay current on best practices in education and organization initiatives

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Authoritative content knowledge that spans across many grade levels
  • Deep familiarity with the progression of key concepts in K-12 mathematics
  • Knows effective strategies for developing student conceptual understanding
  • Thorough knowledge of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and the Progression documents
  • Comfort with technology and ability to learn new applications
  • Ability to make decisions that align with Eureka Math
  • Experience working in a deadline-driven, fast-paced virtual environment
  • Clear, effective, and timely communication, both written and oral
  • Self-directed and works efficiently with minimal supervision

Required Education

  • MA in Mathematics (PhD in Mathematics preferred)

Status

  • Full-time

Location

  • Remote

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

If selected for an interview, background check will be required.

New employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, subject to potential reasonable accommodation due to medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs.


This role can be performed anywhere in the US with the exception of Colorado

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.