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Curriculum Developer - Science

US-CA-Irwindale
3 months ago(9/25/2017 2:32 PM)
# of Openings
1
Category
Curriculum/Assessment/Accountability

Overview

The prime directive of this position is to develop standards-aligned, digital and paper-based curriculum for the 6-12 grade independent study school setting. The Curriculum Developer will work with the Curriculum Department in developing new curriculum to support students in improving academic skills and to advance school-wide goals. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with other curriculum developers to establish standards-based learning outcomes for courses.
  • Authors scope and sequences, curriculum maps, Learning Targets, and Learning Objectives, collaboratively
  • Designs standards-aligned formative and summative assessments using appropriate testing methods both within a digital environment and paper-based
  • Uses research-based instructional strategies while working with Instructional Designers to create digital curriculum within Learning Management System
  • Uses research-based instructional strategies to author paper-based curriculum
  • Uses various data to make adjustments and revisions to curriculum and assessments to increase student learning results
  • Reviews and provides feedback to other Curriculum Developers’ lessons and assessments
  • Maintains organized tracking of progress on projects in a timely and accurate manner to Lead Curriculum Developer
  • Researches and incorporates current curriculum trends and keeps abreast of changes in curriculum design.
  • Supports the training of teachers and other school staff on new curriculum
  • Assists contracted curriculum writers in designing core and elective curriculum.
  • Assists in writing and submitting A-G list submissions for company.
  • Assists in editing, reviewing, and formatting new Independent Study curriculum.
  • Participates as a part of the Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability team.
  • Assists with other functions and duties as assigned by Lead Developer

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Prior experience working within LMS required (Canvas preferred)
  • Some experience working with Adobe Creative Suite, (InDesign preferred)
  • Ability to work with and meet deadlines for development
  • Comprehensive knowledge of instructional design, curriculum trends and curriculum design methods.
  • Editing and proofing
  • Comprehensive knowledge of assessment types and their appropriate uses and functions.
  • Ability to analyze data appropriately
  • Ability to independently take initiative and work efficiently, exercising reasonable judgment in a fast-paced, multi-task environment.
  • Strong written, presentation and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • 2-3 years’ experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • 2-3 years’ experience building curriculum in digital LMS
  • Possession of a California Teaching Credential required

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