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Mathematics Development Editor

at Amplify Education, Inc. in Durham, NC   —   Apr 02, 2014   |  
Overview
Amplify Learning is creating exciting new curriculum that reinvents teaching and learning in the core subjects of English Language Arts, Math and Science. These products combine interactive game-like experiences with analytics that meet the rigorous demands of the CCSS. By optimizing the power of adaptive technologies, our Learning products support individualized instruction for students and, at the same time, facilitate classroom management for teachers.

The Math Curriculum team seeks a Mathematics Development Editor with an eye for detail who can draw upon a depth of math knowledge, strong English and grammar skills, and an understanding of mathematics pedagogy to support the creation of engaging learning experiences for students. The Mathematics Development Editor assists in all phases of the assigned project with primary emphasis on editing manuscripts.

Apply here: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH14/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=WIRELESSGENERATION&cws=1&rid=3038

This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds
Amplify Education, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
Responsibilities
Create and maintain an editorial style sheet for use with the product
Edit manuscript with a particular emphasis on how materials would function in a classroom, mathematical accuracy, clarity, and consistency
Model lesson authoring and revise lesson templates as needed
Work with Curriculum Writers to improve writing protocols as needed
Ensure compliance with state standards and assessments.
Monitor appropriateness of text material as to reading level, content accuracy and currency, freedom of bias, and teachability
Write and provide art specs for artists and photo-researchers. Participate in evaluation of sketches and choice of photos
Experience
3+ years’ experience in curriculum development or the development of instructional materials.
2+ years relevant editorial experience
Proven mathematics teaching experience
Proven Professional teaching, writing, and/or copy editing experience
Skills
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated interest in the use of technology in the classroom
Dedication to precision and creativity
Knowledgeable regarding educational methodologies and instructional design.
Demonstrates ability to edit and rewrite content generated by others, to meet standards of accuracy, style, grade level, and market need.
Proficient user of computers and software programs including MS Word, Excel, and Power Point.
Promotes sense of teamwork and works to reduce team barriers and conflicts.
Exhibits good verbal and written communication skills.
Commands work habits that are highly productive, working efficiently to develop quality content.
Must be able to utilize constructive feedback to refine skills and reduce mistakes
Able to respond quickly in an environment of changing priorities
Education
BA/BS in a related field, such as mathematics, education, or English
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