Curriculum Development Specialist
Reports to: Manager, Product & Process
ABOUT THE ROLE:
At Codelicious, we strive to remove barriers to teaching and learning computer science by crafting CS curriculum that any educator can teach. As Curriculum Development Specialist, you’ll serve a key role in researching, writing, and improving our course catalog. You’ll focus on developing content for elementary and middle school educators, including lessons, supplemental resources, and professional development & training plans.
The ideal candidate is experienced with curriculum development and has an appreciation for the day-to-day life of a classroom educator. You’re a strong writer with deep knowledge of education standards, best practices, and educational models.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Collaborate with internal CS experts to research, write and develop new computer science curriculum for the Codelicious course catalog, including creating and compiling resources to enhance the lessons and content.
Conduct quality control checks, evaluations, and upgrades of existing curriculum, while adhering to lesson format and structure.
Bring new ideas to the team for ways to enhance teaching and learning computer science.
Build standards maps for state and national computer science standards (including custom maps for customers in new states).
Work alongside the product team for the full life cycle of curriculum development, operating within our standard processes and timelines.
Develop and deliver PD/training for new and existing customers alongside a Customer Experience Specialist.
Provide enrichment support as a way to test curriculum in the classroom.
WHAT YOU HAVE:
3+ years professional experience including:
Hands-on experience writing and editing curriculum for grades 3-8 (computer science experience a plus)
Experience (or education) as a classroom educator and an understanding of the everyday life of a classroom educator
In-depth knowledge of K-12 education standards and pedagogical principles
Strong writing skills with the ability to breakdown complex processes into simple, easy-to-follow steps
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Proficiency using (and maneuvering) the Google Suite (Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Gmail).
Comfortable adopting new technologies into your daily workflow including tools like Trello, Slack, and other SaaS tools.
At Codelicious, there are four values that drive us and our decision-making every day. We hire people who value these same things. If you’re interested, submit an application and Emily will be happy to tell you more about Codelicious and our values!
We are always positive, always moving forward.
We take responsibility for our own actions.
We treat everyone as a peer, regardless of their job title.
We put the needs of the team first.