Senior Writer, Mathematics Professional Development

Professional Services North Billerica, MA or Remote, United States


Description

About Ready Mathematics:

 

Ready Mathematics helps teachers create a rich classroom environment in which students at all levels become active, real-world problem solvers. Through teacher-led instruction, students develop mathematical reasoning, engage in discourse, and build strong mathematical habits. The program’s instructional framework supports educators as they strengthen their teaching practices and facilitates meaningful discourse that encourages all learners. 

 

About the role:

 
The Senior Writer, Mathematics Professional Development is charged with making sound content and creative decisions and offering solutions that will impact educator practice.  In collaboration with the Director of Professional Services, Content and the Ready Mathematics Content Manager, you’ll maintain a coherent scope and sequence for Ready Mathematics professional development offerings, define plans for future content development, and author content to support educators in implementing Ready Mathematics successfully. This position may also be called upon to assist others in the organization with special projects, including designing internal training. The role is collaborative in nature yet highly task/detail oriented. Excellent writing skills are required.

The impact you’ll have:

 

  • As Subject Matter Expert, you will research, write, and develop high-quality professional development content for on-site and online delivery that will impact educator practice
  • Collaborate with Program Management, Product Development, Professional Development Specialists (PD Specialists), and outside experts to conceptualize professional development topics
  • Research, write, and develop high-quality mathematics professional development content
  • Review professional development content authored by other Professional Development team members
  • Support PD Specialists for successful Ready Mathematics professional development delivery
  • Create webinars, videos, and other support pieces as needed
  • Deliver internal presentations as needed
     

What we’re looking for:

 

  • 3-5 years developing on-site and online professional development courses and supporting materials for K-8 educators
  • Proven experience with Standards for Mathematical Practice and the NCTM’s Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices
  • Understanding of pedagogy and discourse-based mathematics instruction
  • Exceptional ability to conceptualize and execute content for a variety of media types and audiences
  • High level of comfort with instructional design and presentation technology
  • Experience managing multiple projects and tasks
  • Proven experience with presentation and workflow software (GoToMeeting, PowerPoint, Workfront)
  • Knowledge of presentation and instructional design tools (Camtasia, Snagit, and Adobe Acrobat)
  • Highly collaborative and receptive to feedback.  Grounded in the iterative process to ensure educators and students receive the best products possible. Extraordinary organizational, verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • High degree of flexibility and good humor
  • Minimum of a BS/BA degree; MS/MA in Education preferred

 



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