English Language Arts (Reading, Writing) Content Specialist

Product Development - Editorial North Billerica, MA or Remote, United States


Description

English Language Arts (Reading, Writing) Content Specialist

 

The impact you’ll have:

 

          Edit and review English Language Arts assessment items for digital and print products. Work with a variety of Item types including, but not limited to, technology-enhanced items.

          Ensure that items adhere to Curriculum Associates writing guidelines and specifications as well as style guidelines.

          Ensure item alignment to state standards.

          Create fair and balanced test forms regarding item type, complexity, context, and representation.

          Work collaboratively with directors, managers, coordinators, and other staff. 

          Ensure that research to assessment design will result in providing the best instructional recommendations.

          Use English Language Arts content expertise to provide scoring recommendations based on psychometric data of items.

          Facilitate and participate in user research projects such as teacher item reviews and student cognitive labs.

          Work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining agreed upon schedules and deliverables.

 

What we’re looking for:

 

          Must have 5-7 years of Reading/ELA assessment editing experience

          Experience aligning K-8 English Language Arts content to state standards and understanding of common student errors and misconceptions

          Experience with writing and completing editorial reads on rigorous assessment items and passages, including items that are non-traditional and in technology-enhanced formats for grades K-8, that address higher-level Depths of Knowledge

          Specific teaching and/or assessment editorial experience in early childhood and/or grades K-2

          Experience in foundational skills such as phonological awareness, phonics and word recognition, and fluency

          Experience creating assessment items that adhere to the Universal Principles of Design

          Familiarity and comfort working with content management systems and online authoring tools with an ability to learn and work in multiple development environments/platforms 

          A passion for innovation and attention to detail; open to feedback and review

          Experience with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

          Strong analytical/critical thinking skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities

          Demonstrated ability to work successfully within a team environment, but also can work autonomously and proactively on all projects and tasks

          Bachelor’s degree in English and/or Writing or English Language Arts education required; Master’s degree in Reading education or a related English Language Arts assessment field preferred 
 

Location and more about us:

Curriculum Associates is a socially responsible, rapidly growing educational company located northwest of Boston, MA. Need a ride to our office in North Billerica? Our shuttle picks up from a number of Boston area "T" stops.

 

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