Executive Editor, Spanish Language Arts

Product Development & Management Remote, United States


Curriculum Associates is seeking an innovative and creative K–8 Executive Editor who has deep knowledge of Spanish-language literacy and biliteracy. The team’s goal is to lead the revitalization, expansion, and growth of our Reading/Spanish Language Arts digital, core, supplemental product offerings. The Executive Editor will be a critical member of the team responsible for conceptualizing and executing on new print or digital products for Curriculum Associates SLA portfolio. 

The impact you'll have:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to conceptualize products that support teachers, engage students, and empower students to read at grade-level. 

  • Review, analyze, and translate reading research into effective solutions for students and teachers, with a deep understanding of the needs of K–2 content. 

  • Define and design instructional materials for students and teachers, such as tools to improve whole- and small-group instruction, and to bridge foundational skills with comprehension. 

  • Lead multiple groups in the delivery and execution of key components of a blended reading program with a keen eye on quality and efficient delivery. 

  • Collaborate with the Editorial Director to ensure that projects are adequately and appropriately staffed.  

  • Work cooperatively and effectively with other members of cross-functional project teams, including Design, Production, Marketing and Sales 

  • Review, revise, and edit manuscripts. 

  • Establish and enforce guidelines, checklists and processes to ensure high quality instruction, and clarity in goals and objectives for stakeholders and end-users. 

  • Train or manage the training of editors, supervise overall performance, and recommend promotions. 

  • Maintain high-quality documentation that reflects project specifications and project learnings. 

  • Share joy, passion, and commitment to building great products that inspire and engage users. 

Who we're looking for: 

  • 7+ years managing the development of K–8 reading/language arts products—both student and teacher facing components

  • Experience conceptualizing and delivering core and supplemental ELA products into K–8 schools. Exceptional expertise at the K–2 level is preferred

  • Biliterate and bilingual (Spanish/English)   

  • Proven project management skills, attention to detail, and an ability to drive toward completion; experience should include planning, scheduling, and supervising staff and vendors

  • Laser focus on instructional quality throughout the development cycle

  • A great eye for engaging, high quality content

  • Deep understanding of national and state standards and assessments  

  • Fluency with quantitative and qualitative text measures 

  • Ability to proactively and creatively solve problems related to product development 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in education and teaching experience a plus 

This position can be based in our headquarters office in North Billerica, MA (a suburb of Boston); in one of our satellite offices in Brooklyn, NY and Chicago or remote. 

Benefits and Pay Range:

Pay Range – This role’s range is $81,500-$139,500. The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that Curriculum Associates considers in making compensation decisions based on our Compensation Philosophy. Actual base pay within that range will vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, prior experience and relevant skill sets. At Curriculum Associates, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances for each case. This role is also eligible to participate in the company bonus plan. The Company recognizes that minimum wage varies by location and will ensure all compensation decisions comply with applicable state and local laws.

Benefits – Benefit eligible employees (and their families) are covered by medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees can enroll in our company’s 401k plan and receive an employer match. Employees have access to a flexible vacation and sick policy in addition to twelve paid holidays and a winter office closure between Christmas and New Year's, as well as a number of additional perks and benefits.

Curriculum Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Curriculum Associates, LLC will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by law. Curriculum Associates, LLC will grant employment, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by law. Such action shall include, but not be limited to, the following: employment, upgrading, demotion, transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising, layoff or termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

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