Illustrative Mathematics is looking for creative, detail-oriented writers with expertise in working with English learners in a K-5 mathematics classroom. This will be a fast-paced, intense project with firm deadlines. This position requires very strong attention to detail, and the ability to self-manage in a remote workspace. Work hours are flexible, and part time options are available from 10–30 hours per week for contract employment.
Write instructional supports for teachers that provide English learners access to the IM Elementary Mathematics Curriculum.
Give thoughtful and actionable critiques of lesson plan components by asking questions and giving constructive feedback.
Understand critiques of your work and incorporate it to continuously improve the product.
Required Qualification and Experience:
The ideal candidate will:
Have expertise in K-5 mathematics teaching and learning.
Have experience working with English learners in a mathematics classroom.
Have experience and knowledge of how to modify curricular materials to support English learners.
Is willing to learn new concepts and processes.
Possesses strong communication and writing skills.
Is able to collaborate with a team of curriculum writers and program advisors to give and receive feedback.
Be responsive, motivated, self-directed, organized, and detail-oriented.
Be comfortable working exclusively online. Work will be done remotely, so access to a reliable computer and internet connection is necessary.
Have knowledge of, or willingness and ability to quickly learn, multiple online tools such as Google Apps, Slack, Zoom, and our own content management system.
Reside in and have permit to work in US
Illustrative Mathematics is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants of diverse backgrounds.