Post Date: 12/18/2018
EdReports.org is at the forefront of the curriculum reform movement. With the firm belief that what is taught matters and that all students deserve high quality materials, EdReports.org publishes free, online, evidence-rich reviews of instructional materials. By increasing the capacity of educators to identify and demand the highest quality curriculum, EdReports.org is both disrupting a multi-billion dollar market and transforming the way students are taught and ultimately perform.
Purpose of Position
The Content Specialist, ELA serves as an integral member of the content review teams and will play a critical role in the success of EdReports. This person is responsible for growing and improving support for the ELA activities at EdReports.org, including but not limited to the review of ELA instructional materials for Grades K-12. The Content Specialist will work closely with the Director of ELA, ELA team, other content teams, and the Executive Director to continue improving K-12 education by informing educators’ decisions about high quality and aligned instructional materials to support their classrooms and schools across the country. Specifically, this position focuses primarily on the review of materials claiming alignment to ELA CCSS. This position will allow for a highly motivated person to apply their expertise to positively impact the course of ELA education across the nation. This position provides a unique opportunity for someone who can manage multiple system components, enjoys working at the detail and big-picture level across projects, and wants to contribute to the success of a growing organization.
Support ELA Reviews – 80%
Research, Improvement, and Expansion into New Areas– 10%
Content Team Collaboration and Outreach —10%
Other – As Assigned
Travel: up to 15%
National travel will occur related to organizational needs and for professional learning, as needed. Amount of travel will be monitored to ensure it is appropriate for both the organization and the Specialist.
Professional experience in English language arts education, required; K-5 classroom and/or leadership experience, preferred;
Minimum of five years of people and project management experience;
Interested and qualified applicants are required to submit a resume and cover letter (with salary requirements).