Content Associate, Humanities (8-month contract, $55/hour, up to 30 hours/week)

Khan Academy

Contract Position

Summary

This job is for a Content Associate in the Humanities field at Khan Academy. The role involves creating and expanding ELA offerings, designing new standards-aligned content, and using a content management system to improve existing courses. The ideal candidate should have experience in content development and teaching/tutoring, as well as a passion for education and a desire to change the world.

What you'll do

  • Expand our ELA offerings (including, but not limited to SAT, and High School Reading and Writing) by leveraging your subject matter expertise and your understanding of learner needs.
  • Design and develop new finely-crafted standards-aligned passages, exercises, assessment items and articles, leveraging pre-existing resources from Khan Academy and third parties.
  • Learn and use our content management system to expand and improve existing courses.

Requirements

  • Proven ability to create high-impact learning content in your discipline (minimum of 2 years of content development experience in several grade 5-12 Humanities subjects, including Test Prep and/or Reading/Writing).
  • Strong understanding of how students like to learn and insight into common misconceptions (minimum of 2 years of relevant teaching/tutoring experience).
  • Desire to teach at scale, engage a broad array of learners, and question your assumptions about what's most important for learners.
  • Desire to leverage tools, including generative AI, to publish quickly, gather user feedback, and iterate on content.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset, including a high tolerance for ambiguity, a penchant for experimentation, and a bias toward action.
  • Experience with collaborative work on time-sensitive projects.
  • Impeccable command of written communication; an energetic can-do attitude as a fluent and efficient content creator, a keen editorial eye for high quality text in exercises and articles, and a knack for empowering, supportive peer review.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Project management skills (e.g. fluent with Google docs and spreadsheets and other tools) and a willingness to learn new tools.
  • A passion for education and a desire to change the world.
  • Nice to have: Classroom teaching experience.
  • Nice to have: An advanced degree in a Humanities and/or Teaching field.

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Location

Mountain View, CA / Remote friendly (US + Canada Only)

Contract Length

8-month contract

Compensation

The compensation for this position is not listed.

Keywords

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