Content Associate, Math (12-month contract, $65/hour, 35 hours/week)

Khan Academy

Contract Position

Summary

This job is for a Content Associate in the field of Math at Khan Academy. The role involves creating and curating high-quality math content, expanding math courses, and working with the content team to ensure coverage and alignment.

What you'll do

  • Work with the content team to expand our Math courses by leveraging market research, your subject matter expertise, and your intuition for learner needs
  • Create and curate high-quality content on schedule, designing and developing new standards-aligned exercises and articles, leveraging pre-existing resources from Khan Academy and third parties
  • Learn and use our content management system to improve existing courses and build new courses
  • Act as an editorial expert by reviewing new content, participating in the maintenance of existing content, and working with partners

Requirements

  • Proven ability to create high-impact learning content in your discipline (minimum of 2 years of content development experience in Math, high school level math including topics such as Algebra I, Algebra 2, Precalculus, and Statistics
  • Strong intuition for how students like to learn and insight into common misconceptions (minimum of 2 years of relevant teaching/tutoring experience)
  • Experience and aptitude working with multiple standards sets (e.g. NGSS, CCSS, State Standards) to ensure coverage and alignment during course development and curation.
  • Desire to teach at scale, engage with a broad array of learners, and question your assumptions about what's most important for learners
  • Desire to leverage online tools to publish quickly, gather user feedback, and iterate on content
  • 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 Math Education
  • Nice to have: Experience working with Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standard sets

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Location

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

Contract Length

12 Months

Compensation

The compensation for this position is not listed.

Keywords

math educator content associate math algebra i algebra 2 precalculus statistics ngss ccss state standards google docs spreadsheets

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