Content Associate, Financial Literacy (12-month contract, $65/hour, 25 hours/week)

Khan Academy

Contract Position

Summary

The job is a 12-month contract position as a Content Associate, specifically focusing on Financial Literacy. The role involves creating and curating high-quality content, expanding the Financial Literacy course, and collaborating with the content team to ensure robust coverage and usage.

What you'll do

  • Work with the content team to expand our Financial Literacy course 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

Requirements

  • Proven ability to create high-impact learning content in your discipline (minimum of 2 years of content development experience in Financial Literacy)
  • 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 appropriate standards sets 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
  • Classroom teaching experience
  • Experience in personal finance or personal banking
  • 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

$65 (per hour)

Keywords

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