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Math Content Developer (Contract)

Location: Miami/Ft. Lauderdale or Remote, FL
Date Posted: 10-19-2018
Company Overview:
Nearpod is an award-winning educational technology company that empowers teachers to create engaging and inspiring learning experiences for students by combining access to digital lessons, interactive features (see our Virtual Field Trips and 3D objects initiatives) and real-time assessments. Nearpod has become a leader - and teacher favorite - in teaching and learning.
Since its launch in 2012, Nearpod has seen wide adoption in the K-12 market; In 2017, teachers from over 60% of U.S. school districts, taught over 2.3 million Nearpod lessons reaching students over 50 million times and engaging them over 250 million times in formative assessment interactions.  We have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and local news channels across the country.
Nearpod is headquartered in Miami, Florida and is backed by notable investors that include: Insight Venture Partners, Reach Capital, Storm Ventures, the Stanford StartX Fund, the Knight Enterprise Fund, Arsenal Ventures, Marc Benioff (the CEO of Salesforce) and Scott Cook (founder and Chairman of Intuit) and his wife, Signe Ostby.

Location: Remote
Department: Content
Position: Math Content Developer (Contract-based)
Position Overview:
Nearpod is seeking an energetic, intrinsically motivated person to write and edit math content for core digital products. The ideal candidate will have experience as both a content developer and an educator for middle school and high school math. The candidate should be well versed in mathematics curriculum and pedagogy and dedicated to the creation of high-quality and engaging products that will improve the teaching and learning process in mathematics. Although this is a contract-based role, candidate should demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively within and across teams and juggle multiple results-oriented initiatives under tight turnarounds.
Work Samples:
In order to complete your application, we ask that you please submit a full-lesson demo on a foundational 9-12 math topic; preferably Geometry or Calculus.
Role and Responsibilities:
  • Write creative and engaging math content for grades 6-12
  • Edit, adapt, and optimize math curricula for digital delivery
  • Understand and skillfully interpret CCSS and other state standards
  • Tailor content to appropriate grade levels for grades 6-12
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • Available to work 25 hours a week minimum
  • Experience writing/developing Math curricula
  • Preferred: Work experience in education
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, wordsmyth
  • Ability to level content to any grade level within the 6-12 bracket
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated qualities: proactive, problem-solving, self-starter
  • Working knowledge of Google Docs, Google Drive, editorial tools
  • Passion for technology and improving education through technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Employment Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restrictions
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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