Physical Science Content Writer at Elevate K-12

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The Company:

Elevate K-12 is changing the way classrooms work through live, online, real-time instruction to K-12 schools. Our two main focuses are to give students the best quality instructors and get them ready for the world of the future and to give instructors, especially women, work opportunities, irrespective of zip codes. We are the new way to classroom!

The Person:

An experienced, dynamic, tech-savvy Science educator with high school curriculum writing experience. Someone with deep knowledge of research-based curriculum approaches and effective assessment strategies.

The Job:

  • Develop detailed lesson plans based on curriculum maps, standards, and other specifications
  • Design engaging and innovative lessons that leverage technology, research-based strategies, and best practices for online Physical Science/Biology instruction
  • Collaborate with the writing team to ensure the curriculum shares a common voice
  • Develop formative and summative assessments that accurately monitor student progress
  • Facilitate the preparation of materials, such as activities, projects, study guides, and teacher’s notes that align with the lessons
  • Work collaboratively with fellow content writers to edit and improve lessons

What you will need:

Education: 

    • A US state certification in Science or Equivalent
    • Master’s Degree in Education (preferred) 

Experience: 

    • High School Science teaching experience (online or in-person)
    • At least 4 years of experience writing Science curriculum that has been used in the online, public, or private school environment

Skills:

    • Communication and interpersonal skills
    • Tech proficiency: PowerPoint, Word, Google Suite
    • Experience with popular edtech Science applications (preferred)

Others:

    • Availability between 8 am and 3 pm CST (work hours are flexible, but the ability to be online during this time is important)

Be Part Of Our Story:

Elevate K-12 is tasked with an important mission: change the way K-12 classrooms and teaching work. Our organization is a radically open-minded company that is scaling fast. We are a team focused on high performance, dynamism and embodying a collaborative culture at all levels. Our teammates are able to have open, honest discussions that drive us toward our mission. Elevate K-12 is in a stage of hyper growth that will continue to open up new challenges and opportunities for our team.

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Technology we use

  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We are located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, a few blocks east of the Chicago brown line

An Insider's view of Elevate K-12

What are some social events your company does?

We have the typical happy hours and company outings but we also have an event committee that is made up of employees from different teams to help drive events that folks want to see!

Mary

Talent Lead

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The Educational Partnerships team at ElevateK-12 is helping school district teams learn about and strategize new, innovative ways to combat the teacher shortage crisis; while providing districts with solutions when it comes to human capital challenges.

Allie

Educational Account Executive

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I have learned how important it is to be passionate about the mission of the company, especially at a startup. I've also had the opportunity to build an entire sales team from the ground up and work alongside very smart people.

Patrick

Inside Sales Manager

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office is fast-paced, creative, and collaborative! Across our different teams, all of our employees are extremely passionate about our mission of providing low-income students with access to high-quality education.

James

Human Resources Manager

What are Elevate K-12 Perks + Benefits

Elevate K-12 Benefits Overview

Elevate K-12 provides competitive benefits plans for employees!

Culture
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Funvengers is our intracompany culture and fun committee that manage events and programs from our holiday parties to company retreats.
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
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