Social Studies Content Writer

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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 Social Studies educator with middle or 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 Social Studies 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 History or Equivalent with Secondary Education Certification
    • Master’s Degree in Education (preferred) 

Experience: 

    • Middle or High School Social Studies teaching experience (online or in-person)
    • At least 4 years of experience writing Social Studies curriculum that has been used in the online, public, or private school environment
    • Experience writing curriculum for one or more of the following courses - U.S. History, World History, Geography, US Government/Civics (preferred)

Skills:

    • Communication and interpersonal skills
    • Tech proficiency: PowerPoint, Word, Google Suite
    • Experience with popular edtech Social Studies 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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747 N LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60654

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