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Content Developer-One Year Assignment

Company: Pearson
Location: Olympia
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

We are the world's learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.Pearson Virtual Schools (PVS) is focused on providing a flexible work environment to its employees, including the ability to work from home on a regular basis in most positions.We believe that flexibility in work/life balance is a critical part of our culture and employee satisfaction, and we are proud to provide our employees the ability to work from anywhere, anytime. In exchange, we require that employees have the appropriate means to work remotely, including adherence to our work at home policies regarding home office setup, including but not limited to the privacy of records, technology standards, equipment standards and expectations. Working from an office in Columbia, MD or a home-based position, the Content Developer is responsible for maintaining existing and developing new curriculum in various disciplines for grades K-12. Reporting to the Manager of Curriculum Development, the Content Developer writes, reviews, and revises curriculum and assessments to improve accuracy, alignment, and customer satisfaction.Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.This is a one year assignment which is benefits eligible.Responsibilities: Communicate effectively with content development team, product development cross-functional agile team members, and members of product management Contribute to the creation and refinement of curriculum development user stories Consult with and support teachers in the creation and implementation of curriculum Demonstrate knowledge of state and national curriculum and NSQ standards Contribute to course development, which consists of course maps, learning objectives, learning objects, and activities to meet specific state and/or national standards Demonstrate depth and/ or breadth of expertise in own specialized field and provides expertise to various stakeholders Works with a cross-functional Agile team to complete projects and features Works with the Product Development managers to ensure the development of high-quality curricula and resources Proposes and implements new ways of working or procedures within own area Negotiates resources within team and may negotiate across teams to agree on common objectives Maintains effective relationships within own and related areas Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; degree in education, curriculum, or similar area preferred Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience required, with virtual learning preferred Minimum of 3 years of curriculum development experience required, with curriculum to support asynchronous virtual learning preferred Proven track record of meeting deadlines while producing highly accurate, accountable work; very detail-oriented Advanced knowledge of education management systems, learning management systems, and/or content management systems Proficient with Microsoft - Office, Azure DevOps, HTML, and ability to learn other software programs and technology platforms quickly Must enjoy a challenging work environment that requires flexibility, self-direction, creativity, strong communication, and organizational skills Must be able to successfully work independently and also as part of a team Excellent verbal and written communication skills Familiarity with SAFe Agile principles Working knowledge of accessibility standards (Section 508, WCAG 2.1) is a plus The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $58,000-$65,000. This position is not bonus eligible. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/ This is a one year assignment.Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racistcompany in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive. To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.htmlPearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.Job: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTOrganization: Virtual LearningSchedule: FULL_TIMEReq ID: 6608

Keywords: Pearson, Olympia , Content Developer-One Year Assignment, IT / Software / Systems , Olympia, Washington

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