POSITION TITLE: Curriculum Developer
DEPARTMENT: Research and Development
REPORTS TO: Senior Director of eLearning
OBJECTIVE: A K-12 curriculum developer can work with one or several public or private schools to ensure that all teaching material is effective and that it meets state education standards. Because of the necessary licensing and educational background, most curriculum developers work in either elementary or secondary education.
As a curriculum developer, you’ll spend your time meeting administrators, reviewing student test data, observing teachers in the classroom and occasionally instructing teachers on new instructional methods. In some cases, you may also be responsible for selecting specific textbooks based on the curriculum you designed or for writing grant proposals.
- Analyze student test data
- Review and recommend textbooks and other educational materials
- Observe work of teaching staff to evaluate performance, and to recommend changes that could strengthen teaching skills
- Recommend teaching techniques and the use of different or new technologies
- Develop procedures for teachers to implement curriculum
- Train teachers and other instructional staff in new content or programs
- Mentor or coach teachers to improve their skills
Position Functions: Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this role successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The successful candidate should have:
- You may specialize in a particular grade level, such as elementary or high school, or specific subjects, such as language arts or math.
- Master’s degree with typical study time of 6 years
- Analytical skills to examine student test data and make recommendations for improvement in curriculum and teaching
- Effective writing skills
- Good interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships with teachers and school administrators
- Creativity — able to think of new ways to engage students
- Leadership skills to coach teachers on effective instructional strategies
Why Volunteer With Us?
We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment.
- In USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the Presidential Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers.
- School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references.
Other information: This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet.
To apply for this job please visit project.schoolgroup.org.