Curriculum Designer Specialist - Science at Edpuzzle
About the role
We are looking for a curriculum designer to join our science curriculum team. You will develop scripts for short-form video lessons that captivate, inform, and inspire young learners ages 7-13.
Your responsibilities will include: Video Script Writing: Develop compelling scripts for short, 5-7 minute video lessons that teachers and students love. Search out the most engaging and interesting phenomena, artifacts, and stories that will “hook” students. Explain concepts clearly using age-appropriate language and examples. Turn feedback from supervisors, editors, and peers into even better work. Curriculum Planning: Interpret science standards documents and craft lesson objectives to ensure comprehensive coverage. Develop instructional models for videos that maximize utility for teachers and pedagogical effectiveness for students. Feedback on Video Design: Work closely with members of the video production team to provide direction and feedback on storyboarding, image pulling, illustrations, and animations. Scaling: Develop efficient processes and define criteria to help scale production of high-quality video lessons. User Research: Determine teachers’ and students’ needs by talking directly to users. Solicit and incorporate their feedback to improve classroom experiences.
About You You are a talented short-form writer who is passionate about video learning for children. You have a solid grasp of foundational science content and love sharing your understanding with others. You may come from a professional background as a science teacher, children’s book author, science journalist, or creator of educational YouTube videos. Most importantly, you’re able to use storytelling to engage young learners and provide explanations that foster children’s curiosity and wonder at the world around them.
Requirements 2+ years of K-12 science teaching experience, with a preference for teachers who have taught in grades 3-8 Strong writing skills, and a knack for distilling complex concepts into simple, kid-friendly explanations Experience with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Self-starter who thrives in ambiguous environments Prompt, organized, and excel at communicating clearly
Why you should join Edpuzzle
Do you love learning? Does the idea of working for an EdTech company that was born in Silicon Valley and has offices in Barcelona and San Francisco excite you? Then Edpuzzle might just be your perfect fit.
Used in over 80% of schools in the USA, Edpuzzle makes it easy for teachers to engage their students with interactive video lessons.
We’re a small team of talented creatives (many of us former teachers) who got our start back in 2013 at ImagineK12, the first education incubator in the USA and now part of Y Combinator, where Airbnb and Dropbox were born. We have fantastic support from our teachers and investors, who allow us to continue growing our Edpuzzle community every day.