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Developmental Editor (Contractor)

Location: Oro Valley
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Developmental Editor (Contractor)Our organization: Illustrative MathematicsIM seeks to ensure that students, particularly historically underserved students, and their teachers have access to aligned, grade-level, mathematics curriculum resources, and that teachers experience professional learning that leads to enduring mathematical learning for their students.Position Type: Contracted, temporaryLocation: Remote - United States onlyHours and Compensation

This position is approved to be compensated for a minimum of 40 hours per month, with opportunity for up to 100 hours per month based on the workflow and contractor's availability.The compensation is $45 to $50 per hour commensurate with experience. -Position SummaryThe Developmental Editor is responsible for the quality, consistency, and integrity of editorial content, as well as the final determination of suitability for publication. In collaboration with our curriculum writers, the Developmental Editor will ensure that our varied content meets our high standards of editorial excellence for students and educators. The person contracted for this role will receive work assignments and guidance from the Curriculum Development Manager. -
Essential Functions/Key Responsibilities
Razor-sharp editing of student- and teacher-facing mathematics curriculum and support materials for grades 6-12.Editing content for organization, consistency, accuracy, and flow of the text, helping to improve clarity and readability.Providing feedback to curriculum writers during the editing process, suggesting ways to strengthen the content, when needed.Ensuring that all content meets our high standards of instructional and editorial excellence, with a focus on quality, engagement, and classroom sensitivity.Exhibiting exceptional attention to detail with an ability to troubleshoot and multitask.Effectively organizing and completing assignments that meet IM's rigorous production deadlines and align with our curricular goals.Required Qualifications
BA/MA in Mathematics, English, journalism, education, or related fieldAvailable to work for a minimum of 20 hours per weekA minimum of two years as a developmental editor of grades 6-12 mathematics materials in educational publishing or educational technologyUnderstanding of appropriate voice, vocabulary, and compositional structure for students across grade levelsExceptional ability to identify inconsistencies -Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style or APA Style, and comfortable using IM's writing style guide to inform editingSelf-motivated and highly organized, with exceptional follow-through, initiative, and commitment to excellenceStrong interpersonal and communication skillsFlexible and able to embrace shifting prioritiesDemonstrated commitment to seeking and listening to feedback that encourages - growth, surfaces blindspots, and recognizes and disrupts patterns of inequityExperience working in a team-oriented, relationship-building, collaborative environmentExcellent verbal and written communication skillsMust reside in and be legally authorized to work in the USAPreferred Qualifications -
Mathematics classroom/education experienceFamiliarity with IM's mathematics curriculumStrong computer skills with cloud-based systems, especially Google Workspace applications, Zoom, and Slack--------Illustrative Mathematics is a non-profit an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization and does not discriminate against any applicant, candidate or staff member on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. - -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: ILLUSTRATIVE MATHEMATICS, Oro Valley , Developmental Editor (Contractor), Advertising , Oro Valley, Arizona

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