AP Social Studies Teacher - Content Author

🇺🇸 Hybrid - TX

🕑 Full-Time


💻 Instructional Design

🗓️ March 27th, 2023

K-12 Human Geography World History
UWorld is looking for an Advanced Placement Social Studies Content Author to join our growing organization. This experienced candidate will collaborate with a team of educators to write content for our web-based materials in high school AP Social Studies in areas that include Human Geography, US History, and World History, among others. We seek individuals with an unending passion for education who strive to develop an exceptional product that contributes to easier and stress-free learning.

This ground-floor opportunity is long-term, on-site, and authors will have the potential to engage in the product life cycle from planning and development to completion and maintenance.

Candidates will partner with some of the brightest minds in education and become a part of UWorld’s success story. We believe in quality content and give our authors the creative leisure to make education products the right way. UWorld is the best place to be in education if you are passionate about student learning and looking for an opportunity that will provide growth and with a good work/life balance.

Minimum Education Required
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred

Minimum Experience Required
  • 2+ years of Social Studies teaching or curriculum writing experience
  • Experience teaching least two of the following AP courses: Human Geography, World History, US History, US Government, or Economics
  • Strong knowledge of AP course frameworks

Required Skills
  • Passion for education and learning
  • Visual creativity and proficiency creating digital images
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to provide, receive, and respond to feedback in a constructive and positive manner
  • Effective problem-solving skills and acute attention to detail
  • Ability to think strategically and analytically to execute conceptual ideas into a finished product
  • Proven history of working independently while operating within a team environment
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and self-motivate to successfully meet deadlines
  • Adapt quickly to changes
  • Brainstorm and collaborate in a team setting
  • Proficient in MS Office/working knowledge of IT

Job Responsibilities
This position will report to the Social Studies Curriculum Manager. The Content Author will create materials for UWorld social studies question banks, curriculum products, and participate in product development.
  • Write a wide variety of questions with comprehensive explanations
  • Develop simple and elegant images that visualize the written explanations
  • Play a key role in development, planning, and execution of curriculum projects
  • Provide revisions and constructive feedback on content written by other authors
  • Collaborate with management and work closely with other content experts to create questions and products as a team
  • Assists other content team members during peak periods of new content production to ensure that all deadlines are met
  • Manages time effectively while multi-tasking

Compensation and benefits
  • Stable and growing work environment that prioritizes a quality work/life balance
  • Competitive salary based on experience with annual bonus eligibility
  • Paid time off (based on sliding scale according to hire date and work hours)
  • Onsite and relaxed work environment with flexibility to work 1 day remotely each week
  • Generous paid holiday schedule that includes the entire week of Christmas off
  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, vision, dental, life, disability)
  • 401(k) plan for retirement with 5% employer matching (eligibility after 90 days of employment)
  • On-site group fitness classes that are held twice daily

At UWorld, we believe strength is derived from the talents, ideas, and experiences of a diverse workforce. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other protected class. UWorld is proud to be an equal opportunity employer providing a drug-free workplace. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. 

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