Curriculum Alignment Contractor – English/Language Arts

🇺🇸 Remote - US

🕑 Full-Time

💰 $25 - $38 per Hour

💻 Instructional Design

🗓️ April 27th, 2023

Over 20 years ago, Stride was founded to provide personalized learning — powered by technology. We reached students where they were in their own journeys. We knocked down their barriers to great education. And we gave every learner equal opportunity to succeed — however they defined success. Stride innovated the learning experience with online and blended learning that prepared them for their lives ahead.

Stride is a community of passionate leaders.  Whether teachers, engineers, curriculum writers, or financial managers — whatever your expertise or role, we all work to empower futures through learning. And changing the trajectory of learning itself is one of our greatest missions.  Join us in developing more effective ways to learn and helping learners build the skills and confidence they need to make their way forward in life.

The Curriculum Alignment Contractor specializes in English/Language Arts. The Contractor carefully reviews Stride online and print curricula materials, with an emphasis on English/Language Arts for grades K-12, along with assessment blueprints and practice items, to produce documentation that shows how well the Stride courses address national and state standards.
Essential Functions:   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Create quality documentation that shows how the Stride English/Language Arts curricula align against state and national standards and exam blueprints for public distribution;
  • Create state standard and test blueprint matrices to inform curriculum development and revision;
  • Collaborate with content specialist to make high level instructional recommendations for additional content coverage on alignments to ensure 95% or better coverage;
  • Review existing curriculum alignments to confirm documented coverage is to most current version of standards;
  • Write and deliver summaries of the alignment data, pointing out the most important findings from the alignment documentation, to support marketing efforts, grant and charter school applications, curriculum adoption, etc.;
  • Support curriculum-based projects with knowledge of Stride curriculum and state standards.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Required Qualifications:   
  • Three (3) years instructional or curriculum experience OR.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
Certificates and Licenses: Relevant teaching license preferred

  • Strong content knowledge in English/Language Arts, particularly at the secondary level.
  • Experience doing curriculum alignment work in K-12 or higher education
  • Strong familiarity with state and national English/Language Arts curriculum standards
  • Experience mapping state standards to curriculum (Core Knowledge standards a plus)
  • Strong knowledge of standards, alignment, curriculum mapping, and standards language
  • Able to analyze and review content with a strong attention to detail
  • Able to prioritize workload and meet critical milestones/deadlines on a tight schedule
  • Able to work both independently and collaborate virtually with all team members and staff
  • Able to carry out detailed written and/or verbal instructions
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and interpersonal
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.), especially Excel functionality such as writing Macros being a plus; Web proficiency.
  • Ability to clear required background check
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Education, Curriculum Design, or Instruction
Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This position is virtual and open to residents of the 50 states and D.C.

Compensation & Benefits: Stride, Inc. considers a person’s education, experience, and qualifications, as well as the position’s work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value when determining a new employee’s salary level.  Salaries will differ based on these factors, the position’s level and expected contribution, and the employee’s benefits elections.  Offers will typically be in the bottom half of the range. 

We anticipate this position will pay between $25.00 to $38.01 per hour. This is a temporary/contractor role and you will be an employee of Randstad. The upper end of this range is not likely to be offered, as an individual’s compensation can vary based on several factors. These factors include, but are not limited to, geographic location, experience, training, education, and local market conditions. Randstad offers a robust benefits package for eligible employees that can include health benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off.

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.  All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works.  It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.  

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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