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Curriculum Architect ( Contractor )

🇺🇸 Remote - US

🕑 Contractor

💰 $20 - $32 per Hour

💻 Instructional Design

🗓️ January 9th, 2023

Learnosity CALMS OLS
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 Architect (CA) works closely with other Curriculum Architects, as well as Visual Design, Print Design, Media, Editorial, User Experience, and production support team members to create instructional content, including writing, storyboarding, and reviewing lesson activities, assessments, and instructional guides to meet the goals of specified learning objectives. The CA may also be asked to participate in the early blueprinting/prototyping phases of a project, contribute new ideas to products and processes, and work to ensure quality and consistency throughout a project. They are technically credible and skilled at applying knowledge in their discipline to solutions, and can adhere to industry principles as defined by evidence-based practices and the Company’s style guidelines. 

Essential Functions:   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Collaborate to determine the strategic approach to course structure, and help create and maintain Scope and Sequences for new courses across one or more grade levels;
  • Collaborate on the planning of Spanish content modules and design materials for multi-year curriculum to meet content standards;
  • Coordinate with other Curriculum Architects, design teams, and production support teams to develop prototypes and templates for Spanish activities and lessons (online and offline);
  • Develop and revise storyboards, assessments, and hands-on activities in collaboration with other team members written in Spanish and English;
  • Design and write Spanish content for instructional soundness, pace of presentation, age-appropriateness, consistency of tone and style, accessibility, and general readability;
  • Upload content into various corporate systems, such as Learnosity, CALMS, OLS, DAM, Docushare, and Google Drive.
  • Use Stride authoring tools and processes as well as adhere to the instructional design guidelines set forth by the team;
  • Consult with Shared Services (e.g. editors, production leads, visual designers) to discuss standards and consistency of content, style, visuals, and documents, coordinating content across units and lessons;
  • React to feedback from users and academic reviewers;
  • Provide accurate updates to project management regarding project status;
  • Communicate availability and strive to maintain a consistent time commitment.
  • Stay apprised of current research and best practices related to Spanish curriculum, instructional design, and assessment

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required in English and Spanish AND
  • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Curriculum Design, education, or related field AND
  • One (1) year of experience in learning product development OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates and Licenses: None required.

  • Strong technology skills, use of media and instructional design techniques
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; good interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with creativity, independence, and high standards
  • Demonstrated ability to establish objectives, identify problems, analyze data, and creatively deliver solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on large-scale projects and adapt to new environments and meet new challenges head on
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.); Web proficiency
  • Ability to clear required background check

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 is a home-based position. This position is open to residents of the 50 states and D.C.

We anticipate this position will pay between $19.51 to $31.94 per hour. This is a temporary/contractor role and you will be an employee of Randstad. This salary is not guaranteed, 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. 

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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