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Imagine Learning

Curriculum Manager, Core ELA

🇺🇸 Remote - US

🕑 Full-Time

💰 $93,268 - $115,000

💻 Instructional Design

🗓️ March 29th, 2024

ELA K-12

Position at Imagine Learning

Great Purpose. Great People. Great Opportunities.

At Imagine Learning we empower potential by creating educational solutions that inspire boundless possibilities for every student, every day. We are passionate about innovating together to support educators in creating those special moments when students experience the joy of learning at its best.
We also empower our team through a strong culture focused on career growth and development, flexible work from home arrangements, interesting and meaningful work, and a supportive and connected team. The majority of our employees enjoy the opportunity to work remotely from home within the US, or in a hybrid capacity in our offices in Scottsdale, AZ (headquarters), Austin, TX, Petaluma, CA, Rock Rapids, IA, Grand Rapids, MI, or Bloomington, MN.
Imagine Your Impact.

The Curriculum Manager supervises the development of Core ELA products and applies content knowledge and instructional design principles to create digital instructional materials.
Position Type: This is a regular, full-time position.
Compensation: Base pay is anticipated to be between $93,268.00 and $115,000.00 per year. Eligible employees may also receive incentive/commission/annual bonus pay based on individual and/or company performance. Compensation may vary based on factors such as, but not limited to, individual skills, experience, training, education/certifications, geographic location, internal equity, and local market conditions.
Location: In this US-based position your location will be remote.
Travel: You can also expect up to approximately up to 15% travel, so be sure you have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance and a clean driving record for at least the preceding 39 months.
Benefits: Imagine Learning provides a comprehensive benefits program to eligible employees, including:

  • Multiple health, dental, and vision plans, including medical plans with zero employee premiums
  • 401k plan with a company match
  • 16 paid holidays, which include 2 floating holidays and a winter shutdown from Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day
  • Paid Time Off
  • Fertility benefits
  • Paid bonding leave when a new child joins your family
  • Life and short and long-term disability insurance
  • Pre-tax savings plans
  • Paid volunteer hours and annual giving events
  • A wide variety of professional development programs, including tuition reimbursement
  • Work from home opportunities that foster work/life balance
Envision Your Experience.

In this role you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Apply subject matter expertise while managing the creation, editing, and reviewing of instructional materials in print and digital formats for core ELA curriculum and supporting products.
  • Communicate and collaborate within and across functional teams, and with vendors, partners, customers, and independent contractors, to manage projects and address challenges; serve as a project lead as needed and ensure adherence to quality and to project specifications.
  • Lead and mentor a team, managing resources across projects to meet milestones and ensure pedagogical consistency across our K-12 core ELA products, understanding how decisions and changes impact other aspects of development, and setting priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Manage cross-functional relationships with PD and customer success to support customer needs, deepen product knowledge, and develop stakeholder and customer empathy within the curriculum team SME partner with Product Management, Engineering, and Design in developing curriculum features and informing application features.
  • Analyze standards and other curriculum requirements to develop blueprints, scopes and sequences, and other project content-planning documents.
  • Other duties as required.
Share Your Expertise.

Experience, education, and qualifications essential for success in this role, include:

  • Master’s degree in education, Instructional Design, and 8 or more years in educational publishing, technology development, instructional design, or classroom teaching experience; or an acceptable combination of education and experience.
  • Experience teaching or implementing knowledge-building curricula required, experience with EL Education or Imagine Learning Classroom a plus.
  • Highly motivated with excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication, presentation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills; self-directed and able to handle multiple priorities with demanding time frames.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Passion for learning and teaching with K-12 and as an adult learner who has a track record of learning new skills and adapting to change.
  • Proven ability to collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a high-quality results-driven, team-oriented environment.
  • Travel up to 15%.
  • Passionate about creating engaging and effective learning products.
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office and G-Suite products.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB+).

Diversity and inclusivity strengthen our Imagine Learning team, enrich our lives, and help us design equitable educational experiences where learners see themselves and can also learn about people, cultures, experiences, and perspectives different from their own. We strive to hire, develop, and retain talented people who represent the diversity of the districts we serve. By developing initiatives that focus on the needs, expectations, and lives of our people, we’ve created an inclusive environment where all employees can contribute to their fullest potential.
Imagine Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to qualified individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other protected status. Imagine Learning will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals as required by law.