Curriculum Development Manager at Code.org

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This position can be located in Seattle or remote. Code.org is based in Seattle, but several curriculum team members are remote; remote candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply
COMPANY PROFILE
Code.org® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by young women and students from other underrepresented groups. Our vision is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science as part of their core K-12 education. The leading provider of K-12 computer science curriculum in the largest school districts in the United States, Code.org also created the annual Hour of Code campaign, which has engaged more than 15% of all students in the world.
JOB SUMMARY
Code.org is looking for an educator with experience teaching computer science at the high school level, curriculum development experience, and a passion for creating equitable courses that encourage girls and underrepresented groups. Most teachers today have no background in computer science. Join our team to help us develop and revise curriculum that supports them in teaching this foundational subject, and incorporates the best practices we’ve learned from tens of thousands of teachers and millions of students.
While each curriculum team member takes ownership of large parts of projects, we share work and tasks across projects to make sure all of our projects are aligned under the same curriculum values and contribute to a cohesive K-12 CS pathway.
In this role, you will: 
• Collaborate with the Director of Curriculum and the curriculum team to design, develop, write, and improve Code.org’s K-12 curriculum.
• Incorporate research-based best practices for equity and pedagogy to create an engaging and approachable course for all students (particularly girls and underrepresented groups) and their teachers.
• Actively seek and incorporate feedback from the team, teachers, and students through ongoing testing and evaluation of curriculum.
• Coordinate with the Product and Engineering teams on the development/refinement of tools that support the learning, teaching, and curriculum development process.
• Coordinate with the Professional Learning team on the content of curriculum-focused learning experiences for teachers; helping design and run professional learning experiences (depending on experience and interest)
• Manage relationships with external partners
• Travel up to 10% of your working time, depending on location
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
As our ideal candidate, you have experience designing, developing, and writing computer science curriculum to standards; strong leadership, writing and communications skills; are quick to pick up new technology, effectively prioritize and multi-task, and excel under pressure. 
You should also have: 
Required
• Comprehensive knowledge of computer science, including the concepts covered in the elementary through high school grade bands of the CSTA standards
• Familiarity with programming languages such as Java and JavaScript
• Deep understanding of and commitment to equity, best practices to support equitable classroom environments, and gender- and culturally-responsive teaching practices
• Recent high school classroom teaching experience (experience across multiple grade bands a plus); recent CS teaching experience preferred
• The creativity and expertise to develop engaging, fun CS activities that can be used successfully with a wide range of learners, and be taught by a wide range of teachers
• Prior collaborative curriculum writing/activity design experience
• Fluency with and deep understanding of pedagogy and research-based best practices
Preferred
• Experience teaching in a classroom environment with students from diverse backgrounds (e.g. students of color, students from low-income communities, rural students, immigrant students) (strongly preferred)
• Experience developing or delivering online learning experiences
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education or Computer Science 
• Experience/familiarity with Code.org curriculum 
• Experience/familiarity with other CS products and courses 
• Experience supporting and collaborating with other teachers on CS lessons
TO APPLY
Please include lesson plan samples that are your original work, and highlight relevant experience designing and developing curricular materials. 
Closing date: open until filled

The position is open immediately. Closing date: open until filled.
BENEFITS PACKAGE
We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package that includes:
• Competitive Salary
• Technology subsidy consistent with our Bring Your Own Device environment
• Flexible, engaging working environment
• Monthly unlimited ORCA pass or equal value transit subsidy; located near public transit hub in Seattle, WA
• Paid time off: 3 weeks vacation annually, sick leave, and 'winter break' office closure the two weeks that include Christmas and New Years.
• Medical, dental and vision premiums paid at 100% for FT positions and their dependents
• Option to participate in 403b retirement savings plan
• The opportunity to help students learn better and change the face of computer science
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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