Social Studies Curriculum Designer
Posted on 3/22/2024
IXL Learning

501-1,000 employees

Online lessons for K-12 subjects
Company Overview
IXL is passionate about improving learning for all. They apply technology in thoughtful and innovative ways to unlock students' innate curiosity, creativity, and desire for knowledge.
Data & Analytics
Education

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$510M

Founded

1998

Headquarters

San Mateo, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

23%
Locations
Raleigh, NC, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Political Science
CategoriesNew
Content & Writing
Content Strategy
Creative Writing
Editing & Proofreading
Requirements
  • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in U.S. History, World History, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, or another social science field required
  • K-12 social studies teaching experience
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical-reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Highly self-motivated with superb attention to detail
  • Can-do attitude with an openness to others' ideas
  • Experience in curriculum development and instructional design is a plus
  • Knowledge of computer programming, mobile, and web technologies is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Design and write clear, engaging, and interactive social studies questions covering topics such as U.S. history, world history, economics, geography, culture, and government
  • Write helpful, age-appropriate explanations of social studies topics
  • Collaborate with content writers, illustrators, engineers, and company leaders to plan and develop high quality content
  • Research educational standards to ensure content meets learning objectives for grades K-12
  • Research social studies topics and fact-check IXL content to ensure it is historically accurate