Middle School Mathematics Content Specialist

Curriculum Associates - North Billerica, MA (30+ days ago)4.1


The Mathematics Content Specialist will collaborate with cross-functional teams and math content experts to inform the development of new mathematics programs. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, experience reviewing standards alignments, previous experience with professional development and/or program adoptions, and a working knowledge of how to develop and deliver content for print and digital products.

Impact you'll have:
  • Participate in the print and digital publishing process from prototype to final product
  • Partner with editorial team members to establish high standards for editorial content and pedagogical approach, and ensuring the final product reflects these high standards
  • Review and critique standards alignments; develop new scope and sequences
  • Write or revise portions of manuscript according to guidelines and best practices
  • Review competitor’s product lines and develop staff awareness of their strengths and weaknesses to identify product opportunities
  • Collaborate with professional development teams to develop supporting materials for program implementation
  • Review and discuss reports from the implementation team on issues involving program implementation
  • Support marketing staff to generate key messages used in development of sales collateral
  • Research and provide input on possible solutions to issues
  • Keep abreast of educational trends, by attending workshops and conferences, and networking with educators and sales reps
What we’re looking for:
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and a demonstrated record of previous achievement
  • 5+ years experience teaching middle school math, including experience with professional development of teachers
  • Mathematics teaching experience at any level, but must have comfort with and demonstrated ability to work with content across Grades 5-9
  • Extensive knowledge of current national mathematics content standards and standards for mathematical practices, as well as widely accepted current best practices such as those outlined in NCTM’s Principles to Actions
  • Involvement with leading organizations in K-8 mathematics education (e.g., NCTM, Student Achievement Partners/Achieve the Core, Teachers Development Group) through participation in events and/or contributions to initiatives in support of the standards
  • Proven writing and editing skills
  • Extraordinary organizational, verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • A team player who works productively and cooperatively with a wide range of people
  • Proven experience with presentation and workflow software (webinars, PowerPoint, MS Project) and knowledge of presentation and instructional design tools like Camtasia, Snagit, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Minimum of a BS/BA degree; MS/MA in Education or Mathematics preferred