Curriculum Designer, Art

Great Minds

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Great Minds, a rapidly growing, mission driven, Public Benefits Corporation (PBC) that develops knowledge building curricula for grades PK-12, seeks a Curriculum Designer to join our dynamic Humanities team.

Company Profile
Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®; Eureka Math™; and PhD Science™ all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 1000 people.

For additional information please visit: www.greatminds.org

Our Market Position

Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.

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Position Summary**

The Curriculum Designer, Art supports the Senior Curriculum Designer, Art in executing the curricular vision for art in the Wit & Wisdom curriculum. This Curriculum Designer position will work closely with the Wit & Wisdom content development teams in Grades K-8 to select art history content in support of Wit & Wisdom ELA modules. The work includes the study and selection of art, researching, conceptualizing, and writing content, and editing curriculum and curriculum support materials.

This role is an exciting opportunity for experienced teachers, writers, and educators with an arts background to help develop curriculum and resources that ensure all students have access to a high-quality, knowledge-based education. The ideal candidate possesses deep content knowledge related to the arts, K-8 pedagogical expertise, commitment to intellectual rigor, and the belief that every child is capable of greatness. While the work is remote and the ideal candidate will work well independently, this will also be a highly collaborative position, necessitating a strong sense of teamwork and cooperation.

Reports To

  • Senior Curriculum Designer, Art

Responsibilities

  • Support the Sr. Curriculum Designer in executing the curricular vision for art in the development of Wit & Wisdom in Grades K-8 by conceptualizing, writing, and editing art content across all grades
  • Research current gaps in Wit & Wisdom’s art offerings, making suggestions for pieces, movements, and artists to include in future product iterations
  • Work as an embedded partner with the K-8 content teams to develop art related curriculum
  • Continually collaborate with the content development teams in grades K-8 on instructional decision making related to art to ensure consistency and coherence of art related content
  • Provide ongoing feedback and support to the content development teams regarding art aligned instruction by:

    • Developing and facilitating professional learning sessions
    • Creating and leading mini workshops
    • Holding regularly scheduled office hours
    • Reviewing content to provide targeted and educative feedback
  • Develop curriculum resources with content and pedagogy that is of the highest quality and reflective of the Great Minds philosophy
  • Adhere to a deadline-driven workflow by completing the appropriate scope and sequence of work within the timeline required at each phase
  • Exemplify Great Minds culture in all work environments, with an emphasis on trust, collegiality, continuous improvement, and quality
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