Lead Content Editor, Assessment

Great Minds

Remote

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks a Lead Content Editor, Assessment 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 English 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.

Position Summary

The Lead Content Editor, Assessment will support the Managing Editor, Assessment in the launch, implementation, and execution of the Great Minds Humanities assessment strategy. The Lead Content Editor will be responsible for maintaining quality control of assessments and reports, monitoring and improving team processes, providing clear documentation of guidelines, and supporting cross-team communication. This role is an exceptional opportunity for a highly organized and detail-oriented editor who possesses K-12 content knowledge and pedagogical expertise, experience in digital assessment development, passion for high-quality, knowledge-building curriculum, and the belief that every child is capable of greatness. While the work is remote, this will also be a highly collaborative position, necessitating a strong sense of teamwork and cooperation.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Managing Editor, Assessment in the implementation of the Great Minds Humanities assessment strategy by:

    • Ensuring high-quality and on-time completion of all assessment and reporting deliverables throughout the production lifecycle
    • Implementing a process for providing editorial oversight during the review cycle of assessment products to maintain quality control
    • Informing, monitoring, and consistently improving a sound process for digital assessment development, including digital authoring and/or ingestion into a Content Management System (CMS)
    • Implementing processes to ensure that assessment, especially digital, is integrated with the curriculum and learning design of Great Minds Humanities products
    • Maintaining and developing training programs and onboarding processes for curriculum developers to build their knowledge and understanding of the functionality of the digital assessment platform
    • Reviewing assessments created by the curriculum development teams and providing clear and timely feedback aligned to the Humanities Team vision for assessments
  • Problem-solve to help the curriculum development teams build capacity to create high-quality integrated assessment products by established deadlines
  • Provide technical expertise in an advisory capacity to the curriculum development teams by collaborating on drafts of test documents, including maps, blueprints, scoring guidance, and any other technical specifications
  • Curate and consistently iterate resources to ensure that the curriculum development teams continuously grow capacity for conceptualizing, writing, and editing of written and digital assessments
  • Collaborate with the curriculum development team leadership to provide educative feedback, timely support, and just-in-time PD for assessment developers, curriculum developers, and curriculum development team reviewers
  • Represent the Assessment Team in communications with internal and external stakeholders with professionalism and proficiency when called upon to do so
  • Conduct research in support of assessment development
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