Content Editor

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COMPANY INFORMATION:

Here at Khan Academy, we’re assembling a library of world-class instructional and practice resources to empower students everywhere. Whether they’re studying mass, mantles, or mammals, we want to offer students the resources and support they need to succeed on their homework and exams and to realize that they can learn anything. Join us on our mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We’re building new content to expand our library of middle and high school chemistry instruction and practice. To do that, we’re looking for someone who is interested in a temporary/contract assignment and ready to dive into content editing. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

SCOPE OF WORK

Collaborate with our team and external content-writing vendor to create chemistry practice exercises and articles
Provide direction and clear, helpful feedback for content created by external content-writing vendor
Occasionally create practice exercises and articles yourself
Work with video creators to develop new videos covering chemistry concepts

YOU MAY BE A GOOD FIT IF YOU HAVE

A degree in chemistry or closely related field
Experience writing student-facing content, such as practice questions and articles
Impeccable written communication skills, editorial abilities, and strong attention to detail
Teaching or tutoring experience at the middle or high school level
Excellent time and project management skills
Comfort with distributed teams and giving and receiving feedback
Eagerness to grow, enthusiasm for experimentation, and comfort with ambiguity
Familiarity with Google Docs and Sheets and a willingness to learn new tools
A passion for education and a desire to change the world

A PLUS IF YOU HAVE

Formal experience teaching at the middle or high school level
Experience with Adobe Illustrator or similar for image creation
Experience with LaTeX/KaTeX

ASSIGNMENT STRUCTURE

This is a full-time, 6-12 month limited temporary/contract position.
This position is remote.

About Company

Khan Academy

Job Information

Status: Open Job type: Freelance Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 19 Nov 2020

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