Assessment Writer

Full-Time/New York

BrainPOP, the global leader in online, animated educational resources, seeks an Assessment Writer to join us at our New York City headquarters.

You Are:

  • An efficient writer with an ear for tone and style
  • Knowledgeable about best practices in educational assessment
  • Skilled in prompting critical thought in students

Experience writing for a K-12 audience is preferred, but not absolutely required. We’re looking for a writer who happens to be an educator, not vice-versa.


  • Contribute to all editorial team efforts, including, but not limited to:
    • Writing and editing assessment materials such as quizzes, activities, and other interactive features
    • Enhancing our content’s metadata
    • Aligning content with CCSS and NGSS standards
    • Ensuring that files are correctly versioned and workflow is tracked in our data management platform
  • Review and edit features for existing BrainPOP topics.
  • Provide editorial support for BrainPOP Educators, including blog posts and social media updates


  • Proven ability to write in a clear and concise voice for younger audiences
  • Knack for explaining complex concepts in simple, easy-to-understand ways
  • Ability to quickly learn unfamiliar subjects
  • Strong research, communication, editorial, and proofing skills
  • Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple projects

Extra Bonus Points!

  • Familiarity with Bloom’s Taxonomy, Common Core State Standards, and Next Generation Science Standards
  • Published writing samples (preferably in the realm of educational assessments)

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Please include your full name and “Assessment Writer” in the email’s subject.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer