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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Skills

  • 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 jobs@brainpop.com. Please include your full name and “Assessment Writer” in the email’s subject.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer