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Curriculum Designer

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School Group


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Published 25 days ago

Recurring
A few hours per week

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Position

Curriculum Designer 

Department

Curriculum Design and Development (CDD)

Reports to 

Curriculum Project Manager


About School Group

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills development — improving the accessibility and quality of education, while transforming lives and impacting future success. We need talented people to help us make our vision a reality. So, if you believe in the power of education, international development and community service — and have the time, skills and know-how to match — we want you as a School Group volunteer. 


Role Overview

In our pursuit to make quality education accessible around the world, the School Group (SG) is seeking a Curriculum Designer to join our team! In this role you will develop SG curriculums for global use, develop curriculum models/units and collaborate with Content Area Specialists to enhance professional learning. 


Essential Functions

·       Work with one or more Subject-Area Specialists and a Director of Curriculum to plan and write one module at a time, based on the philosophy, principles and processes and products used by the CDD. 

·       Because the modules are interdisciplinary, a Curriculum Writer will “pull together” into one module work done with each Subject-Area Specialist. Identify connections among the subject-areas addressed in a module, as well as themes and Essential Questions.  

·       Find or create materials, such as activities, processes, documentations of learning, and assessments. Revise modules during the process according to internal feedback. 

·        Revise modules according to data and feedback from local facilitators of modules.  

·       Suggest revisions to the CDD’s processes and products. Consult with the Directors of Curriculum to adjust processes and products according to changes in School Group’s direction.

·        Serve as one of the CDD team members linked to local facilitators of modules. 


Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position. 


Key Relationships

  • Collaborates with the Curriculum Director and Content Area Specialists


Qualifications

Basic

·       Should have at least an MA in education or related fields. 

·       Should have some experience in curriculum and professional learning, including writing and/or development of curriculum. 

·       Should have been a team leader as well as a team member.

Preferred

·       E-learning/distance education experience. 

·       Knowledge of middle/high school curriculum across the content areas. 

·       Knowledge of and experience in developing curricula. 

·       Knowledge of and experience in developing year-long or semester-long courses in particular content areas and grade levels. 

·       Ability to develop units within the courses (and modules within the units). 


Why volunteer with us?

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment. 

·       In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers. 

·       School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references. 


Other information

This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet. 


How to apply

Please email your resume to apply@schoolgroup.org. We would love to hear from you! 

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Position

Curriculum Designer 

Department

Curriculum Design and Development (CDD)

Reports to 

Curriculum Project Manager


About School Group

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a…

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