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Lead Curriculum Development Associate-1

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Hyde Park Campus

Department
22258 PSD UChicago STEM

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Job Information

Job Summary:

UChicago STEM Education is planning revisions to the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project's PreK to Grade 6 program. The Lead Curriculum Developer Associate will work on a team revising existing lessons and activities and developing new activities and lessons as required.

Responsibilities:

  • As a team member, the Lead Curriculum Development Associate will assist on revising the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project's PreK to Grade 6 existing lessons and activities based on feedback from teachers, changing requirements in state or national standards and documents, and market demands identified by the program's publisher.
  • Develop new activities and lessons for PreK to Grade 6 and assist in developing teacher education materials for elementary mathematics.
  • Aid in developing mathematics activities, lessons, and assessments for elementary students.
  • Assist in conducting literature reviews and drafting policy papers.


Competencies:
  • Will have the ability to assist in developing teacher education materials for elementary mathematics.
  • Knowledge of elementary mathematics standards and curriculum.


Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:

Education:
  • Bachelor'' degree in elementary education, mathematics, or a related field required.
  • Advanced degree in elementary education mathematics, or a related field preferred.


Experience:
  • A minimum of two years of elementary mathematics curriculum development experience, elementary mathematics teaching experience, or other related experience required.


Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to manage stressful situations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

Benefit Eligibility
Yes

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours
37.5

Union
Non-Union

Job is Exempt?
Yes

Drug Test Required?
No

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
No

Health Screen Required?
No

Posting Date
2018-11-27-08:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2019-05-27-07:00

Posting Statement:

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Full time
JR02955

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Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 1/27/2019
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