Senior Curriculum Developer-1

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Hyde Park Campus

22258 PSD UChicago STEM

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Job Summary:

UChicago STEM Education is planning revisions to the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project's PreK to Grade 6 program. The Senior Curriculum Developer will lead a team in the work of researching, designing, and developing these revisions to the program.


  • The Senior Curriculum Developer will lead a team in the work of researching, designing, and developing these revisions to the program, based on feedback from teachers and others, changing requirements in state or national standards documents, and market demands identified by the program's publisher.
  • Revise existing lessons and activities.
  • Develop new activities and lessons as required, and will be responsible for keeping the work on schedule.
  • Lead writing reports to funders and other funder obligations.
  • Develop lessons and professional development materials.
  • Develop programs, curricula, lesson plans and assessment tools.
  • Act as an advocate for the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project's PreK to Grade 6 program.
  • Conduct literature reviews and draft policy papers.

  • Knowledge in developing curriculum that is educative for both students and teachers alike.
  • Experience leading a team in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of both relevant content and pedagogy.
  • Readiness to lead the revisions work intellectually.
  • Ability to compile reports, measure and track outcomes, and analyze data.
  • Experience communicating technical research findings to variety of audiences.

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience or Certifications:

  • Advanced degree in elementary education, mathematics, or a related field required.
  • Doctorate in elementary education, mathematics, or a related field preferred.

  • A minimum of four years of mathematics curriculum development or related experience required.

Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Prepared to lead components of the revisions work intellectually.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal and presentation 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

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Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

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The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.

We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

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Job No:
Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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