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Mathematics Editor (Copy/ Content Editor)

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One of my education clients is looking for a Copy/ Content Editor with an emphasis in Mathematics. 

Part time work: 30 hours/ week 

Start Date - ASAP - through 7/1/2018 


Job Description:*
This position reports to the Senior Director, Math Content Development. The Math Editor actively supports the development and refinement of market-competitive mathematics curriculum, assessments, and instructional products, including both print and online learning products from inception through production of bound books and digital content. The Math Editor facilitates and reviews the work of writers/authors and vendors with a focus on content editing, layout, composition and design. The editor is expected to write, edit, answer check, copy edit, and proof as needed to maximize product content, quality, and marketability while meeting deadlines. 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES 
• Review the content and editorial work conducted by content authors and external vendors 
• Approach content design and development with an understanding of customer needs 
• Examine state and national standards and conduct and/or review alignments and correlations of content to standards 

Required Skills:* 
Education: Minimum BA or BS required; degree in math preferred. MA in mathematics, education, or related field preferred. 

Experience: 
Three to five years’ experience in math content development at the grades 6–12 level 
Experience working with multi-level and multi-component products in both print and digital formats 
Assessment item development experience a plus 
Experience in teaching secondary-level math preferred 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 
Knowledge 
• Comprehensive knowledge of secondary mathematics content and pedagogy, pre-algebra through precalculus 
• Knowledge of SpringBoard, especially AP 
• Familiarity with curriculum and assessment design 

Analytical Thinking 
• Analytic ability to gather, synthesize, and interpret data and market intelligence 

Communication 
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to colleagues, educators, and other constituents at various levels 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

Technological 
• Strong technical skills; high digital literacy, including the full suite of Microsoft Office applications 
• Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro and InCopy/InDesign editorial workflows 

Organizational Skills 
• Ability to work on complex projects to successful completion 
• Ability to prioritize to meet critical deadlines 
 

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