Mathematics Curriculum Specialist, Grades Pre K - 5th
5 days ago
Age of Learning is a leading education technology innovator based in Glendale, California, with a talented team of more than 600 individuals comprised of nationally-renowned educators, curriculum experts, developers, artists, writers, designers, engineers, producers, product managers, analysts and marketing experts! Together we develop engaging, effective digital learning technology and content to help children build a strong academic foundation for lifelong success.
Our flagship product ABCmouse.com
Early Learning Academy ® is a comprehensive online curriculum and the #1 digital learning product for young children. To-date, more than 30 million children worldwide have completed over 8 billion Learning Activities on ABCmouse. We recently launched Adventure Academy, the first massively multiplayer online (MMO) game designed specifically to help elementary- and middle-school-aged children learn. It features thousands of engaging Learning Activities—including minigames, books, original animated and live action series, and more—in a fun and safe virtual world. Other Age of Learning programs include immersive English language learning products for children in China and Japan; ReadingIQ, a digital library and literacy platform; and a groundbreaking personalized, adaptive digital learning system that individualizes math instruction for every child through AI-driven technology.
We are committed to helping all children succeed. We provide our educational programs at no cost to teachers, Head Start programs, public libraries, and other community organizations, and have served millions of children through these initiatives. We recently established the Age of Learning Foundation to expand this work globally.
As we expand our global reach and increase the educational impact of our programs, we’re looking for passionate, ambitious, and collaborative leaders to become a part of our growing team.
Work with a team of talented educators, game designers, artists, animators, engineers, and producers to develop digital, adaptive mathematics learning experiences for children in grades Pre-K through 5. The Curriculum Specialist for My Math Academy will work closely with game designers to develop fun and engaging games that teach specified learning objectives. The Curriculum Specialist for My Math Academy will also work closely with other curriculum team members to research and review learning standards and trajectories in math and write curriculum plans for digital learning activities.
- Collaborate with curriculum team members to develop highly detailed knowledge maps that describe all of the concepts, principles, and skills needed for a learner to demonstrate mastery of a topic, to include the methodical unpacking of standards and the sequencing and correlating of objectives for all math topics covered in grades PreK through 5 (e.g., identifying precursor, successor, and correlation relationships)
- Ensure application of current best-practice approaches in the teaching of mathematics concepts, principles, information and skills content and pedagogy
- Write clear, detailed, and precise specifications for the development of engaging learning activities research-based trajectories, supports, and scaffolds
- Ensure application of current best-practice approaches in the teaching of concepts, principles, information and skills content and pedagogy
- Develop and user test learning hypotheses based on research, learning science, and experience
- Review activities for developmental appropriateness and instructional integrity
- Work collaboratively in cross-functional teams including game designers, artists, engineers, and producers
- Work in an organized and flexible manner to meet established deadlines and evolving priorities
- Possess deep understanding of the ways in which children learn mathematics, as well as the challenges children experience when learning mathematics, especially as it pertains to the mathematics taught in grades PreK through 5
- Be an experienced and skilled critical thinker capable of deep analysis of concepts, principles, skills, and data used to drive curriculum development
- Have exemplary writing skills with an emphasis on clarity, organization, and word precision
- Be a skilled and flexible collaborator
- Have deep experience with, and understanding of, appropriately developed and scaffolded learning sequences
- Have 5+ years of experience teaching mathematics in an elementary self-contained classroom at the PreK through 5th grade level
- Be experienced in detailed curriculum planning for a large group of teachers/classrooms/students, including participation in the implementation and evaluation of the implemented curriculum
- Have 2+ years of commercial curriculum development experience
- Master’s degree or above in elementary mathematics education or another related education field
- Experienced in designing/developing interactive educational programs or applications is a plus
- Have specialized training and/or experience as either an upper elementary (e.g. 3rd -6th grade) or lower elementary (PreK – 2nd grade) curriculum specialist in mathematics
Age of Learning currently provides:
• 90% - 100% of health and welfare benefit premiums
• A 401(k) program with employer match
• 15 paid vacation days plus 11 observed national paid holidays
• Team bonding events and a highly collaborative environment
• Commitment to Equal Opportunity Employment in addition to an inclusive and supportive company culture
• Access to our internal DEI Task Force that focuses on ensuring our products represent all children on a global scale
• Opportunities for professional growth through professional learning and development programs
• A temporary 100% remote work environment, due to COVID restrictions, to help ensure the safety of our employees
• Monthly internet stipend provided due to temporary remote work environment