ELA Content Writer (K-5) – Print & Instruction (Freelance)

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by over 14 million students, is seeking creative, motivated writers to join our content development team.In this role, you will create engaging, well-written, grammatically correct, and grade-appropriate passages, questions, and answer keys for K–5 multi-subject workbooks. You’ll also write content for elementary and middle school language arts (K–8) worksheets for Education.com.This is a remote, 1099 consulting role for three months with a possible extension.What You’ll Be DoingWrite stories and other short pieces of text for language arts workbooks and worksheetsWrite educational questions, answer keys, and sample responses based on those pieces of textAdhere to conventions in The Chicago Manual of Style and an in-house style guideEnsure that content is the appropriate length and reading level for the given taskAccept and implement feedbackWhat We’re Looking ForBA/BS degree, preferably in English, creative writing, or a related fieldExceptional writing skills, including a finely tuned sense of English grammar and usageClear, engaging writing styleStrong attention to detailAbility to come up with creative, engaging, and appropriate story topicsStrong understanding of students’ reading and knowledge levels in grades K-12Ability to be efficient and organized while working on multiple projects simultaneouslyDemonstrated expertise in language arts content development for grades K-5 is a plusPrevious freelance writing experience is preferredWhat To Include In Your ApplicationYour resumeA sample of your writing highlighting your ability to write for an elementary school audienceAbout IXL LearningIXL Learning is the country’s largest edtech company. We reach millions of learners through our diverse range of products. For example:1 in 4 students in the United States uses IXL.comRosetta Stone provides an immersive learning experience for 25 languagesWyzant is the nation’s largest community of tutors, covering 300+ subjectsTeachers Pay Teachers (TPT) is a comprehensive marketplace for millions of educator-created resourcesOur mission is to create innovative products that will make a real, positive difference for learners and educators and we’re looking for passionate, mission-minded people to join us in achieving this goal. We have a unique culture at IXL that fosters collaboration and the open exchange of ideas. We value our team and treat one another with kindness and respect. We approach our work with passion, tenacity, and authenticity. We find it immensely satisfying to develop products that impact the lives of millions and we are eager to have you join our team.At IXL, we value diversity in age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, political and religious beliefs, and life experience, and we are proud to promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. IXL Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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