ELA Content Writer (6-12) (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 work closely with editors and curriculum designers to create eloquent and engaging language arts content for grades PK-12. We are especially interested in hiring writers who can create compelling middle and high school content for reading comprehension and writer’s craft activities.This is a remote, 1099 consulting role for three months with a possible extension.What You’ll Be DoingResearching informational topics of interest to a school-aged audienceWriting sentences, paragraphs, and longer passages for use in online activitiesCrafting questions, answers, and explanations based on guidelines and samples Adhering to conventions in The Chicago Manual of Style and an in-house style guideAccepting and implementing 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 usageStrong critical-thinking, research, and problem-solving skillsThe ability to be efficient and organized while working on multiple projectsPrevious professional writing experience (educational or YA content preferred) Previous experience working in education preferredWhat To Include In Your ApplicationYour resumeA sample of your writing highlighting your ability to write for a middle or high 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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