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Sabbatical Research Opportunity - Math Teachers

Age of Learning | Glendale CA 91203 USA | Full Time - 12 Month | Revised: 05/17/2017

Job Descriptiontop

Age of Learning, a leading innovator in the fields of educational technology and learning experience design for young learners, is expanding its curriculum into upper elementary and middle grades through a series of research and development projects.  To assist in this work, we are offering one-year sabbatical research positions to two qualified mathematics teachers.  

The position is available to:

  • One Middle Grades Math Teacher
  • One Upper Elementary Grades Math Teacher

Term: 10 or 12 months, beginning August/September 2017 or January/February 2018 

Location: Glendale, CA

Position Title: Curriculum Research Associate

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities/Attitudes:

  • Experienced and skilled critical thinker capable of deep analysis of concepts, principles, skills, and data used to drive curriculum development
  • Exemplary writing skills with an emphasis on clarity, organization, and word precision
  • Deep experience with, and understanding of, appropriately developed and scaffolded learning sequences in math
  • 8+ years of experience teaching mathematics (5 in the target area, either middle school or elementary)
  • Curriculum development experience (outside of lesson planning)
  • Masters’ Degree in education, mathematics, or related subject
  • Specialized training and /or experience as a K-8 curriculum specialist in mathematics is a plus

Expectations:

  • Participate in the creation of math learning resources that will impact millions of students worldwide
  • Work in collaboration with curriculum specialists to analyze and create developmental learning trajectories
  • Learn from experienced curriculum specialists and game designers who are developing adaptive learning applications
  • Conduct research related to
    • Developmental learning trajectories in mathematics
    • Misconceptions or common problems students encounter when learning math
    • Approaches to teaching mathematics, strategies for supporting all learners and addressing misconceptions
    • Best practices in mathematics education

Benefits/Opportunities:

  • Collaborate with experts in the field
  • Impact millions of children
  • Deepen your own knowledge of mathematics education
  • Return to your classroom better prepared to address the needs of all students 

Compensation:

  • Competitive with that of a full-time teaching position
  • Some housing assistance available

To be considered for eligibility to receive an application, please submit the following by June 1st, 2017:

  • Current C.V. including:
    • Education and experience
    • List of publications, if any (authored and/or co-authored)
    • List of awards/achievements
    • List of conference presentations, professional development workshops, etc. that you have delivered (title, event, audience)
  • A short personal statement that explains why you are interested 

 

Job Detailstop

Location Glendale, CA, United States
Categories Curriculum
Organization Type For-profit Organization
Grade Level Elementary 1-3, Elementary 4-6, Middle School/Junior High
Teaching field Elementary Education, Mathematics, Science

Location Maptop

How to Applytop

Contact Name Deanne Gilman
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 8186382793
Job Code -
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