Spanish Content Writer - Supplementals (Contractor)

Employer
Amplify
Location
Brooklyn, NY, US
Salary
Competitive
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A pioneer in K-12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products turn data into practical instructional support to help students at every skill level build a strong foundation in early reading and math. Our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of all their students. Today, Amplify serves over eleven million students in all 50 states.

A pioneer in K-12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment! Our captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products turn data into practical instructional support, assisting students at every skill level to build a strong foundation in early reading and math. Our programs provide teachers with creative tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of all their students. Today, Amplify serves over eleven million students in all 50 states.

The Supplementals team is seeking a Content Writer to support our Spanish content development needs in a fast-paced work environment! The Content Writer will be responsible for writing and translating grade-level appropriate content geared towards instructing Spanish literacy. This candidate will have experience in developing content in Spanish for K-5 students, as well as experience translating academic content from English to Spanish.

"Amplify's COVID-19 vaccination policy requires all staff to provide proof of vaccination for in-person meetings unless an approved exemption is provided. "

Responsibilities of the Spanish Content Writer:

Collaborate with internal content, research, and product team to write and edit accessible and pedagogically accurate instructional activity materials.

Participate in multiple rounds of editing and incorporate feedback from peers and managers.

Develop passages and activities designed for K-5 students developing Spanish literacy.

Manage relationships within the structure of a large team including, but not limited to researchers, graphic designers, and editors.

Meticulously keep track of content workflow (e.g., when to hand off content for review, when to incorporate feedback, or when it's ready for copy/edit, or design) and prioritize projects accordingly.

Basic Qualifications of the Spanish Content Writer:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of experience developing content in Spanish for K-5 students.
  • Native or bilingual (Federal ILR Level 5) proficiency of the Spanish language, with a strong command of its nuanced rules in spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Full professional proficiency (Federal ILR Level 4) verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with Google suite (Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc)
Preferred Qualifications of the Spanish Content Writer:
  • Teaching experience in bilingual or dual-language schools or schools with high Spanish-speaking populations
  • Understanding of issues related to access, equity, and excellence for Multi Language Learners (MLLs).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the educational needs of the diverse segments of Multi Language Learners (MLLs), including newly identified and emerging groups of bilingual students, long-term bilingual students, and Students with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFE).
  • Strong content knowledge of instructional and operational methodologies that address academic, linguistic and cultural needs of MLLs.
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.

Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.
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