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Electives Content Developer (260 Day Professional)

Employer
21st Century Cyber Charter School
Location
West Chester, PA, US
Salary
Competitive
Position Type:
Professional - Curriculum Development/Instructional Content Developer

Date Posted:
3/12/2024

Location:
West Chester OR Murrysville

The 21st Century Cyber Charter School welcomes applications from Pennsylvania certified Electives teachers to join our collaborative team of education professionals. The ideal candidate will be student-focused, and passionate about student success. This position is a 12 month/260 day assignment effective July 1, 2024 .

The 21st Century Cyber Charter School is committed to providing a student-focused cyber education in an encouraging, flexible and innovative environment where students and families are engaged in a community with caring and dedicated educators. At 21st Century Cyber Charter School, we develop our Pennsylvania-certified educators to deliver an online, rigorous, mastery-based, standards-aligned curriculum as we prepare students to be productive, contributing members of society.

LOCATION: Remote/Work From Home with the ability to travel into one of our two campus as required.
  • Our main campus location is located in West Chester: "An active university town, nestled in the heart of the Brandywine Valley just 30 minutes from Wilmington and 45 minutes from Center City Philadelphia, downtown West Chester Pennsylvania reflects the small-town charm and cosmopolitan tastes that prompted The Philadelphia Inquirer to call West Chester ". one of the world's most perfect small towns."
  • Our second campus is located in Murrysville: "A short drive from Pittsburgh, explore the city, discover what the area has to offer and experience the award-winning food scene, countless family activities, and so much more."
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Instructional Content Developer will collaborate with teachers in the Electives Department to create curriculum aligned to PA Core Standards. Developers will also revise, edit and improve service delivery through existing learning management technologies and other applicable course design tools. Through active collaboration with the ISD Team, the Developer will support teachers in the Electives Department through all phases of the curriculum development cycle; implement an on-going review of learning management system content to assure consistency, accuracy, functionality, and ADA compliance across the learning platform(s).

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Serve as an expert in content creation and stay abreast of the latest educational trends in online education, curriculum development, and assessment best practice.
2. Partner with teachers to assist in the creation and evaluation of classes to maximize student engagement and learning.
3. Ensure courses are aligned with PA state and national standards.
4. Create and maintain pathways within existing courses to assist teachers with differentiation of instruction to meet the needs of varied learning abilities.
5. Within the existing learning management technologies, revise/edit interactive learning to include course objectives, activities, collaborative learning environments, graphic art/media, and valid/reliable assessments to meet course objectives.
6. Maintain/update curriculum housed in 21CCCS learning management applications, and technology platforms.
7. Support alternative approaches to learning delivery, which could include blended learning solutions and/or other learning technologies.
8. Work with the ISD Coordinator to create style guidelines for sub-projects, ensuring that they are executed and maintained in a consistent manner throughout the development process.
9. Support organizational instructional/educational technology goals and initiatives.
10. Perform any other duties/projects as assigned by the Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment .
11.Bargaining unit members may be required to be onsite for 10 State Testing Days, 5 August Professional Development Days at either West Chester or Murrysville location, and attend one graduation ceremony.

ESSENTIAL JOB SKILLS :
1. In depth knowledge of at least one content area within the Electives Department, which includes Health & Physical Education, World Language, Music, Art, and Family & Consumer Science.
2. Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of varied learning abilities.
3. In-depth experience with online educational learning management technologies utilized by the School
4. Ability to competently use computers, computer software technologies utilized by the School in the execution of essential job responsibilities. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, in-depth understanding of the editorial process.
5. Excellent organizational and project-management skills.
6. Demonstrated ability to function independently and collaboratively.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential job responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the required functions.
Education and Experience
  1. Bachelors Degree from Accredited University or College
  2. Masters degree in Education desirable
Professional or Other Required Certifications
  1. PA Instructional II Certification(s) in one of the content areas in the Electives Department : Health & Phyical Education, World Language, Music, Art, and Family and Consumer Science
  2. Act 34, 151, and 114 Clearances

Schedule:
12 Month/ 260 Day
Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:30pm
Telework - Yes

Salary:
Commensurate with years of Experience and Education level

Benefit Eligible: Yes

Equal Opportunity Employer
The 21st Century Cyber Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 21st Century Cyber Charter School ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Department of Human Resources at 484-875-5400.

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