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20 Oct 2021

Freelance Freelance Biology Education Content Reviewer

Snaprevise – Posted by Marleen Anywhere

Job Description

We are an online learning platform that produces online and print education materials for GCSE and A-Level Maths and Sciences.

This position requires reviewing and editing GCSE Biology content which will be used to make educational videos.

Specifically, this role involves ensuring content on PowerPoint slides meet the following criteria:

  • Is scientifically correct
  • Is relevant to GCSE specifications
  • Is accessible to students aged 13-16
  • Anticipates student misconceptions
  • Follows style guidelines
  • Follows equality, diversity and inclusion guidelines

Where this is not the case, you will edit content to correct or improve it. Where necessary, you will liaise with content writers and project managers about questions or concerns.

We will provide you with the necessary software for this position.

Please note that we may appoint before the application deadline: we will remove the advertisement in this case.

Location, Hours, and Project Length:

This role will be between 8-16 hours per week per project and is a completely remote role with flexible hours. The current project will last until at least January with possibility to extend.

Pay:

This is a freelance contractor position and the hourly rate will be between £14-£20 per hour dependent on qualifications and experience.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Science Degree – essential
  • Biology Degree – desirable
  • PGCE / PGDE / Qualified Teacher Status – desirable

Experience:

  • Either teaching/tutoring experience in GCSE Biology
  • OR knowledge of GCSE qualifications from science education editing/writing
  • Experience with tasks that require attention to detail over extended periods of time
  • Experience with UK exam boards (AQA, Edexcel, or OCR) desirable

Qualities:

  • Kind and empathetic
  • Good eye for detail and spotting mistakes
  • Enjoys Learning
  • Able to set clear goals for others and manage their completion
  • Highly motivated and organised
  • Committed to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Confident using Microsoft Office, Google Drive and Dropbox

Interview:

If your application is successful, you will be invited to a first-round 15-minute phone interview. These will begin around the week beginning Monday 25th October. Successful candidates will then be invited to a second-round Zoom interview and trial task later on around the week beginning Monday 1st November. In the event of multiple suitable candidates, a third interview may be required. All rounds of interviews will take place Monday to Friday between 10 am and 6 pm.

Ideally, this role would begin in November, however, we can be flexible for the right candidate.

We will endeavor to reply to all candidates; however, if you have not heard from us by the 30th of November, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Equality Diversity and Inclusion:

SnapRevise is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees, free of discrimination and harassment. We expect all members of staff and stakeholders to uphold these values.

We welcome applications from anyone who believes they meet the essential requirements of the job, regardless of race, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

We are committed to our duty to provide reasonable adjustments for anyone with a disability during the recruitment process and beyond. Please let us know if you require any adjustments for any stage of the application process in the application form. If the application form itself is not accessible, please contact us directly on our website contact page with the title ‘Application Accessibility’. Alternatively, there is an email address on the first page of the application form.

Safeguarding:

At SnapRevise, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. We expect all our staff and stakeholders to share this commitment. As such, any successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Data Protection:

All the information supplied to SnapRevise for this application is necessary to this position and for safeguarding purposes. The information supplied on this application form, and by your noted referees and the DBS service will be used for recruitment purposes only. Should your application be successful, your data will be used for administration purposes. If your application is unsuccessful, your data will be kept on file for 6 months unless requested to be removed. If you would like to have your data kept on file for future positions, please also let us know. All information provided within this application form and beyond will be treated confidentially and in line with current data protection laws.

How to Apply

Please send us a copy of your CV. A cover letter is optional but will strengthen your application.

Job Categories: LGBT. Job Types: Freelance. Job Tags: Biology, biology education, edtech, quality assurance, Teaching, and tutoring. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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