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14 Jan 2022

Full-Time Social Studies Lesson Writer

Edpuzzle – Posted by Plawedpuzzle Anywhere

Job Description

The Social Studies Lesson Writer will develop short-form video lessons that captivate, educate, and engage students.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Lesson Writing: Research, write, and edit compelling and accurate scripts for short-form video lessons that teachers and students will love. Collaborate with and provide constructive feedback to other lesson writers at every stage of lesson development. Integrate team feedback throughout the revision process. 65%
  • Video Feedback: Work closely with members of the video production team by storyboarding scripts and providing feedback on visual storytelling elements such as illustrations and maps. 35%
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • 3+ years professional writing experience
  • Efficient researcher, with a knack for distilling complex concepts into concise, simple, kid-friendly explanations
  • Compelling storyteller, especially for nonfiction educational topics
  • Able to empathize and intuit where learners may struggle when learning a concept
  • Prior experience collaborating with a team to produce excellent work
  • Self-starter and problem solver who thrives in ambiguous, fast-paced environments and can produce and perfect work on tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated interest in social studies topics
  • Demonstrated commitment to culturally responsive education and inclusive language

Bonus Skills

  • 6th-12th social studies teaching experience or public history experience with strong pedagogical skills
  • Multimedia journalism experience, especially writing for a public audience with limited background knowledge

Hiring for remote work in these states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia & Washington.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary of $60,000 – $70,000
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible PTO
  • MacBook Air, monitor, and flexible work-from-home setup
  • Incredible opportunity to grow, learn & build lifetime bonds with other passionate people

Edpuzzle is an equal opportunity employer, and we highly value diversity at our company. We look forward to hearing from you!

How to Apply

All applicants must apply on our company website to be considered for employment. Please apply at https://apply.workable.com/edpuzzle.

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 41 days.

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