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Content Developer - Mathematics

Company: Pearson
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Content Developer - Mathematics - ( 2107381 )

Description

We are the world's learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

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  • Provide assessment expertise in item and test development planning and customer interactions

  • Facilitate various client committee meetings (content review, data review, etc.) and provide content expertise during those sessions

  • Interpret standards, test blueprints, and item development plans

  • Develop item and test specifications documents

  • Develop and provide training and feedback to item writers based on established standards, cognitive complexity, and best practices for item development

  • Select, assign, and manage subcontracted item and content development

  • Develop and review math test items and scoring materials, including selected-response, technology-enhanced, and constructed response items for various types of assessments

  • Work as a member of a team to develop, review, and revise ancillary materials

  • Classify test items according to pre-specified content dimensions and ensure the accuracy of item content-coding, keying, and item validations

  • Provide source references and copyright research, if needed

  • Facilitate activities related to test construction and review of composed test forms

  • Work with test development managers, other content developers, psychometricians, and other Pearson groups

  • Consult with the client as required, including participation in planning, status, review meetings, etc.

  • Some travel may be required

  • Perform other duties as assigned

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is at least $65k. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/ Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics or Education, or equivalent education & experience required

  • At least five years' teaching experience in the field of mathematics required. Experience in elementary or middle school preferred.

  • Some experience in mathematics assessment and/or publishing is preferred

  • Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work closely with clients

  • Must be able to propose problems/solutions to a variety of audiences

  • Must have excellent planning, organizational, and problem solving skills, and ability to manage personal tasks within a project and schedule, and to adapt to unforeseen and unexpected requests or changes in priorities

  • Must have strong technology skills including working with Microsoft Excel, Adobe Pro, Microsoft Word; and confidence necessary to work with unfamiliar programs

  • Familiarity with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSS-M) is preferred

  • General knowledge of test development including processing, scoring, and reporting of large-scale assessments is preferred

  • Experience working with technology enhanced items is preferred

  • Basic understanding of xml preferred

  • General knowledge of computer adaptive testing preferred

Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

Work Locations :

US-Remote

Remote

Job : Professional Development

Organization : Assessments School

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting : May 28, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2107381

Keywords: Pearson, Charleston , Content Developer - Mathematics, Other , Charleston, West Virginia

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