Freelance Writers Job
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Rolling Meadows, IL

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Published Job Title: Freelance Writers
Published Division/Department: Riverside Publishing
Requisition #: 5438
State/Province/County: Illinois
City: Rolling Meadows
Country: United States
Percentage of Travel: None
Position Type: 1099 Contractor
Shift: 1st Shift
Interest Category: Editorial

Riverside, a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, seeks experienced freelance assessment writers specializing in middle school and high school levels (6-12) for English Language Arts and Reading.

1. Passage writing
2. Passage finding
3. Item writing
4. Alignment of assessment items to standards and item attributes

Requirements Required Education:
BA/BS in a liberal arts field (e.g., English) from an accredited four-year university

Required Experience
Minimum of 2 years teaching experience within grades 6-12

Required Skills:
Expert knowledge of subject matter
Experience teaching and/or writing assessment materials to the Common Core State Standards
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written form
Ability to effectively manage timelines and competing priorities
Proficiency in MS Office tools (Word, Excel)

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
5 or more years of teaching and/or curriculum experience within 6-12
2 years of professional passage and/or item writing
Proven ability to write passages and/or items addressing the rigor required by the Common Core State Standards

Application Process:
DO NOT APPLY ON-LINE. Please submit resume and cover letter outlining relevant experience to: Documents should be Microsoft Word or .pdf files. Include the following in the subject line: RPC Freelance Job "subject" (example: RPC Freelance Job ELA)

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