Content Specialist, Part Time - Early Childhood Education
Pearson - Hadley, MA

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The Content Developer occupies an editorial position in the Test Development Services Department. The Content Developer''s primary duties involve the performance of work that is directly related to the creation of assessment items for teacher certification examinations which requires the exercise of discretion and independent judgment. The Content Developer is a subject matter expert who performs writing tasks, interacts with outside consultants to obtain and evaluate information for test items, and assumes responsibility for specific components of department projects. This position works under the direction of a Test Development Manager.

This position is located in our Hadley, MA office.

Responsibilities
  • Develops assessment items, including writing, revising, editing, and performing quality control procedures.
  • Conducts research in relevant areas to support item development as required.
  • Interacts with department staff, outside consultants and staff from other departments on specific projects, providing assistance as requested and representing departmental policy and practice.
  • May assume other related duties as needed.
Qualifications
  • At least 2 years of current or recent experience teaching primary grades (pre-K through grade 1) or teaching early childhood education at the college level.
  • A bachelor''s or master''s degree in a field directly related to child development, and/or early childhood education.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of physical, cognitive, social-emotional development of the child; foundations, current and best practices in early childhood education; developmentally appropriate curriculum and standards.
  • Demonstrated research, editing and advanced writing skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word.
Job ID: 2014-24568

# of Positions: 1

Posted Date: 5/5/2014

Job Location: US-MA-Hadley

Position Type: Temporary Part Time

Category: Professional Development

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