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Executive Editor, Spanish Language Arts

Curriculum Associates

$90,000 - $112,000 / year
Apply before: May 10, 2024
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  • Date posted
    March 11, 2024
  • Location
    Remote (US)
  • Salary
    $90,000 - $112,000 / year
  • Apply before
    May 10, 2024
  • Career Level
    Manager

Job Description

Description

Curriculum Associates is seeking an innovative and creative K–8 Executive Editor who has deep knowledge of Spanish-language literacy and biliteracy. The team’s goal is to lead the revitalization, expansion, and growth of our Reading/Spanish Language Arts digital, core, supplemental product offerings. The Executive Editor will be a critical member of the team responsible for conceptualizing and executing on new print or digital products for Curriculum Associates SLA portfolio. 

The impact you’ll have:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to conceptualize products that support teachers, engage students, and empower students to read at grade-level. 

  • Review, analyze, and translate reading research into effective solutions for students and teachers, with a deep understanding of the needs of K–2 content. 

  • Define and design instructional materials for students and teachers, such as tools to improve whole- and small-group instruction, and to bridge foundational skills with comprehension. 

  • Lead multiple groups in the delivery and execution of key components of a blended reading program with a keen eye on quality and efficient delivery. 

  • Collaborate with the Editorial Director to ensure that projects are adequately and appropriately staffed.  

  • Work cooperatively and effectively with other members of cross-functional project teams, including Design, Production, Marketing and Sales 

  • Review, revise, and edit manuscripts. 

  • Establish and enforce guidelines, checklists and processes to ensure high quality instruction, and clarity in goals and objectives for stakeholders and end-users. 

  • Train or manage the training of editors, supervise overall performance, and recommend promotions. 

  • Maintain high-quality documentation that reflects project specifications and project learnings. 

  • Share joy, passion, and commitment to building great products that inspire and engage users. 

Who we’re looking for:  

  • 7+ years managing the development of K–8 reading/language arts products—both student and teacher facing components

  • Experience conceptualizing and delivering core and supplemental ELA products into K–8 schools. Exceptional expertise at the K–2 level is preferred

  • Biliterate and bilingual (Spanish/English)   

  • Proven project management skills, attention to detail, and an ability to drive toward completion; experience should include planning, scheduling, and supervising staff and vendors

  • Laser focus on instructional quality throughout the development cycle

  • A great eye for engaging, high quality content

  • Deep understanding of national and state standards and assessments  

  • Fluency with quantitative and qualitative text measures 

  • Ability to proactively and creatively solve problems related to product development 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in education and teaching experience a plus 

This position can be based in our headquarters office in North Billerica, MA (a suburb of Boston); in one of our satellite offices in Brooklyn, NY and Chicago or remote.