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Looking for freelance writers versed in science and social studies content for grades 6-12. Writers must have working knowledge of NGSS and CCSS in addition to being very creative in the presentation of materials for ancillary components. Work runs now through March.

Location: Remote
Rate: $ 10.00-50.00 per page

Contact Name: Amelia Bethea
Contact Company: Lifelong Media
Contact Website: http://www.lifelong.media
Contact Method: -by email
Email: amy.bethea@lifelong.media

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LearningMate: Grades 3-5 Science TEI Assessment Writers

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LearningMate is looking for freelance writers skilled in writing online assessment materials for grades 3-5 science. Writers must be familiar with NGSS and know how to assess concepts from state and national standards. All writing will occur in Word templates. Familiarity with writing TEIs is a plus (technology-enhanced items). Please send your résumé and optional samples for consideration to kathryn.mueller@learningmate.com.

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Writers and Editors: Adult Education/Job Readiness (Rainbow Concepts)

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We are looking for writers and editors with experience creating skill instruction and practice to help adult learners develop basic job readiness skills. Email judi@rainbowconcepts.com and please include resume with relevant experience.

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Several Types of Opportunities at Rainbow Concepts

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We have upcoming opportunities for writers, editors, copyeditors, proofreaders, cold readers, correlation experts, template developers and more for all content areas preK-12. Please email me with resume and expertise. judi@rainbowconcepts.com

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SMEs/writer in criminology

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Criminology and Forensics SME/Writer

We are looking for a Subject Matter Expert to help us develop is a high school Criminology course. We need someone who has experience with course development in these topics.

Please send a resume if you are interested in learning more.

About half the course should cover topics from Criminology, which could include:
Criminology Basics (define and explore)
Criminal Theory and Labeling
Violent Crime
Crimes against Property
Corporate and Public Order Crimes
The Law and Court System
Corrections and Punishment

The other half of the course should cover topics from Forensics, which could include:
Introduction to Forensics
Analysis of a Crime Scene
Handling and Classifying Evidence
Analyzing Weapons and Tool Marks
DNA and Human Remains
Arson and Explosions

Location: Remote
Rate: $ 50-85 per hour

Contact Name: Ashley Glennon
Contact Company: Six Red Marbles
Contact Website: http://www.sixredmarbles.com
Contact Method: -by email
Email: a.glennon@sixredmarbles.com

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Work Type: Spanish Translation

Description:
Great Minds, is a rapidly growing non-profit organization developing world-class curricula for grades PK-12. At Great Minds, we believe every child is capable of greatness. Our mission is to ensure all students have access to a quality education in the full range of liberal arts and sciences. Although Great Minds is based in Washington, D.C., freelance work can be performed remotely.

Responsibilities:
Translate materials from English to Spanish/Spanish to English
Review assigned project ensuring accuracy, consistency, and correctness in text and formatting
Perform final proof quality checks on all documents prior to delivery
Ensure products are consistent with organizational style guideline requirements
Perform other tasks as directed

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required; Spanish, Linguistics and/or Translation with a concentration in Spanish. Master’s degree preferred. Math background is a plus, as is teaching experience
Ability to read, write, and speak English and Spanish fluently
Excellent Spanish and English writing skills including impeccable spelling and grammar
Experience with translation of documents and/or proofing of translated documents in Spanish
Minimum five years’ professional experience is required
Minimum two years’ proofreading experience is a must
Competency working with the InCopy and InDesign
Ownership of Adobe Suites software, or subscription to Adobe Creative

In addition, the right candidate will possess the following “must have” attributes:
Outstanding communication skills both in writing and speaking
Detail oriented to the smallest degree but also able to see the big picture
Maintain high-quality work and thrive in a deadline-driven, high-volume production environment
Flexibility to easily switch between tasks and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Personable with the ability to maintain a sense of humor under pressure
High degree of professionalism
Exposure to working with or (preferably) within a remote team
A love for the Spanish and English languages, translating, and ensuring delivery of the highest quality products

If you are interested in contractual work with Great Minds, please submit a resume and cover letter to laurie.delgatto.whitten@greatminds.org. Please include preferred hourly rate, as well as availability (hours per week). All candidates will be required to complete vetting tasks. Final candidates will be required to participate in a video interview.

Location: Remote
Rate: $ 40-50 per hour
Contact Name: Laurie Delgatto-Whitten
Contact Company: Great Minds
Contact Website: great minds.org
Contact Method: -by email
Email: laurie.delgatto.whitten@greatminds.org

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Strategic planning consultant

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A bit off topic but related to education…neat gig…and can be done remotely. Michele

Full-Time Strategic Planning Consultant/Potential Executive Director

Take-charge visionary sought to develop strategic action plan for national advocacy organization rooted in education and civil rights issues as its current leadership heads toward retirement. Our ideal candidate will have the desire to succeed the outgoing executive director.

Founded in 1985, the National Center for Fair & Open Testing, Inc. (FairTest) systematically advances quality education and equal opportunity by promoting fair, open, and beneficial evaluations of pre-school through university students, educators and schools. Candidates are encouraged to visit http//www.fairtest.org for additional information about FairTest’s programs.

While the strategic planning process is underway, the current Executive Director, who retires in 2018, will continue to lead the organization. Our successful candidate’s sole responsibility will be developing a viable strategic plan to guide FairTest’s future direction and ensure its long-term vigor. We anticipate that this process will require significant engagement with FairTest’s board, staff and other key stakeholders.

Qualifications include the following:  

A deep commitment to social justice, particularly to educational equity and excellence
A creative thinking and problem-solving mindset
Excellent analytical and communication (written, oral, and listening) abilities, coupled with strong research skills
The capacity to work collaboratively, as well as independently
Demonstrated ability to conduct successful strategic planning, organizational development, and/or advocacy/organizing work
Experience in civil rights or education reform is strongly desirable, as is familiarity with specific issues surrounding testing and evaluation, but are not prerequisites for this position.

Location:  While FairTest is currently headquartered in Boston, this position can be based anywhere in the U.S., as long as the candidate can travel.

Application deadline: None. Applications will be accepted until hire is made.

 

Starting date: Flexible, but preferably before June 2017.

 

Compensation: Initially, at an annual rate of $75,000 to $100,000, depending on experience.

 

To apply: Send cover letter/resume to FairTest Board Chair Dr. Sophie Sa,

ssa@foundation.us.panasonic.com

 

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