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Subject Matter Expert-Mathematics

Discovery Education,Inc.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Who We Are:

What makes Discovery Education a GREAT fit for you? We are the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, and we partner with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to provide teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners. When you join the Discovery Education team, you become part of a fast-growing global organization that is empowering educators with the digital tools and professional learning they need to connect students to the real-world.

For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the educational technology space, Discovery Education offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the support of an established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming. Team members enjoy a high-energy, purpose-driven work environment as well as tremendous opportunities to grow, learn and make a difference. We are an organization focused on diversity and inclusivity that provides opportunities to engage with people from a variety of backgrounds. If you like working with a curious, collaborative, high-performing team, Discovery Education is the place for you.

Living Our Values:

Discovery Education is a company that lives and breathes its Values. By doing so, we position our organization to continue leading the education technology world.

Our Values:

INNOVATION: We drive a culture of innovation within our organization and with our partners to prepare leaders of tomorrow.

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT: We commit to continuous improvement by anticipating and adapting to the changing needs of our partners and the educational landscape.

EMPOWERMENT: We empower all learners by providing highly engaging, relevant experiences our partners trust.

INTEGRITY: We hold ourselves to the highest-standards and conduct ourselves with integrity in all that we do.

COMMUNITY: We connect and support our global community of learners.

INCLUSIVITY: We strive to build a company with people from diverse backgrounds, so we can better enable all learners to reach their highest potential regardless of race, gender, socio-economic standing, sexual orientation, language, ability, location, or technology.

What You'll Do:

The Subject Matter Expert, Mathematics, will be a key member of the team that builds industry-leading high-quality digital and print mathematics content for Discovery Education products. The individual will employ knowledge and understanding of sound mathematics and pedagogical content to ensure that Discovery Education services are of the highest educational quality. The Subject Matter Expert in Mathematics will collaborate closely with the other teams in the Digital Instruction Group as well as independent contractors, product development, and systems engineering teams to develop digital products and services that meet the educational and business needs of the company. The individual will work with the mathematics team to provide knowledge and application of current research and best practices associated with K-12 instruction, including the authentic integration of literacy, culturally responsive teaching and learning, and differentiation for students. The Subject Matter Expert in Mathematics will also provide support as needed to the partnerships, international, and implementation teams and will provide input and direct support in development of sponsored products.

  • Ensure the alignment of products and curriculum to international, national, state, and district educational standards.
  • Facilitate and implement the development, quality assurance, production, and writing of mathematics content within Discovery Education products.
  • Collaborate with other members of the content, product development, and systems engineering teams to support current research-based practices in K-12 mathematics instruction and digital learning environments.
  • Build collaborative relationships with independent contractors and vendors to ensure adherence to Discovery Education standards for quality and to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Develop content and assessment items for K-12 students that align with the vision of the Discovery Education program.
  • Develop support materials for national and/or state curriculum adoption processes.
  • Troubleshoot and assist with ongoing school support for current Discovery Education product users related to mathematics content within the Discovery Education online platform.
  • Share mathematics expertise and present Discovery Education products with teams across Discovery Education, including international, partnerships and implementation teams as needed.
  • Continue to improve mathematics and pedagogical knowledge and skills through researching trends and sharing professional knowledge.

Who You Are:

  • Professional Experience: Minimum of 3 years' experience in K-12 math curriculum development aligned to national or state standards. Minimum 3 years mathematics teaching experience, with a preference for an individual with K-12 mathematics professional learning facilitation, teacher coaching, international testing systems and standards, or specialist experience utilizing the Common Core State Standards.
  • Knowledge & Skills: Experience in development/publishing of digital education materials or products specific to mathematics.
  • Education: Bachelors Degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or an equivalent combination of skills, training, or experience is required.
  • Technical Skills: Knowledge and experience in digital and blended instruction.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and oral communication as well as strong interpersonal skills.
  • Self-Motivation and Self-Starter: Driven self-starter with the ability to do what needs to be done without being micromanaged; ability to manage/prioritize multiple tasks, proactively manage numerous projects, and prioritize competing timelines; demonstrate a problem solving/solution-oriented approach.
  • Learning Orientation: Always willing to learn something new, not rigid in beliefs or expectations.
  • Focus on Diversity: Have a demonstrated ability to understand, accept, and engage with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Sense of Humor: Because we all need to laugh sometimes.
  • Legal right to work in the United States.

Discovery Education is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery Education is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

Posted: 2020-09-23 Expires: 2020-10-25

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