Senior Content Developer - Mathematics

  • Pearson
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • May 31, 2021

Job Description

Senior Content Developer - Mathematics - ( 2107398 ) **Description** We are the world's learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology,to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people. * Provide leadership to mathematics item development teams throughout the entire item development process * Provide assessment expertise in item and test development planning and customer interactions * Review and develop schedules to accommodate multiple tasks * Facilitate various client committee meetings (content review,data review,etc.) and provide content expertise during those sessions * Interpret standards to create both test blueprints and item development plans * Develop item and test specifications documents * Develop and provide training and feedback to item writers based on established standards,cognitive complexity,and best practices for item development * Select,assign,and manage subcontracted item and content development * Lead,develop,and review math test items and scoring materials,including selected response,technology enhanced,and constructed response items for various types of assessments * Work as a member of a team to develop,review,and revise ancillary materials * Classify test items according to pre-specified content dimensions and ensure the accuracy of item content coding,keying,and item validations * Provide source references and copyright research,if needed * Facilitate activities related to test construction and review of composed test forms * Work closely with test development managers,other content developers,psychometricians,and other Pearson groups * Consult with the client as required,including participation in planning,status,review meetings,etc. * Provide support in proposal development * Some travel may be required * Perform other duties as assigned The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is at least $70k. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/ Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants,including minorities,women,protected veterans,and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. **Qualifications** + Bachelor's degree in education,mathematics or equivalent degree required + At least five years' teaching experience in the field of mathematics required. Experience in elementary or middle school preferred. + At least three years' experience in large-scale educational measurement + Professional knowledge of mathematics required + Outstanding oral and written communication skills + Experience leading assessment programs + General knowledge of all phases of the development,processing,scoring,and reporting of large-scale assessments + Skill in identifying problems and providing solutions to a variety of audiences required + Excellent planning,organizational,and problem-solving skills and ability to coordinate multiple activities and adapt to unexpected events required + Skill in evaluating and providing input on project schedules and process documents required + Broad knowledge of common software programs,strong technology skills,and the confidence necessary to work with unfamiliar programs required **Primary Location** : US-RE-Remote **Work Locations** : US-Remote Remote **Job** : Professional Development **Organization** : Assessments School **Employee Status** : Regular Employee **Job Type** : Standard **Job Level** : Individual Contributor **Shift** : Day Job **Travel** : Yes,25 % of the Time **Job Posting** : May 27,2021 **Job Unposting** : Ongoing **Schedule:** : Full-time Regular **Req ID:** 2107398