LINGUIST List 31.126

Thu Jan 09 2020

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Language Arts Curriculum Designer, IXL Learning

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 08-Jan-2020
From: E Humphries <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Language Arts Curriculum Designer, IXL Learning, Raleigh, USA
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University or Organization: IXL Learning
Department: Curriculum
Job Location: North Carolina, USA
Job Title: Language Arts Curriculum Designer

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics



- Design and write clear, engaging, and interactive language arts problems to meet specified educational objectives
- Edit user-facing content and collaborate with our team of writers, editors, and illustrators to ensure content is fun, accurate, and age-appropriate
- Manage projects and collaborate with software engineers, visual designers, and other stakeholders to deliver high-quality language arts content
- Brainstorm ideas for improving IXL’s existing language arts content
- Research and review IXL's alignment to educational standards, common assessments, and popular textbooks or lesson plans
- Stay current on related scholarly and business trends


- Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in Education, English, Linguistics, or a related field
Experience teaching English, ESL, or writing; K-12 English classroom teaching is a plus
- Outstanding written and spoken communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with a wide range of age groups
- Ability to think strategically and creatively solve problems
- Can-do attitude with an openness to others' ideas and a strong attention to detail
- Ability to quickly learn new guidelines and software; familiarity with HTML, Jira, or Git is a plus
- Experience in curriculum development and instructional design is a plus


- Your resume
- A cover letter under 600 words that addresses the following questions:
What are some challenges in developing online English Language Arts content for K-5 students? How might your background and skill set help you address those challenges?

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Molly Boeve

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