Lead Digital Editor, K-5 Math (Contract)

Lead Digital Editor, K-5 Math (Contract)

Remote – United States

Full time


A pioneer in K12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products help teachers identify the targeted instruction students need to build a strong foundation in early reading and math. All of our programs provide educators with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of every student. Today, Amplify serves more than 10 million students in all 50 states. For more information, visitamplify.com.

The Lead Digital Editor, K-5 Math will work as part of a larger K-5 mathematics team to review and edit digital content, including teacher presentation screens, lesson practice, unit assessments, and ensure the ongoing maintenance of 1-1 digital lessons and teacher presentation screens for Grades K-5 mathematics. The larger K-5 mathematics team will be comprised of print and digital Curriculum Developers, Interaction Developers, print and digital Editors, and Designers. The Lead Digital Editor, K-5 Math will report to the K-5 Authoring Guidelines and Publishing QA Manager and will also perform additional duties as described below.

Responsibilities of the Lead Digital Editor, K-5 Math:

  • Oversee the day-to-day editing tasks and responsibilities of K-5 digital editors by providing them with task instructions, reviewing their work and providing feedback, and balancing their workload with upcoming due dates. Monitor the editorial progress of the digital editors and ensure that the work keeps pace with Amplify Desmos Maths production schedule.
  • Serve as the primary digital editorial voice for the digital curriculum in collaboration with Curriculum Managers and the editorial needs of their teams.
    • Attend cross-functional meetings (as needed) to provide editorial support and input to project workflows or editorial needs during prototyping and design.
    • Respond to questions or clarifications about digital edits or the Digital Authoring Guide from the Curriculum Team (Curriculum Managers and Curriculum Developers).
    • Respond to questions or clarifications about digital edits or the Digital Authoring Guide from the Curriculum Team (Curriculum Managers and Curriculum Developers).
    • Meet with Curriculum Managers and Curriculum Developers for unit planning.
  • Review and edit digital lessons, practice sets, and assessments, across K-5 math. This includes student materials, teacher materials, and ancillary materials.
    • Ensure consistency of voice and adherence to program style, vision, and philosophy. Make direct edits as well as comments and suggestions for improvement.
    • Ensure that lessons adhere to the style, formatting, phrasing, and vision per the Amplify Desmos Math Digital Authoring Guide (DAG). Manage the content of the DAG during ongoing content reviews. Make additions/changes/improvements to the DAG.
    • Check digital validation and error messages to ensure that digital content is scoring correctly. Create any new language needed for error messages and document those in the DAG.
    • Oversee QA of digital interactives to ensure that they are working properly, e.g., try to find flaws in how it was built.
    • Review content as a secondary level reviewer for mathematical accuracy and mathematical coherence across lessons.
    • Ensure alignment between content for student and teacher materials. Ensure alignment between print content and digital content.
  • Lead the review of digital content using the Design Teams guidelines and accessibility guidelines.
  • Manage the addition and/or verification of metadata fields for digital content according to Amplify Desmos Math metadata tagging guidelines.
  • Lead the review and edits of the student and teacher dashboard materials.
  • Manage the authoring of existing teacher material content from the print into the digital platform and adjust formatting and make slight edits according to the guidelines in the DAG.
  • Review and edit work that is outsourced to external content development providers, e.g., vendors and freelancers.
  • Collaborate with print Editorial to ensure consistency and alignment in editorial guidelines between print and digital content.
  • Work closely with the project management team and other department leaders to monitor project health, and identify and resolve issues and risks.

Basic Requirements of the Lead Digital Editor, K-5 Math:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or mathematics education
  • 3+ years of editorial or copyediting experience with K-5 mathematics curriculum
  • Experience using Desmos Activity Builder for reviewing and editing mathematical content
  • Comfort using Google Docs editing and change tracking functions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and respond to changing priorities
  • Experience working effectively on teams with diverse priorities and focus

Preferred Requirements of the Lead Digital Editor, K-5 Math:

  • Masters degree in education
  • 5+ years of editorial or copyediting experience with K-5 mathematics curriculum
  • Experience with MathType

The hourly rate for this role is $45.

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Amplify is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds.

Amplify Education, Inc. is an E-Verify participant.

If selected, a background check will be required. As required by state and local laws and district policies, you may also be required to provide additional documentation, such as proof of vaccination or submit to enhanced background screening, including fingerprints.