Stossel in the Classroom is part of the 501(c)(3) Center for Independent Thought, and provides teachers and students with compelling videos. These videos challenge assumptions about the effectiveness of government programs and regulations and play a crucial role in ensuring that young Americans understand the principles and benefits of a free society.
In addition to the videos, SITC provides comprehensive teacher guides.
About Center for Independent Thought
Center for Independent Thought seeks to expand awareness of individual liberty, free markets, and peace. Toward that goal, CIT works with teachers, scholars, and free-market organizations to develop critical thinking and bring the ideas of liberty to people around the globe.
About the Role
Stossel in the Classroom is seeking a dynamic and creative Curriculum Writer. The Curriculum Writer will develop curriculum and quizzes to be used with Stossel in the Classroom videos, tailored for middle and high school classes.
The teacher guides include preview activities, viewing guides, discussion and analysis questions, post-viewing activities, worksheets, and more.
This position will be virtual as Center for Independent Thought is a fully virtual organization with no office.
The successful candidate will:
- Create stimulating curriculum that will:
- optimize classroom learning experiences
- enable teachers to effectively utilize SITC videos to promote critical thinking.
- include real-world applications that are relevant and age-appropriate
- integrate interactive methods of instruction and learning
- supports student-focused classrooms
- Develop short quizzes that test understanding of facts and concepts discussed in the videos
- Develop materials suitable for a variety of educational settings
- Ensure all formatting, linking, and embedded material is in a standard, professional format
- Post quizzes on Google Classroom and convert quizzes into Kahoots
- Provide instructional guidance to teachers on the use of SITC curriculum
- Work with the SITC team to develop the annual teacher survey to obtain useful feedback from teachers and make relevant changes to the curriculum
- Seek teacher input and feedback on curriculum needs, and contribute to the improvement of current related SITC processes
- Remain current and knowledgeable on educational best practices
The projected salary range for this role is $45,000-$65,000, contingent upon the specific skills and experience of the selected candidate. SITC is also willing to explore higher compensation for an exceptional candidate or a lower range for a promising, less experienced candidate.
- 0+ years experience required
- Proficiency in educational content creation, including curriculum, quizzes, and interactive activities
- Strong writing and editing skills
- Detail-oriented with a focus on quality and accuracy
- Alignment with the mission of Stossel in the Classroom and the Center for Independent Thought
- Understanding of educational principles and age-appropriate content design preferred
- Teaching experience is helpful but is not a requirement
- Familiarity with educational technology tools such as Google Classroom and Kahoot is a plus
Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials (in order) in one PDF document:
- Cover letter detailing your interest in the position and the mission of Stossel in the Classroom, as well as your salary requirements
Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link: talentmarket.org/apply-for-your-dream-job/.
Questions can be directed to Bailey Drouant, Outreach Manager at Talent Market, who is managing the search process: [email protected].
There is no application deadline for this position. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. This job will remain posted on our site until it is filled.
While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.
Talent Market is a nonprofit entity dedicated to promoting liberty by helping free-market nonprofits identify talent for critical roles. We provide consulting and recruiting services at no cost to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations that clearly and directly focus on advancing the principles of economic freedom, free enterprise, free trade, free speech, property rights, rule of law, and limited regulation.