Curriculum Designer (Contract)

New York
Content
Contractor

Codecademy teaches over 25 million people around the world the skills they need to find jobs. We are looking for a talented Curriculum Designer to design web development courses for beginners, intermediate, and advanced learners. In this role you will determine the outcomes, scope, concepts, and technologies required for all Codecademy web development courses.

Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Design high-quality curricula to inspire and educate millions of aspiring of web developers;
    • Define the learning experience by shaping curriculum standards, lessons, quizzes, and projects;
    • Define how Codecademy teaches quality assurance engineering;
    • Be recognized as a thought-leader on a platform with tens of millions of learners;

Skills required:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
    • Ability to lead a small team and project;
    • Deep understanding of the fundamentals of software testing;
    • Ability to simplify and explain complex topics;
    • Deep understanding of software engineering concepts;
    • Unit testing experience, preferably with Mocha and Chai libraries;
    • Integration testing experience, preferably with Jest;
    • Practical experience with test-driven development;
    • Nice to have: Relevant experience as an instructor, tutor, or mentor

You will be successful if:

    • You are willing to make experienced-based decisions that will impact the education of millions;
    • You can provide learners with both technical and industry guidance;
    • You are familiar with the Codecademy platform and our courses;
    • You have teaching experience as an instructor, mentor, or tutor;
    • You’re empathetic, enthusiastic, and patient with beginner learners, and are eager to teach the next generation of web developers

What you'll do:

    • Define the scope and boundaries of our quality assurance engineering curricula;
    • Define learning standards;
    • Explain the learning standards in detail and provide examples, so that a Curriculum Developer can produce content with efficiency and clarity;
    • Write and provide guidance on canonical project code for exercises and projects;
    • Ensure technical accuracy and enforce best practices in all produced content

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.