Editor, K-5 Math (Contract) at Amplify (Remote)

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A pioneer in K-12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating 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 turn data into practical instructional support to help students at every skill level build a strong foundation in early reading and math. Our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of all their students. Today, Amplify serves over eleven million students in all 50 states.
The K-5 Math Editor will work closely with the K-5 Managing Editors and Curriculum Developers for grade bands across grades K-5, reviewing and editing Amplify math content for clarity, conciseness, voice, and mathematical accuracy. The K-5 Math Editor will review Amplify math content to ensure it meets the expectations for style, phrasing, and formatting per the Amplify Core Math Authoring Guide. The K-5 Math Editor will also perform additional duties as described below. The K-5 Math Editor will report to the K-12 Editorial Lead for Mathematics.
  • Review and edit multiple mathematical lessons and assessments per day, across a wide range of grade levels (K-5). This includes student edition, teacher edition, assessments, and other 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 Core Math Authoring Guide. Ensure that lessons adhere to the authoring templates created at the start of the project with regard to the authoring guidelines, formatting/phrasing, and strict word and page counts.
  • Review content as a secondary level reviewer for mathematical accuracy and mathematical coherence across lessons.
  • Ensure alignment between student and teacher edition content.
  • Respond to questions or clarifications about edits or the Authoring Guide from the Curriculum Team (Managing Editors and Curriculum Developers).
  • Meet on a weekly basis with Managing Editors and Curriculum Developers for unit planning.
  • Monitor editorial progress and ensure that it keeps pace with Amplify Math's production schedule.
  • Work closely with the project management team and other department leaders to monitor project health, and identify and resolve issues and risks.
  • Verify the mathematical correctness of Amplify Math content, including both print and digital content.
  • Review proofs of print content, providing feedback to the Curriculum Team and the production vendor, making direct edits as appropriate.
  • During proof reviews, check all titles, footers, and folios per the bookmap and table of contents. Conduct a cold read. Verify spacing on the pages are appropriate for the task and allow students enough room to write. Check styling of mathematical type and other styling according to the design.

Basic Requirements:
  • 3+ years of editorial or copyediting experience with mathematics curriculum
  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics or mathematics education
  • 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, i.e., a Curriculum Team comprised of Curriculum Developers, Managing Editors, Designers, Graphers, and Writers

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

*Amplify requires all staff to provide proof of vaccination for in-person meetings unless an approved exemption is provided.
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
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.
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