Project-Based Environmental Science Curriculum Teacher/Writer at Shmoop in Mo...
Change the face of education. Help students fall in love with the world around them. Shmoop (www.shmoop.com) is a digital curriculum company that makes learning, teaching, and test prep materials that are—dare we say it—awesome, thrilling, spectacular, magnificent, unforgettable, and...smart. Really smart.
Due to the mind-blowing success of our literature and history guides, Shmoop is expanding into math and science. To help carry out our (mostly benign) plans for world domination, we’re looking for experienced teachers of or PhDs (students welcome) in environmental science who love to write their socks off.
You are a highly motivated individual who yearns to join our team as an AP environmental science curriculum writer. You should be passionate about soil and pollution, well-informed about current events and pop culture, and interested in cultivating a garden of erudite humor. If you can cite the Clean Air Act verbatim, you get major bonus points.
- Writing engaging lessons for an AP environmental science course—including lectures, example problems, and activities—for online publication
- Writing multiple-choice and free-response environmental science study questions
- Using the Internet to find science images that represent your content
- Sketching images that you'd like Shmoop to reproduce
- Surfing the Internet for hilarious environmental science content
- AP environmental science teacher or Ph.D. graduate (current students welcome) with a strong academic performance (GPA 3.7+)
- Excellent writing and editing skills
- A clear and engaging writing style
- Experience teaching or tutoring
- Competency in Microsoft Word and Excel
- A brainy sense of humor that is adaptable to all subjects under your umbrella ella ella...eh eh eh?
Send us your cover letter and resume; we’ll be waiting with bated breath. If we like what we see, a writing sample and unofficial transcripts will be required.
This is a project-based, work-from-home position. Writers are paid per completed project.