Technical Writer – Copy Editor at K12

Remote
K12

Technical Writer/Copy Editor

  • Job Category: Product Development
  • Requisition Number: TECHN19239
  • Full-Time
  • Virtual

Over 20 years ago, Stride was founded to provide personalized learning powered by technology. We reached students where they were in their own journeys. We knocked down their barriers to great education. And we gave every learner equal opportunity to succeed however they defined success. Stride innovated the learning experience with online and blended learning that prepared them for their lives ahead.

Stride is a community of passionate leaders. Whether teachers, engineers, curriculum writers, or financial managers whatever your expertise or role, we all work to empower futures through learning. And changing the trajectory of learning itself is one of our greatest missions. Join us in developing more effective ways to learn and helping learners build the skills and confidence they need to make their way forward in life.

The Technical Writer/Copy Editor is responsible for editing and revising the content for the assigned documents of a particular course ensuring consistency in reading level, grammar and punctuation and adherence to provided content standards and style guidelines. This position is project based, and the technical writer/copy editor will follow the instructional design, technical and accessibility requirements put forth by the Stride K12 curriculum development team. All content produced will be original

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Copy edit course content including core course instruction, assessments, multimedia, and/or practice games;
  • Use K12 authoring tools and processes as well as adhere to the instructional design guidelines set forth by the K12 team;
  • Accept and incorporate feedback to produce the strongest end product;
  • Provide accurate updates to project management regarding project status;
  • Communicate availability and strive to maintain a consistent time commitment.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree AND
  • Three (3) years of related experience OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates and Licenses:

  • None required.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in editing and publishing, preferably in education
  • Confidently use Microsoft Suite/ G-Suite and navigate workflow management tools
  • Ability to meet deadlines and project handoffs throughout the week
  • Strong technology skills, attention to detail and consistency
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including good interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines with creativity, independence and high standards
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on large-scale projects and adapt to new environments and meet new challenges head on
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.); Web proficiency.
  • Ability to clear required background check

Desired Qualifications:

  • Instructional design, visual design and/or curriculum development experience
  • Subject matter knowledge in multiple content areas

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This is a home based position. This position is open to residents of, and may be performed remotely from Washington, D.C., and from any state except Colorado.

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is at-will as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the at-will nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age,, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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