Curriculum and Assessment Writer

Sophia Learning - Remote, Remote, United States

Remote, W2 Contract

30 hours per week

September 2021 - January 2021

Are you a skilled curriculum and assessment writer? Do you have experience developing competency-based education and partner well with SMEs? If so, this is an exciting opportunity to work with Sophia Learning. Join the team to develop higher education courses that enable students to complete their general education courses at a fraction of the cost.

About Sophia Learning

Our mission is to help students achieve college success with affordable, flexible, competency-based, college-credit courses. These self-paced courses cost a fraction of traditional college courses and are accessible anytime, from any device. As part of our ongoing commitment to learning, we also provide free college readiness resources for students, including test prep and refresher courses, as well as professional development resources for teachers.


  • Lead the content and assessment development for higher education, competency-based courses

  • Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts to develop curriculum

  • Develop clear, engaging, publish-ready curriculum including; tutorials, assessment items, instructional video scripts, and summative assessments

  • Rigorously align instructional goals with assessments and learning content

  • Apply backward design to scaffold a strategic and supportive learning experience

  • Apply style guide standards; reading level, tone, format, etc

  • Manage the content development process including team contributions, deliverables, refinement, and finalization


  • 3+ years of experience developing curriculum for publication

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master’s degree preferred in relevant field

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage content development cycle with subject matter experts

  • Highly organized, self-motivated, with exceptional initiative and commitment to excellence

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Experience working with undergraduate curriculum in the subjects of mathematics, business, or IT highly preferred (Calculus and Business Communications are first subjects)

  • Samples of work required

Posted On: Monday, August 23, 2021
Compensation: $35 - $42 /hr

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