A nonprofit research, development, and service agency is searching for a person to fill their position for a Telecommuting Science Item Writer.Core Responsibilities of this position include: Writing item sets that assess the Next Generation Science Standards\tWriting traditional and technology-enhanced items\tMeeting deadlines within tight timelinesQualifications Include:\tAbility to follow detailed writing rules and guidelines\tStrong science content knowledge\tHigh-stakes assessment writing experience (especially for high school science courses)\tTeaching experience or a background in science\tDegree in science or a related field\tExperience writing assessment for the NGSS (multidimensional items)
Website : http://www.wested.org
WestEd, a national nonpartisan, nonprofit research, development, and service agency, works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. WestEd has 16 offices nationwide, from Washington and Boston to Arizona and California. Our corporate headquarters are in San Francisco. We hire curious, diverse people with a passion for learning. More than half of our staff hold advanced degrees. Our culture is professional, responsible, reliable, and polite. We expect you to make a significant contribution and do a good job. To help you meet those expectations, we provide tools, training, and a well-defined career path. Our benefits are designed to support your long-term health, productivity, and work-life balance.