Assessment Manager at Newsela
The Assessment Manager will lead the creation of engaging assessment products from Newsela content that meet our users’ needs. In this role, you will contribute to the design of assessments and seek out assessment product partners across all subject areas. You will give feedback to freelance contributors on how to build out exceptional assessments, and edit and review freelancers’ work to ensure quality and consistency. You will play a hands-on role in helping Newsela operationalize the assessment features of our product, and in turn enable improved learning outcomes for students across the U.S.
Why You’ll Love This Role
You will get to help build the future of education, enhance how districts and teachers engage students, and provide time-saving approaches that allow educators to design customized learning assessments for different levels of learners. More specifically, this role will allow you to contribute to how Newsela is reshaping content products for districts, schools, and teachers nationwide You will get to play a crucial role in establishing process and operations to scalably instructionalize Newsela’s content.
Why We’ll Love You
Drawing your experience in assessment design and instructional best practices in one or more subject areas, you will help us build assessments across subject areas. You have a proven track record of working with adult learners to coach them on learning targets and execution, and know how to thoughtfully architect data-informed strategies to enhance learning outcomes; you are fiercely committed to thinking about what is best for students and for teachers. You are a clear communicator who can give direct, empathetic feedback, and can share your insights about the complex world of teaching and learning to people of different backgrounds.
Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that combines engaging, leveled content with integrated formative assessments and insights to supercharge engagement and learning in every subject. Students and teachers use Newsela to find digital content from 100+ of the best sources—from National Geographic to NASA, Biography.com to Encyclopedia Britannica, the Washington Post to the Wichita Eagle. Content is instructionalized to meet students where they are, with interactive tools and analytics to take them where they want to go. Newsela has become an essential solution for schools and districts, with a presence in over 90% of U.S. K-12 schools. Newsela is the content platform for the connected classroom.