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Friday, January 4, 2013

Core standards writer

 Hi all...interesting educational gig. Michele

Writer/editor for English Common Core series

BarCharts Publishing, Inc., is currently looking to contract a writer/editor for our English Language Common Core State Standards (CCSS) study guide series, which will be published in May 2013. The writer/editor selected for this project will review manuscripts based on BarCharts' English Fundamentals series and ensure the content conforms to the CCSS. This will require writing and revising content to conform to the CCSS.

The English CCSS series will include a study guide for students in each of the following grades: 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th. The study guides will be 3 panels (six 8.5x11 laminated pages, front and back) and approx. 7,000 words each.

The four English Fundamentals manuscripts will be ready for review in early February 2013 (if not before then). The writer/editor will then have 4 weeks to work on the manuscripts for the CCSS. The writer/editor will also review the page proofs after the CCSS manuscripts have been typeset.

Qualifications/Desired Experience
- Must demonstrate expert knowledge of English Language Common Core State Standards for grades 5-8
- Curriculum development experience preferred
- At least 3-5 years academic writing/editing experience

Application Instructions
- Please email a cover letter detailing your qualifications and include your resume as an attachment with your first and last name in the file name.
- No applications will be accepted after January 21, 2013.

About BarCharts Publishing, Inc.
BarCharts, Inc., is a premier publisher of quick-reference material (laminated study guides, flash cards, books, and posters). Our products are currently sold in over 14,000 retail locations, including almost every college and community college bookstore in the country, and are distributed in 18 other countries. The BarCharts mission is to synthesize information for all levels of students and consumers, providing easily accessible information in visually engaging formats, "fluff-free" to provide true quick reference. Please feel free to visit our website ( to learn more about us and see a complete title listing.

Location: Remote Rate: $ 500 to $1,000 per manuscript

Contact Name: Jennifer Zaczek Contact Company: BarCharts Publishing Inc.

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