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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Educational Writer, 4-8 ESL

Type: Part Time / Contract 
Location: New York City (can work remotely)
Start date: Immediate
Compensation: Commensurate with experience

QLOVI is a fast-growth education-technology startup with a mission to bring literacy innovation to K-12 classrooms, and accelerate literacy achievement. We are also passionate about bringing more diverse books to students across the country, to help address each student’s individual needs. Qlovi has received recognition from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Echoing Green Fellowships, SXSWedu, HarperCollins Publishers, and Sourcebooks, among others. Over 100,000 students across the country already use Qlovi for reading and writing instruction, and growing. Please visit

Looking for an exceptional writer with experience developing educational content for English Language Arts (ELA) classrooms. This individual should have a strong understanding of the needs of ELA educators, and the types of content and assessments employed in grades 4-8. The ideal candidate will be familiar with Tier II academic vocabulary instruction for English Language Learners (ELL).

Skills and Requirements:
• 1+ years of grades 4-8 teaching experience, and/or equal time professionally writing education materials within this grade range
• Strong ELA curriculum planning and writing skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work cooperatively and meet strict deadlines

Nice to have:
• Experience working with, or writing for, Emergent Bilingual Learners / English Language Learners
• Familiarity with recommended vocabulary instruction for the Common Core

Please send resume and letter of inquiry to Shira Schindel, V.P. Content & Partnership Development, at:

Additional notes from the poster:
Work Type: Writers/Teachers with ESL, elementary and middle school experience
Description: Qlovi, a literacy education startup, is looking for an exceptional writer with experience developing ELA content for grades 4-8, and for ELL students. Project will consist of 20 short passages, 4 at each grade level, with appropriate Tier II vocabulary words incorporate therein. The right candidate may also be asked to develop aligned assessments, and/or help us build out this inaugural project.

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