Join Our Team of Freelance Curriculum Designers, Writers and Reviewers!

Since 1976 Ballard & Tighe has provided high-quality English language development curricula and assessments to preK–12 educators. In 2020, we began development of our first supplemental science program. We are looking for part-time, freelance content writers and teacher reviewers to help us continue to provide engaging, evidence-based, and standards-aligned curricula that help all students realize their full potential.

If you have experience in English language development (English learners) and/or science, as outlined below, and are interested in joining our team, please submit your application.

Compensation is based on experience and expertise.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT (ELD)
  • Experience designing and writing standards-based ELD curriculum for K–5, 6–8, and/or 9–12 for all proficiency levels
  • Knowledge and in-depth understanding of WIDA, ELPA21, and other state ELD standards
  • Working knowledge of CCSS and Next Generation Science standards
  • Curriculum writing experience should incorporate and show content-area integration and scaffolding
SCIENCE
  • Experience designing and writing standards-based science curriculum for grades 4–5, 6–8, and/or 9–12 
  • Particular emphasis on climate change, environmental science and environmental literacy
  • Knowledge and in-depth understanding of Next Generation Science standards 
  • Working knowledge of WIDA, ELPA21, and other state ELD standards
  • Curriculum writing experience should show understanding of the needs of English learners and incorporate scaffolds and support
CONTENT REVIEWERS
  • Experience reviewing and providing feedback on lesson plans and content for ELD and/or science. 
  • Classroom teaching experience is required
  • Working knowledge of related standards

 

Note: We are not looking for full-time team members. The work involves periodic, time-based writing assignments. 

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