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Contract Editor for Educational Science Test Items, Remote
Summary
Title:Contract Editor for Educational Science Test Items, Remote
ID:1703
Department:Content
Description

CONTRACT EDITOR FOR EDUCATIONAL SCIENCE TEST ITEMS—REMOTE

Description:

We’re looking for an experienced, talented editor to review Science items for grades 6-10 nonfiction text passages. The candidate must have experience honing clear, plausible test items at all Lexile levels for all grades. Contract position; must be available to work at least 30 hours per week.

Requirements/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in education or educational measurement
  • 5+ years of experience editing educational science assessment items for grades 6-10
  • Thorough knowledge of Middle and High School Life, Physical, & Earth and Space Science
  • Knowledge of properly constructed multiple-choice Science items.
  • Familiarity with national and/or state curriculum standards, including Common Core
  • Experience editing at all Lexile levels
  • Ability to work remotely while collaborating and contributing creatively to a team
  • Comfortable providing feedback to test item writers
  • Ability to focus on the details required to finalize and release a piece of content that is error free
  • Excellent communication and time-management skills
  • Strong technical and word processing skills

Responsibilities

  • Edit items at all levels for clarity, accuracy, and plausibility to required specifications and Science standards.
  • Apply rules of grammar, mechanics, style, etc. to items.
  • Send feedback to writers for revisions. 
  • Foster respectful relationships with colleagues.
  • Demonstrate a high level of productivity, including the ability to meet firm deadlines.
  • Exhibit accountability for assigned work.
 
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