Curriculum Product Manager
Experienced
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Other

Company Overview:

At Nearpod, we strive to bring joy and engagement into every classroom. Every day, we reach students through our learning platforms on Nearpod.com and Flocabulary.com. We have diverse backgrounds, but a shared goal of putting teachers and students first in everything that we do. We’re backed by leading edtech investors, and have won numerous awards including Edtech Digest’s 2018 Company of the Year. We’re looking for people with a lot of hustle, a lot of empathy, and a desire to do something meaningful. We have offices in both Fort Lauderdale, FL and Brooklyn, NY.

 

Location: Remotely Based
 

Position Overview:
As Nearpod’s Curriculum Product Manager, you will be responsible for defining and managing new content offerings that align with the strategic direction of the company, state and federal educational initiatives, and research-based pedagogy. You will work closely with stakeholders across departments to identify market needs and with the production team to ensure the faithful  execution of solutions. 
 

About You: 

  • You are a former teacher who approaches education through an equity lens and through culturally responsive teaching practices.

  • You enjoy shifting between a high-level, strategic vision as you ideate and plan and a more detail-oriented project management mode.

  • You are trusted for your follow-through, efficiency, and adherence to deadlines. 

  • You enjoy working on multiple projects and collaborating with a team committed to inspiring young learners and educators.

  • You take a creative approach to curriculum, crafting content for students that is engaging, effective, and inclusive of all learners.

 

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Identify market needs by researching and assessing educational trends and initiatives

  • Meet with stakeholders across departments to determine customer and regional content needs

  • Determine scope of content projects in accordance with company’s strategic vision, pedagogical guidelines and frameworks, and production resources

  • Ensure execution of content projects and analyze success of projects in relation to product goals

  • Coordinate and oversee cross-functional team efforts to ensure project vision and scope is communicated clearly to key stakeholders, including through collateral materials

  • Evaluate and respond to B2B requests for content support, including curriculum alignments, district-requested content creation, and regional strategy

 

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Previous experience as a K-12 classroom teacher and knowledge of pedagogy, standards, and the unique needs of K-12 students, teachers, and administrators

  • Interest in ed-tech solutions and passion about Nearpod’s content and product

  • Empathy and effective communication and collaboration skills

  • Excellent writing and research skills

  • A love of learning and a growth mindset


Employment Requirements: Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without restrictions
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 


 

Student Engagement Platform - Nearpod and Flocabulary
Student Engagement Platform - Nearpod and Flocabulary
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