FLEX Curriculum Content Producer [Remote, Contractor]

· Osage, Iowa
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Commensurate with Education & Experience

FLEX Curriculum Content Producer | The Profession | [Remote, Contractor]


Do you love writing lesson plans, researching artists, or developing ideas for innovative assessments and resources? Increase your impact in the field of Art Education as a FLEX Producer. We are looking for individuals to produce original lessons (we’ll send you a professional light kit to make your work shine!) resources, and assessments based upon your interests and skills. Are you looking for a way to earn money on the side? We will look at all applications on a rolling basis. [Project Based, Contracted, Remote]


The Art of Education University | Who We Are | 


MISSION 

Our mission is simple, driven, and inspiring: We grow amazing art teachers by providing rigorous, relevant, and engaging professional development at every stage of their career.


BELIEFS

AOEU is an innovative and fast-growing institution of higher education serving art teachers around the world. In 2019, we became the first homegrown graduate university in the state of Iowa in 50 years and the world’s first “university for life,” serving art educators throughout an entire lifetime of learning.


The Art of Education University serves tens of thousands of students, readers, and customers around the U.S. and in over 40 countries. Our Magazine is read more than 800,000 times each month, our events are attended by over 4,000 art educators annually, and we serve over 2,000 graduate students each year. 


CULTURE

Our culture is at the heart of our success as an institution. We approach each day with our pillars as guiding principles: Abundance Mentality, Adult Culture, Communication, Lifelong Learning, Ownership, Pace and Change, Pro-Business, Truth-Seeking, and Whole Person. We believe that your success is our success.  You will always know where you stand and will be challenged to continuously grow and stretch yourself.


https://theartofeducation.edu/about/work-with-aoe/


LEARN MOREwww.theartofeducation.edu 


The Details | FLEX Curriculum Content Producer | 


Essential Functions

Content producers may express interest in doing one or all of the items listed below. 

Create Original lessons

  • Write original lesson plans that reflect standards alignment.
  • Create artwork samples that align with lesson steps.
  • Apply backwards design to lesson and unit writing.

Write Artist Bios

  • Research historical and contemporary artists.
  • Apply the FLEX artist biography format and write about select artists.

Design Resources and assessments

  • Develop ideas for new FLEX resources and assessments and bring them to life. 
  • Collaborate with FLEX Curriculum Designers to create innovative resources and assessments.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in K-12 art education or related field for writing artist biographies.
  • Preferred advanced degree
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Open to suggestions and feedback.
  • Passion and knowledge about up-to-date trends and best practices in art education. 
  • Organized and responsible with deadlines.
  • Comfortable and proficient with technology.

Position Requirements


EDUCATION

  •   BS in Art Education or related field


EXPERIENCE

  • 7 years k-12 teaching experience or related field


Compensation and Benefits


POSITION DETAILS

Structured as a contracted position.  Compensation is commensurate with education and experience.  Payroll is issued once the project is complete on the 15th of the month.  This position is flexible with no required sign in or meeting times. Project scope and due dates are discussed and agreed upon.


Timeline


THE PROCESS

Share what concepts or media you are passionate about and interested in adding to FLEX. Include information about what type of content you’re interested in creating, lessons, artist bios, resources, and/or assessments. 


Please submit a link to work samples that are related to the type of content that you wish to create for FLEX (Google Doc, PDF, etc). Be sure to include photos of a completed art example when applicable. 


THE TIMELINE

  • This is a rolling application and applicants will be notified as they are reviewed. 


    How to Apply | This Is Me | 


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    The Art of Education University is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. The Art of Education University will not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of actual or perceived age, race, color, national origin/ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Art of Education University is a participant of E-Verify.

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    • Location
      Osage, Iowa
    • Employment Type
      Contractor
    • Minimum Experience
      Mid-level
    • Compensation
      Commensurate with Education & Experience