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Curriculum Associates


Proven solutions for student success.
Curriculum Associates publishes research-based, classroom-proven materials that provide flexible, focused, and targeted instruction to help educators effectively address the diverse levels and needs in every classroom. Our programs are designed to meet state-specific standards to help schools across the country meet the rigorous demands of AYP.

Because we are independently owned and operated, we are able to provide the best prices so that every district, school, and educator can afford to bring top quality resources to their students and give them every chance to succeed. By maintaining our independence, we are able to channel our investments toward the things that really matter—like product development, research, and unmatched customer service.

For the past 40 years, we have consistently developed high-quality products that make a profound difference in the lives of students and educators, and we will continue to bring these proven products—as well as new ones—to you in the future.

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Current employment opportunities available:
Assistant Math Editor | Director of Marketing Operations | Executive Editor, Correlations | Professional Development Specialist | Senior Desktop Support Systems Engineer | Senior Editor, Correlations | Software Engineer | Tier 2 Technical Support Engineer

Assistant Math Editor/Math Editor

We are seeking an innovative and creative assistant math editor to write and edit thoughtful math curriculum. Depending on the candidate’s interest and experience, he/she will work on a variety of programs in several different mediums, ranging from traditional print products to online instructional products to interactive whiteboard content to benchmarking/assessment tools. Successful candidates will demonstrate strong writing/editing skills, a knowledge of elementary/middle school math, innovative thinking, and a passion for creating thoughtful products that will help teachers teach and student learn.

Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Participating in the publishing process from prototype to bound book, including:
    • According to project guidelines, schedules, company standards of quality, and with supervision, edit manuscript prepared by authors or freelancers for accuracy and thoughtfulness
    • Writing or revising portions of manuscript according to guidelines
    • Preparing art specs
    • Creating materials that align with state standards; measuring them against competitors and other resources
    • Editing, marking, and preparing tearsheets
    • Proofreading copy and page proofs, and making corrections
    • Cooperating in tracking and releasing project materials
    • Participating in product planning meetings
  • Assisting in the conceptualization of innovative new product ideas, including print and online instruction and assessment materials
  • Develop high standards for editorial content and pedagogical approach, and ensuring the final product reflects these high standards
  • Keep abreast of educational trends, by attending workshops and conferences, and networking with educators and sales reps

Skills and Qualifications

    Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a record of achievement:
  • A passion for innovation
  • 1 or more years of editing/writing elementary and/or middle school math materials; experience developing technology programs a plus
  • Teaching experience
  • Familiarity with Common Core Standards
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in math and/or math education experience a plus
  • We are open to interviewing a variety of people for this position, so if you have more editorial experience or limited editorial experience (but teaching experience), please apply.

Salary
Commensurate with experience; excellent benefits

Starting Date
ASAP
 Location
Open

Apply by emailing your resume, Shrina Amin, Talent Manager at samin@cainc.com


Director of Marketing Operations

Take one of the most innovative educational technology brands to the next level by becoming part of our rapidly growing organization. Are you a motivated, passionate self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment? If you have a proven track record of professional excellence and a high willingness to be the driving force behind our company goals you'll fit right in with our dynamic, experienced team.

Responsibilities

  • Championing a “measurement mindset” within marketing. Assisting management to achieve strategic advantage through marketing ROI-based decision making.
  • Providing business ownership over our marketing-based technology portfolio (e.g., website, Eloqua, CRM).
  • Becoming the business functional expert/power user and well-versed in the capabilities and limitations of our available technology.
  • Working with IT to define system requirements and specifications, application testing, and final solution deployment.
  • Encompassing marketing project management, marketing governance (e.g., process/change management, data quality), as well as analytics and reporting.
  • Strong focus on process, best practices, and continuous improvement.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent database and data analysis skills including Google Analytics and experience with end user-based reporting solutions (e.g., Excel, Access, Business Objects, etc.).
  • Website optimization expertise.
  • Solid experience utilizing marketing automation technologies (e.g., Eloqua, Silverpop, Marketo, etc.)
    • Segmentation and campaign management
    • Lead scoring and lead nurturing
    • Social marketing integration
    • Event marketing solutions
  • Familiar with CRM technologies (e.g., Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Saleforce.com, Oracle, etc.)
    • Lead optimization
    • Opportunity management
    • Able to collaborate across multiple functions and disciplines (e.g., Marketing, IT, Sales, Sales Operations, Finance, etc.)
    • Strong technical aptitude and desire to remain current on new technologies, applications, and solutions
    • Experience testing applications and training end users on systems and processes

Salary
Commensurate with experience; excellent benefits

Starting Date
ASAP
 Location
Billerica, MA

Apply by emailing your resume, Shrina Amin, Talent Manager at samin@cainc.com


Executive Editor, Correlations

The Executive Editor, Correlations will lead internal and external teams to maintain the accuracy and validity of correlations embedded in the i-Ready® online assessment and instruction platform. The Executive Editor will also deliver timely and effective correlations for state-specific RFPs. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of Common Core State Standards, experience managing in-house editorial teams, freelancers, and vendors, and a working knowledge of how to develop and deliver content for digital products.

Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Lead the effort to maintain and expand Common Core and state-specific correlations for both online and print product lines (i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction and Ready®, respectively)
  • Deliver accurate correlations that can guide teachers and administrators in making the right instructional decisions for their students
  • Respond flexibly to needs from Marketing and Sales and deliver correlations that support state-specific and district-level RFPs
  • Develop a strong relationship with a correlations vendor who can deliver accurate correlations at the level of efficiency and scale we require; work with outside freelancers as needed
  • Review correlations submitted by the vendor for accuracy and consistency with Curriculum Associates' guidelines
  • Provide clear and consistent guidance on detailed editorial questions for both internal and external teams
  • Project manage correlations for both instruction and assessment, developing and maintaining workflows, schedules, budgets, and status reports
  • With support from Product Management, plan content deliveries that conform to priorities, schedules, and process for software releases
  • Work with Sales, Marketing, and Product Development leadership to anticipate changing market demand, developing and maintaining a correlations roadmap
  • Maintain master list of correlated standards and be the in-house source for how we are handling correlations in specific states
  • Understand and use our authoring tool and content management system

Skills and Qualifications

    Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a record of achievement:
  • 4–6 years of experience managing Editorial teams, preferably a team developing correlations
  • Proven ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Deep knowledge of Common Core and state-specific standards in either Reading or Math
  • Strong project management skills, with a talent for multi-tasking
  • A thoughtful, active listener with strong verbal and written skills
  • A team player who works productively and cooperatively with a wide range of people and disciplines
  • Experience planning content development to fit into software release schedule preferred as well as experience using an authoring tool and a content management system
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Salary
Commensurate with experience; excellent benefits

Starting Date
September 2014
 Location
North Billerica, MA

Apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to, Shrina Amin, Talent Manager, at SAmin@cainc.com


Professional Development Specialist

Curriculum Associates seeks an Educational Consultant with a background in teaching, coaching teachers, delivering professional development and training, analyzing data, and working with district leaders to join our company. Working closely with the sales team and other Curriculum Associates professionals, the Educational Consultant will be responsible for providing product training, ongoing in-classroom support, data analysis, daily project management and communication with district leaders.

Responsibilities

  • Become an expert on the company’s online diagnostic and instruction program
  • Manage district-wide implementation of Curriculum Associates programming
  • Work with classroom teachers and school officials to analyze results data
  • Communicate implementation status to site and district leaders
  • Complete all assignments in a timely manner
  • Present a professional image at all times to customers and prospects

Skills and Qualifications

    Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a record of achievement:
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5+ years of experience in teaching/coaching/ training
  • Possess a basic understanding of the TEKS
  • Understands principles of adult learning and how to apply them to professional development
  • Ability to manage, monitor, evaluate, and ensure integrity of program implementations
  • Able to provide high-quality classroom coaching to ensure teachers have the skills necessary to delivery CA solutions effectively
  • Willingness to travel
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize appropriately
  • Proven organizational skills, high attention to detail, and superior time management
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently

Starting Date
ASAP
 Positions are available for the following locations:
Texas; Sarasota, FL; Miami, FL; Broward County, FL; Hillsborough, FL

Apply by emailing your resume, Hannah Cardiel, Recruitment Specialist, at hcardiel@cainc.com


Senior Desktop Support Systems Engineer

Curriculum Associates seeks a highly qualified Senior Desktop Support Engineer to provide quality service to users, partners, and key stakeholders. The Senior DSS Engineer will ensure the reliability and operation of various end-user computing systems such as Windows, Apple OS X, MS Office, anti-virus, mobile devices, and remote access services. The candidate will respond to tickets and serve as the escalation point for incoming support inquiries. They will perform administrative tasks that include but are not limited to: System patching, application patching, systems maintenance, and vendor escalation/coordination.

Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Provide technical assistance and support for incoming inquiries related but not limited to computer systems, software, hardware, printers, and phones
  • Walk through problem-solving process with staff both local and remote, as well as respond via email and phone
  • Desktop patching and coordinating larger scale upgrades or deployments
  • Run diagnostic programs and find resolutions to problems
  • Document processes and procedures, including troubleshooting steps, and write end-user instructional manuals and guides
  • Identify problem areas or ongoing issues and communicate to management and team
  • Develop automation tools and other process efficiencies
  • Monitor service and network operations and troubleshoot issues
  • Provide backup functions for server admin operations and support for other tools that include but are not limited to: VMware, MS Exchange, Active Directory, file servers (shares), or other tools

Skills and Qualifications

    Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a record of achievement:
  • 4+ years’ experience in IT Support Services, PC, troubleshooting and problem resolution. Apple Mac and iOS experience highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Helpdesk Applications (e.g., Altiris, SCCM, etc.) and the ability to troubleshoot software packages, patch deployment methodologies, and standard change control processes
  • Experience providing tier 2/3 support with in-depth knowledge of desktop/application troubleshooting
  • Desktop Operating Systems including Windows, OS X and Virtual Machines—optimization and troubleshooting
  • MS Office Suite, both past and current, with aptitude to pick up new application support quickly
  • Networking concepts, including: DNS, DHCP, and TCPIP
  • Active Directory and Group policy (troubleshoot and modify existing policies)
  • Experience with desktop maintenance tools
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a team
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong organizational skills, problem-solving skills, and detail orientation
  • Strong customer service skills with high concern for customer satisfaction
  • Desktop Scripting languages (VBScript or other language) preferred
  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in IT-related field or equivalent work experience. Microsoft Certifications preferred.

Salary
Commensurate with experience; excellent benefits

Starting Date
ASAP
 Location
Billerica, MA

Apply by emailing your resume, Shrina Amin, Talent Manager, at SAmin@cainc.com


Senior Editor, Correlations

The Senior Editor, Correlations will maintain the accuracy and validity of correlations embedded in the i-Ready® online assessment and instruction platform. The Senior Editor will also edit timely and effective correlations for state-specific RFPs. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of Common Core State Standards, experience reviewing standards alignments, and a working knowledge of how to develop and deliver content for digital products.

Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Edit correlations for Common Core and state-specific standards for both online and print product lines (i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction and Ready®, respectively)
  • Edit correlations that support state-specific and district-level RFPs
  • Review correlations submitted by the vendor for accuracy and consistency with Curriculum Associates' guidelines
  • Provide clear and consistent guidance on detailed editorial questions for both internal and external teams
  • Maintain master list of correlated standards and be the in-house source for how we are handling correlations in specific states
  • Understand and use our authoring tool and content management system

Skills and Qualifications

    Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a record of achievement:
  • 4–6 years of experience in school publishing, with substantial experience editing alignments with state standards
  • Proven ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Deep knowledge of Common Core and state-specific standards in either Reading or Math
  • A thoughtful, active listener with strong verbal and written skills
  • A team player who works productively and cooperatively with a wide range of people and disciplines
  • Experience using an authoring tool and a content management system preferred
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Salary
Commensurate with experience; excellent benefits

Starting Date
September 2014
 Location
North Billerica, MA

Apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to, Shrina Amin, Talent Manager, at SAmin@cainc.com


Software Engineer

We are seeking a highly qualified Software Engineer with experience in Java web development for a SaaS environment. The Software Engineer will work on the i-Ready engineering team and will be responsible for contributing to application design, architecture, and development within an Agile software development life cycle. Experience with Adobe FLEX technologies is desired, but not required.

Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Design and develop new product features for multi-tenant, SaaS products
  • Develop modular user interface code using best practice MVC patterns for Adobe FLEX, HTML, and JavaScript frameworks
  • Work closely with CA resources developing in a J2EE environment using popular open-source frameworks such as Hibernate and Spring
  • Work effectively as part of an Agile team
  • Develop automated unit tests and end-to-end tests for your code, as well as review the code of others to ensure quality
  • Bring new and innovative solutions to the table to resolve challenging software issues as they may develop throughout the product life cycle

Skills and Qualifications

    Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a record of achievement:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 4-6 years’ experience designing and developing java-based web applications using J2EE or open-source java frameworks
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript, JQuery, and experience with common JavaScript frameworks is a plus
  • Working knowledge of responsive design, HTML5, and CSS3 is a plus
  • Working knowledge of SQL development with MySQL, Oracle, or SQL Server databases is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Adobe FLEX and related technologies is a plus
  • Demonstrated experience with unit testing frameworks such as JUnit, TestNG, or FlexUnit is a plus
  • Experience with Spring or other MVC framework is a plus
  • Experience with Hibernate or other ORM framework is a plus
  • Experience with SaaS products preferred
  • Experience working with the Agile with Scrum methodology

Salary
Commensurate with experience; excellent benefits

Starting Date
ASAP
 Location
Billerica, MA

Apply by emailing your resume, Hannah Cardiel, Recruitment Specialist, at hcardiel@cainc.com


Tier 2 Technical Support Engineer

CA’s Technical Support team is one of the best in the industry, which gives us a competitive advantage; we look for the elite in Customer Service candidates. The Tier 2 Technical Support Engineer responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Responsibilities

  • Provide customer support for escalated Tier 2 level issues via email, phone, LiveChat, and other electronic media
  • Provide solid technical assistance including networking, firewall, and security troubleshooting with customers
  • Provide guidance/training to customers in the use of all CA online products
  • Troubleshoot application defects in the database
  • Perform GoToAssist and LiveChat desktop sharing sessions with customers
  • Escalate technical or application issues to Tier 3 team via Rally Defect creation
  • Create and update procedures and technical documents
  • Cross-train other technical staff as necessary

Skills and Qualifications

    Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a record of achievement:
  • Able to promptly and courteously answer support related email, phone calls, LiveChat and other electronic communications from our customers
  • Superior phone etiquette and verbal skills is a must
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and well organized
  • Ability to learn new web applications quickly
  • 3+ years of experience in Technical Software support or Customer Service department a must
  • Proficient in internet applications including different web browsers
  • Proficient with networking, firewall, content filtering setups and how they work
  • Working knowledge of MySQL or experience working with a database
  • Experience in remote application support
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills
  • Work in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent analysis and problem solving capability and ability to develop creative solutions

Salary
Commensurate with experience; excellent benefits

Starting Date
ASAP
 Location
Massachusetts or Arizona preferred, open to other locations

Apply by emailing your resume, Shrina Amin, Talent Manager, at SAmin@cainc.com




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The Enlarged City School District of Middletown Improves Student Outcomes with Curriculum Associates' i-Ready®

District's elementary schools effectively use online diagnostic and instruction program built for the Common Core State Standards for blended learning

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., August 20, 2014—The Enlarged City School District of Middletown, a National Race to the Top District (RTTT-D) in Middletown, NY, has improved student outcomes through its use of Curriculum Associates' i‑Ready Diagnostic & Instruction. During the first year of its blended learning initiative in 2013–14, the district implemented the online program, which is built for the Common Core State Standards, in 33 elementary classrooms. Middletown chose i-Ready to meet its academic needs based on a collaborative design and content selection process that involved district leaders, teachers, and its partner, Education Elements, which helps design and implement personalized learning plans for districts. More.

 

Curriculum Associates' i-Ready® Diagnostic & Instruction Named a Winner of eSchool News' 2014–15 Readers' Choice Awards

Online diagnostic and instruction program built for the Common Core State Standards chosen as a top educational product by publication's readers

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., August 4, 2014—Curriculum Associates' i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction was recently named a winner of eSchool News' 2014–15 Readers' Choice Awards. The awards honor the best products and services in educational technology as chosen by readers, including more than 1,300 teachers, administrators and education technology specialists from K–12 schools and districts across North America, and i-Ready was one of the 50 winners that received the most nominations for favorite edtech product or service. More.

 

Curriculum Associates' Founder and Chairman Inducted into the Association of American Publishers' (AAP) Hall of Fame

Frank Ferguson honored for his lifetime achievement and outstanding service to the learning resource industry

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., July 7, 2014—Frank Ferguson, Curriculum Associates' founder and chairman, has been selected to receive the Association of American Publishers (AAP) PreK–12 Learning Group's 2014 Hall of Fame Award. As part of the Lamplighter Honors for Leadership in Educational Publishing, the Hall of Fame Award is the highest honor recognizing an individual's lifetime achievement and outstanding service to the learning resource industry. More.

 

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