Curriculum Developer, Computer Science & AI Job at Kira Learning, San Francisco, CA

  • Kira Learning
  • San Francisco, CA

Job Description

About Kira Learning

Kira Learning is creating curriculum and learning tools that empower teachers and prepare students for a world in which technology and science play pivotal roles in everyone's lives. By way of our expert-backed content and intuitive, integrated teaching platform, Kira is intent on transforming the way computer science and artificial intelligence is taught and learned.

We are backed by top-tier Venture Capital funds including New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Andrew Ng's AI Fund.

We're looking for someone to join our team and help build out the Computer Science and AI curriculum that is at the heart of our mission and product. As a Curriculum Designer, you will have ownership over different courses and be responsible for designing and developing instructional materials. This will involve partnering with various collaborators to create that content. This is a crucial role, and we're looking for someone who is curious, knowledgeable of computer science principles, and has a demonstrated passion for learning and teaching new CS and AI content.

Responsibilities & Duties
  • Work with other content experts to develop high-quality, engaging, and level appropriate content for students.
  • Own concept-to-market life cycle of student learning experiences by developing lesson objectives, exercises, instructional materials ( slides, videos, "worksheets", etc.), assessments, projects, and lesson plans for each unit.
  • Work with learning design experts to ensure content aligns with pedagogical best practices
  • Work with CS standards experts to build rigorous content that engages students and teachers, and aligns with state standards and local contextsInteract with teachers to best understand student, teacher, and classroom needs.
  • Collaborate with Teacher PD and Product teams to ensure alignment of student content with teacher PD and resources, and with tools in the Kira platform that support teaching and learning.

Experience & Skills
  • A deep understanding of computer science and AI principles and ability to communicate that to a K-12 audience
  • Experience creating and delivering problem-, or Challenge-based learning in a K-12 classroom
  • Preferred experience in K-12 classroom teaching Computer Science or AIPreferred experience developing AI curriculum
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; you can patiently, professionally and effectively communicate with a diverse and multicultural group of peers across time zones and continents
  • Nimble and adaptable. Can roll with the punches and thrive in a fast-paced, early-stage startup environment
  • A positive, can-do attitude. You're not deterred by minor setbacks and are able to swiftly overcome ambiguity
  • You believe feedback is a gift. You can thoughtfully share feedback to others as needed, and you can receive feedback and grow from it
  • Will consistently contribute to a culture of inclusion where all team members feel a sense of belonging and can bring their authentic selves to work
  • Strong proficiency in Google Workspace programs

$90,000 - $120,000 a year

Competitive salary and equity package in a well-funded, high growth company. Compensation is based on a number of relevant factors such as location, professional experience and related skill sets.

Flexible, untracked PTO and paid parental leave.

Top-notch healthcare service including medical, dental and vision coverage.

Background Check: Kira Learning will make a conditional job offer in line with local, state and federal laws, and a subsequent criminal, education, and employment history background check will then be issued.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: At Kira Learning, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Kira believes that diversity and inclusion among our employees are critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Selection for employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Job Tags

Local area, Flexible hours,

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