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    Position: Mathematics Assessment Consultant Location: Remote, Reporting to National Office in NYC ABOUT CFY CFY is a national education nonprofit that helps
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      Position: Mathematics Assessment Consultant
      Location: Remote, Reporting to National Office in NYC

      ABOUT CFY
      CFY is a national education nonprofit that helps students in low-income communities, together with their teachers and families, harness the power of digital learning to improve educational outcomes.

      CFY pursues this mission through the combination of its groundbreaking K-12 learning platform, PowerMyLearning.com, and its on-the-ground direct service initiative, the CFY Digital Learning Program. PowerMyLearning makes best-in-class digital learning activities easily accessible and usable to meet the full range of K-12 learning needs. It is an integral part of CFY's Digital Learning Program which is conducted in partnership with low-income public schools to increase home technology access, extend learning beyond the classroom, and deeply engage parents in the learning process. The program provides training for teachers, students and their parents along with a free broadband-ready home computer loaded with educational software and 24×7 bilingual help desk support.

      To date, CFY has served more than 50,000 families from 100 schools nationwide and has demonstrated significant impact on student achievement, student engagement, parental confidence, and broadband adoption. To extend the impact of its work even further, CFY operates an Affiliate Network of over 30 organizations in more than 20 states and the District of Columbia.

      POSITION DESCRIPTION
      CFY is looking for Mathematics Assessment Consultants to both discover high-quality, free, online Digital Assessment Activities as well as assist with the development of new Digital Assessment Activities to be included on PowerMyLearning.com, CFY's award-winning K-12 learning platform. Mathematics Assessment Consultants are experienced classroom teachers or content specialists with an expertise in any of grades 3-8 mathematics.

      RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Assist with the development, alignment, and editing of high-quality assessment items for use in a new assessment engine to be included on PowerMyLearning.com
      • Search for / find high-quality, free, online Digital Assessment Activities and/or Items that support student mastery of Common Core State Standards in one of areas listed above
      • Enter assessment content, title, description and any other required information into CFY databases or assessment engines
      • Create, edit, and perform quality assurance checks on PML Progress Check assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards
      • Collaborate with CFY staff, art vendors, and other freelance specialists, as needed

      CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS
      • Passion for CFY's mission
      • Strong mathematics content knowledge in applicable grade level
      • Knowledge of Common Core State Standards in mathematics and applicable grade level
      • At least one year of professional or classroom teaching experience in mathematics and applicable grade level
      • Ability to work remotely and independently with superior problem-solving skills
      • Availability to participate in conference calls and remote trainings, when necessary
      • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred

      HOURS & COMPENSATION
      Hours are flexible and consultants will work remotely. Compensation will vary depending on project and can vary from hourly to per-assignment rates.

      TO APPLY
      Please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, your current compensation, and how you heard about this opportunity, to jobs@... using the following conventions. Please be sure to include which subject and grade level you are applying for.

      Subject line: MAC _subject and grade range (e.g. MAC_Math3-5)
      Cover Letter: yourfirstname_yourlastname_coverletter.doc
      Resume: yourfirstname_yourlastname_resume.doc

      Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
      CFY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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