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Careers @ Core Knowledge
Core Knowledge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status.
Early Literacy Specialist – with excellent professional writing skills and experience TEACHING READING TO K-2 students sought for immediate Curriculum Development openings for a short term project (3-6 months). Must have expertise in: systematic phonics instruction, scaffolding of classroom instruction to meet student needs, creating and using formative assessments. Knowledge of Spanish and/or work with ELL students a plus for all positions. Flexible hours, including early evening, possible, but must be able to work a minimum of 30 hours per week. Will work as part of a team in a fast paced environment for a Charlottesville-based nonprofit organization that is developing a ground -breaking language arts curriculum. Only local applicants able to work at our Charlottesville location will be considered. Send detailed resume with writing samples and references to email@example.com.
Production Associate – The Core Knowledge Foundation is seeking a design production artist to work in a high-volume environment. Primary responsibilities will include file setup and page layout and adjustment. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite software, particularly Adobe InDesign, on a PC-based platform is required. Print production experience is a plus. Attention to detail, consistency and strong organizational and communication skills required. Will work as part of a team for a Charlottesville-based nonprofit organization that is developing a ground-breaking language arts curriculum, designing and producing classroom materials. Positions available are for a temporary (3 month) project. Day, evening and weekend shifts are available for reliable, qualified applicants. To apply, send resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copy Editor – The Core Knowledge Foundation, a developer of educational materials, seeks a creative, detail-oriented, self-directed individual for a temporary (3-6 months) copy editor position in our Charlottesville office. Applicants should have experience with Chicago-style editing, and the ability to manage multiple projects on a timely basis within established deadlines. Applicants must possess a proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and email software, and a willingness to learn Adobe InCopy, although experience is preferred. Only applicants with immediate availability and strong computer and organizational skills will be considered. Send detailed resume, cover letter and references to email@example.com.