Dec 21, 2017
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WestEd is Looking for Freelance Science Item Writers

Company: WestEd – Posted by: Brian – Preferred job location: Anywhere

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WestEd is Looking for Freelance Science Item Writers

Job Description:

The Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services division of WestEd is looking for qualified individuals to write traditional and technology-enhanced items and item sets that assess the Next Generation Science Standards and that meet WestEd item writing guidelines.

This posting is a call for consultants who will work as independent 1099 contractors. As such, the per item payment will vary depending on project scope and complexity.

Qualifications:

  1. Degree in science or a related field
  2. Strong science content knowledge
  3. Experience writing assessment for the NGSS (multidimensional items)
  4. High-stakes assessment writing experience (especially for high school science courses)
  5. Teaching experience or a background in science
  6. Strong analytical/critical thinking skills
  7. Ability to meet deadlines within tight timelines, manage multiple tasks and priorities
  8. Excellent writing skills
  9. Ability to follow detailed writing rules and guidelines
  10. Strong communication skills
  11. Open to feedback and review
  12. Ability to communicate and send files via email and the Internet (please see technical specifications section)

Technical Specifications:

Item writers will need to have consistent high-speed Internet access to our online file storage system and to email.


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