Associate Editor, SuperScience

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Magazine Publishing
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THE OPPORTUNITY

We are looking for an associate editor to join SuperScience, Scholastic's classroom science magazine for grades 3 through 6 (upper elementary school students). The associate editor will work on all components of the product including engaging feature articles, science news stories, hands-on experiments, assessments, teaching resources, and online materials. This is a wonderful opportunity for a science-savvy writer to join the world’s largest children’s publisher and have a positive effect on the lives of hundreds of thousands of students nationwide.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the Editor to develop highly engaging feature articles, news shorts, videos, digital resources, and activities covering a range of curriculum-based science topics for grades 3-6.
  • Report and write articles and other materials covering life science, Earth science, physical science, and engineering.
  • Research, fact-check, edit, and proofread stories by staffers and freelancers.
  • Work with art directors to develop the design of the magazine and its print and digital resources.
  • Communicate with teachers to remain closely attuned to trends in teaching approaches and pedagogies relevant to the magazine.
  • Contribute to social media presence.
  • Work with a team to continuously evolve magazine and web offerings to ensure that the magazine remains relevant to the changing needs of teachers and readers.


 WHO WE ARE

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services  that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online.  True to its mission of 100 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at www.scholastic.com.

Some benefits that we offer:

•  100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment

•  Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance

•  Tuition Reimbursement

•  Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.

HOW YOU CAN FIT

B.S. or B.A. required. M.A. or M.S. preferred.

• Proven writing, editing, and proofreading abilities

• High-level reporting and researching skills

• Fluency with science concepts and awareness of science news topics

• Passion for education and a flair for presenting information in an engaging way

• Educational publishing or editorial experience preferred

• Knowledge of primary education and Next Generation Science Standards preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.


Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.


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