Public Consulting Group

Curriculum Writer (ELA Grades K–2)

Job Locations US | US-FL-Miami
Posted Date 3 months ago(6/29/2023 10:06 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Temporary Assignment
Practice Area
Education Services


About Public Consulting Group 

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston,Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Education practice offers consulting services and technology solutions that help schools, school districts, and state education agencies/ministries of education to promote student success, improve programs and processes, and optimize financial resources. To learn more, visit 


The Opportunity 


PCG’s Education Consulting service line seeks Curriculum Writers for a highly complex and exciting English Language Arts (ELA) digital and print curriculum development project. The project provides motivated individuals a unique opportunity to support educators and students in actualizing Florida’s B.E.S.T. standards and accessing culturally positive and relevant texts, through the delivery of high-quality curricular resources in a digital and print environment. Curriculum writers will engage in a highly creative, iterative, and collaborative development process and produce lessons that are rigorous, engaging, and meaningful to students. Specific responsibilities and skill/experience requirements are detailed below. This is a remote, work-from-home temporary role starting August/September 2023 with an expected duration of 12 months. 


About PCG’s Education Consulting Service Line 


PCG’s Education Consulting Service Line works with states, districts, and schools to address a wide spectrum of needs such as curriculum development, instructional resources audits, design and facilitation of professional development and professional learning communities, school improvement, and program reviews.  


Recent project engagements have included a collaboration with Chicago Public Schools (IL) to develop a full-year, standards-aligned digital curriculum for PK–12 English Language Arts and mathematics. We are providing asynchronous and synchronous professional learning to teachers and administrators to support implementation. We also recently developed a K–2 ELA curriculum in partnership with Pinellas County Schools (FL) to support their transition to the new Florida B.E.S.T standards. Currently, we are partnering with the Texas Education Agency to develop and/or revise several curricula to respond to stakeholder feedback, including K–12 Reading Language Arts, K–6 Spanish Language Arts, K–5 Mathematics, K–5 Social Studies, K–2 Spanish Skills, K–5 Science, and K–5 Integrated (Science, Social Studies, Reading Language Arts). Additionally, we are engaged in the New York City Department of Education Hidden Voices initiative, developing K-12 English language arts mini-units that center the voices and experiences of Americans with Disabilities, Asian-American Pacific Islanders, and Latinos.  


The Role 

Responsibilities and expectations of Curriculum Writers include the following 

  • Develop grades K–2 English Language Arts curriculum, including core lessons and additional review and challenge lessons to support the development of literacy skills.  
  • Develop deliverables that comply with specific design criteria and for implementation in a digital and print environment. 
  • Participate in a highly collaborative and rapid development process, which includes regular engagement with team members, peer review, client feedback, and other formative feedback.  
  • Availability during regular work week, with some night or weekend work as needed. 
  • Commitment for the duration of the project (anticipated to be 12 months) with potential opportunity for future work. 


Required Skills and Orientations 

  • Self-motivated, self-directed, and comfortable taking initiative 
  • Committed to client satisfaction  
  • Oriented around a growth mindset, driven to seek out and use feedback to improve and to grow  
  • Open-minded in facing challenges  
  • Collaborative, flexible, creative problem-solvers 
  • Attuned to detail and also able to see the big picture 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment without compromising quality  
  • Able to persist through an iterative process, modifying and refining work products over time 
  • Knowledgeable of the principles of Universal Design for Learning, Backwards Design, and experience creating authentic assessments   
  • Skilled in literary analysis and literacy across the content areas 
  • Knowledgeable about culturally responsive education 
  • Deeply knowledge about high-quality literacy instruction, including foundational skills instruction 
  • Passionate about reading, writing, and a wide variety of types of texts 
  • Dedicated to achievement for all students  


Required/Desired Experience 

  • Bachelor's degree or higher 
  • Experience teaching diverse learners in elementary classroom(s), including English Language Learners and students with disabilities  
  • Experience developing curricular resources for use by others 
  • Experience with Florida’s B.E.S.T. standards and/or college- and career-ready standards 
  • Experience with WIDA (Preferred) 
  • Experience with digital learning instructional design (Preferred) 
  • Familiarity with Google Drive (Preferred) 
  • Experience with digital learning instructional design (Preferred) 





Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $80,000 - $90,000 annually.

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employmentregarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programsare based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work. 


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