Science Assessment Writer

Applicant must be authorized to work in the US for any employer.

The CK-12 Foundation is looking for a creative individual with a background in science assessment writing. This position’s focus is to help CK-12 offer a platform and state-of-the-art resources to make CK-12 a household name. This is a contract position. 

This position will have a main project of making CK-12’s Adaptive Practice the most advanced and cutting-edge system available to students and teachers. As the CK-12 platform evolves and improves, the questions offered through CK-12 Practice need to match current standards and approaches to create the best tools to improve student learning. 


  • BS/BA in sciences (biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, or similar) or science education, with an emphasis on chemistry preferred  
  • 3-5 years working in digital content and/or EdTech 
  • 1-2 years assessment writing experience 
  • Teaching/Tutoring experience a strong plus
  • Experience working with quantitative measurements to improve assessment items through an item analysis a strong plus


  • Strong science knowledge in biology, chemistry, earth science and/or physics (preferably a combination of domains)
  • Digital assessment authoring experience
  • Creative and innovative approaches to assessing science knowledge and skills
  • Strong work ethic, inquisitive, passionate, committed, strong research and problem solving skills, proactive, and detail oriented
  • Experience working with interdisciplinary teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technology skills, including Google applications, math equation editors such as MathJax/LaTex, and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

How To Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to with “Science Assessment Writer” in the subject line.