Curriculum Developer - Elementary

Chicago, Illinois, United States | Curriculum | Full-time | Partially remote


What is CodeHS?

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.


The mission of CodeHS is to empower all students to meaningfully impact the future.

We believe that in the 21st century, coding is a foundational skill, just like reading and writing. That’s why we say: Read, Write, Code. We do this by providing great curriculum, tools, and resources to teachers, students, and schools to implement high quality computer science programs. We believe that everyone should get the chance to learn coding, and that it’s a skill that provides limitless creative opportunity to students. 

Curriculum Developer - Elementary - Job Description

Target start date - January to April 2023 

As a Curriculum Developer at CodeHS, you'll be repsonsible for helping to build high quality computer science curriculum for students as part of our curriculum team. You'll be focused on the teacher side, helping to create materials, resources, lessons plans, alignment to standards and much more. 

This position is focused on creating new elementary computer science curriculum and materials for CodeHS. 

Job Responsibilities Include:

* Build new elementary focused computer science curriculum

Help maintain and improve existing computer science curriculum

* Help to build new courses with curriculum team

* Building teacher resources

* Writing lesson plans

* Creating handouts and activities

* Writing alignments to standards

* Customizing courses for schools, districts and states

* Creating instructional videos

* Work with school districts on implementing curriculum 

* Work with training team or help run professional development



* Travel to Chicago office for onboarding or team meet ups

* 5-10% Travel which includes travel for company meet ups, department meetups, and customer visits



* Required: 2 years teaching coding in elementary school

* Experience working in the K12 educational system

* Fantastic organizational skills and attention to detail

* A team player, very communicative and collaborative

* Creative and brings positive energy to the office 

* Self-motived and ability to work independently 

* A basic level of programming experience



* Health, dental and vision insurance 

* Company 401(k) plan with matching

* We support distributed work

* Generous vacation policy

* Macbook air

* Continuous employee professional development


What's it like to work at CodeHS?

Our team is a distributed team, with team members in 20 states. We support working from home, or working from a coworking space, or working at an office. We have a passionate team who cares about the work we do in education. You'll be a good match for CodeHS if you bring excitement around education, are a self-starter, and always looking to learn more. We do a lot of video chats and have systems in place to help with communication and planning. You should be a proactive communicator. Office set up and requirements vary by position and location, and are different in the main Chicago headquarters than other locations. 

In this position you will create and manage curriculum that impacts hundreds of thousands of students and 35,000 classrooms each month. 


Company Values

 Encourage Teaching and Learning

CodeHS is about providing excellent teaching and learning opportunities in computer science for students all over the world. We value creating fun, accessible and creative learning experiences for teachers, for students, and for team members at CodeHS. We believe that education--and specifically coding--within the formal K-12 system, the higher-education system, and beyond has the power to allow everyone to unlock their full potential.

 Create a Direct Positive Impact

At CodeHS we value creating a direct positive social impact with our work. We work directly with students, teachers, schools and districts to implement computer science classes. Through building great curriculum, tools and resources to allow high schools to teach computer science, we can create a direct educational benefit to students to help explore the limitless world of computing. We believe that expanding access to computer science education will empower students to take an active role in creating the future.

 Make It Fun and Creative

Bringing fun and creativity to every aspect of our work is a main focus for us at CodeHS. It starts with a fun, friendly and accessible curriculum, that allows students the opportunity to build creatively and engage in thoughtful problem solving. We also focus on developing a creative and fun environment to work in, and think that this allows us to bring novel approaches to challenging problems. Computing is about logic--but it’s also about creativity--and we hope to share that excitement with teachers and students through CodeHS.


CodeHS is an equal opportunity employer. CodeHS maintains a drug-free workplace.