High School Physics Subject Matter Expert (Contract, USA)



Posted on Saturday, September 30, 2023

High School Physics Subject Matter Expert (Contract, USA)

Inspirit is looking for a High School Physics Subject Matter Expert to join our USA team on contract immediately.

📍Location: Remote, USA
We are an equal opportunity workplace. We are deeply committed to building an inclusive workplace for people of all races, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and ethnicities. We highly encourage applications from women and gender minorities.

About 🤔

At Inspirit, we build experiential learning tools that transform K12 education.
Product: We currently have innovative experiences in STEM (math and science), career discovery, and career training content accessible in virtual reality, augmented reality, and on computers for students in middle and high school.
Growth: Our founders started Inspirit while doing research in VR & education at Stanford University and Georgia Tech, and have grown Inspirit into a community of 300K+ students and teachers in the last 12 months alone.
Awards: Inspirit has been recognized in multiple venues as the leader in immersive XR STEM education: The team has won the SXSW EDU Launch Award, made it to the top 10 in the ASU GSV international GSV Cup, and been nominated to the Forbes Under 30 2022 List in Education.
Team: Built by former K12 educators, designers, and researchers, and backed by investors & advisors like Jerry Yang (Yahoo co-founder), Esther Wojcicki (California teacher of the year), Ram Shriram (first investor in Google and Amazon), Jeremy Bailenson (founder of the Stanford VR Lab), co-founders and early members at Oculus, Duolingo, Pear Deck, Kahoot, Springboard, and more, Inspirit aims to build inspiring learning tools for all students around the globe.

What will you do? 🌟

Curriculum Development:
Collaborate with our XR development team to design and shape high school physics curriculum for XR-based learning experiences.
Identify and prioritize core physics concepts suitable for high school students that must be included in the XR science simulations.
Ensure content aligns with NGSS standards
Teaching Methodologies:
Provide innovative ideas and strategies for effectively teaching physics concepts in an XR environment, tailored to US high school students.
Suggest pedagogical approaches that maximize the potential of XR technology for high school science education.
Content Review:
Review and provide feedback on the XR content to ensure accuracy, scientific rigor, and educational effectiveness for US high school students.
Create clear and comprehensive documentation outlining curriculum guidelines, core concepts, and teaching strategies for XR-based high school physics lessons.

Key Skills for Success 🎆

Current high school physics teacher in the United States.
Strong knowledge of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
Passion for integrating innovative technology, like XR, into the high school physics curriculum.
Familiarity with XR technologies and their applications in education.
Excellent communication skills to convey complex concepts effectively.
Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and quality.
Previous experience in educational technology or XR-based curriculum development is a plus.
Ready to embark on an educational journey that transcends traditional boundaries? Join us and be a part of the future of K-12 education with extended reality! 🚀

Why We Love Working Here 🤟

We are committed to transforming education and making a difference in the lives of the teachers and students we serve
We serve the next generation of (Gen-Z) learners: this comes with exciting new opportunities to build a truly unique product, design, brand, and identity
We have a diverse and global team that works together daily to make our dreams a reality
We are a remote-first company: all you need for work is your laptop and high-speed internet!
We have a work-hard, play-hard culture: we work hard to meet our deadlines, but we also know how to celebrate after!