Twinkl Educational Publishing Ireland Full-time 2024-03-22

Ireland Secondary Content Editor

Location:  Work from home, based in Ireland  

Pay Rate: €13.50 per hour

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (must be available during core hours Monday – Friday 10am – 2pm).
Contract: Initial 6-month contract, with view to extend after review. Self-employed contractor.

Line Manager: Holly Doran

Recruiter: Chelsea Sharman

Closing Date: 7th April 2024

You’ll be helping to build a new team of passionate professionals working flexibly to write content for Twinkl’s emerging Irish Secondary market. This team will create a wide range of resources for use in secondary schools in Ireland that will include PowerPoints, display materials, activity sheets, assessments and more. For this role, the majority of your time will be spent editing Junior Cycle content for secondary schools in Ireland.

How you will spend your week:

  • meeting with other Twinkl editors, the Secondary Segment Manager and other team members to discuss new ideas;
  • editing content for the Irish market;
  • developing new project ideas with the Secondary Team.

Ireland Secondary is a rapidly growing market for Twinkl. You will have the creative freedom to shape the content we offer to our customers. Our ideal candidate will go further than editing content, by suggesting new product ideas, identifying needs in the secondary teaching community, sharing their experiences and expertise with others. It is an exciting time for this market. The successful candidate will be vital in ensuring that these ambitious plans for Ireland Secondary become a reality. This is a work from home, flexible position, and hours outside of our core hours (Monday – Friday 10am-2pm) can be agreed between you and your line manager to fit around your current commitments.

Requirements

To succeed in the role, you will:

  • be a fantastic communicator who thrives when working in a close-knit team;
  • be focused on collaboration, using feedback to make our resources the best they can be;
  • have a detailed knowledge or be willing to learn the ins and outs of the Junior Cycle and Leaving Certificate Curriculums;
  • be creative and think outside the box;
  • have good time management and be able to work quickly and effectively. 
  • have an excellent understanding of the needs of teachers in Irish secondary schools and support staff delivering learning within the classroom or at home.

In this role, you will learn:

  • how to edit new teacher content for our Irish team, from ideation stage to publication on the site;
  • remote collaboration, working closely with team members across this market;
  • how to develop greater commercial awareness so we can understand the needs of those we want to help.

We’re interested in anyone who meets one, or a combination of the following: 

  • Holds a Level 8 Bachelor of Education degree or a Level 9 Professional Masters in Education.
  • Is qualified to teach Junior Cycle and Leaving Certificate in the Republic of Ireland.
  • Has a minimum of 2 years editing experience.
  • Access to a fast and reliable internet connection.
  • Personal: Do you run marathons? Are you a great baker? Or something else? Great! Please include this in your covering letter so we can find out more about you.

If you require a reasonable adjustment to the application/selection process to enable you to demonstrate your ability to perform the job requirements please include this at the foot of your covering letter. This will help us to understand any modifications we may need to make to support you throughout our selection process.

In return for everything you can bring, we can offer you an exciting role in a fast-growing and dynamic business, with plenty of career opportunities. 

Benefits

Here’s a couple of the things that make Twinkl a great place to be:

  • A friendly, welcoming and supportive culture. We believe work should be fun and always put people before the process. 
  • Flexible working with opportunities to work from home. 
  • Diversity, inclusion and belonging – our Employee Network Program includes working groups for LGBTQ+, People of Colour, Disabilities (visible and invisible), Women in Tech and Working Parents. 
  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD) – Our ever-evolving program includes: Monthly progression reviews, Twinkl’s Management Scheme, commercial awareness training, leadership coaching quads, career chats and mentoring. 
  • Collaboration across continents! You’ll plug into a global team working to help improve the lives of educators around the world.