Academic Approach, a tutoring, school improvement, and curriculum design company, is seeking to hire curriculum writers to write original, high-quality, high-school-level English, Math, Reading, and Science problems and passages aligned to ACT College Readiness standards. Academic Approach will provide standards-based assignments to writers, who will be responsible for writing and editing their work. Writers will also be responsible for working with our leadership team to revise and improve content and alignment.

For examples of ACT passages, see examples from the ACT website here. Click link and see p.13-55 for an example of each section.


Curriculum Developers must have a strong command of content knowledge, excellent writing skills, and a close eye for details. Strong communication skills and ability to learn from feedback are also required. Knowledge of the ACT test is a plus but not necessary; Academic Approach will work with new writers to develop an understanding of the College Readiness Standards and appropriate style. Graphic design capabilities are also a plus.

Pay starts at $20 per hour. Occasional meetings with content team and Director will be required at Academic Approach office at 342 W. Armitage in Chicago. The majority of work can be completed from home. Hours are flexible; minimum 20 hours per week required.

All work products will be property of Academic Approach, L.L.C.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter detailing relevant experience and ideal hours to Amanda Aisen, Director of Curriculum and Development.

For more information about Academic Approach, please visit our website.