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Instructional Developer - Engineering

Project Lead The Way (PLTW)
Indianapolis, IN 46204
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The Instructional Developer - Engineering creates new courses, revises existing courses, and develops corresponding professional development for teachers. This role independently develops unit or course materials including teacher support and training following the instructional, visual, and technical design strategies outlined by the instructional team. The Instructional Developer is also responsible for the continuous improvement of existing instructional content including revising existing lessons, aligning curriculum to standards, developing, and reviewing both formative and summative assessments, and creating, modifying, and evaluating teacher training experiences.


  • Partner with Production team members in the development of high-quality, engaging instruction including both student and teacher facing resources such as course instruction, professional development, and course-embedded assessment.
  • Collaborate cross functionally to meet project deliverables including evaluation, training, communication, delivery, supply chain, and change management.
  • Provide relevant expertise in instructional development including technical knowledge of related equipment, supplies, software, and hardware.
  • Collaborate with Assessment team members to implement assessment resources.
  • Drive consistency of instructional development and partner with other Instructional team members to maintain high-quality instruction across grade bands and pathways.
  • Identify and recommend potential opportunities for PLTW to incorporate innovative methods and emerging trends within profession and related field.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts PLTW's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


  • A bachelor's degree in education, science, engineering, computer science, or related field is required.
  • Secondary teaching experience in related STEM discipline preferred.
  • Industry certification in relevant knowledge/technology tools used in Engineering or Computer Science.
  • PLTW course certification in high school engineering or high school computer science.
  • Knowledge of Python programming language is a plus.


  • A customer-centric approach to all internal and external interactions.
  • Seeks and embraces diversity of thought, culture, and experience.
  • Experience in designing and developing instructor led and/or web-based units/courses.
  • Robust written and verbal communication skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and be detail oriented.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to take initiative and work proactively.
  • Knowledge of grades 912 STEM & Engineering education including knowledge of national education standards.
  • Creative and critical thinking skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Ability to present complex information in a clear, concise manner.


  • Regularly communicates and collaborates with colleagues and leadership.
  • Regularly uses computer and other electronic equipment.
  • Occasionally moves objects weighing 10 - 15 lbs.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Sits/Stands 100% of the workday.
  • Bends/stoops/kneels occasionally.
  • Legally eligible to work in the U.S.



Posted: 2023-02-20 Expires: 2023-03-23

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Indianapolis, IN 46204

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