ELA/Reading Content Developer/Item Writer

Northeast Editing, Inc., a leading provider of content for testing companies and educational publishers, has an opening for an additional full-time ELA/reading content developer. Telecommuting is available for the right individual.


  • Write and edit multiple-choice, constructed-response, and technology-enhanced items that are grade-specific and closely adhere to standards;
  • Write and edit commissioned reading passages;
  • Select reading passages requiring permissions;
  • Locate and select reading passages in the public domain;
  • Hire and oversee freelance ELA reading item writers;
  • Enter and appropriately code items in client content management systems;
  • Write and edit lesson plans and other instructional materials for students in K-8 and beyond.


  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in English or related field;
  • At least five years’ experience writing and editing passages and test items;
  • Proficiency with Lexile and other reading-level-testing programs;
  • Familiarity with the Common Core (both SBAC and PARCC);
  • Outstanding computer skills and willingness to learn new technologies;
  • Ability to accept and incorporate feedback from clients and senior staff;
  • Ability to adhere to tight deadlines;
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and work as part of a team.

Established in 1992, Northeast Editing, Inc. develops digital and print content for large national and international publishers and testing companies. We maintain long-term relationships with our clients, who rely on us to produce high-quality work and appreciate our flexibility and “can-do” attitude. We offer our employees competitive salaries, great benefits, paid time off, and flexible working arrangements.

Send resume and cover letter to careers@ne-edit.com. No phone calls please.

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