Join Our Team!

Please see below for more information about our available independent contractor positions.

The Literacy Architects, LLC partners with schools districts, state agencies, and nonprofit organizations who want to move beyond traditional balanced literacy instruction and infuse more research-based practices into their literacy block. Our team is energized about changing instructional practices and has the knowledge and interpersonal skills to help our partners succeed.  

What We Offer

  • Opportunities to boost your career trajectory

Our part-time, independent contractor opportunities are a good fit for educators and consultants who have between 10 to 24 hours per month to dedicate to designing and presenting resources related to the science of reading. Our projects will allow you to grow your presentation, instructional design, and writing skills while diving deep into the research on how to teach reading and writing.

  • Flexible work environment

Our contractors and partners are based throughout the U.S.A. We communicate virtually, mainly through email and video calls, allowing our team the flexibility to set their own schedules and work arrangements. 

  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion

We strive to build a community where everyone feels empowered to speak their truth and share their authentic selves. We celebrate and honor the individual differences, life experiences, culture, self-expression, and talent of our clients and partners. 

Current Openings

Please click on your interest area below.

Virtual Professional Learning Designers

We are looking for a short-term consultant(s) to design self-paced learning experiences for educators to learn about the science of teaching reading (specifically, morphology, fluency, and designing read alouds with complex texts). This will involve:

  • Outlining a course syllabus based on research
  • Designing slides
  • Filming short instructional videos
  • Uploading the final course content onto our platform

To read more about this consultant opportunity, please click here.

You may submit an interest form by clicking here.

Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) Consultants for SY 2021-2022

We are looking to create a pool of consultants to develop and facilitate professional development to support CKLA implementation for teachers in grades K-8. The ideal candidate is a teacher who has been implementing CKLA for 2+ years, is knowledgeable about evidence-based reading and writing instruction, and is able to to dedicate 5-15 hours per week to this role. This is a grant-funded independent contractor position for the 2021-2022 school year. For more information, please click here.

You may submit an interest form by clicking here.

Content Writer

We are looking for a writer who is interested in authoring blog posts and articles for our website. Each post will be between 500-1000 words and we expect that each will take between two to four hours to research and write. The posts will be emailed to our newsletter list-serve, posted on our website, and promoted on social media. Our audience is teachers, principals, and district leaders. You can see examples of our posts in the Resources section of our site.

If you’re a good fit, expect to produce about one new blog post per week. We can brainstorm topics/angles together and you’re more than welcome to pitch unique ideas. Each article must be your original content and cannot have been published anywhere else.

The best candidate for this position is someone who is up-to-date on current reading research, has read many of the recent popular articles and books on the science of reading (e.g., “At a Loss for Words,” The Knowledge Gap) and is able to translate reading research into practical applications for teachers and school leaders.

This is a remote, independent contractor position.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Brainstorm and pitch ideas for blog posts that are unique, specific, and current
  • Share outlines for approval before writing
  • Submit articles on time (we’ll discuss deadlines)
  • Format articles properly with links and images

Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience writing for blogs, online publications or news outlets is preferred
  • Ability to meet and communicate about deadlines
  • Knowledge of the research on how to teach reading is required
  • Advanced coursework in reading is preferred

Compensation: $75-$100 per post

To submit an initial application, please click here

Business Development Representative for Louisiana, Texas, and Washington, D.C.

We are looking for an Outreach Specialist (Business Development Representative) to brainstorm ideas for new partnerships using search engine research, social media, networking, and cold emails, and build relationships with potential clients. To read more about this consultant opportunity, please click here.

You may submit an interest form by clicking here.