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Content Editor -Key Stage Two English @Twinkl
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[Hiring] Content Editor -Key Stage Two English @Twinkl

May 16, 2023 - Twinkl is hiring a remote Content Editor -Key Stage Two English. 📍Location: UK.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, with flexible working. Must be available on Tuesday afternoons.

Contract: 6 months with view to extend.

Annual Salary: £20,475 per annum

Location: Work from home (must be based in the UK) or at Sheffield HQ

Line Manager: Alice Kendall

Recruiter: Claire Bonnett

Closing Date for applications: 8am Monday 8th May

We’re looking for an experienced KS2 teacher to join our team of passionate teachers working to create Twinkl’s online English content for teachers across the UK. Our ideal candidate would be a KS2 expert with in-depth spelling and vocabulary knowledge. Additional experience in Year 2 is also desirable. The majority of your time will be spent working with other Content Writers and Editors, engaging with product priorities to facilitate the highest possible quality of teacher content for our customers. Your weekly activities could include:

  • Checking a broad range of new resources for spelling, punctuation, grammar, curriculum relevance and factual accuracy;
  • Sensitively offering feedback, advice and support to our writers where needed;
  • Running workshops with other members of your team;
  • Demonstrating excellent communication skills with the writers, designers and illustrators that you collaborate with;
  • Curating existing content on site to ensure that it is up to date and meets customers' needs.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about giving back to the education community and keen to share their English expertise with others in their team. This position can take place at Sheffield HQ or it can be a work-from-home, flexible position. Although we allow flexible working patterns to fit in around family or other commitments, our full time team members need to complete most of their work during office hours, Monday to Friday.

In this role, you will learn:

  • how to check content and provide feedback for our writers;
  • how to work in ‘agile’ teams, allowing you to solve problems and change tasks quickly to meet deadlines;
  • how to collaborate with educational professionals based across the UK through our company focus groups and customer feedback requests;
  • how to apply your teaching experience to create new products, from ideation stage to publication;
  • how to use Project Tracking software as well as other in-house systems.

You’ll be working with:

  • Becky Escreet (Product Owner)
  • Alice Kendall (Product Team Leader), who will be your Line Manager.
  • Emma Dennis (Product Team Leader)
  • Our team of qualified teachers who currently write, edit and produce content for the English team.
  • Our amazing in-house design and illustration teams, collaborating daily to produce the beautiful, polished resources that Twinkl are known for.

Please submit a cover letter to help us better understand why you are interested in this position and how your skills and experience will make you successful in this specific role.

In return for everything you can bring, we can offer you an exciting, challenging role in a fast-growing and dynamic business, with plenty of career opportunities. We are looking for someone who is open to change and is passionate about teaching and learning in English primary schools.

Twinkl are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity within all of our teams and are committed to build an inclusive workplace for all. We want to ensure that everyone has an equal chance to demonstrate their abilities to us. To let us know about any support/adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment process and information on how we will provide this, please use this form:

Please note, any individual has the option to request reasonable adjustments. However, it is not mandatory when submitting your application


To succeed in the role, you will:

  • have completed primary qualified teacher status: PGCE, B.Ed or equivalent;
  • have 2 years of full classroom teaching experience after QTS is complete;
  • be a confident practitioner in the delivery of the KS2 English curriculum with in-depth spelling and vocabulary knowledge;
  • be a fantastic communicator who thrives when working in a close-knit team;
  • have detailed and up-to-date knowledge of the National Curriculum in England;
  • be an experienced KS2 teacher. Experience of working in Year 2 is also desirable;
  • be prepared to confidently work between different IT platforms, including Google Workspace (Google Docs and Google Sheets), Microsoft Word and PowerPoint;
  • understand the teaching community in England, knowing their unique pressures and current educational trends;
  • have a drive for continuous professional development;
  • if working from home, you will need a reliable computer or laptop with a fast broadband speed - you will be responsible for maintenance/repairs etc.

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

  • Has taught English within KS2;
  • Has in-depth spelling and vocabulary knowledge;
  • Has detailed knowledge of the content of the National Curriculum in England;
  • Access to a fast and reliable internet connection of at least 6mb down and 1mb upload. We recommend you use to check.
  • You will be responsible for supplying and maintaining your own IT equipment if working remotely.
  • You would need to be available around our core hours (10am-2pm) Mon-Fri. The role also requires attendance at a team meeting on Tuesday afternoons at 2pm.


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 process
  • 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.
  • From day 1 - Westfield Health, 29 annual leave days per year plus up to four additional days that may be awarded each year by the company, flexible working policy with opportunities to work from home, Twinkl subscription, access to a financial wellbeing coach and platform
  • After probation - company sick pay and cycle to work scheme
  • Long term service reward after 2+ years of service - Life insurance, enhanced pension contribution, enhanced maternity pay, enhanced adoption pay and enhanced paternity pay.

About The Company


We're here to 'help those who teach'. It's what brings us to work every day.

So what exactly is Twinkl? Some describe us as a Digital Publisher, others, as an Education Partner (we used to be called an EdTech start-up). To be honest, we’re all these things and much more too. But the description we’re most proud of is the one our members use - “Twinkl is a life-saver”.

We're all inspired to support teachers and learners, around the world.

Twinkl began life in 2010 as a husband and wife start-up, working from a tiny back bedroom. Today, Twinkl is a truly global business, with members in nearly every country in the world. Our positive impact is driven by a community of passionate Twinklees, all inspired by the same mission - to help those who teach.


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