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Pearson Developmental Editor (Math) in North York, Ontario

Developmental Editor (Math)


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into dynamic lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

The K-12 Math team is currently recruiting for an experienced Math Developmental Editor for a contract role. We're looking for someone with a passion for learning and mathematics and with the vision to bring innovative ideas to life. The Math Developmental Editor is responsible for developing new K-12 Math resources for school division. The Math Developmental Editor is accountable for the overall quality and accuracy of content and must ensure that the content reflects the instructional design and product profile. The Math Developmental Editor will work with other editorial staff, project management, design, digital strategy, and media to ensure all aspects of the product meet market needs.


  • Prepare, re-write, and edit manuscripts to ensure accuracy and appropriateness for the market and its curriculum requirements

  • Provide guidelines to authors and other editors for preparing and submitting manuscripts

  • Consult with managing editor, other development editors, authors and reviewers to ensure quality, consistency, and integrity throughout the editorial workflow

  • Maintain a solid understanding of and expertise in current and future print and digital tools and solutions used in the school market

  • Create models/prototypes for new products (print or digital), as articulated by the managing editor and publisher, in collaboration with authors, consultants, and internal publishing team

  • Participate in research initiatives leading to print/digital Math learning solutions

  • Ensure delivery of quality print and digital products on time and on budget


  • Completion of a university degree

  • 5 (or more) years of developmental editing experience in educational publishing

  • Teaching experience is an asset

  • Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills

  • Proficiency/ability to become proficient in content/learning management systems

  • Exceptional organizational skills, detail-oriented and strong ability to multi-task

  • Adaptable problem-solver and team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent analytical and project management skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Time management skills, ability to prioritize and balance the needs of the projects to meet deadlines

Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Primary Location: CA-ON-North York

Work Locations: CA-Don Mills-26 Prince Andrew 26 Prince Andrew Place Don Mills North York M3C 2H4

Job: Publishing

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 6, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1801407

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.