Education Curriculum Developer

Education Curriculum Developer

Job Title: Education Curriculum Developer
Division: Education
Reports to: Curriculum Lead
Location: Flexible. Hybrid/Remote Available. Preference provided to those in the Kawartha Lakes area or within Nunavut.
Starting salary:  $57,000 starting salary full time (willing to consider flexible part-time option for educators currently employed by a school board). Higher in Nunavut with the possibility of a housing and language bonus.
Closing Date: Open until filled.


Be part of the innovative future of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) learning and education by joining our team. Working alongside rural, remote, Indigenous communities, Pinnguaq supports the development of STEAM skills through innovative STEAM programming and educational resources. Examples of our work can be found on our website.


What does success look like in this role?

  • We develop identifiably community-centred curriculum and learning resources that connects our learners with technology and technology with our learners.
  • Designing and deploying interactive experiences, online learning modules, and maker kits to teach STEAM fundamentals to all ages.
  • Support the development of our nationally-recognized content like Root & STEM magazine, creating a space to explore diverse voices and stories in STEAM.
  • Develop curriculum and resources that support makerspaces providing hands-on curriculum support for tools, equipment, and training for inquisitive minds and makers.
  • Active and conscious advocacy on a  knowledge transfer paradigm of that the strongest solutions are already in the communities we serve.
  • The use of an aligned pedagogy for Pinnguaq produced content that is used across the organization in all divisions.

Pinnguaq Association is seeking a self-starting Education Curriculum Developer who knows how to actively engage both K-12 and adult learners through educational resource development. As a member of our education and creative production team, you’ll help to co-design STEAM-focused educator resources that support both in-person and remote workshops.  Curriculum developers are an integral part of our resource development, functioning as experts in their respective content areas. Successful candidates will be highly motivated and engaging educators, who are looking to use their educational backgrounds to connect with K-12 audiences and adult learners in innovative and creative ways.


Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and write rich student-centered curriculum and learning resources around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.
  • Work in partnership with teachers and staff, modeling consistent effective teaching with technology, engagement, lesson plan design, use of technology, STEAM and online tools. 
  • Working collaboratively as part of cross-departmental teams on a variety of education related projects.
  • Other resource development, coordination and content creation tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Monitoring trends, best practice and new ideas in STEAM learning and brining these into the development of resources.

Attributes and Qualifications

Equal consideration will be given to the non-academic skills and experiences of candidates

  • Diploma or degree in STEAM related field or K-12 Education (or equivalent qualification).
  • Deep knowledge of curriculum standards, effective instructional strategies, and assessment driven instruction.   
  • Experience (or familiarity with) tools such as, but not limited to: 3D printing, autocad, Arduino, Makey-Makey, Codecademy, Tynker, BeeBot. 
  • Interest in developing both K- 12 and  adult education curriculum content.
  • Exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills.

Working Knowledge of

  • Strong Google Apps for Education skills (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Sites, etc). or willing to learn.
  • eLearning software such as Adobe Articulate; not required but considered an asset.
  • Understanding of adult and youth learning pedagogies.
  • Instructional design experience.

Pinnguaq Association is strongly committed to fostering diversity within the communities we serve. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, women, visible minorities, persons’ with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Pinnguaq Association is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. Please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process. 

APPLY TO:  jobs@pinnguaq.com