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Education Student Internship

Job Title: Education Intern
Term: October 2020 – March 2021 (student placement)
Location: Lindsay, ON or Remote (flexible)
Reports to: Director of Education
Department:
Education
Closing Date: September 30, 2020


Pinnguaq Association

Pinnguaq Association, a not-for-profit organization, develops and leads STEAM camps, workshops and learning resources. At its core, Pinnguaq embraces diversity and creates opportunities in order to empower all people through the use of digital technology tools.

Pinnguaq seeks an education intern to develop and edit coding and digital skills lesson plans. We’re looking for someone who has a passion for developing STEAM-based lesson plans and educational resources for youth. Please visit Pinnguaq’ learning space for a specific example 

Note: This is an unpaid internship available to teacher candidates looking for placements for course credit. It is our hope that this could lead to future employment opportunities.


Job Responsibilities

  • Write lesson plans for basic introductions to coding and other digital skills for students K – 12 students
  • Edit existing lesson plans
  • Write a blog related to STEM education for Pinnguaq’s website
  • Produce STEAM-related YouTube video tutorial (or willing to learn)
  • Engage in cross-departmental initiatives when needed: support and/or deliver remote STEAM education tutorials, support in online program administrative tasks, contribute to  best practice delivery methods

Experience and Education

A combination of experience in Education and Technology would be ideal in this position.

  • Completed or currently enrolled in Bachelor of Education or equivalent from an accredited university or college.
  • Experience writing lesson plans  
  • Interest in the latest education trends

Working Knowledge Of…

  • Google Suites (or willing to learn)
  • Interest in learning software such as (but not limited to) Minecraft,  GraphicsGale, Scratch, Twine, Introduction Python
  • Interest in developing STEAM educational content for children and youth K -12 
  • Understanding of teaching basic coding concepts K -12 (such as Scratch)

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.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@pinnguaq.com
Must be able to provide a Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening.