Canada Learning Code seeks to grow our Program Design Team
Canada Learning Code is a national not-for-profit organization championing digital literacy education, working nation-wide and across all sectors to equip Canadians with technical skills. To date, the organization has taught over 80,000 learners through their programs, which are offered in over 30 cities across the country. Founded as Ladies Learning Code in 2011, the organization has evolved to run programming for adults, youth and educators through programs Ladies, Girls, Kids, Teens and Teachers Learning Code. Canada Learning Code’s goal is to create 10 million technology learning experiences for Canadians over the next ten years. Technical skills are a tool of empowerment, and it is the organization’s mission to ensure that all Canadians - particularly those who are currently underrepresented in the tech sector - have access to learn these critical skills and be active participants in the digital age.
Canada Learning Code is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity and inclusion within all our teams (employees and volunteers alike). We are committed to continuing to diversify our Teams across Canada. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented and minority groups.
We are looking for a energetic planner to join our team as an Educator Events Lead
About the Role
Our Educator Event Lead will work with our Educator Programs Manager to develop a strong national brand identity for our Teachers Learning Code programs and ensure our delivery teams across Canada feel supported to deliver our programs. By taking the lead on running more than 10 Teacher Conferences coast to coast, presenting and supporting teachers across the country to use our programs in this classroom, our Educator Events Leads will have a valuable impact on the Canada Learning Code mission.
Key Responsibilities Support the planning and coordination of Canada Learning Code’s educator events in 2018 (Canada Learning Code week and Teacher Conferences (which will require travel)
Ultimately, this role will be shaped by the person who fills it -- you will help determine what strategies and efforts are required to get the job done. The position will require you to be self-directed, creative, innovative and flexible. We are looking for someone who has displayed strong leadership throughout their career to date, and who has brought an entrepreneurial flair to every endeavour that they have undertaken
Not technical? No problem. The first little while in this role will be a technical “crash course”, getting you trained on basic coding, on computational thinking principles, and on tools like Scratch.
Work Hours and Environment This is a full-time position. Core working hours are 10AM - 4PM Monday to Friday, with flexibility to work outside these hours as you prefer or is needed. This role will work primarily from our HQ office space but our organization has a flexible workplace policy. Our working environment is an alternative, open concept workspace. Some evening and weekend work will be required. Some travel may be required.
This role reports to our Director of Program Design
Contract Length This is 6 month contract position (March 1st, 2017 - September 1st, 2017).
Salary Range The salary range for this position is $40,000-$50,000 annually.
Why Join Our Team? We’re doing something big and we have huge goals. Canada Learning Code is a place where you will be surrounded and supported by some amazing people who are light on ego, high on curiosity, and flat out want make a difference. We are always looking for talented individuals who bring strong skill sets that complement and add to our existing teams along with innovative thinking, team attitude and an ability to show results.
All positions at our organization include the following perks & benefits:
To apply, please complete this application form. If you have any questions, please get in touch with our Chief Growth Officer, Laura Plant Hasanbegovic (laura.plant[at]canadalearningcode[dot]ca.