Careers

Learning Bird is committed to celebrating Indigenous voices in education. We do this by collaboratively creating quality, classroom-ready materials that teachers can easily and confidently integrate into their classrooms.

We also support Nations as they preserve and revitalize their languages and cultures by collaboratively creating resources that showcase their stories.

We are currently looking to add the following roles to our team:

  • Education Specialist – 1-Year Contract
  • Education Resource Creator
  • Video Editors/Media Designers

If you are interested in working with us but are not a fit for either of these roles, you are welcome to send us your CV along with a note about how you can contribute to our team.

Learning Bird supports First Nations, Métis and Inuit schools and Nations in building curricula, custom courses, and digital resources. We partner with schools and Nations to help them share their stories and teachings and integrate language and culture into all levels of learning. We collaborate to build quality, classroom-ready materials that educators can easily and confidently integrate into their classrooms. We also support language and culture preservation and revitalization through the creation of community-driven local resources. 

Learning Bird is a 100% remote company with contributors located across Canada. We strive for teamwork and are fueled by our mission to support the Indigenous schools and communities we partner with. 

We are looking for a new Education Specialist with a strong background in curriculum development to join our team. The Education Specialist is a pedagogical expert that acts as the main point of contact for our partner communities and schools, and as a resource for the Learning Bird team. We are looking for someone who can effectivity manage multiple concurrent partner projects from beginning to end while ensuring deliverables fall within scope and budget. As the main point of contact for our partners, you will also be expected to travel across Canada to implement various services and build strong relationships. 

What you will do:

Project Management 

  • Oversee the delivery of multiple concurrent projects 
  • Manage project schedules and budgets 
  • Plan, schedule, and report on activities related to the project, including status, partner satisfaction, risks, issues, changes, deliverables, etc. 
  • Take part in regular status review meetings with the delivery team
  • Schedule and lead regular meetings with partners while ensuring that partner expectations are met and exceeded
  • Document project progress towards completion and maintain relevant records for reporting requirements

Project Delivery

Curriculum development

  • Conduct research and collaborate with administrators, teachers, and community members to develop quality, locally relevant curriculum
  • Travel onsite, as needed, to meet partners and to collect any materials relevant to the project, such as long-range plans, photos, maps, translations 
  • Collaborate with peers and the copyeditor on the review of scripts and produced resources to ensure consistency in style and approach 
  • Set up and lead regular meetings with partners to achieve the objectives of the project within a given timeframe
  • Collaborate with the internal team on communicating partner needs and expectations related to the design and development of their curriculum

Resource development

  • Plan and develop engaging educational resource outlines and scripts, such as videos, audio files, presentations, and activity sheets
  • Collaborate with internal team members on communicating partner needs and expectations related to the design and development of their resources
  • Collaborate with peers and the copyeditor on the review of scripts and produced resources to ensure consistency in style and approach 
  • Travel onsite, as needed, to meet partners and to collect video clips, photos, audio clips, translations, and other materials needed to create resources
  • Gather feedback throughout the project and integrate comments into the final resources (scripts and produced resources)
  • Conduct interviews, or assist local videographers with interviewing local Elders and Knowledge Keepers. This includes following protocols and asking questions on a variety of topics, including language, history, and cultural practices.

Training and professional development 

  • Deliver in-person or virtual Learning Bird training and PD sessions to educators and community members in small or large group settings 
  • Identify training needs based on observations and feedback
  • Collaborate with internal team members to develop training and PD materials that achieve defined learning outcomes 

Education, Training, & Experience Requirements

  • Experience working with and in Indigenous communities
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Education and/ or curriculum development or equivalent training/teaching experience
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to deliver compelling presentations and training both in-person and via web conferencing tools
  • Strong networking and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to lead multiple projects in a proactive manner
  • Willingness and ability to travel to remote Indigenous communities across Canada. Travel for this position may be frequent during peak periods (up to 25% of the time).
  • Bonus points if you are familiar with basic audio/video technology and have an interest in digital photography or videography

You must have:

  • A valid driver’s license and comfort with driving in winter conditions and remote locations
  • Strong technology skills
  • A broadband Internet connection

This is a full-time (40 hours/week) remote position (EST time zone) offered under a one-year contract.

Learning Bird is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. As an organization that works with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities, we value Indigenous perspectives in the workplace and strongly encourage Indigenous candidates to apply.

Send us your CV in PDF format (no Word docs, please). Show us who you are and what you can do, and tell us how you think we can work together.

Work Remotely

  • Yes

Benefits

  • Extended health care
  • Flexible hours and locations
  • Work from home
  • Computer equipment and accessories (or stipend) provided
  • Annual week of rest, in addition to your vacation time
  • Sick days
  • Employee referral program 

Learning Bird supports First Nations, Métis and Inuit schools and Nations in building curricula, custom courses, and digital resources. We partner with schools and Nations to help them share their stories and teachings and integrate language and culture into all levels of learning. We collaborate to build quality, classroom-ready materials that educators can easily and confidently integrate into their classrooms. We also support language and culture preservation and revitalization through the creation of community-driven local resources. 

Learning Bird is a 100% remote company with contributors located across Canada. We strive for teamwork and are fueled by our mission to support the Indigenous schools and communities we partner with. 

We are looking to add a new member to our team of Education Resource Creators and Instructional Designers. In this role, you will be creating engaging resources – a mix of videos, handouts, and slides – for our online platform. We’re looking for educators who are passionate about decolonizing education and who love to bring topics to life by telling compelling digital stories.

What you will do:
You will use your teaching experience and subject matter expertise to research topics, develop content outlines, and write age-appropriate scripts that include visual cues for our media design team. You will be open to script feedback and edits, and develop innovative ways to engage learners in an online learning setting.

Must haves

  • A Bachelor of Education
  • 2+ years of teaching or facilitating experience
  • Subject matter expertise and experience teaching one or more of the following areas: English language arts, math, science, social studies and/or cultural studies for Grades K-12
  • Experience working in a First Nations community or with Indigenous groups
  • Understanding of Indigenous ways of teaching and learning
  • Experience designing online lessons and/or developing curriculum
  • Excellent English writing, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Ability to think quickly and creatively, with strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, autonomously and without supervision
  • Ability to create large volumes of content, while maintaining quality
  • Strong technology skills. Comfortable using office software for document creation, spreadsheets, project management, and video conferencing. 

Nice to haves

  • Understanding of or ability to speak an Indigenous language (Ojibwe, Cree, Mohawk, Mi’kmaq, etc…)
  • Higher degree (Masters or PhD) in education or a relevant field

This is a full-time (40 hours/week) remote position (EST time zone). A computer or computer stipend will be provided along with other benefits. Part-time applicants may be considered (3 days/week). 

Learning Bird is an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. As an organization that works with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities, we value Indigenous perspectives in the workplace and strongly encourage Indigenous candidates to apply.

Think you’re who we’re looking for?

Send us your CV in PDF format (no Word docs please), and any samples you have of content that you’ve created. Show us who you are and what you can do, and tell us how you think we can work together.

Learning Bird supports First Nations, Métis and Inuit schools and Nations in building curricula, custom courses, and digital resources. We partner with schools and Nations to help them share their stories and teachings and integrate language and culture into all levels of learning. We collaborate to build quality, classroom-ready materials that educators can easily and confidently integrate into their classrooms. We also support language and culture preservation and revitalization through the creation of community-driven local resources. 

Learning Bird is a 100% remote company with contributors located across Canada. We strive for teamwork and are fueled by our mission to support the Indigenous schools and communities we partner with. 

We are looking to add a new member to our Media Designer team. We are looking for an experienced video editor or media designer with an interest in First Nations education. 

Responsibilities 

You will be using your video editing background to turn scripts into engaging digital resources (videos, audio clips, presentations, handouts). You’ll take concepts from the idea stage, through production and delivery, collaborating with the team along the way.

What you will be doing:

  • Sorting and organizing recorded video footage and b-roll to create a cohesive story
  • Editing footage into timelines and making tasteful use of editing and transitions to prepare footage
  • Reviewing scripts and combining visual footage with audio sound effects, dialogue, ambient sound, and/or music
  • Looking online for additional media (stock footage, appropriate icons, relevant images) to use along with provided materials, while being mindful of copyright and licenses
  • Creating rough and final cuts
  • Discussing project timelines and goals with the team
  • Continuously discovering and implementing new editing technologies and industry best practices to maximize efficiency

Must haves:

  • A degree in film studies, cinematography, or a related field
  • Great storytelling skills with the ability to communicate well visually
  • A strong education background and/or video editing skills with the ability to develop compelling and effective educational content for diverse learning needs
  • Strong communication skills
  • Solid experience with digital technology and editing software packages (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, iZotope)
  • An ability to create large volumes of content, while maintaining quality
  • Respect for deadlines
  • Solid attention to detail
  • Excellent English proofreading and editing skills
  • Comfort recording voiceovers and audio clips

This is a full-time (40 hours/week) remote position. A computer or computer stipend will be provided along with other benefits. Part-time applicants may be considered (3 days/week).

Learning Bird is an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. As an organization that works with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities, we value Indigenous perspectives in the workplace and strongly encourage Indigenous candidates to apply.

Think you’re who we’re looking for?

Send us your CV (PDF format), reel, or any samples you have of content that you’ve created, to career@learningbird.com. Show us who you are and what you can do, and tell us how you think we can work together.

Want to learn more about how we can work together?