Careers

Learning Bird is committed to decolonizing education in Canada and providing voice for Indigenous peoples in education. We do this by providing quality, classroom-ready materials that teachers can easily and confidently integrate into their classrooms.

Our team is vibrant, dedicated, and focused on making real change. Are you interested in being part of this change? We are looking to hire for the following positions:

  • Partner Development Representative
  • Video Editor/Producer
  • Education Content Creator/Collector
  • Education Content Creator

Interested in working with us but not a fit for our current roles? Send us your CV along with a note about how you can contribute to our goals.

The Partner Development Representative plays an important role in helping us forge relationships with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit organizations to recruit new schools and communities for our programs. We offer our partners custom content creation, teacher training and PD, platform licenses, and course development.

What you will do:

  • Research potential partners and doing cold outreach (phone/email)
  • Understand partner needs and craft solutions to address them
  • Write grant applications to help secure project funding for our partners
  • Write proposals and other custom documents that support the decision cycle
  • Represent Learning Bird at events, conferences, and other meetings

Must Haves:

  • Previous solutions development success with two references that we can call
  • Strong research, qualification, and problem solving skills
  • A natural ability to forge relationships by phone and email
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • A willingness to travel occasionally to events, trade shows, and meetings

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience working in and with First Nations communities
  • Understanding of or ability to speak an Indigenous language (Ojibwe, Cree, Mohawk, Mi’kmaq)

How We Will Support You:

  • Get you up to speed quickly with our industry and products
  • Provide you with the guidance needed to be successful in the role
  • Give you up-to 3 months to show us that you can do the job

Think you’re who we’re looking for?

Send us your CV, as well as two references we can contact explaining why you are perfect for this role to career@learningbird.com, attention: Louis Beauregard.

Please note: Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

We are looking for an experienced video editor/production expert who has a knack for storytelling and visual communication.

You will be using your video production 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 make tasteful use of editing and transitions to prepare footage
  • Reviewing scripts and combine 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’s 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 production 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 part-time contract position that is based out of our Montreal office. The hours for this position vary per week, depending on production volume, and can go up to a maximum of 35 hours during peak period.

To apply, send your CV and links to samples of your work (or your portfolio) to career@learningbird.com, Attn: Joelle Chemali. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Are you an outgoing and experienced educator with an interest in First Nations, Métis, and Inuit education? Do you have a knack for videography, digital storytelling, and an insatiable curiosity to meet and get to know people? Do you want a bit of adventure in your life?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you. We are looking to add to our content team. You will work with First Nations communities to help create digital lessons for our online platform.

What you will be doing:

You will be traveling to our partner communities to collect materials, film local events, and interview Elders and community members. Once back in the office, you will use those materials to create engaging digital lessons for our online platform. You will be working in close collaboration with our video production team and other content creators.  

In addition to being in-community, you will also 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 production team. You will be open to script feedback and edits and will develop innovative ways to engage students 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 6-12 in Canada
  • Experience working in a First Nations community or with Indigenous groups in Canada
  • 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
  • An eye for design
  • Personal or professional experience with digital photography, podcasting, or videography
  • Very comfortable with technology and using hardware (DSLR cameras, audio recorders, peripherals), file management, etc.

Nice to haves:

  • Understanding of or ability to speak an Indigenous language (Ojibwe, Cree, Mohawk, Dene, Mi’kmaq, or others)
  • Graduate degree (Masters or PhD) in education or relevant field

Special requirement:

  • Valid Canadian driver’s license and comfort with driving in winter conditions and remote locations.

This is contracted work that is seasonal or part-time (up to 30 hours per week during peak times) based on our needs. Paid training can take place at our office in Montreal or remotely, and ongoing work can be a mix of in-office and remote.

Think you’re who we’re looking for? 

Send us your CV, and any samples you have of content that you’ve created, to career@learningbird.com with attention to Joelle Chemali. Show us who you are and what you can do, and tell us how you think we can work together.

Please note: Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Are you an experienced educator with an interest in First Nations education? Do you have a knack for storytelling and an understanding of how to design digital lessons? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

We are looking to add new members to our team of Education Content Creators. In this role, you will be creating engaging lessons – 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 through 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 production team. You will be open to script feedback and edits, and develop innovative ways to engage students 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 6-12
  • Experience working on a First Nations reserve 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

Nice to Haves:

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

This is contracted work that is seasonal or part-time (up to 30 hours per week during peak times) based on our needs. Paid training can take place at our office in Montreal or remotely, and ongoing work can be a mix of in-office and remote.

Think you’re who we’re looking for?

Send us your CV, and any samples you have of content that you’ve created, to career@learningbird.com with attention to Joelle Chemali. Show us who you are and what you can do, and tell us how you think we can work together.

Please note: Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Are you an experienced educator with an interest in First Nations education? Do you have a knack for storytelling and an understanding of how to design digital lessons? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

We are looking to add new members to our team of Education Content Creators. In this role, you will be creating engaging lessons – 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 through 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 production team. You will be open to script feedback and edits, and develop innovative ways to engage students 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 6-12
  • Experience working on a First Nations reserve 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

Nice to Haves:

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

This is contracted work that is seasonal or part-time (up to 30 hours per week during peak times) based on our needs. Paid training can take place at our office in Montreal or remotely, and ongoing work can be a mix of in-office and remote.

Think you’re who we’re looking for?

Send us your CV, and any samples you have of content that you’ve created, to career@learningbird.com with attention to Joelle Chemali. Show us who you are and what you can do, and tell us how you think we can work together.

Please note: Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Want to learn more about how we can work together?