Careers

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

We also help Nations preserve and revitalize language and culture by collaboratively creating community language resources, and documenting stories.

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

  • Education Content 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.

Are you an experienced educator or instructional designer 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 media design 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 in a First Nations community or with another Indigenous organization
  • 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, etc…)
  • Higher degree (masters or PhD) in education or relevant field

This is remote contracted work that is seasonal or part-time (up to 30 hours per week during peak times) based on our needs and according to your availability. Paid training takes place remotely via videoconference.

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 Daniel Corber. Show us who you are and what you can do, and tell us how you think we can work together.

Are you an experienced video editor or media designer with an interest in First Nations education? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you. 

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 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 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 remote contracted work that is seasonal or part-time (up to 30 hours per week during peak times) based on our needs and according to your availability. Paid training takes place remotely via videoconference.

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 Angeal Diaz. 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?