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:
- Education Account Lead
- 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.
We are looking to add a new Education Account Lead to our team. Are you someone who enjoys traveling, teaching, and working with an awesome team? Our Education Account Leads are pedagogical experts who are responsible for ensuring that our projects and solutions reflect the needs of our clients. They travel into Indigenous communities from coast-to-coast and work with teachers and administrators in schools. This can involve presenting product training workshops, conducting professional development sessions, talking to local community members and participating in school and community events.
Learning Bird integrates culturally relevant resources for teachers of grades 6-12 in First Nations schools and communities across Canada. We also work with public schools to integrate digital resources and showcase Indigenous history, language, and culture for all students.
What you will be doing:
- Building strong long-term relationships with customers and communities based on trust and respect
- Ensuring that all project activities are delivered to the satisfaction of the client, on time and within budget
- Documenting account progress towards project completion and maintaining relevant records for reporting
- Sharing customer feedback with the sales and development teams to inform our product and service offerings
Delivery of professional services:
- Developing and delivering technical and pedagogical training
- Participating in conferences and delivering workshops and webinars
- Providing one-on-one and small-group coaching to teachers
- Staying informed of best practices for the integration of technology in the classroom
- Providing technical and pedagogical support to clients on an ongoing basis
- Contributing to the creation of sales, marketing, and communication collateral as needed
- Participating in the collection of research data for our projects
- Contributing to project reports
What we’re looking for
- Experience working with and in Indigenous communities. It’s a bonus if you understand or can speak an Indigenous language.
- A Bachelor degree in Education or equivalent training/teaching experience.
- Willingness and ability to travel frequently to Indigenous communities across Canada. Travel for this position is frequent during peak periods.
- Strong communication skills, including the ability to deliver compelling presentations and training
- Active listening and problem-solving skills to fulfill client needs
- Knowledge of the Google Suite and of the Office 365 Environment
- Bonus points if you are bilingual (English/French)
- Extra bonus points if you are familiar with basic audio/video technology and an interest in digital photography or videography.
- Valid Canadian driver’s license and comfort with driving in winter conditions and remote locations.
- Willingness to travel at least 50% of the time.
This position is a full-time, 10-month contract and is based in our offices in Montreal, QC.
Does this opportunity interest you? Send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us why you think this job is for you. We look forward to hearing from you!
Are you an experienced educator who loves technology? Do you have a knack for storytelling and visual communication? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.
We are looking for a number of Education Content Creators to help us build engaging lessons for our award-winning platform. We’re looking for educators who love to engage students with compelling stories, and bring topics to life through audio and video. Educators with strong math and English language arts (ELA) backgrounds, and those with knowledge of Canadian Indigenous community practices and learning approaches are of particular interest.
We are looking for several people to work with a collaborative team and to be part of a great product. This is contracted work that is seasonal or part-time (can vary from a few hours a week to full-time hours) based on our needs as demand grows. Training takes place at our offices in Montreal, but ongoing work can be a mix of in-office and remote.
What you will do:
- Use your educational background to develop content strategies, write compelling scripts, and turn those scripts into engaging learning objects. You’ll take your concept from the idea stage, through production and delivery, collaborating with the team and our school and community partners along the way.
What you need to do this job:
- Great storytelling skills with the ability to communicate well visually
- A strong education background with the ability to develop compelling and effective educational content
- Strong team and client communication skills
- Subject area knowledge of Math and/or ELA for grades 6-12.
- An ability to create large volumes of content, while maintaining quality
- Excellent English writing, proofreading, and editing skills
- Comfort with audio and video production tools
- Comfort doing voiceovers and appearing on-camera in content
Bonus points if you:
- Have Indigenous language skills – Ojibwe, Dene, Mohawk, Mi’kmaq
- Have knowledge of Indigenous communities, practices and learning approaches
- Are bilingual (English/French)
Think you’re who we’re looking for?
Send us your CV, and any samples you have of content that you’ve created, to email@example.com. Show us who you are and what you can do, and tell us how you think we can work together.