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Director, Professional Learning

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Summary Information:
Employer: Let's Talk Science
Position Type: Administrative/Support
Categories: Director of Education
Director of Instruction
Director
School / Org: Let's Talk Science
Location: Calgary/London/St. John's,
FTE: 1.0
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: ECN:
Posting Date: Monday, 28 May 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 27 June 2018

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Details:
Are you looking for a new challenge with a positive impact on K-12 learning across Canada?

Do you inspire educators to bring inquiry-based learning to life for students?

Do you love EdTech?

Are you a forward thinking, outcomes-oriented leader?


If so, we invite you to submit your application to join Let’s Talk Science, Canada’s leading national, charitable organization that supports youth development through STEM engagement and join our team.

Director, Professional Learning

The Director, Professional Learning is the pedagogical lead for Let’s Talk Science programs. This includes oversight for the organization’s Professional Learning strategy and for the execution of face-to-face and online programs that support the strategy. It also includes monitoring trends in policy, pedagogy and professional learning for educators in order to advise senior leadership and program staff on their relevance to Let’s Talk Science programs.

Qualifications
• B.Ed. required, an M.Ed. (or equivalent) an asset
• Post-secondary education in a science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) discipline
• At least 10 years of classroom teaching experience with experience developing and delivering innovative content to students and fellow educators
• Track record with professional development programs for educators in multiple Canadian jurisdictions, both face-to-face and online
• Familiarity with various platforms and methods of fostering professional learning networks for educators
• Experience leading and managing a team through growth and change
• Knowledge of the Canadian formal education system
• Deep understanding of youth and adult learning
• Deep immersion in the use of technology to change teaching practice. Understanding of importance of science and technology to society.
• Willingness to travel throughout the country for meetings, educator conferences and other events
• Bilingualism (English and French) required

This is a full-time 3 year renewable contract, which includes benefits and is located at a Let’s Talk Science office in London, Ontario or Calgary, Alberta. Work from a home office in a major Canadian center will also be considered for the right candidate.

A full position description can be downloaded from our website at: http://www.letstalkscience.ca/About-Us/Careers

Interested candidates should submit their resume, salary expectations and cover letter (including salary expectations) quoting “Director, Professional Learning” by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, June 18th, 2018 to:

Heather Small
Coordinator, Human Resources, Let’s Talk Science
1510 Woodcock Street, Unit 12 London, ON N6H 5S1
Or via email: hr@letstalkscience.ca (please submit all documents in one pdf file)
FAX: (519) 474-4085


Let’s Talk Science is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. If you require an accommodation to assist you with any aspect of the hiring process, please contact the Coordinator, Human Resources listed above. Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


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