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15 Aug 2017

Instructional Support Curriculum Developer

Girls Who Code
 San Francisco, California, United States

Job Description

GWC Education is searching for a passionate and curious Curriculum Developer to help us build curricula that inspires girls to change the world. In this role, you will be responsible for leading and supporting the development of high-impact, project-based curricula that incite a real passion for computer science, prepare students for a career in technology, and can scale to meet the needs of thousands of girls nationwide.
You will report to the Associate Director of Education and will work in close partnership with the Education, Innovation and Programs teams. This is a full-time position.
You will take on the exciting challenge to:
  • Lead curricular changes, refinements, and expansions for one of our core program offerings, including developing a plan for rigorous quality assurance
  • Write and design new modules to expand the breadth and depth of our learning opportunities
  • Support curricular updates for programs led by other team members
  • Co-develop new educational offerings alongside our Innovation team as we grow to better serve our students
  • Collaborate with the Instruction team to craft support mechanisms and training materials for GWC Instructors
  • Represent Girls Who Code at Computer Science Education events and lead local staff education
  • Believe that all girls can code, and be excited to work to close the gender gap in tech
  • Be intellectually curious and willing to learn what you don’t yet know
  • Have an interest in the computer science education space, including an understanding of trends, methodologies, and technologies to engage students effectively
  • Have the ability to communicate with and write to varied partners, including teachers and students
  • Take on responsibilities with creativity, initiative, and self-direction
  • Have strong project management skills, including tools to work with a distributed team
  • Be a real teammate, equipped with the ability to meet deadlines, remain flexible, and adjust to changing priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Have 1-3 years of applicable experience, which includes work in education or engineering roles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hold a degree in a STEM field or Education
  • Come with first-hand experience working with middle school or high school aged students of diverse backgrounds
  • Familiarity with Understanding by Design or Universal Design for Learning
  • Be proficient in at least one programming language (HTML/CSS, Python, or JavaScript); or skilled in learning new technologies quickly
Girls Who Code is committed to building a truly diverse and inclusive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all stakeholders to think inclusively for the betterment of our programs.
Girls Who Code is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.  GWC is not able to sponsor employment visas.

How to Apply

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Bureaus: - National -. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Instructional Support.

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