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Program Manager, Coding Quest (GTA, British Columbia, Calgary and Winnipeg)

Job Title: Program Manager, Coding Quest (GTA, British Columbia, Calgary and Winnipeg)
Division: Programs
Reports To: National Director, Student Programs
Status: Independent Contractor
Job Type: Part-time
Last Updated: July, 2017

 

About The Learning Partnership

Celebrating over 20 years of service in supporting excellence in public education, The Learning Partnership is a growing, national charity dedicated to building stakeholder partnerships to support, promote and advance publicly funded education in Canada. We do this through five key deliverables - innovative student programs, executive leadership for educators, knowledge mobilization and policy, tribute celebrations of excellence and ongoing collaborations across Canada. Since 1993, more than 6.5 million students have participated in The Learning Partnership's programs.
 
For more information on The Learning Partnership (TLP) visit www.thelearningpartnership.ca.

Our Values

At The Learning Partnership, our mission is to advance, support and promote publicly funded education in Canada.  To accomplish this, we have made a commitment to exemplifying five key values, and we are seeking talented individuals who share these same core values to help champion TLP’s mission.
   

Job Summary

As a Program Manager, you will leverage your existing networks to assist The Learning Partnership in developing strategic partnerships with local school boards and cultivate long-term relationships with teachers, principals and superintendents.  Your primary objective will include planning and executing all aspects of TLP’s Coding Quest program within your region and reporting on the program’s success.
 
The Coding Quest program was developed based on provincial curriculum using a critical inquiry process to help Grades 4, 5 and 6 students learn fundamental coding skills by creating a video game.  Coding Quest (CQ) focuses on STEM education, 21st Century and computational thinking, while incorporating learning skills, science and technology, mathematics, language arts, visual arts and social studies.  The program culminates in a regional Arcade hosted by The Learning Partnership.  The Coding Quest program has a flexible curriculum framework that can be tailored to teachers’ preferences and levels of expertise.  As a Program Manager, your role includes assisting teachers as they deliver our 25-class adjustable framework, through an in-service workshop and online resources via The Learning Partnership’s eLearning Moodle.


Key Deliverables

Developing Strategic Partnership Program Coordination Collaboration and Communication Analytics and Reporting Event Coordination



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We look forward to reviewing your candidacy and invite you to apply online with your cover letter and resume (in Word or PDF format).

The Learning Partnership values diversity and is committed to being an inclusive organization.  We will make reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process for candidates who inform TLP in advance of known disabilities.

Thank you for your interest in The Learning Partnership.  Good luck!