Senior Manager of Curriculum

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/09/2018

Address

600 California Street
11th Floor
San Francisco
California
94109
United States

Description

Girls Who Code is seeking a full-time Senior Manager of Curriculum to lead the development of high-impact, project-based curricula that encourages girls to explore their interest in computer science, equips students for 21st century careers, and scales to meet the needs of girls worldwide. Our programs are designed to build awareness of careers in technology, and inspire young women to join an encouraging and varied community of girls who code. We infuse our core values into our educational products and programs and are looking to this team leader to help Girls Who Code achieve its goal of gender parity and significant change in the technology sector.


Responsibilities

  • Lead development of all present and future educational initiatives and programs
  • Work collaboratively with Product, Programs and Research teams to define curriculum requirements for current and future programs
  • Ensures learning and performance objectives are appropriate to the audience and that all educational materials meet the curricular objectives
  • In collaboration with the Director of Education, develop team goals that align with organizational-level goals, reflect our educational philosophy and core values
  • Provide clear and supportive management to Curriculum Developers with regard creating updated and expanded
  • Serve as in-house expert on pedagogy and instructional design
  • Management of curriculum team, including related hiring, budgeting; reporting
  • Partner with Research & Evaluation team to evaluate effectiveness of curriculum through ongoing testing and feedback from stakeholders


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or Education field
  • 3 years of applicable experience, which may include instructing young people, writing technical curriculum, or working as a software engineer
  • Teaching experience with elementary-, middle-, or high-school aged students from diverse racial, economic, and geographic backgrounds
  • At least 3 years experience managing or supervising the work of others
  • Have strong familiarity with Understanding by Design, Universal Design for Learning and/or Agile Development Methodologies
  • Demonstrate curiosity and an active interest in computational thinking and computer science exposure including an understanding of current and future trends, methodologies, and technologies to engage students effectively
  • Be highly organized, with strong project management skills, including tools and strategies to work with distributed teams
  • Be able to communicate clearly and effectively with technical and non-technical partners
  • Demonstrated ability to translate technical content into effective learning solutions for a variety of learner profiles
  • Ability to apply instructional design techniques and learning theory to curriculum planning, lesson delivery, and differentiating instruction
  • Impeccable writing skills
  • Proficient in at least one programming language (HTML/CSS, Python, or JavaScript); or are skilled in learning new technologies quickly
  • Able to accept and effectively manage your team through organizational changes with authentic positivity, creativity, and enthusiasm
  • Believe that all girls can code, and be excited to work to diversify the future technology workforce


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.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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