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Educational Consultant, Language Immersion

Inhabit Education Inc Published: July 12, 2021
Location
Toronto, Iqaluit
Job Type
Freelance
Category
Default
Date Posted
2021/07/12
Application Deadline
2021/08/15

Description

Inhabit Education—Educational Consultant, Curriculum Development (Language Immersion)

Freelance (Part-time)

Inhabit Education is a quickly growing Inuit-owned educational publishing company that produces materials for students and teachers in Nunavut. We primarily publish in Inuktitut and English, and occasionally in French and Inuinnaqtun. Our mandate is to create educational materials that are culturally appropriate and grounded in pedagogical research and experience. 

We are looking to hire an Educational Consultant with classroom teaching experience to advise on the development of a language immersion curriculum and associated resources. We are seeking an individual who is available for part-time freelance work.

We are seeking an Educational Consultant to: 

  • Conduct research on current curriculum documents in use nationally and internationally
  • Consult on the development of a language immersion curriculum and support materials
  • Provide guidance and support on current best practices in language immersion
  • Participate in curriculum development meetings (currently online only)

Required qualifications and experience:

  • Knowledge of curriculum documents currently in use in Canada
  • Subject matter expertise in language immersion
  • Experience working as a classroom teacher
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines

Additional skills and experience:

  • Experience in educational publishing 
  • Strong writing skills, particularly plain-language writing
  • Experience working in a Northern context 
  • Familiarity with Inuktitut 

Requirements for application:

  • A cover letter and resume, sent as one PDF
  • At least two educational writing samples in the areas of language immersion

Please send your application to meghan.macrae@inhabiteducation.com by August 15th, 2021.