Are you a passionate and curious curriculum developer ready to build curricula inspiring girls to change the world? Girls Who Code is looking for someone to lead and collaborate on 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 for you to help Girls Who Code achieve its goal of gender parity and significant change in the technology sector.
As a member of the Education team, you will be tasked with the exciting challenge of supporting all present and future educational initiatives and programs. You will report to the Associate Director of Education, and work in close partnership with the Product, Programs, and Research teams. This is a full-time position.
- Writing and crafting new modules and tutorials to expand the breadth and depth of computer science learning in GWC programs.
- Owning curricular changes, refinements, and user-testing for GWC programs.
- Supporting curricular updates for cross-organizational initiatives through feedback and thought partnership.
- Developing educational components for pilots and new programmatic offerings to serve new demographics.
- Participating in local and national Computer Science Education events and sharing company insights and standard methodologies with external partners.
- Believe that all girls can code, and be excited to work to diversify the future technology workforce.
- Be a strong writer who can craft engaging, age-appropriate prose for students, teachers, and volunteers.
- Be intellectually curious and enthusiastic to learn what you don’t yet know.
- Passion for our mission to close the gender gap in technology fields through a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Demonstrate 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 able to communicate clearly and effectively with technical and non-technical partners.
- Accept challenges and adopt new responsibilities with positivity, creativity, and initiative.
- Have strong project management skills, including tools and strategies to work with distributed teams.
- Be an active team contributor, able to meet deadlines, remain flexible, and gracefully adjust to changing priorities in a dynamic environment.
- Have 1-3 years of applicable experience, which may include instructing young people, writing technical curriculum, or working as a software engineer.
- Hold a degree or have commensurate experience in a Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or Education field
- Come with firsthand experience working with elementary-, middle-, or high-school aged students from diverse racial, economic, and geographic backgrounds
- Have familiarity with Understanding by Design, Universal Design for Learning and/or Agile Development Methodologies
Please submit a cover letter detailing your interest in the position and working with Girls Who Code.
Girls Who Code is committed to building a truly diverse and expansive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all partners to think broadly 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, gender non conforming and male-identified people are urged to apply for vacant positions at all levels. GWC is not able to sponsor employment visas.