Director of Curriculum Development (In Office Role)
The Director, Innovation will oversee the development, operations and quality of all projects undergoing development within the Innovation Department. This may include, but not limited to, contests, after-school k-12 classes/programs, internal or external teacher training, online learning apps, published materials, internal and external k-12 curriculum, within the topics of Math, English or Technology. This role is located at our Head Quarters in Toronto and is an in office role.
This individual has a passion for continuous learning and helping others develop. They have an interest in curriculum for high-performing students, how content can be improved, and researching/learning new subject matter. This Manager is a life long learner who wants to do extra professional development whenever possible. This person possesses strong interpersonal skills, an ability to follow through and a keen attention to detail. They are highly professional in all aspects of their behaviour as they act as a role model for others in the organization. This person values working as a member of a team and understands the role that Innovation plays throughout various departments in the organization. This person should be able to balance multiple, interdependent priorities. This person should be very confident, flexible, perceptive, and takes initiative. Decision-Making Ability: This role should be capable of achieving objectives that could take up to five years to complete.
Skilled Knowledge & Experience:
This individual has experience as a manager, preferably 5 to 7 years, in the education, content creation, content development, or innovations field. This role requires someone who is aware of trends of thought in the larger education community, specifically within gifted education. This person should be able to apply this knowledge while providing curriculum and teaching feedback. This role requires exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills. This role requires comfort and confidence with technology and software. Specifically, this individual has experience using Microsoft Office Suite and should be familiar with, or willing to learn, the Adobe Creative Suite (particularly Adobe InDesign). This individual is comfortable using Microsoft SharePoint and should be willing to learn and expand on their knowledge of SharePoint and other online systems. Education: A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or College.
The Director, Innovation has the following authorities:
a. Upholding all requirements related to facility and safety maintenance of the Innovation classrooms
b. Monitor and approve the purchasing and costs of all Innovation class supplies
c. Hiring, managing, appraising, coaching, and deselecting all roles reporting to this role
d. Provide content and personnel feedback for all Innovation programs and products
e. Plan and conduct training sessions regarding new operational processes for all products/programs in the Innovation Department
f. Approve budget spending for Innovations Department
g. Review and approve all content created by Innovations Department.
The Director, Innovation has the following responsibilities:
a. Work with the Director, CEO’s Office to determine the strategic goals of the department and which projects will continue to be developed and implemented.
b. Ensuring the projects are completed on time and accurately managed and coming up with the plan for completion while maintaining brand standards.
c. Participate in executive team level discussions and decision making related to overall strategy and development.
d. Responsible for the budgeting process and approvals for the innovations department.
e. Ensure and maintain brand consistency and quality of everything that exits (content for classes, PNP, programs, operations manuals, aps and software, teacher training, drills ap, contests) or is ongoing testing from Innovations Department
f. Provide feedback and suggestions for teaching and content improvement for Innovations content.
g. Researching and working collaboratively to identify potential improvements to all programs/products content and delivery
h. Creating, conducting and/or analysis of results from all Innovation Department surveys
i. Creating all calendars/schedules required for the testing, implementation and/or launch of any Innovation Classes
j. Overseeing the online systems for registration of all projects within Innovation Department
k. Organizing, planning, and running training and information sessions related to all operational and educational processes for Innovation Classes or programs
l. Overseeing fulfilment to ensure all materials for distribution are properly updated online and available to order for all owned projects, programs and/or products
m. Creating and/or reviewing marketing communication content regarding Innovation classes and programs, as necessary
n. Running professional development sessions for Innovation Department team members o. Substitute teaching as needed
p. Other tasks as required
To promote cooperation, inspire confidence, and release the genius in every child.
Spirit of Math is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to equitable hiring, employment and promotion practices. The positions are open to all qualified applicants, including men, women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and other groups protected by human rights laws. We strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs for accommodation known in advance during the application process.
- Job Family Innovation
- Pay Type Salary
- Min Hiring Rate $90,000.00
- Max Hiring Rate $130,000.00
- Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
- 49 Gervais Dr., Toronto, Ontario, Canada