Come make a significant impact on kids’ lives by enabling the creators of tomorrow through learning to code.

Are you an educator who wants to be on the fore-front of  technology education? Come join us and be part of a movement that challenges our digital citizens of tomorrow. We are seeking teachers, student teachers and volunteers to inspire students in an after-school environment.

 

Who are we? 

Discover Coding empowers children, aged 5 and up, to be digital leaders of tomorrow. We strive to combine sound educational methodology and industry knowledge to create engaging and progressive programs to nurture kids interests in creating with technology. We believe computer science and coding are fundamental knowledge for the 21st century, and that every child should have a chance to learn about algorithms, computers, and creating apps. 

Discover Coding values diversity and inclusion within our team. We are committed to continuing to diversify our team. Our company values: 

  1. Growth Mindset – to keep changing and growing to better achieve our mission 
  2. Creativity – to create new things or ideas 
  3. Cooperation – to work collaboratively with others 
  4. Knowledge – to learn and contribute valuable knowledge 
  5. Leadership – to inspire and guide others 

Who are we looking for? 

We are looking for dedicated and passionate individuals who are: 

  • Enthusiastic and motivating 
  • Strong communicators to build strong collaborators and teams 
  • Effective Decision Makers 
  • Accountable to get the job done and Results-oriented 
  • Tech-savvy with an interest in learning to code 
  • Promoters of growth mindsets. 
  • Able to adapt and problem solve

Why Join Us? 

  • Opportunities to work with a friendly and creative team with diverse backgrounds.  
  • Opportunities for personal development in:
  • Communication & interpersonal skills 
  • Leadership & management skills
  • Critical thinking & problem-solving with Information Technology skills
  • Have a significant impact on kids’ lives by enabling the creators of tomorrow through learning to code. 
  • Your passion will not be overlooked. Tremendous opportunity for career growth and promotion. 
  • Innovative and collaborative environment that inspires fun and growth. 

Health and Safety of In-person Programs 

  • Physical distancing protocols implemented 
  • Masks required by teachers and students 
  • Sneeze barriers where possible

Current Openings:

  • Date Posted: March 20, 2022
  • Position: Program Manager
  • Job type: Part-Time or Full-Time, Weekdays, Flexible 20-30 hours/week
  • Start Date: June 1, 2022
  • Location: Facilities in Edmonton and surrounding area
  • Application deadline: May.9, 2022

YOUR ROLE 

The Program Manager ensures the success of delivery of all Discover Coding programs. You will set up instructors for success by providing them with needed curriculum, resources and schedules. You will ensure programs are welcoming, fun and safe for parents and kids. You will plan, market and organize programs and manage daily business operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Plans, manages, and runs Discover Coding’s seasonal computer science programs, both in-person and online. This includes managing, scheduling, and communicating with a team of instructors.
  • Train and mentor our instructors into amazing leaders in coding and technology education.
  • Ensures programs with run consistency, reliability and up to Discover Coding quality and standards.
  • Collaborates with business partners to deliver joint programs.
  • Promotes and markets Discover Coding’s programs to families and DC audience.
  • Schedules full-time and part-time instructors so their hours are fulfilled as required.
  • Supports instructors and provides constructive feedback for them to grow in their professional practice.
  • Covers instructor shifts and is on-call to support if emergencies.
  • Works within Discover Coding’s mission and values.
  • Report program and staff updates to management
  • Ensuring COVID Health and Safety protocols for the safety of staff and students.

Other Responsibilities may include:

  • Building curriculum content
  • Cleaning and maintaining building facilities for programs

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Education: Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Computer Science or Engineering (Equivalencies may be considered)
  • +2 years of teaching experience
  • +2 years working with families and students in grades K-9
  • Knowledge and experience with coding and technology learning
  • Knowledge and experience with curriculum development
  • Eager to learn more about coding and technology
  • +2 years of leadership experience (Preferred)
  • Experience with Minecraft and Roblox (Preferred)

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Has access to a vehicle  
  • Must pass Police Check and Vulnerability Sector Check 

DISCOVER CODING – LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Position: Lead Instructor (3 positions available)

Job type: Full time (30-40hrs/week) during Summer, Part time during Fall

Location: in-person locations across Edmonton

Application deadline: May 15, 2022

Starting date: June 23, 2022 (looking for someone to continue into Fall 2022)

Do you want to make an impact on making kids to be creators of tomorrow through learning to code? Do you want to be at the forefront of technology education? Do you consider yourself positive, motivating and a strong communicator? Then this job may be just for you! Come join our vibrant team and make a significant impact on kids’ lives by guiding and educating students to create, explore, and build with coding and technology. 

Who are we?

Discover Coding empowers children, aged 5 and up, to be digital leaders of tomorrow. We strive to combine sound educational methodology and industry knowledge to create engaging and progressive programs to nurture kids interests in creating with technology. We believe computer science and coding are fundamental knowledge for the 21st century, and that every child should have a chance to learn about algorithms, computers, and creating apps.

Discover Coding values diversity and inclusion within our team. We are committed to continuing to diversify our team.

Our company values include

  • Growth Mindset – to keep changing and growing to better achieve our mission
  • Creativity – to create new things or ideas
  • Cooperation – to work collaboratively with others
  • Knowledge – to learn and contribute valuable knowledge
  • Leadership – to inspire and guide others

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for dedicated and passionate individuals who are:

  • Enthusiastic and motivating
  • Strong communicators to build strong collaborators and teams
  • Effective decision makers
  • Accountable to get the job done and results-oriented
  • Tech-savvy with an interest in learning to code
  • Promoters of growth mindsets
  • Able to adapt and problem solve

Your Role

The instructor inspires and guides kids and youth to create with code and technology with Discover Coding’s curriculum. You will create a fun, welcoming and safe environment for kids and youth to thrive in learning. This role requires you to ensure classes run smoothly and deliver the Discover Coding programs to our high quality and standards.

Responsibilities

  • Teach our curriculum to students in our in-person and online programs
  • Use strong classroom management skills to keep students engaged and learning
  • Run programs with consistency and reliability
  • Assess students’ progress
  • Report program status to management

Other Responsibilities may include:

  • Building curriculum content

Qualifications

  • Level of Education: Bachelor of Education (Elementary preferred), Bachelor of Science or Engineering
  • Minimum 1 year teaching experience
  • Experience working with students of all grades K-9
  • Knowledge and experience with coding and technology learning
  • Knowledge and experience with curriculum development
  • Eager to learn more about coding and technology
  • Experience with Minecraft (Preferred)

Requirements

  • Has access to a vehicle
  • Must pass Police Check and Vulnerability Sector Check

Health and Safety of In-person Programs

  • View our COVID19 protocols, updated here: https://www.discovercoding.ca/in-person-camps-health-safety/
  • Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (e.g. medical, religious) may request an exemption. Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires, and volunteers. If your application is successful, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an exemption.

Why Join Us?

  • Opportunities to work with a friendly and creative team with diverse backgrounds.
  • Opportunities to gain and develop the following skills:
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Using Information Technology
  • Have a significant impact on kids’ lives by enabling the creators of tomorrow through learning to code.
  • Your passion will not be overlooked. Tremendous opportunity for career growth and promotion.
  • Innovative and collaborative environment that inspires fun and growth

Please indicate if you meet Canada Summer Jobs qualifications:

  • Are you between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment?
  • Are you a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act? (International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.)
  • Are you legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations?

How to apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@discovercoding. ca with the subject line “Application for Lead Instructor”.

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those applicants being considered will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Casual

Salary: $22.00-$30.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
View our COVID19 protocols, updated here: https://www.discovercoding.ca/in-person-camps-health-safety/

Position: Technical Instructor (3 positions available)

Job type: Full time (30-40hrs/week) during Summer, Part time during Fall

Location: in-person locations across Edmonton

Application deadline: May 15, 2022

Starting date: June 23, 2022 (looking for someone to continue into Fall 2022)

Do you want to make an impact on making kids to be creators of tomorrow through learning to code? Do you want to be at the forefront of technology education? Do you consider yourself positive, motivating and a strong communicator? Then this job may be just for you! Come join our vibrant team and make a significant impact on kids’ lives by guiding and educating students to create, explore, and build with coding and technology. 

Who are we?

Discover Coding empowers children, aged 5 and up, to be digital leaders of tomorrow. We strive to combine sound educational methodology and industry knowledge to create engaging and progressive programs to nurture kids interests in creating with technology. We believe computer science and coding are fundamental knowledge for the 21st century, and that every child should have a chance to learn about algorithms, computers, and creating apps.

Discover Coding values diversity and inclusion within our team. We are committed to continuing to diversify our team.

Our company values include

  • Growth Mindset – to keep changing and growing to better achieve our mission
  • Creativity – to create new things or ideas
  • Cooperation – to work collaboratively with others
  • Knowledge – to learn and contribute valuable knowledge
  • Leadership – to inspire and guide others

Who are we looking for?

  • We are looking for dedicated and passionate individuals who are:
  • Enthusiastic and motivating
  • Strong communicators who work effectively with team members
  • Accountable to get the job done and results-oriented
  • Tech-savvy with an interest in coding and technology
  • Users and promoters of growth mindsets
  • Able to adapt and problem solve

Your Role

The Technical Instructor assists the Lead instructor to inspire and guide kids and youth to create with code and technology with Discover Coding’s curriculum. You will create a fun, welcoming and safe environment for kids and youth to thrive in learning. This role requires you to prepare technology for the Lead Instructor and support technology and classroom management during programs. You will ensure classes run smoothly and deliver the Discover Coding programs to our high quality and standards.

Responsibilities

  • Assist Lead Instructor in teaching kids aged 5-14 how to code
  • Provide guidance for kids to problem solve and apply their creativity in programming
  • Ensure classroom technology is set up
  • Supervise kids during their breaks
  • Support a dynamic learning environment that engages & facilitates authentic learning for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences
  • Maintain positive relationships with parents and students, providing excellent customer service as required
  • Work collaboratively and proactively with a team to provide valuable experiences and deliver results
  • Support Lead Instructor teaching curriculum to students in our in-person and online programs
  • Troubleshoot and report technical issues to our Technical team

Other Responsibilities may include:

  • Building curriculum content
  • Back-end support for our learning management system and program processes

Qualifications

  • Experience working with students in grades K-9
  • Strong knowledge and experience with coding and technology
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience with Minecraft
  • Experience building computers (preferred)
  • Relevant teaching experience and/or leadership skills (preferred)
  • Experience facilitating groups of children and/or working youth programs with proven classroom management (preferred)
  • Standard First Aid Certificate (preferred)

Requirements

  • Has access to a vehicle
  • Must pass Police Check and Vulnerability Sector Check

Health and Safety of In-person Programs

  • View our COVID19 protocols, updated here: https://www.discovercoding.ca/in-person-camps-health-safety/
  • Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (e.g. medical, religious) may request an exemption. Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires, and volunteers. If your application is successful, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an exemption.

Why Join Us?

  • Opportunities to work with a friendly and creative team with diverse backgrounds.
  • Opportunities to gain and develop the following skills:
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Using Information Technology
  • Have a significant impact on kids’ lives by enabling the creators of tomorrow through learning to code.
  • Your passion will not be overlooked. Tremendous opportunity for career growth and promotion.
  • Innovative and collaborative environment that inspires fun and growth

Please indicate if you meet Canada Summer Jobs qualifications:

  • Are you between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment?
  • Available to work minimum 6 full-time weeks (30-40 hrs/week) during Summer
  • Are you a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act? (International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.)
  • Are you legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations?

How to apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@discovercoding. ca with the subject line “Application for Technical Instructor”.

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those applicants being considered will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Casual

Salary: $16.00-$18.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
View our COVID19 protocols, updated here: https://www.discovercoding.ca/in-person-camps-health-safety/

DISCOVER CODING – SUMMER VOLUNTEER 

Position: Summer Volunteer 

Location: In-person locations across Edmonton – must have reliable transportation to join us on-site anywhere in city  

Job type: 80 hours minimum required during Summer 2022 (example: minimum 2 weeks from 12:30pm-4:30pm OR 1 week from 8:30pm-4:30pm) 

Volunteer Opportunity Window: Between July 4 – August 26, 2022 

 

Do you want to make an impact on making kids to be creators of tomorrow through learning to code? Do you want to be at the forefront of technology education? Do you consider yourself positive, motivating and a strong communicator? Then this volunteer position may be just for you! Come join our vibrant team and make a significant impact on kids’ lives by guiding and educating students to create, explore, and build with coding and technology. 

 

Who are we? 

Discover Coding empowers children, aged 5 and up, to be digital leaders of tomorrow. We strive to combine sound educational methodology and industry knowledge to create engaging and progressive programs to nurture kids interests in creating with technology. We believe computer science and coding are fundamental knowledge for the 21st century, and that every child should have a chance to learn about algorithms, computers, and creating apps. 

Discover Coding values diversity and inclusion within our team. We are committed to continuing to diversify our team. Our company values include: 

  1. Growth Mindset – to keep changing and growing to better achieve our mission 
  2. Creativity – to create new things or ideas 
  3. Cooperation – to work collaboratively with others 
  4. Knowledge – to learn and contribute valuable knowledge 
  5. Leadership – to inspire and guide others 

 

Who are we looking for? 

We are looking for dedicated and passionate volunteers who are:   

  • Reliable and dependable 
  • Eager to learn and support 
  • Enjoys building relationships with kids 
  • Team players that are willing to step up and help others 
  • Tech-savvy with an interest in coding and technology   

 

Your Role 

The Summer Volunteer assists our Lead and Technical Instructors to teach youth to create with code and technology with Discover Coding’s curriculum. You will assist with ensuring students are engaged in their learning, make sure the physical environment is clean and maintained, and be an extra person to help make sure our programs run smoothly.  

 

Responsibilities 

  • Assist Technical and Lead Instructors in helping students with their coding projects 
  • Model kindness to everyone, responsibility with technology, and proactive communication to staff and students 
  • Make sure toy robots and educational technology is charged and put away properly 
  • Play with students to encourage engagement in activities 
  • Assist with supervising kids during their breaks 
  • Encourage students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences to practice problem-solving and creativity in coding 
  • Be available for small housekeeping tasks 
  • Work collaboratively and proactively with a team, following the lead of the Lead Instructor 
  • Potentially help keep kids entertained or engaged in an activity if troubleshooting technology issues arise 

 

Other Responsibilities may include: 

  • Supporting Program Manager with housekeeping or administrative tasks 

 

Qualifications 

  • Experience working with students in grades K-9  
  • Strong knowledge and experience with coding and technology  
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience with Minecraft  
  • Experience building computers (preferred) 
  • Relevant teaching experience and/or leadership skills (preferred) 
  • Experience facilitating groups of children and/or working youth programs with proven classroom management (preferred) 
  • Standard First Aid Certificate (preferred) 

  

Requirements 

  • Has access to a vehicle and able to reliably get to locations all around Edmonton
  • Must pass Police Check and Vulnerability Sector Check 

 

Why Join Us? 

  • Opportunities to work with a friendly and creative team with diverse backgrounds.  
  • Opportunities to gain and develop the following skills: 
  • Communication 
  • Interpersonal skills 
  • Leadership 
  • Management 
  • Critical Thinking 
  • Problem Solving 
  • Using Information Technology 
  • Have a significant impact on kids’ lives by enabling the creators of tomorrow through learning to code. 
  • Your passion will not be overlooked. Volunteers are sometimes hired to join our team. Tremendous opportunity for career growth and promotion. 
  • Innovative and collaborative environment that inspires fun and growth. 

 

 

COVID-19 considerations 

  • View our COVID19 protocols, updated here: https://www.discovercoding.ca/in-person-camps-health-safety/ 
  • Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (e.g. medical, religious) may request an exemption. Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires, and volunteers. If your application is successful, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an exemption. 

 

Learn more about Discover Coding: https://www.discovercoding.ca/  

 

How to apply 

Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@discovercoding.ca with the subject “Application for Summer Volunteer”. 

How to apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@discovercoding.ca, with the subject “Application for [Position]”.

Also please specify if you meet Canada Summer Jobs qualifications: 

  • you are between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment 
  • you are a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • you are legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations. 

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those applicants being considered will be contacted.