Job title: Program Assistant
Company: Youth Employment Services
Job description: Description
Organization Description: JUMP Math is a Canadian charity with global reach that empowers teachers and educators to multiply the potential in every classroom through research-informed, curriculum-aligned resources and approaches that ignite and nurture an enduring understanding and love of math in every student. For more information: www.jumpmath.org
Position Summary: JUMP Math Program Assistants work under the direction of an Instructional Designer to convert existing Power Point digital math lessons into Lumio platform slides to create fully online and interactive lessons for use by educators and students in schools, tutoring organizations, and homes. Lumio is an online (cloud based) platform that requires stable internet connection to use. All digital lesson slides will be created online (via Lumio) and require no downloaded computer programs to operate.
No prior knowledge of the Lumio platform or digital lesson creation is required. Proper training and tools for the job will be provided to ensure you are able to complete the job requirements. You will follow the direct instructions of an Instructional Designer who will provide the math lesson outlines, design guidelines, and on-going job support.
This is a full-time contract role, fully remote, for 20 weeks at a salary of $750 per week. A stable internet connection is required to perform this work. The position begins on May 1, 2023, or as soon after as a qualified candidate is identified.
This position is generously funded by the Youth Breaking Barriers to Employment Program and Employment and Social Development Canada.
Upload existing digital math lessons into the Lumio platform
Arrange the content according to a provided JUMP Math design template
Convert static questions into interactive exercises within Lumio
Qualified candidates may apply on or before April 10, 2023, with a cover letter and resume. Candidates will be interviewed as applications are received until a suitable candidate is hired. Please include position title in subject line of email. Please use the cover letter to confirm that you are registered with YBBE, explain in one page how your qualifications match our requirements, and why this job is right for you at this point in your career.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
JUMP Math is committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. If you require accessibility accommodation, please indicate in your application. Application is only open to those legally eligible to work in Canada.
This is a position for:
a. An Indigenous youth (ages 15 to 30 years old) resident in Ontario; or
b. A youth (ages 15-30 years old) resident in a remote community in Ontario (defined as a community with population of 1,000 or less and with no, or very little access to the services of the closest municipality with a population of 1,000 or more).
c. Candidates must be Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents or have Refugee Status
d. Candidates must be out of school for 6 months or more (some exceptions may apply).
e. Candidates must be registered with the United Nations of Canada’s Youth Breaking Barriers to Employment program. All qualified and registered candidates are encouraged to apply. For details, please go to: https://www.unac.org/ybbe.
Positive can-do attitude and good people skills
Ability and interest to learn new computer/digital skills
Have an attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to work independently and a team player
Communication skills and ability to ask for help/clarification when necessary
Education and Experience (minimums):
Some secondary education
General knowledge of Microsoft applications (PowerPoint specifically, Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint)
Training will be provided
Expected salary: $750 per week
Location: Toronto, ON
Job date: Sat, 01 Apr 2023 05:34:30 GMT
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