Computer Science Educator ๐Ÿ’ป ๐Ÿ“š

The External Education team at Shopify is on a mission to improve how computational literacy is taught in Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ We want to connect computer science to the real world because technology is everywhere. We believe computational thinking opens doors, provides useful skills, and helps solve real, complex problems that impact the world ๐ŸŒŽ Weโ€™re accomplishing this mission by supporting and creating K-12 and postsecondary programs. Weโ€™re also aiming to increase the diversity of those who learn and engage with computer science. CS education should be accessible to everyone.


What we're looking for:

  • Are you passionate about Computer Science & Computational Literacy?
  • Are you passionate about teaching others Computer Science?
  • Are you eager to share this passion? ๐ŸŽ‰

  • Weโ€™re looking for someone at the cross-section of computing/software development and education to join our External Education team, whose mission is to make learning computer science and computational thinking better for everyone ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพ ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป ๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿฟ ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿฝ

What you could be doing:

  • Contributing to our new full-stack education initiative, the Carleton Shopify Bachelor of Computer Science Partnership, as well as other projects in computing outreach and diversity.
  • Evaluating BCS partnership applicant portfolios and conducting interviews with prospective students.
  • Mentoring students in the BCS partnership, helping ensure they succeed in the program.
  • Developing competencies connecting workplace practice with theory, including curating learning resources and developing active learning workshops.
  • Designing assessments and evaluating studentsโ€™ mastery of competencies.
  • Developing computing workshops to be delivered in K-12 classrooms or informal programs.
  • Supporting computer science outreach partnerships with external organizations, particularly in K-1

How to Apply๐Ÿ“„ โžก๏ธ ๐Ÿ“ฌ
If youโ€™re interested in helping us shape the future of education at Shopify, click the โ€œApply Nowโ€ button to submit your application. Please address your application to Adrian.

Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your experience isย this closeย to what weโ€™re looking for, consider applying. We know that diversity of thought makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply.

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