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Summer Job Posting: Education Consultant

Summer Job Posting: Education Consultant

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Application Deadline: May 6, 2022

Position Title

Education Consultant, Summer Contract (14 weeks x 30/hours week)
Applicants must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred.

Reports to

Executive Director

About Fashion Takes Action (FTA)

FTA is a small, grass-roots non profit organization based in Toronto Canada, whose team works closely to achieve our mission to advance sustainability, ethics and circularity in the fashion system.  We support and encourage diversity, equity and inclusion, and are committed to making staff and contract positions accessible and welcoming to all – regardless of ethnicity, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender or identity.

Position Summary

The Education Consultant would provide consultative and instructional services to Fashion Takes Action’s educational programming. The candidate will have the opportunity to build and strengthen a number of skills as they relate to the following tasks:

  • Develop digital/online skills by working with the FTA team and our external video production company to  design and produce a series of digital learning modules
  • Build resource development skills by designing additional materials (i.e. worksheets, lesson plans, etc.) for students to apply learning from digital modules
  • Strengthen lesson plan creation and delivery when reviewing and providing feedback on our existing My Clothes My World workshops and all related materials.
  • Build research skills by documenting curriculum connections across Canada 

Our Ideal Candidate would have most if not all of these skills:

  • Completed or currently enrolled in Bachelor’s degree in Education
  • Fluent in both English and French, with solid written skills in French
  • Experience using and/or developing digital education modules
  • Demonstrated interest in, and curiosity around sustainable fashion, ethics and the environment
  • Analytical and adept at decision-making
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a small team
  • Highly detail oriented, with exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Strong capabilities in Google Suite 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly skilled at identifying problems and brainstorming potential solutions

This is a contract position, at 30 hours per week for 14 weeks between May 16, and ending August 26. No time tracking is necessary as this is a performance-based position for which clear outcomes and priorities will be identified.

Wage: $20/hour (+4% vacation)
Location: Remote/Work from home

Fashion Takes Action is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We therefore strongly encourage those who self-identify as racialized, Indigenous (First Nations, Metis, or Inuit) or LGBTQ2+ to apply for this position.

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We encourage you to break that statistic and apply. No one meets 100% of the criteria. We look forward to your application.

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO

[email protected] with the subject line “Education Consultant”

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