Curriculum Development Specialists (Coding and Computational Thinking)
We are looking out for experienced Curriculum Development Specialists adept at crafting out curriculum as well as conducting of trainings. The successful candidate(s) will be based at IMDA office or be deployed to a local government school. To succeed in this position, the incoming Curriculum Development Specialist has to be meticulous in character and possess a drive to succeed and thrive in a fast-paced work environment. Should you fit the mould of the person we are looking for, apply for this position with us today!
– Development and curation of coding and computational thinking, emerging technology activities
– Create a framework to guide the conceptualisation and development of coding and computational thinking activities suitable for Upper Primary students, consistent with international standards, in the local context, and improve on the framework when necessary.
– Create, curate and recommend the following for Upper Primary students based on the framework created above:
a. Eight (8) hours of content and activities using robotics/micro-controller to teach coding and computational thinking.
b. Two (2) hours of content and activities to educate students on the applications and real world cases of emerging technologies such as, but not limited to, Artificial Intelligence (A.I.).
c. An evaluation system for School Instructors to obtain evidences on Upper
Primary students’ understanding in coding and computational thinking for before and after undergoing the training.
– Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or any other engineering or computer science disciplines
– At least 5 years of experience in designing and developing curriculum for coding and computational thinking related workshop and evaluating effectiveness of workshop activities
– At least 3 years of experience in conducting coding and computational thinking workshops for students aged 7 to 12 through block-based programming.
– Experience in conducting training sessions for adults.
– Experience in coding and programming languages such as Java or Python languages particularly in application development and microcontrollers.
– Passionate about teaching coding, robotics and microcontrollers.
– Independent, meticulous and resourceful.
– At least 2 years of experience in managing tech inventory.
– Experience in troubleshooting tech equipment
– At least 1 year of relevant experience working with MOE schools and experience in engaging stakeholders from different levels (e.g, Principals, Head-of-Departments, Teachers, etc.).
– Experience working closely with schools to offer and customise suitable workshop activities.
– Experience in gathering and tracking feedback from organisations.
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
– Analytical, strong problem solver, customer- and people-oriented.