Want to work on an innovative project that is transforming the ways young people create, share, and learn? Join the Scratch Team!
With Scratch, young people from all backgrounds are learning to program their own interactive stories, games, and animations. Children and teens from around the world have created and shared more than 40 million projects in the rapidly-growing Scratch online community.
We’re seeking curious and motivated people to join our team. We're a diverse group of educators, designers, tinkerers, and engineers, who work together in an open, playful, creative environment. We strongly value collaboration, inclusivity, and respect in the workplace.
Scratch Outreach Coordinator
The Scratch Team is seeking an experienced Outreach Coordinator to develop programs, resources, and events that support and expand our global community of educators. The Scratch Outreach Coordinator will build relationships with educators, school administrators, and other partners to support creative learning with Scratch.
This position is based in Boston and reports to the Director of Outreach and Communications and works closely with others on the Resources, Outreach, and Communications Team.
Develop and support Scratch-related professional development opportunities for educators
Research and document the needs of educators and students using Scratch in public school settings
Collaborate on development of resources (such as guides and videos) for educators
Provide feedback and guidance to resource partners developing Scratch learning materials
Develop materials that highlight and showcase how educators are using Scratch
Organize and coordinate Scratch Team workshops and presentations at conferences for educators
Organize Scratch Day and Scratch Conference at MIT and provide guidance for global Scratch Days and Scratch Conferences
Experience planning and leading professional development for educators (minimum 5 years)
Experience working in public school settings with educators, administrators, and students (minimum 5 years)
Experience with public speaking, facilitating workshops, and giving presentations
Ability to lead and collaborate effectively
Experience designing newsletters, guides, videos, or other materials for educators
Experience planning, organizing, and executing large events for educators and families
Familiarity with Scratch and a deep understanding of a creative and constructionist learning approach
Detail-oriented and organized
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to travel to conferences (25-30%
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.