Posted: Sep 12, 2023

Management | Manager of Curriculum and Learning Development - FT

Salary: $90,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2023

Are you eager to work in a dynamic environment where your passion for knowledge-sharing creates excellence through training and leadership? Are you willing to help nurture a deeper understanding of Indigenous perspectives and cultural differences? We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the lives and voices of Indigenous people, and we are looking for an energetic and confident Manager of Curriculum and Learning Development to join our dedicated team. We are looking for an Instructor to deliver a variety of culturally related trainings to Indigenous audiences and groups working with Indigenous communities.

In this role, you can display your love of bringing ideas and theories to life while fostering a meaningful dialogue that boosts self-determination and social change for Indigenous communities. As an instructor, you will be sharing your natural aptitude for developing, reviewing, and delivering curriculum. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to travel frequently within BC as allowed and available.

Are you a confident and natural teacher, coach, and mentor? If you thrive in a dynamic environment, have a passion for adult education, and are enthusiastic about working in partnership with Indigenous families, Elders, and communities, then we want to talk with you!


Who are we?

Indigenous Perspectives Society is a provincial organization that provides professional development to Indigenous child and family services in BC, to nonprofits, governments, municipalities, and corporations. Unique to our organization, is our commitment to culturally relevant services. The Society works in cooperation with First Nations and Indigenous child and family service programs to protect and enhance the well-being of First Nations and Indigenous peoples by reaffirming traditions, and through effective child and family service delivery that empower the voices of Indigenous peoples.


Position Summary

Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) is seeking a Manager of Curriculum and Learning Development who is ultimately responsible for ensuring exceptional delivery of training with relevant and timely content, including training scheduling and evaluations. The position will include overseeing the development of curriculum and facilitation techniques to ensure course material is aligned with child welfare legislation and other internal policies.

The Manager reports to the Executive Director and will develop strong relationships with IPS staff, various stakeholders such as the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), and contractors. The position will be based out of the Society’s office and will be expected to do some travel (mostly in BC) to other off-site locations and represent IPS at various conferences, committees, and forums as requested.


The Ideal Candidate will have

  • A Bachelors or Masters in Social Work or related degree is preferred, with 5-7 years of experience in a Child Welfare related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Progressive experience in Indigenous Child and Family Services, child protection, and Indigenous social work
  • Demonstrated experience in the design and development of competency-based curriculum, public education, and relations materials, specifically utilizing a blended learning approach
  • Experience in adult education instruction with sound knowledge of Indigenous communities, and practices in BC
  • Proficiency with computer software including MS Office, Moodle, and PowerPoint
  • Preference will be given to individuals identifying as Indigenous, Metis, or Inuit


What we can offer you:
• Healthy workplace which offers professional development, a wellness program, and other cultural initiatives
• Competitive benefits package after 3 months of employment
• Matched RRSP Group Savings Plan after 6 months of employment
• Annual salary $90,000 based on previous experience or related experience
• Monday- Friday 8:30am- 4:30pm with option of a flex schedule (position is on site)