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Curriculum Coordinator - Ignite Academy

July 8, 2022

Title: Curriculum Coordinator – Ignite Academy

Reports to: Vice-President, Programs & Strategic Relations

Date: July 2022 | Full-Time


Reporting to the Vice-President, Programs and Strategic Relations, the Curriculum Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the development, planning, and facilitation of the academic intervention component of the Ignite Academy program. Ignite Academy is an out of school time program that aims to improve educational outcomes for children from economically disadvantaged families. The program will be implemented in 6 schools in our region, and support students in grades 2-7.

The Curriculum Coordinator should be results-driven, using evidence-based best practices to develop high quality and engaging programming that will improve educational outcomes for children participating in the program, particularly supporting growth in their core literacy and mathematics skills. This role will also be responsible for the recruitment, oversight, and training of program interns who will be facilitating the curriculum at school locations.

The Curriculum Coordinator will also act as a liaison between the program and other United Way departments to help move organizational work forward as it relates to the Ignite Academy and will lead the ‘communities of practice’ table with ProsperUs service delivery partners to build capacity, share learning, and improve outcomes across program locations. This role will also work alongside the evaluation and continuous improvement team to record and track appropriate data and program statistics to evaluate the effectiveness of the program.


  • 35%: Program Planning and Curriculum Development
  • 30%: Curriculum Delivery
  • 15%: Staff Oversight
  • 10%: Partnership Communication & Relationship Development
  • 10%: Program Administration & Reporting


  • University degree in Education, ideally with qualifications to teach primary/junior, or junior/intermediate grade levels.
  • A minimum of two years working with children and or youth or other social service sector programming experience.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s licence and access to own transportation.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends, when necessary.
  • A Police Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
  • Proficient in the use of the following technology: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher), Zoom, Google Meets, Microsoft Teams, and educational applications / platforms.


  • Flexible Schedule
  • Medical / Health Benefits
  • Group Pension Plan
  • Generous Vacation Entitlement & Paid Sick Days
  • Summer Hours
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Discounts
  • Hybrid Work Environment

If you have the above-mentioned qualifications, please submit your resume and cover letter by July 18, 2022.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that due to the volume of resumes, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County is committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, including those who may need accommodations, to apply to join our team. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (A.O.D.A.) please contact us should you require accommodation to apply or if selected to participate in an assessment process.

Last updated on July 15, 2022

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