Head of Learning Products

Fire Tech - London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, England, GB - Full time

About Us

Fire Tech’s mission is to empower the next generation of innovators with tech-fueled creativity. Launched in April 2013, we teach coding, making and digital media to students 7-17 years old in camps, courses and special events, using our proprietary curricula. Students design, experiment, look for feedback from peers and tutors, iterate, and pivot when necessary – in supportive community to help them become creative, resilient, adaptable, entrepreneurial adults. We have delivered over 10,000 educational experiences to young people in the UK and around the world and we are looking to take our business to the next level!

See more on: www.fire-tech.com.

Fire Tech is looking for a Head of Learning Products to be the owner of our tech education products, our go-to expert and curriculum curator. We are looking for a professional to design and develop courses and workshops, as well as maintain, provide QA and update current offerings ensuring that learners get the most out of our project-based learning experiences. Beyond our current offerings Fire Tech is looking to expand into new course formats, including blended learning and online experiences.

Responsibilities

Assess technology trends and educational needs arising from these. Devise learning goals and curriculum accordingly. Design most appropriate structure, media, delivery formats depending on learning goals, audience, and business objectives.

Plan and manage content development cycle in collaboration with leadership, whether developed internally or with partners.

Pilot content and integrate user feedback into content design.

Work with the Technology team to test, deploy and roll-out learning solutions

Work with Marketing team on launch communication and marketing to maximize awareness and uptake

Create and Update training materials and resources for Tutors as well as spearhead their training

Consider new market opportunities for our course assets.

Requirements

Proven experience designing and developing instructional materials offline and online.

Excellent project management skills, including ability to multi-task across projects and teams

Ability to complete full design cycle of a range of learning solutions, leveraging input from research, subject matter experts, and translating into learning resources

Strong analytical skills

Ability to focus on big picture as well as on details

Belief in Fire Tech’s mission and a passion for helping kids explore and pursue their interest in technology.

Background and interest in tech education. We don’t require someone who is a software developer however an understanding of coding and platforms/education products in the space is required.

Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and follow-through.

Demonstrable ability to prioritise and make decisions using data.

4 + years working in an instructional design/education product role

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to work efficiently and intensely while juggling multiple priorities in an entrepreneurial environment.

Can do attitude and willingness to roll up sleeves and get stuck in!

Time Requirements

  • 9am-6pm Mon- Fri
  • Location: Hammersmith, London
  • Start Date is as soon as possible

Benefits

  • Competitive salary package
  • Discount on Fire Tech courses for family members
  • Regular social gatherings and an intimate, collaborative environment
  • A real entrepreneurial environment and opportunity to make a tangible difference in the world
  • Pension scheme
  • Private Health Scheme
  • WeWork membership and all associated benefits (free coffee and other drinks on site, and further discounts and promotions)
  • Perkbox perks
  • Be a part of a fun & hardworking team with (self-proclaimed) good sense of humour!

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Senior Level

Fire Tech

Fire Tech is on a mission to empower the next generation of innovators. We have delivered over 10K learning experiences in the UK and around the world in coding, making, digital media and entrepreneurship.  We have ambitious growth plans around new geographies and new delivery formats.

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