iRobot: STEM Learning Designer
8 Crosby Drive
Bedford, MA 01730

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Imagine the future you could help us build. 

 

Teamwork, not just tech work. We are tech futurists and business geniuses. Together, we solve problems to make daily life easier. We are looking for a few more great minds to join our team as we continue to grow one of the world's leading consumer robot companies.

 

Together, we empower people to do more.

 

Introduction

 

iRobot is seeking a Learning Designer to join our growing educational robots team. The ideal candidate will have experience developing and facilitating lessons and activities in either formal or informal education settings. The Learning Designer will be assisting in the creation of cross-curricular, standard-aligned education materials for multiple grade levels, as well as collaborating with educators across the country to prototype lessons and curate our content library. Additionally, they will be assisting in the facilitation of activities at STEM events and industry conferences.

We are looking for someone excited to utilize their communication skills daily to create beautiful learning experiences and polished instructional materials for both students and educators. Ideally this candidate is looking to make their mark in the education world with clear, hands-on, creative coding and tech integration opportunities designed for all types of learners.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create deployable classroom materials to accompany iRobot educational activities.
  • Curate iRobot’s online content library for educator and student communities.
  • Align new and existing learning content to Common Core and NGSS Standards.
  • Assist in developing educational activities through ideation, prototyping, copywriting, photo, video and graphics targeted for learners ages 4-18 years old.
  • Communicate and collaborate with our pilot program educators.
  • Assist in facilitation, data collection and analysis from user-testing.
  • Prepare educational content and training materials for Professional Development seminars, STEM events, and industry conferences
  • Travel to Professional Development seminars, STEM events, and industry conferences to provide product demonstrations and assist in activity facilitation.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years experience teaching in a formal or informal education setting
  • Familiarity with both Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards
  • Experience developing written and visual (photo, video, worksheet, etc.) instruction materials
  • Clear and articulate facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • BA/BS in Education, Instructional Design, Educational Technology or a related field.

 

Bonus Points for

  • Basic coding experience
  • Familiarity with CSTA and ISTE tech standards
  • Experience using educational robots
  • Experience using Adobe inDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop

iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Victoria
Product Marketing Specialist

"iRobot means a lot to me: innovation, passion and creativity; it's exciting to work in a field that's always evolving and you're watching all of these new products come forward into the market"

Dominic
Sr. Manager, Consumer Insights

"Having fun and working hard, but also really enjoying the fact that you can work with some really smart people and the combination of their ideas and your ideas is going to make something that's never been experienced before."

Jasper
Manager, Software Engineering

"What I really like about iRobot is our culture, we've done team building events where we've built slingshots out of PVC piping - we're all about collaboration"

Sushmita
Director, Strategic Sourcing

"We're working in a dynamic company that's growing very fast, so we're all empowered to make decisions - we talk about our priorities, how we have to adapt if something changes and that allows us to make the correct decisions, make them fast and allow the company to be successful"