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Freelance Educator



Ontario, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

As the largest Canadian-owned and operated K-12 publisher, Nelson Education Ltd. is Canada's only heritage education content provider, known for its innovative products and solutions catering to learners across the country.

Nelson is on a mission to make learning accessible, engaging, and effective for all. That's why Nelson continuously strives to create dynamic curriculum-aligned content that caters to diverse learning styles, fostering critical thinking, creativity, and life-long learning.

In response to the evolving education landscape, Nelson developed Edwin, a safe, digital sandbox with trusted, curriculum-aligned resources. Edwin is a learning platform for classroom success, providing curriculum-linked content, engaging tools, and unparalleled support to reach every student.

Nelson is redefining education and making a positive impact on the way knowledge is acquired and shared by creating the possible, one learner at a time.

Freelance Educator

Nelson’s Classroom Success team consists of passionate educators ready to support teachers, administrators, and board personnel every day of the school year. Our educators help students and teachers achieve their goals, answer pressing questions, and bring interactive learning experiences to life.

We are actively seeking new educators available during school hours to collaborate with us on a freelance basis in the following geographic locations:

  • London
  • Brantford
  • Kitchener
  • Niagara
  • Mississauga
  • Hamilton
  • Greater Toronto Area

The Position
Nelson’s Classroom Success team works closely with resource teams at school boards to offer professional development, resources, and live learning opportunities that drive Edwin use. We rely on freelancers to help carry out these initiatives. Work assignments are variable in scope and can be matched to the skill set of each freelancer, ranging from 4-10 hours weekly.

Key Accountabilities

  • Present Edwin workshops, subject-specific PD sessions, lunch and learns, and admin/staff overviews virtually and in person.
  • Arrange and conduct a pre-webinar/presentation interview with Classroom Success Leads to determine the focus and goals for the presentation.
  • Remain up-to-date and familiar with the provided resources and materials to deliver a session that meets the goals discussed during the pre-webinar interview.
  • Prepare for sessions utilizing provided PPTs and appropriate ancillary materials, while also being familiar with the electronic resources and support items that will meet the needs of each customer.
  • Ensure completion of customer and internal feedback forms after every session delivered.
  • Support with the creation of classroom-ready resources including, but not limited to, curriculum mapping, lesson plans, scope and sequence documents, and long-range plans.