General information
Facilitation
Project work
Administration
General information
Facilitation
Project work
Administration

Why work with the Critical Thinking Consortium?

We asked our colleagues, “What are the top reasons to work with TC²?” Here is what they told us:

THE WORK we do is engaging, impactful, meaningful, diverse, stimulating, enjoyable, rewarding, and transformative.

THE LEADERSHIP GROUP is comprised of individuals who inspire us in countless ways, provide thoughtful mentorship, model what it means to be passionate about fostering quality thinking, and offer meaningful support and feedback for the work we do.

THE COLLEAGUES with whom we work are smart, talented, amazing, stimulating, fun, and passionate people who are committed to fostering and supporting teachers in nurturing critical, collaborative, and creative thinking.

THE ENVIRONMENT in which we work is respectful and nourishing, providing flexibility and independence, a sense of community, opportunities for ongoing professional development and personal growth, and a chance to work with mentors who inspire with their passion for education.

The Critical Thinking Consortium (TC²) is a national, not-for-profit Canadian organization that works both nationally and internationally to intentionally nurture critical, creative, and collaborative thinking. Over the last three decades, we have developed a strong reputation for providing dynamic, relevant, and highly valued opportunities for professional learning across education sectors, from kindergarten to post-secondary. Learn more about our mission and our unique approach.

To deepen and support the learning from our professional development sessions, we offer a wide range of resources developed and provided by independent consultants and employees with expertise in a wide variety of disciplines and backgrounds. ongoing professional development and personal growth, and a chance to work with mentors who inspire with their passion for education.

Opportunities with TC² include:

  • professional development facilitation including face-to-face workshops, and online sessions;
  • project work including writing, editing, researching, graphic design, and translation; and
  • administrative portfolios including human resources, professional learning, information technology, communications, marketing, and sales support at conferences.

Browse our current postings to learn more about our facilitation, project work and administrative opportunities.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • a desire to work with a not-for-profit organization;
  • a passion for supporting educators in nurturing critical, creative, and collaborative thinking;
  • a willingness to work in a virtual environment and/or travel as required; and
  • a desire to work with colleagues and partners in provincial, national, or international contexts.

Please direct your general inquiries to:
Facilitation: Victoria Campoli
Project work: Warren Woytuck
Administrative work: Andy Nesbitt

FAQs

Q: What opportunities are available with TC² and how often do they come up?

A: Opportunities with TC² include:

  • professional development facilitation including face-to-face workshops and online sessions;
  • project work including writing, editing, researching, graphic design, and translation; and
  • administrative portfolios including professional learning, project design and management, marketing and publishing, information technology, human resources services, and finance.

Facilitation, project work, and administrative opportunities are posted based on the requirements of the organization.

Browse our current postings to learn more about our facilitation, project work and administrative opportunities.

When an opportunity is posted, we review all applications. Applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Q: Do you hire employees

A: The majority of our resources and services are developed and provided by independent consultants who work as contractors. When we post an opportunity, we will indicate if we are looking for an independent contractor or an employee.

Q: How many hours might I expect to work each week?

A: Hours of work vary, depending on the position and the needs of the particular project.

Many people who work with TC² maintain employment with another organization in addition to the work they do with us.

Q: Where is TC² located?

A: Though our office is located in Vancouver, BC, the work we do can happen anywhere in Canada or internationally. Our facilitators may provide face-to-face or online sessions, and our project workers provide their services from home offices, neighbourhood coffee shops, or even poolside in a warm climate! Meetings with TC² colleagues are held using Skype or Adobe Connect. Occasionally, meetings with funding partners require travel.

Q: What does it mean that TC² is a not-for-profit organization in the education sector?

A: As a not-for-profit organization, we rely on external sources for funding. Any revenue generated by TC² goes to furthering our mission of transforming education.

Q: If I become a facilitator with TC² will I be required to travel?

A: While every attempt is made to accommodate the wishes of facilitators with regard to travel, it is a priority for TC² to provide professional learning across Canada and internationally, so facilitators may be asked to travel from time to time. Facilitators collaborate with TC² professional learning consultants to establish their schedules.

Q: What experience and qualifications do facilitators require?

A: We are looking for educators with established classroom experience who have facilitated professional learning and possess an in-depth understanding of the TC² approach and model.

Learn more about the facilitator development process.

Q: Can I use my own materials to facilitate with TC²?

A: Facilitation experience is certainly a valuable asset that contributes to the success of professional learning sessions. TC² facilitators are required to use the critical thinking framework and the related resources and are encouraged to collaborate and share materials.

The Critical Thinking Consortium is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women, First Nations persons, Métis persons, Inuit persons, members of visible minority groups, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, persons of any gender identity, persons of any gender expression, and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of The Critical Thinking Consortium to apply.