Job Openings Director of Education

About the job Director of Education

About the gig

A large part of the success of our client partner depends on quickly adapting their curriculum and portfolio to market needs. The Director of Education is a critical role to ensure yjey have clear vision and execution when building and updating our products to better meet the needs of their customers and the market.

We’re looking for a Director of Education that will be responsible for working with Subject Matter Experts to build the world's best training and upskilling programs. The Director will report to the VP or Product and is Remote-friendly.

As the Director of Education, you will be responsible for all aspects of our client partner's educational programs, including:

• Defining and communicating the strategy with all involved stakeholders
• Gathering insights about our users and translating them into a prioritized backlog with the Product team
• Identifying the right success metrics and tracking them
• Problem-solving with cross-functional experts in engineering, education, outcomes, data science


  • Manages roadmap and timelines for new program development
  • Works directly with subject matter experts to develop curriculum
  • Manages contractor Budget for subject matter experts
  • Works with data team to identify new opportunities
  • Works with B2B team to manage new opportunities
  • Competitive analysis/assessment of existing programs and curricula
  • Defines continuously the next version of quality and pedagogy of Ironhack programs
  • Works with outcomes team to translate market trends into learning outcomes requirements
  • Works with Core Edu team to reset learning outcomes of existing verticals
  • Requirements
  • Passionate about education and technology! 
  • Comfortable embracing a culture of constant experimentation
  • Really positive, upbeat and social
  • Encouraged by challenges and enjoy having tons of autonomy with no bureaucratic BS
  • A do-er - the moment you get out of bed, you’re getting stuff done
  • Fluent in English & Second Language
  • Can-do attitude and a good sense of humor.
  • Growth mindset and an eye towards continuous improvement
  • Technologies & skills with professional experience:
  • Organized and diligent in execution
  • Problem and project management specialist
  • Have a clear vision of 3-5 years in technology space
  • Experience in applying agile methodologies and product-thinking
  • Experience building education programs from the ground up
  • Experience with sourcing and managing subject matter experts in building education and training