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Literacy & Learning - Data Analyst

Position: Data Analyst
Location: Remote Within Canada (Headquarters in Winnipeg, Manitoba)
Reports to: VP, Literacy & Learning

Hoot Reading is the leading online tutoring service providing 1:1, evidence-based literacy instruction with qualified teachers, at scale. Incubated on a research project at the Nokia Research Lab with Sesame Workshop (the creators of Sesame Street) and the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, Hoot Reading partners with K-12 school districts, educational partners and families across North America to change children’s lives through literacy.

As a Data Analyst on the Literacy & Learning team, you will own impact reporting and operational data analytics. You will work in close collaboration with the Operations and Marketing departments to oversee data-oriented program tracking, to develop data-driven reports and visuals for various communications, and to flag quality issues identified through patterns and trends in data.

This job is perfect for someone who has:

  • Startup Enthusiasm: Thrives in a dynamic startup environment, flexible and able to change direction, maintain organization, and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment, and eager to contribute significantly to student outcomes.
  • Strong Data Literacy: Proven data analysis and management skills working with diverse datasets and the ability to establish measurement and reporting frameworks. Basic understanding of data engineering principles would be considered an asset.
  • Impactful Communication Skills: Ability to translate complex data into meaningful and actionable insights, deliver analytics in the form of visualizations and dashboards, and present findings to non-technical stakeholders. 
  • Passion for Research: Strong understanding of research methodology and analysis and able to collaborate effectively across teams to ensure data consistency and integrity. 
  • Degree or Practical Experience: A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field (e.g., Marketing, Business, Statistics, Computer Science) and/or 5+ years of experience in data and analytics.
  • Education Sector Expertise: Understanding of K-12 education, particularly in the area of early literacy, as well as experience with assessment and reporting of student outcomes would be considered an asset.


  • Gather and preprocess data from various sources such as databases, spreadsheets, and other systems, ensuring accuracy and consistency.
  • Use research methods and statistical techniques to analyze data sets, identify trends, patterns, and correlations using tools such as Google Sheets, SQL, or other analytics platforms.
  • Create visual representations of data and summary reports to communicate insights effectively to various audiences, both internally and externally. 
  • Ensure the quality and integrity of data and analysis, including ongoing consideration and prioritization of privacy and security requirements.
  • Collaborate across teams to stay up to date on operational processes, technical updates or changes, and business needs that may influence data and analysis.
  • Work independently, applying critical thinking and problem-solving skills to tackle complex data challenges, and prioritize effectively, with many competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

What It's Like to Work at Hoot:

  • Enjoy a casual and fun work culture with highly motivated individuals who are dedicated to changing children's lives through literacy.
  • Take ownership of challenges and see them through to completion, with guidance and support provided for your success.
  • We value diverse perspectives and encourage open discussions where all ideas and opinions are heard.
  • Utilize Slack for internal communication instead of relying on emails.
  • Benefit from a flexible and remote-friendly work environment .
  • Prioritize work-life balance, ensuring a healthy and supportive environment for all employees.
  • Access to competitive company benefits (available for full-time Canadian employees, including health and dental coverage, as well as long-term disability, life insurance, and AD&D coverage).

How to Apply:

Please send a resume and a brief paragraph on why you would like to join our team to While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At Hoot Reading, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members feel valued, respected, and supported. We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. As part of this commitment, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented and excluded groups. If you require accommodations during the selection process, please let us know, and we will work with you to meet your needs. 

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