Lumity is seeking someone to join our team who can be a lead instructor with high school students and be able to engage and mentor students who have higher exposure to trauma.
Reports to: Director, Teaching & Learning
Partner with the Director of Teaching & Learning to prepare and co-deliver curriculum with colleagues and teachers.
Build positive relationships with colleagues, teachers, and school administrators to ensure Lumity is being a positive and valued partner.
Help keep the curriculum updated and age appropriate for teens.
Integrate social emotional learning curriculum with experiential learning projects and take advantage of “teachable moments” to reinforce key concepts.
Gather and present data for program evaluation to measure the impact of the program.
Represent Lumity at stakeholder meetings and present program information with varied audiences.
Other duties as assigned.
Skills & Traits
Experienced in instructional coaching with youth and social emotional intelligence training.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Well organized, with an ability to be self-directed while balancing multiple tasks within a multi-cultural, team-based work environment.
Collaborative with stakeholders and willing to hold others accountable, coming from a growth mindset.
Ability to articulate the issues facing youth and the STEM workforce.
A Teaching Certificate is preferred along with a couple years of experience teaching teens, ideally at-risk teens.
Working knowledge of curriculum design and implementation and course correcting based on experience and program evaluation results.
Knowledge and awareness of the public school’s system, education, and computational thinking.
Additional training in team leadership preferred.
This position requires travel to appointments in the Chicago area. Must have access to a working vehicle, a valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance.
This position requires working evenings (currently 3-4 evenings a year) and maybe periodic Saturday hours for teacher professional development.
Additional Salary Information: Lumity offers paid vacation, sick and personal days; Health and dental insurance coverage; Flex spending account; and a 403b plan.
Lumity’s mission is to provide teens and young adults in underserved communities with transformational experiences to prepare them for lifelong STEM careers.
At Lumity, you will find a dynamic work environment where learning and growing is part of our culture. We work hard and have fun while sharing in the satisfaction of creating meaningful new experiences for Lumity program students.
For more information about us, go to www.lumity.org.