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Curriculum Developer

New York, NY, USA
Consultant / Contract / Freelance
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Interested applicants should apply at the website below.

Website: https://boards.greenhouse.io/togethereducation

OVERVIEW

We seek an exceptional Curriculum Designer to translate our current curriculum, which was initially developed for use in our out-of-school learning lab/fellowship program, into a curriculum that can be easily implemented by high schools across the country.  The ideal candidate has a sincere passion for curriculum development as well as a deep understanding of how to create curricula that is resonant with high school teachers in a wide range of teaching contexts. The location of this individual is flexible, with preference given to those located in New York City or Seattle.

We intend to begin delivering the curriculum in schools beginning in June 2020. We are open to working with someone full time or part time to help meet that goal. Given the scope of work, anyone working part-time will need to allocate a minimum of 15 to 20 hours per week to this effort.

Areas of Responsibility: 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Determine the best approach to translate nXu’s out-of-school curriculum, which is based on 4-hour sessions, into an in-school curriculum to be used in a range of high schools.  
  • Identify and develop the optimal lesson plan format that will ensure smoothest implementation with a wide range of schools.
  • Develop an in-school curriculum based on the out-of-school curriculum.
  • Revise out-of-school curriculum.
  • Develop teacher and school leader training programming. 
  • Tailor curriculum to the needs of certain partners with whom we develop deep partnerships.
  • Ideally, pilot the delivery of in-school  curriculum to students 
  • Serve as hub for feedback from nXu facilitators. 
  • Serve as curricular liaison with partners.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.
Skills/Experience: 

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates for this position must possess the following qualifications:

  • Previous high school curriculum development experience, especially social-emotional curricula or other non-traditional curricula, that has been implemented by a wide range of teachers in multiple school contexts.
  • Passion for curriculum development.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Experience seeking and integrating feedback from multiple constituents.
  • Comfort working with a remote team, often independently.
  • Concrete evidence of keen interest in, and exploration of, his or her self-development.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in working in a fast-paced, start-up environment.
  • Belief in nXu’s mission and a passion for helping other people--especially teenagers--explore, articulate and pursue their purpose in life. 
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
Compensation/Benefits: 

COMPENSATION

nXu offers competitive compensation for this consulting role.

How to Apply: 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants should apply at the website below.

Website: https://boards.greenhouse.io/togethereducation

Organization Info

nXu Education

Overview
Headquarters: 
New York, NY
About Us
Areas of Focus: 
Mission: 

nXu is a non-profit organization whose mission is to catalyze and equip youth and adults to explore, articulate, and pursue their purpose.

Programs: 
  • Our Methodology: We have developed a research & evidence-based, 4-phase, purpose development methodology called “The Compass” that serves as our learning standards.  

  • Our Products & Services: We offer a training program as well as our purpose development curriculum to schools, and we also directly implement programming with students both in school and out of school. 

  • Our Target: Through our products and services, we have served high school students from over 50 district, charter, and private schools across the country.  We are seeking to partner with additional schools and organizations that are interested in fostering a sense of purpose among their students.

Why Work For Us?: 

A sense of purpose acts as an inner compass that—when combined with skills training and community support—allows young people to live in alignment with their highest potential.  Thus, we have developed a research & evidence-based purpose development methodology and curriculum that we have implemented in-school and out-of-school with high school students in Chicago, Newark, New York, San Antonio and Seattle.  Through this direct programming, we have cultivated a deep understanding of the implementation needs of our purpose development program.  Leveraging these insights, we are establishing a teacher training program and school-based curriculum that will allow a growing number of high schools to cultivate a sense of purpose in the lives of their students.  

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Feb 12 2020
Active Until: 
Mar 12 2020
Hiring Organization: 
nXu Education
industry: 
Nonprofit