Details: Salary is commensurate with experience
The Possible Project is looking for an Entrepreneurship Education Associate (EEA) who has the passion and experience required to teach and develop lessons plans for our entrepreneurship curriculum. This role calls for someone who is dedicated to education, youth development, entrepreneurship, and closing the opportunity divide. Under the guidance of TPP’s Entrepreneurship Education Manager, the EEA will play a pivotal role in day-to-day programming and shaping the overall program design. S/he will be expected to assist with and help to plan all of the logistics required to operate an innovative and effective afterschool program. TPP’s success is dependent on the commitment and strength of its staff. As such, the input and participation by all staff members in various community events, trainings, and fundraisers is critical.
● Plan, understand, and deliver the TPP program with active learning experiences in entrepreneurship, STEAM and design thinking, and provide feedback regarding content and delivery.
● Establish and communicate clear objectives for learning activities and check for understanding.
● Prepare for class activities across sites and Makerspaces and use relevant computer technology to support instruction.
● Collaborate with colleagues in hybrid organization with focus toward developing students' social and emotional learning, STEAM interest and skills, and job-readiness skills.
● Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and school liaisons regarding student recruiting, retention and success.
● Participate in team, organization and external meetings as planned by manager and executive team for programmatic, fundraising and team-building needs.
● Identify and vary allowable educational methods to meet students' diverse needs.
● Mentor and advise students and teams as they prepare for Milestone Events and help recruit and train volunteers.
● Recruit and retain TPP students to develop positive relationships and ensure student outcomes driven by organizational goals.
● Observe and evaluate students’ performance and maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress.
● Administer formative and summative assessments (e.g., surveys, interviews, rubrics).
● Participate in three annual professional development workshops and stay current with developments in educational content, teaching methods and share learnings.
● Take on activities as needed to ensure TPP mission and strategic plans are achieved and that TPP students are successfully mentored, coached and taught by caring adults.
● Sensitivity to and understanding of the needs of youth, particularly those who are low-income, recent immigrants, and/or face barriers to success;
● Interest and/or experience in entrepreneurship and business;
● 1-2 years of teaching experience preferred;
● Highly organized;
● Excellent interpersonal, written, oral, and computer skills;
● Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to work;
● Sincere interest and motivation to work collaboratively with an energized, committed and creative team;
● A true team player, with an upbeat personality and a good sense of humor;
● Ability to anticipate and identify problems putting forward solutions that are creative, innovative, and flexible;
● A Bachelor’s degree is required; and
● Bi-lingual and/or bi-cultural a plus, specific need for Haitian Creole, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Full-time position with excellent benefits package; salary is commensurate with experience.
Please send a résumé along with thoughtful responses to the prompts below in a single, combined PDF to email@example.com.
1. Tell us about a really challenging professional or personal experience, how you've handled it, and how you've grown as a result of this experience.
In your response, please be sure to describe the context of the challenge, the steps you took to address this challenge, and the results of your actions.
2. How would working at The Possible Project align with your career aspirations?
In your response, please be sure to address the following:
a. What led you to apply for the EEA position?
b. What excites you about it?
c. What are your long-term career goals? If you do not have concrete career goals yet, please discuss what you are considering.
Please keep your responses to one-page, single spaced. You may also include a cover letter, but one is not required. Job listing open until 5/1/2018.
The Possible Project is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Minimum Education Required