- Per Scholas
Education - Post Secondary
1000 E 179th St
POSITION TITLE:, Education Engagement Partner, Technical Design & Instruction
REPORTS TO: Senior Director, Career Pathways
LOCATION: Bronx, New York
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Per Scholas is seeking a Education Engagement Partner, Technical Design & Instruction to support its Youth Career Pathways initiative. The Education Engagement Partner will join a small team at Per Scholas that is launching a new initiative that partners with high schools to design and implement programs that expose students to careers in tech. This is a position that will require you to balance your time between our Bronx location and schools within the surrounding community.
WHAT YOU?LL DO:
This role focuses on instructional design, professional development, and classroom implementation support. You will play a significant role in launching a school-facing technical and work-based learning curriculum geared towards high school age youth and young adults. Classroom engagement and instruction will be required. You will:
+ Collaborate with the Manager of Technical Design and Instruction as well as high school teachers to implement course content, design and revise curriculum, and produce training guides that expose students to Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, and other technical career pathways.
+ Incorporate instructional design principles in the development of lesson plans, assessments, and tutorials to meet students' learning needs.
+ Contribute to the development and implementation of work-based learning and other high school programs.
+ Manage partnerships with teachers to guide the delivery of curriculum to high school students.
+ Co-teach, model, and lead instruction with high school teachers.
+ Research new technology trends to ensure that work-based learning remains current.
+ As a member of internal team, support all aspects of program implementation.
+ Participate in outreach with teenagers and young adults who are interested in pursuing postsecondary careers in tech.
WHAT YOU?LL BRING TO US:
+ Associates Degree or higher in Computer Science or Mathematics, or equivalent combination of education and experience,
+ 1-2 years of experience designing introductory technical content,
+ 1-2 years of experience teaching youth or young adult populations,
+ Experience with curriculum and syllabus development and lesson planning for the high school level,
+ Technical knowledge in one (or more) of the following fields: IT, Cybersecurity, Network Engineering, or Software Engineering
+ Ability to distill complex concepts for diverse audiences who have limited or no prior exposure to technical training.
+ Experience designing and leading professional development for secondary teachers is preferred.
+ You thrive in a creative, inventive, fast-paced startup environment with people who are passionate about their work and mission.
+ You are data-driven, result-oriented, and a forward-looking catalyst for social change.
+ You have a collaborative and flexible work style. You're equally excited to work cross-functionally with other departments and independently.
+ You are an effective communicator with strong oral, presentation, and written skills.
+ You are tech savvy and can learn quickly.
+ You are strong at managing your time and can balance multiple projects and tasks in a fast-paced setting
+ You stand behind our mission; you believe that individuals from any community should have access to well-paying careers, and that talent should be recognized and recruited from many diverse sources.
WHY WORK HERE?We believe our staff is the heart and soul of the organization. Our workplace culture is challenging, supportive, collaborative and mission-driven. We take a genuine interest in career paths and work-life balance, and welcome contributing ideas from staff at all levels. Working at Per Scholas means working somewhere full of engaging, savvy, diverse people who care deeply about pushing our work forward.
You?ll enjoy a welcoming and casual professional environment, self-development opportunities, innovative technology, and benefits like health care and a 401K match. If you want to work in a progressive organization, where you can build something meaningful and have fun while doing it, we would love to hear from you.
ABOUT PER SCHOLAS:
Per Scholas is a national nonprofit that drives positive and proven social change in communities across the country. Through rigorous and tuition-free technology training and professional development, we prepare motivated and curious adults who are unemployed or underemployed for successful careers as technology professionals, and we create onramps to businesses in need of their talents. Today we provide our solutions in eight cities across the country: Atlanta, GA; Greater Boston, MA; Greater Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dallas, TX; the National Capital Region? Newark, NJ and New York, NY. To date, Per Scholas has trained over 9,000 individuals, helping them build lasting, life-changing skills and careers in technology.
If you have any questions about this role, please feel free to email our People team at ...@perscholas.org. We look forward to viewing your application!
Learn more at perscholas.org and platformbyps.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. See our full EEO statement here.
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