Mar 24, 2020
Curriculum & Program Manager Featured
$42,000 - $50,000 yearly
Dent Education is seeking to hire a Curriculum & Program Manager to design curriculum, manage and launch student programs, and develop our program pipeline. Dent programs empower Baltimore teens to be creative problem solvers, makers, and entrepreneurs. Whether it's using a laser cutter to build custom jewelry, using Adobe Illustrator to design a flyer for a local business, or using a digital audio workstation to produce a podcast or song, Denters experience their ability to dream up an idea and turn it into real impact. They apply design thinking to understand needs, brainstorm solutions, and launch real ventures. We believe in economic empowerment as a means to promote equity and agency; Denters earn money or receive funding in all of our programs. Our goal is for students to realize their potential to make a dent in the universe, achieve upward mobility, and live with agency. You will: Design and teach curriculum Create curricular materials, lesson plans, program roadmaps, track syllabi, and supports that are culturally-relevant, challenging, and compelling to students and easy-to-use for coaches. We have a deep understanding of what we teach; you will help us design the how. Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to operationalize programs Organize all curriculum materials and resources into an easy-to-navigate system Seek feedback routinely from students, coaches, partners, and families Train Coaches and Fellows to implement Dent curriculum Manage the execution of and operations for school-year programs Develop outcomes, curriculum, budget and structure for programs Launch and prototype new programs Manage and recruit the students and staff to run school-year programs Build relationships with and guide students as they create, develop Mindsets, and grow ventures Build out pipeline of programs for Denters over the years Develop the pipeline of programs, engagement, and opportunities for a Denter from 8th grade through 5 years post-high school Co-create a system for impact measurement of each program over time Adapt as needed to improve student outcomes As an early stage social enterprise, your role will flex with Dent’s needs and your capabilities You are: Organized, a backwards planner, and able to craft clarity Curious about how our students learn and what motivates them Unwavering in your belief in each student’s potential Passionate about Dent’s mission, mindsets, and commitment to equity An optimistic self-starter who is comfortable owning projects and pivoting when needed Resilient in the face of adversity with an ability to troubleshoot when problems arise Able to give & receive direct feedback Bonus Points for Applicants who: At least two years of experience in teaching, curriculum creation, and/or youth development Have a relevant Master’s Degree Are from Baltimore and/or possess a strong awareness of the city’s social and cultural landscape Have experience leading projects that intentionally promote equity, social justice, and racial justice Have experience teaching design thinking and/or entrepreneurship Have taught or launched a project relevant to the skills taught in our 6 tracks You’ll get: To build meaningful relationships with youth and join them on a journey of self-exploration and growth To join and shape a mission-driven startup with a talented and motivated team To develop as an educator, curriculum designer, design thinker, maker, innovator, manager, and entrepreneur To create scalable curriculum and programs that will impact hundreds of teens in Baltimore and beyond To ensure our programs not only catalyze student potential, but create tangible, long-term outcomes Logistics, Salary, & Benefits This is a full-time role based in Baltimore, MD. Start date would ideally be week of April 27* but can be flexible Salary is in the range of $42,000-$50,000 based on experience and expertise. Benefits include: Healthcare coverage Flexible vacation policy all national holidays observed $500 annual professional development stipend Employee Assistance Program for you + your family including mental health and legal support through BHS To Apply Please apply using this link . Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply early! Priority deadline: April 6, 2020 Explore our website in advance for more information about our work: www.denteducation.org . Dent Education’s Mission Dent Education promotes equity by empowering under-resourced youth to discover and develop their innate creative potential to shape the world around them. The Dent Mindsets The Dent Mindsets are the foundation of our organization. The goal of all programs is to develop these mindsets in our students. It’s not only what we teach, but also how our team operates. Our Mindsets are: We see problems as opportunities We ask why? We listen deeply We take action We fail fast and keep learning Application Steps & Potential Timeline* Applications submissions until April 6 Rolling video interviews until April 10 Work product submissions until April 17 In-person interviews until April 24 Decision announced & potential retreat with Dent team week of April 27 *Please apply even if parts of this timeline don’t work for your schedule. We are flexible and know much is changing! Dent Education is an equal opportunity employer and seeks individuals to apply without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability, veteran or family status, sexual orientation, socio-economic class, or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Dent Education Baltimore, MD, USA Full-time