Next Generation Learning Academy in Sonoma County, California and Omaha, NE is currently seeking teachers and curriculum developers for the 2017-18 academic year in the following disciplines: Humanities (English, social sciences), math, and science. NGL Academy is a new private high school forming in Santa Rosa, CA, which offers high school students a learner-centered curriculum based in inquiry, experimentation, and exploration.
Mentors We are seeking teachers who see themselves as mentors, as joyful facilitators of student-driven inquiry. If you love to lecture and to hand out worksheets; if you see student questions as obnoxious challenges rather than invigorating opportunities; if you like tomorrow to look like today, and today like yesterday -- this job is not for you! But if you are looking for an opportunity to work in an exciting, innovative learning environment characterized by small class sizes, on-going individualized dialogue with your students as they develop academic and life skills as well as self-knowledge, and be well-compensated doing so, please send a resumé and a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest in the position. Preferences: MA or PhD in one of the relevant academic fields; teaching and curriculum development experience in grades 9-12; teaching and curriculum-development experience with project- and problem-based learning; Makerspace teaching experience; facility and comfort with technology; proficiency in Spanish. Candidates with experience or training in more than one discipline, and candidates with college and academic counseling experience, are highly desirable. If you would like more information about the Academy and its approach, please visit https://www.questlearning.org/
Senior Curriculum Developer & Designer Responsible for the development of curriculum specifications in one or more subject areas and for overseeing a team that will work to develop units of problem-based/inquiry-based learning that we call "quests." Working remotely is permissible.
Lead Quest Designer Responsible for developing units of problem-based/inquiry-based learning that we call "quests" and for coordinating the efforts of other quest designers. Working remotely is permissible.
Quest Designer Responsible for developing units of problem-based/inquiry-based learning that we call "quests." Full-time benefits eligible positions and part-time consulting positions are available. Working remotely is permissible.
Additional Salary Information: the curriculum developers may work part-time and/or remotely