Founding Teachers, Middle Years (age 10-14)

    Are you a passionate and innovative educator eager to shape the future of education? Learnlife is seeking a dynamic Middle Years Learning Guide to lead and revolutionize learning experiences for 10 to 14-year-olds in Garraf region.

    WHO WE ARE

    At Learnlife, we are committed to pioneering a paradigm shift in education. Our mission is to empower happy, lifelong learners by creating innovative, responsive learning models tailored to the needs of today’s and future generations. Get a glimpse of how we learn here.  


    WHY THIS ROLE MATTERS

    As a Middle Years Learning Guide, you will be at the forefront of designing and implementing transformative learning experiences. You will co-create the Middle Years Program in our new location St. Pere de Ribes that nurtures a love for learning and equips students with essential skills for success. Additionally, you will help us create a positive culture of learning in a new location. The start date could be September 2024 or January 2025.



    RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • Lead Program Design: Co-design and lead a comprehensive program for 11 to 13-year-olds, integrating literacy, numeracy, and transdisciplinary learning experiences. Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop innovative, student-centered curriculum.

    • Learning Space Development: Oversee the design and development of engaging learning environments tailored to the needs of middle years learners.

    • Parent Communication: Serve as the primary point of contact for communication with parents, providing regular updates on student progress and program developments.

    • Training and Coaching: Train and coach fellow learning guides to effectively implement literacy strategies and facilitate engaging learning experiences.

    • Collaborative Teamwork: Work collaboratively within a cross-functional, agile team to develop and refine learning experiences. Participate in training sessions and coaching to support continuous professional growth.

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    • Educational Expertise: 10+ years of experience working with 10 to 14-year-olds in innovative learning environments. Demonstrated ability to connect with students and build trusting relationships.

    • Teaching Certificate: officially recognised in Spain for Upper Primary or Lower Secondary.  

    • Program Leadership: 3+ years of experience leading educational programs or teams, with a strong understanding of scalability and implementation.

    • Special Needs: Experience with Learning Differences would be a plus.

    • Language Proficiency: C2 level of English proficiency, with preference given to candidates proficient in Spanish or Catalan C2.

    • Innovative Mindset: Capacity to draw from a wide range of learning methodologies and adapt them to meet the needs of diverse learners.

    • Agile Collaboration: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment, embracing failure as an opportunity for growth and iteration.

    If you are up for your next challenge, please apply with

    • your CV and/or portfolio
    • a brief letter (no more than one typed page) that outlines your vision for how education should change
    • a short 1 minute video that introduces you, your interest in the position and your passion as an educator.PLEASE upload your video as a URL in the provided space

    Join us in shaping the future of education and empowering the next generation of lifelong learners in the Garraf region. We are looking forward to your application!


    At Learnlife, our culture of creativity and innovation is predicated on a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to creating an inclusive community where difference is valued. Everyone is unique and celebrated at Learnlife. All members of our community--families, learners, core team, partners, investors--feel safe to be their authentic selves.

    Contact person

    Leticia Lipp

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    Location

    Barcelona