Middle Years Teacher, Literacy
    (24/25 start)

    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 11 to 13-year-olds.

    Who are we

    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. Learn more about our innovative learning approach in this video.

    Why this role matters

    As a Middle Years Learning Guide, you will be at the forefront of designing and implementing transformative learning experiences. Collaborating with our team of learning guides, you will co-create the Middle Years Program that nurtures a love for learning and equip students with essential skills for success. Additionally, you will help us deepen our model’s integration of literacy across all programs. 


    • 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.
    • Literacy Programming: Design and execute literacy programs that foster critical thinking and creativity.
    • 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: 7+ years of experience working with 11 to 13-year-olds in innovative learning environments. Demonstrated ability to connect with students and build trusting relationships.
    • Program Leadership: 3+ years of experience leading educational programs or teams, with a strong understanding of scalability and implementation.
    • Literacy Specialization: Experience developing and delivering non-traditional literacy programs, with a focus on fostering a love for reading, writing, and critical literacy skills.
    • Language Proficiency: C2 level of English proficiency, with preference given to candidates proficient in Spanish or other relevant languages.
    • 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.

    Join us in shaping the future of education and empowering the next generation of lifelong learners!

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

    1. your CV and/or portfolio
    2. a brief letter (no more than one typed page) that outlines your vision for how education should change
    3. 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

    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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