Street Law, Inc. is seeking an Education and Training Specialist to support Street Law's array of U. S. and international programs by developing high-quality, learner-centered curricular materials, delivering teacher professional development, and implementing training-of-trainers programs that prepare law students, legal professionals, civic activists, and others to teach Street Law lessons.
Who We Are
For nearly 50 years, Street Law has been hard at work in communities and schools across the country and around the globe, developing programs and teaching materials that educate people about law and democracy.
We believe that when people have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to understand how law and government work, to advocate effectively for themselves and others, and to participate in civic life, their lives and society will be better.
We move the needle on our mission by helping others—specifically classroom teachers, the legal community, government agencies, and community organizations—be effective legal and civics educators.
We are a dedicated and diverse staff. Our colleagues bring a great deal of enthusiasm and expertise to the table and enjoy collaborating to make Street Law's programs and curricula the best that they can be. Our workplace is flexible and fun, and we strive each day to embody our core values of quality, transparency, inclusion, creativity, operational effectiveness, and nonpartisanship.
What You Will Do
You will support Street Law's U. S. and international programs by:
Who You Are
You are able to:
Required: You have a minimum of 6 years' professional experience related to curriculum development for youth, teacher professional development, and/or designing and delivering training for adult learners. You have experience writing curriculum that will be taught by others. You have subject matter expertise in government, law, civics, political science, or a related field. You have experience working with global populations either within the U. S. or in other countries. You have a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and enthusiasm for Street Law's mission. You have a bachelor's degree in a relevant skill or content area.
Desired: You have two or more years of classroom teaching experience. You have one or more years' experience working outside of the United States. You are familiar with applying concepts of social-emotional learning and Universal Design for Learning to lesson creation and professional development. Having an advanced degree in a relevant field (such as law, education, government, or international relations) or fluency in a language other than English are both plusses as well.
What Else You Should Know
This position requires frequent domestic and international travel (once it is safe to do so).
This is a full-time position with a salary range of $62,000-$70,000.
This position is based at Street Law's headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, USA. However, Street Law will consider remote candidates based anywhere in the USA for this position.
Street Law is an equal opportunity employer. We make an effort to recruit people of color and people with diverse background and experiences to apply for open positions.
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