Position: Online Lead Facilitator
Type: Part-Time Consultant
OVERVIEW OF ROLE
Are you passionate about helping students explore and express their full selves? Can you inspire and ignite passion in students? Are you engaging and charismatic? Can you facilitate online with energy and enthusiasm? Are you seeking deeper and more meaningful ways to interact and impact students? If so, nXu is seeking an exceptional educator to serve as an online lead facilitator of nXu’s purpose bootcamp programming throughout the 2020-2021 school year. The nXu purpose bootcamps bring together ~35 high school students from partner organizations/schools around the country seeking to offer powerful online learning and community building experiences. The online lead facilitator will guide students through a series of immersive learning experiences, activities, conversations, and reflections to help students develop an understanding of their purpose in life. Here are key details:
Five synchronous online sessions (2.5 hours/session; total of 12.5 hours of facilitation)
Flexible implementation schedule based on needs of the school/organization and students
Cohort size of up to ~35 students
Students in all four high school grades
Operations/tech. support will be provided by nXu staff
Depending on the individual’s background, the online lead facilitator may have an opportunity to support the delivery of online adult training.
OVERVIEW OF nXu
nXu (www.nxueducation.org), is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to catalyze and equip youth and adults to explore, articulate, and pursue their purpose by leveraging social capital. Overseen by nationally recognized educators including the co-founders of Transcend Education, nXu has developed a research & evidence-based purpose development methodology, curriculum, and program model that can be deployed in-person, online, and on a blended basis. They offer a training program as well as a purpose development curriculum to schools, and they also directly implement programming both online and in person with students both in school and out of school. Here is a video about nXu (https://vimeo.com/251833392) and a recent article about nXu published by Transcend Education (https://www.transcendeducation.org/playlist-blog/ignite-purpose).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Program Leadership and Facilitation: Lead and facilitate a portion of nXu’s online purpose bootcamps to ensure that the programmatic implementation aligns with the organizational mission and vision. Drive participant learning and mastery of each practice and implement the centrally developed nXu program and curriculum and ensure high quality experiences for students.
Culture Development: Cultivate and create a safe and exciting atmosphere for nXu participants to be curious and vulnerable during nXu programming.
Participant Management: Ensure nXu participants are fully engaged and support them as they navigate their nXu experience during and between each session.
Operations: Support pre-session operational preparation as well as session day operations.
Program Improvement: Provide feedback on the curriculum to ensure nXu improves its programming over time.
Program Representation: Serve as a positive representative of nXu within the broader educational community.
Other Duties: Perform other related duties as required and assigned.