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Girl Hack Trainer

Full-Time Position

Global Kids, Inc. is seeking a dynamic, hard working, and creative individual to join our Digital Learning and Leadership (DLL) team as a Senior Trainer. Candidates should be experienced in digital learning, youth development, global education, and social action, and is interested in running our “Girl Hack” program in New York City public high schools.

Job Description

Global Kids, Inc. is seeking a dynamic, hard working, and creative individual to join our Digital Learning and Leadership (DLL) team as a Senior Trainer. Candidates should be experienced in digital learning, youth development, global education, and social action, and is interested in running our “Girl Hack” program in New York City public high schools. We anticipate a mid-August start date.
 
The Girl Hack program offers high school girls digital learning and design modules that introduce STEM skill building opportunities. The program will build upon the exploration of girls’ and women’s issues to offer industry specific case studies that allow participants to make cross-sectoral and cross-cultural connections. Program modules will explore issues impacting girls and women through a global lens while also developing digital literacy and STEM skills in demand across a variety of industries including game design, computer programming, architectural modeling, graphic design and marketing, app and website design, music production
and project management.

Responsibilities

● Develop and serve as lead facilitator of interactive, experiential workshops and activities for GK’s weekly school-based Digital Learning and leadership (DLL) Girl Hack after-school programs.
● Design lessons appropriate for high school aged girls that uses technology and digital media to build global competency and youth leadership both in the in-school and out-of-school time settings.
● Conduct attendance outreach, recruitment and retention services including attendance monitoring and data review, data entry, conferences, attendance incentive activities and phone calls.
● Maintain documentation, program data entry records and provide periodic progress reports as necessary.
● Collaborate with DLL staff team to generate new program ideas and content focusing on connecting digital learning
and technology with global
and local issues.
● Co-lead professional development workshops for other educators.
● Work with other staff and students to implement the annual Global Kids Youth Conference, annual retreat and other special projects.
● Provide guidance and referrals for social services to youth.

Qualifications

● Bachelor’s Degree is required; Master’s Degree preferred or equivalent professional experience.
● Professional experience teaching students how to use various technology/digital media tools and strategies (e.g. coding, mobile apps, geo-locative games, web design, interactive narratives/storytelling, video production, etc.)
● Experience/enthusiasm for working with high school aged youth and/or using interactive learning strategies in culturally diverse settings.
● Knowledge of and passion for global issues, particularly those facing women and girls, political science, history, education and social activism.
● Excellent facilitation, consensus-building and interpersonal skills.
● Strong work ethic, initiative, creativity, willingness to learn new technologies, and ability to juggle multiple tasks independently.
● Strong communication, writing, organizational, and technology skills.
● International experience and foreign language background a plus.

Salary

Low to mid 40’s, depending on experience and degree. Excellent benefits and possibilities for travel. We are actively seeking candidates of diverse backgrounds.

How To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to resumes@globalkids.org.
 
Please indicate “Girl Hack Senior Trainer” in the subject line of the email. We are unable to accept any phone, mail, or fax inquiries; please refer to the Global Kids web site for further information, www.globalkids.org.
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