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27 Sep 2022

Teacher Education Program Manager

Solar One
 Queens County, New York, United States

Job Description

Job Title: Education Program Manager

Type: Full-time

Solar One is a 501c(3) organization that empowers communities in the New York City metro area to thrive in the face of the challenges brought on by climate change, and to embrace a world that is low carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive.

Job Summary

The Education Program Manager will be responsible for leading a variety of projects and programming on our K-12 Education team. Solar One’s hybrid schedule is flexible, but this position will require teaching in-person throughout the NYC metro area. There is the potential for occasional travel around New York State. Computer-based work can be done at home or in our office space in Long Island City, Queens.

Main job responsibilities:

●      Leading Solar One’s flagship professional development training series for NYC DOE teachers that focuses on bringing renewable energy lessons into the classroom.

●      Teaching Solar One’s curriculum focused on climate action through energy, materials, water and food for grades 2-12.  Teaching is often at schools, traveling throughout NYC is required.

●      Coordinating programs with schools and other community partners. This includes program planning, materials coordination, and scheduling.

●      Assisting the Director of Education with administrative tasks such as reporting and program evaluation.

●      Delivering a 6-week intensive high school summer school program focused on green careers from July through mid-August.

●      Overseeing curriculum updates in collaboration with the education team on program and curriculum design.

●      Tracking and recording activities delivered to schools and teachers.

Qualifications and Skills

Successful candidates for this role should be able to demonstrate the following:

Technical Skills

●      Basic Microsoft office

●      Google Suite

●      Basic graphic design is a plus

Soft Skills

●      Verbal communication

●      Strong Writing Skills

●      Project Management

●      Time Management

●      Attention to detail

●      Outreach

●      Adaptability

Subject Area Expertise Required

●      5 + years of experience teaching K-12 students content aligned with STEM, climate action, and/or environmental sustainability.oom experience strongly preferred

●      3+ years experience delivering professional development training to teachers

●      Experience with curriculum writing

●      Knowledge of anti-racist and culturally responsive pedagogy strongly preferred

●      Demonstrated success in communicating with partner organizations and individuals to build and maintain strong partnerships

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required for this position.

Pay and Benefits

This position is Full Time

Paying at $74,000-$78,000 per year

We offer a variety of benefits depending on the position type.  Our full-time benefits include:

•          A work environment where your contribution is essential and celebrated

•          Training and career development

•          Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, EAP

•          3 weeks of paid time off that increases with tenure

•          Life and disability insurance

•          Paid Holidays

•          401(k) retirement savings

How to Apply

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Teacher. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.