Looking for a role that combines an empowering teaching position in business, finance, & investing, with community building, a chance to learn from Juni’s leaders, and gain experience to build your career?
We’re looking for Instructors that plan to be committed to teaching at Juni through March 2022 (with the option to continue after that). The Investing & Entrepreneurship Fellowship is an hourly position at $25 per hour and includes benefits. This cohort will have start dates in July – September, 2021.
This Juni Fellowship combines virtual instruction with executing the operations and hiring behind the courses — perfect for the business-minded. Fellows work directly with students ages 8-18 by teaching weekly, online classes. All classes are taught remotely, using the curriculum and digital tools developed by Juni. In addition, Fellows hone their teaching skills through specialized training, and expand their ability to teach additional courses. Fellows spend up to 50% of their time teaching and inspiring the next generation of thinkers, innovators, and builders. The other half is spent in recruitment and special projects.
Fellows help the organization recruit and develop the largest and most qualified pool of instructors in the US. Since Fellows are chosen for their ability to deliver excellent instruction, they are uniquely positioned to screen instructor candidates and provide new instructors with career development. Fellows may also have the opportunity to contribute to projects that build relationships with Juni students and their families.
Based upon need, and may include:
- Teaching Juni Investing & Entrepreneurship courses 50% of the week,
- Support the Instructor Team by reviewing new applications for various instructor roles within Juni
- Conduct interviews (initial screens and mock-up lessons) to instructor candidates
- Review instructor interviews to make the hiring decision from the initial stage to the second stage
- Train new Investing & Entrepreneurship interviewers to ensure Juni’s capacity to handle applicant volume
- Own a robust pipeline to meet weekly and monthly targets for Instructor Hiring Team
- Work across various members on the Instructor Team to meet weekly and monthly targets for new instructors
- Proactively flag issues in the interviewing process and escalate issues as necessary
- Build special projects related to instructor recruitment and development, build your resume and leadership experience while empowering more students to love learning
- Network with other Juni Fellows and leaders at Juni to learn about potential career paths in your field of choice
Each Juni Fellows cohort includes opportunities for large and small group learning and community. Small group Fellows Learning Cohorts meet weekly, giving Fellows the chance to learn and grow in their instruction. Fellows Learning Cohorts benefit from expert facilitation and peer feedback on best practices for teaching. Fellows will come together to learn from leaders across Juni in monthly Speaker Series about how founders and leaders navigated their professional journey to Juni.
This is a great role for recent college graduates or current college students taking a gap year from school who are looking to learn valuable operations at a fast-growing start up and continue making a meaningful impact on the next generation.
Juni is a massively distributed university for kids, providing world-class courses in Computer Science, Mathematics, English, and now Finance. We bring the best instructors, curriculum and platform to students around the world who want to prepare for the future. Juni is backed by Y Combinator and angel investors including Arielle Zuckerberg, and the company was recently featured in Forbes, Fortune, and TechCrunch. Our team was founded by two Stanford alumni and ex-Googlers, and is headquartered in San Francisco.
- B.A/B.S (completed or in progress) ideally in Business, Finance, Economics, or related field
- Experience working with young students and track record in improving student outcomes.
- Passion for building interest in computer science in kids and teenagers (ages 8-18).
- Ability to work well with students of different ages.
- Experience shifting priorities while maintaining a high degree of organization and control
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills; organized and detail-oriented
- Flexible and responsive on weekends for any emergencies and works empathetically with instructors and families to resolve issues
- Represents Juni Professionally with parents, students, external organizations, and within the team
- Self-driven to manage your own work and results with high standards
- Openness to change and quick to adapt to new systems
- Team player and collaborates with others constructively and positively
- Strongly ethical and honest approach
- Located in the US, work authorization in the US