Teach For All seeks a Senior Associate, Climate Education and Leadership to work alongside the Global Head of Climate Education and Leadership to help grow our work in supporting network partners to deeply integrate climate education and in building a force of students, teachers, and alumni leaders who will foster climate mindedness, action, and resilience in rising generations.
The Senior Associate will play a critical role in supporting all the activities under the Teach For All Climate Education and Leadership Initiative. Their main duties will range from developing content for and leading knowledge capture from learning calls, to co-leading climate education training offers, to co-designing and -facilitating events, to supporting external partnerships and initiatives (like the Teachers for the Planet program), to leading work on strengthening student leadership development for climate action, to liaising with colleagues from across the organization (both from regional teams and global teams) in order to strengthen joint work.
A successful candidate will have a strong subject expertise and experience in climate education, recent school / classroom insights from leading climate education work with students, the ability to distill and organize large amounts of information, an outstanding written and verbal expression, the ability to produce high-quality work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven and dynamic environment, as well as a strong creativity, vision, and sense of possibility for growing the climate education work. In addition, candidates with previous exposure to and a strong understanding of Teach For All’s climate education work, lived experience of climate change impacts, as well as a proven understanding and interest in links between climate change and girls education are preferred.
The Senior Associate will report directly to the Global Head of Climate Education and Leadership and be a part of the dynamic Teach For All Global Resources and Partnerships team.
At least 3 years of professional experience preferred, including in teaching and with a focus on climate education.
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Google Drive.
English fluency required. Fluency in other regional languages is helpful, but not required.
A strong proven commitment to advancing equitable climate education is preferred.
Prior exposure to and a strong understanding of Teach For All’s climate education work preferred.
Proven understanding and interest in links between climate change and girls education preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong creativity, vision, and sense of possibility for growing the climate education work.
Proactivity and empowerment about their responsibilities and those of the climate education work.
Excellent written and verbal skills.
Ability to distil and organize large amounts of information.
Ability to multitask, independently prioritize tasks and work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, dynamic, start-up environment.
Strong team spirit in working with others across the organization and beyond.
Solutions-oriented mindset with proactive approach to problem solving
Strong critical thinking and interpersonal communication skills.
Sensitivity to diversity in backgrounds and beliefs (e.g., racial, cultural, socioeconomic, political, etc.)
Deeply committed to the mission, vision and values of Teach For All (see here).
What Teach For All Offers:
Commitment to cultivating a culture in which all staff members feel they belong, are valued for their contributions, and have an impact on our organization’s progress
Professional and personal development experiences and ample opportunities to make a positive impact on the work of Teach For All and beyond
Comprehensive benefits package designed for your well-being and work-life needs
All roles are 100% remote; in some locations we offer the option for in-office collaborations
Generous time off and flexible work arrangements
And much more!
Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on country of hire, prior work experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Please note, this position is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. All candidates must possess local permanent work authorization/permit in order to be considered.
Travel and Hours
Travel is possible when it is safe to do so and in accordance with local travel guidelines. Given that we work across different time zones, some non-traditional hours for early or later calls are an expectation of this role.
Posting Date: 14/12/2023
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Therefore, candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.
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