Summer Education Research Fellowship
Are you passionate about Arts Education, social justice, and feminism? Girl Be Heard is seeking dynamic applicants for a Feminist-In-Residence, Education Research Fellowship. This is a paid, part-time position that is approximately 20 hours per week at our DUMBO, Brooklyn Office.
We are seeking a candidate with strong analytical and communication skills with the ability to interpret, synthesize, and share out their findings to the larger team in presentations. An understanding of dismantling racism and trauma-informed care is key.
You will be collaborating with the entire Education Team and directly reporting to the Community Liaison and Programs Coordinator. This fellowship provides the opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking social justice curriculum serving primarily young participants of color, create and edit education materials, and collaborate with a diverse team striving to build successful programming.
Assist the Education Team on the following tasks:
• Conduct research on trauma-informed practices in the classroom.
• Conduct research on decolonized education pedagogy.
• Conduct research about court-involved youth, and best practices for teaching practices in detention centers & transitional housing.
• Update, format, structure an implementation plan for supplemental materials to enhance our effectiveness and keep our GBH curriculum current.
• Assist in the upkeep and translation of end-of-year surveys and general monitoring and evaluation administrative work.
• Assist the Ed Team in the creation of and preparation for the GBH Teacher Training.
• Assist in the the process of creating a reflection report from this year’s debrief documents.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate and present ideas with clarity, credibility, humility, and tact.
• Attention to detail with strong record-keeping ability, including experience and facility with data management systems, knowledge of Salesforce a plus.
• Ability to be self-sufficient and learn new programs autonomously.
• Well-developed problem-solving and analytical skills.
• Organized and able to manage multiple tasks at once. Proven success operating in ambiguous and changing environments.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Ability to work with Photoshop and InDesign is a plus.
• Demonstrated ability to maintain and build relationships through collaboration.
• Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of issues of social justice and girls’ empowerment.
• Desire to work with a dynamic start-up to help shape the future activist-artists of tomorrow!
Girl Be Heard’s mission is to develop, amplify, and celebrate the voices of young women through socially conscious theatre-making. We bring global issues affecting girls center stage by creating cutting-edge , cause-related theatre – inspired, written and performed by girls (12-21) — that is thought-provoking and actionable. Our shows give voice to issues that girls care about most (such as bullying, body image, and self harm). Our company also takes on global issues affecting girls worldwide such as sex trafficking, forced child marriage, and gender-based violence; and regularly performs our acclaimed shows at the United Nations, TED conferences, and The White House.
Girl Be Heard’s education curriculum encourages young women to think critically about social justice, challenge stereotypes, foster friendships, and build tools for bringing about positive change in their communities. Our programs are housed in 14 sites in NYC (12 Title schools, one church, and a community center). We also launched the first after school program abroad in Trinidad and Tobago last year.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but priority will be given to those received by May 18th, 2018.
Compensation: Part‐time, commensurate with experience.
How to apply: Send cover letter, writing sample, resume, list of 3 references, and salary requirements and/or history to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Education Research Fellowship – (your name)” in the subject line.
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At Girl Be Heard our shows give voice to issues that girls care about most (such as bullying, body image, and self harm). Our company also takes on global issues affecting girls worldwide such as sex trafficking, forced child marriage, and gender-based violence; and regularly performs our acclaimed shows at the United Nations, TED conferences, and The White House.
Girl Be Heard’s education curriculum encourages young women to think critically about social justice, challenge stereotypes, foster friendships, and build tools for bringing about positive change in their communities. Our programs are housed in 17 sites in NYC (12 Title schools, 3 detention centers, one church, and a community center). We also launched the first program abroad in Trinidad and Tobago this year.
Girl Be Heard is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, color, national origin, ability, ethnicity, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. Girl Be Heard seeks a broad spectrum of employees and is strongly committed to a diverse and equitable work environment. People of all backgrounds, abilities, gender expressions, ethnicities, races, sexual orientations, religions, and nationalities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Girl Be Heard’s main office is located in the DUMBO area of Brooklyn. Our offices are air-conditioned and located in wheelchair accessible buildings.