We have several opportunities available to join our team. Please see the list of our open positions below.
Septima Clark Academy Lead Academic and Enrichment Facilitator
The Lead Academic and Enrichment Facilitator for the Septima Clark Academy at The Lighthouse | Black Girl Projects is responsible for daily school operations and procedures while supporting the school’s leadership team. This position requires attention to detail, a love for Black children and the ability to multi-task. The lead academic and enrichment facilitator ensures that scholars are engaged in both academic and cultural activities that align with the mission and vision of The Lighthouse | Black Girl Projects. Additionally, this person should be organized and able to foster positive relationships with parents and caring adults of the scholars through effective communication efforts. As the lead teacher in the classroom, this person is knowledgeable about a wide range of subject areas, grade level developmental milestones, as well as best practices for the Montessori classroom.
Septima Clark Academy Assistant Academic and Enrichment Facilitator
The Assistant Academic and Enrichment Facilitator for the Septima Clark Academy at The Lighthouse | Black Girl Projects is responsible for school operations and procedures while supporting the school community through engagement and capacity building. This position requires attention to detail and must be able to multitask. The assistant academic and enrichment facilitator ensures that the school environment is conducive to learning, well organized, and safe. Additionally, this person should be team oriented, yet self-motivated to complete daily tasks. As a main point of contact for parents and caring adults, the assistant academic and enrichment facilitator is knowledgeable about the instructional needs of each scholar as well as the operational needs of the school.
Managing editor at The Lighthouse | Black Girl Projects serves as the planner and manager of daily operations for the McGee Project, the organization’s online blog and social media platforms. In so doing, the person is responsible for organizing and coordinating the organization’s social media platforms in a manner that reflects the mission and organizational values of The Lighthouse | Black Girl Projects. The managing editor should demonstrate knowledge of key aspects of each project and have the ability to make relevant connections to the Black women and girls we work alongside as well as our social media followers. Coordinating the editorial calendar and assigning original content to contributing writers is a main responsibility for managing editor.
The special projects editor at The Lighthouse | Black Girl Projects is responsible for creating a series of narratives based on qualitative data relating to the lives, needs and challenges of Black girls and women and how they’ve chosen to resist in response to the systemic opposition they face. Requires attention to detail as well as a deep knowledge of interviewing and editing skills and comfort. The special projects editor, a person who is intrinsically motivated, will be responsible for transcribing interviews in an effort to create narratives, as well as proposing innovative ideas for presenting collected data beyond written story form.
Candidates who are interested in applying may email their resume along with required documents listed in the respective job description to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the desired position in the subject line.