Part-Time Facilitator ($50/hour, remote)

Synthesis.com

About the organization

Some students want to be physicists. Others want to be poets. Most aren't sure yet, but they want to be people who make a difference.

Regardless of the future we imagine for our children, we hope that they:

1. Exercise good judgment
2. Make sense of the world
3. Collaborate to solve difficult problems

In all possible futures, these three traits stand out as essential. Not only to prepare for the future, but to live a life of meaning and joy.

So how do you get better at making tough decisions? How do you make better sense of a complex world? How do you learn how to navigate the waves of competition and collaboration? How do you innovate?

You need practice making tough decisions.

Unfortunately, practice is hard to come by, especially as a kid. Practice happens in sports or music, but the greater focus tends to be on discipline and execution. If the exercise of true agency comes in the daily life of an elementary

Duties

The mission at Synthesis.com is to advance human civilization through education.

At Synthesis, kids learn critical thinking through complex games and simulations that challenge them to solve problems together. As a facilitator, your job is to facilitate the best possible environment for their learning in a student-led experience. This includes adjusting game simulations, pairing kids into teams, choosing the right challenge, and leading discussions to promote reflection and insight. Focus on teaching the skills that matter most: creative and critical thinking, teamwork, problem solving, and communication.

The role is fully remote, online, and on your own schedule. 
For example, you can teach nights or weekends from any location in the world.

Flexible Schedule: Facilitators work anywhere from 3-11 hours/week. You choose.

Read more about the position here, Sign up for an online Q&A: https://www.facilitate.synthesis.com/

Qualifications

We are hiring candidates from all professional backgrounds.
Prior teaching experience is not a requirement.
This position may appeal to those experienced or attracted to to following:
Teaching
Coaching
Creative arts (improv, theater, music, film, writing)
Adventure enthusiasts
Critical Thinkers
Problem Solvers
Service Members
Volunteers

Salary

$50/hour

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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