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Company: Alpha
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Alpha, a K-12 school in the heart of Austin, TX, is seeking a Guide to join its growing team and help fulfill its mission to build better schools. This is an onsite position at one of our campuses in Austin.Alpha is redefining the way kids go to school. We make three promises to parents and kids:

  • Students love school.
  • Students learn two times faster than in a traditional school.
  • Students learn life skills (like public speaking, goal setting, leadership, grit, entrepreneurship, and purpose) that are necessary to be successful.A Guide at Alpha is not a traditional teacher. In fact, this is not a teaching role at all. Instead, it is the opportunity to lead kids in an alternative setting using cutting-edge technology. If motivating kids is your passion, you want to impact them by using new educational models and technologies, and you're excited to design, develop and execute skill-building workshops - this role is for you. You will have three primary responsibilities in this role:
  • Motivate kids to do great things. Our students do their core academic work on adaptive software. It's your job to figure out how to get kids to show up every day excited to put in the work to accomplish their goals.
  • Build great workshops. We reserve our afternoons for hands-on workshops that teach kids life skills. Your job is to design engaging experiences for kids where they practice life skills such as public speaking, giving and receiving feedback, and personal finance.
  • Run the playbook. In this role, you will need to become an expert on our suite of learning apps, motivational strategies, and adaptive assessments.Must-haves:
    • A passion for and experience with working with kids. Kids love you and you know and love them.
    • Demonstrated leadership, motivation and organizational skills.
    • An eagerness to receive constructive feedback and act on it.
    • The ability to thrive in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment.
    • Bachelor's degree or higher from a top university.
    • Excellent written and oral presentation skills and the ability to communicate effectively with kids and parents.
    • The ability to build creative, never-done-before workshops that compel and excite kids.
    • 3-5 years experience in other competitive industries, such as finance and tech start-ups.You can learn more about Alpha by visiting

Keywords: Alpha, Austin , Guide, Other , Austin, Texas

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