Careers

At Lumin Education, we “Start Young and Involve Parents.” We believe that we can transform lives through education, but we can’t do it without the help of an incredible, experienced, hands-on team.

Since 1978, we’ve been putting the right people in the right positions and watching lives change in Dallas communities. It’s our mission to inspire children from all sorts of different backgrounds, and you can be a part of that vision! Whether you are a Teacher, Food Specialist, or looking for an Administrative role, you will help create an impact for generations to come.

Lumin Education offers competitive wages, a 403(b) program, Dental, Vision, and Medical insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and professional development opportunities.

Part-Time Elementary Art Teacher Assistant – 12 hours per week

The Part-Time Elementary Art Teacher Assistant is a 12 hour a week position and will work with the Elementary Art Teachers (1st to 3rd grade) on both the Lumin East Dallas Community School and Lumin Lindsley Park Community School campuses as an assistant in class management, set-up and clean-up of the art room, and assist on projects. The position will also serve as the lead Art Teacher (substitute) when the teacher is unavailable.  

 Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support and follow directives of lead Art Teacher;
  • Assist in creating art projects;
  • Organize and replenish materials;
  • Prepare and clean the classroom before and after class;
  • Maintain and foster a positive relationship with children and other staff;
  • Act as lead Art Teacher when the teacher is unavailable.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma;
  • Experience working with elementary children;
  • Knowledge and practice of classroom management techniques;
  • Ability to lead class when the teacher is absent;
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.

Schedule:

Campus Scheduled Days Times Daily  Hours
Lumin LPCS Monday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm 3
Lumin EDCS Tuesday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm 3
Lumin LPCS Wednesday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm 3

 

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Montessori Certified Teacher/Intervention Specialist

The Montessori Certified Teacher/Intervention Specialist is responsible for providing individual reading and math instruction to students and is a Montessori certified teacher (primary or elementary). The Montessori Certified Teacher/Intervention Specialist works collaboratively with teachers and school directors to support students in general education by facilitating the Response to Intervention (RTI) process and working with teachers to develop strategies to support their students based on the Montessori pedagogy. This individual will be able to move into a lead teacher position at their certification level (Primary or Elementary) when a class becomes available.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide individual reading and math instruction to improve the academic achievement of students at Lumin Education.
  • Plan and deliver services based on the individual needs of the student.
  • Record student progress and document instruction delivered.
  • Develop rapport and establish a positive learning environment.
  • Work cooperatively with teachers to meet the needs of the individual students.
  • Facilitate Response to Intervention (RTI) meetings with teachers and school directors.
  • Offer intervention resources and strategies to teachers and school directors to help support students’ academic progress with a Montessori focus
  • Participate in professional growth and development and stay abreast of current research through educational seminars, workshops, and conferences.
  • Support teachers as they deliver assessments and help interpret results.

 Required

  • Montessori Primary or Elementary Teacher certified (AMI preferred)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field
  • Desire to move into a classroom as a lead teacher when a position becomes available
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Parent Educator – Lumin Bachman Lake Community School

Lumin Bachman Lake Community School in Dallas, Texas, is a Home Visiting and Classroom Montessori program serving the children not ordinarily served by tuition-based, private schools: urban, low-income, English language learners.  This is a dynamic program for those who are drawn to serve a receptive, under-served segment of the population.  The school is set up to succeed with cohesive staff, involved parents, outstanding facility (indoors and out), well equipped and maintained, with sound business and development support.

The Parent Educator works with families and their children from prenatal to kindergarten entry using skills in partnering, facilitating and reflecting with parents. Parent educators provide parent education and family support to enhance the quality of parenting, increase a parent’s understanding of child development and work with parents to help their child learn, grow and develop to meet their full potential. This position must be knowledgeable of child development, parenting techniques, community resources, cultural competence and confidentiality. Parent Educators work in the families’ homes to assist parents in understanding the development of their child and approaches to behavior management.

The Parent Educator works with families and their children from prenatal to kindergarten entry using skills in partnering, facilitating and reflecting with parents. Parent educators provide parent education and family support to enhance the quality of parenting, increase parent understanding of child development and work with parents to help their child learn, grow and develop to meet their full potential. This position must be knowledgeable about child development, parenting techniques, community resources, cultural competence, and confidentiality. Parent Educators work in the families’ homes to assist parents in understanding the development of their child and approaches to behavior management.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Complies with policies, procedures, and guidelines as set by Lumin Education, Parents As Teachers National Center (PATNC), and Early Head Start.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Provides personal visits to families on caseload using PAT Curriculum and the Montessori approach.
  • Maintains accurate computer and paper documentation as required.
  • Completes the required number of visits/screenings for families as determined by EHS and PATNC program guidelines.
  • Participates in all staff meetings.
  • Participates in reflective supervision meetings and develops a Professional Growth Plan based upon core competency self-assessment.
  • Helps plan and execute group connections as assigned. Notifies all assigned families of upcoming group connections.
  • Collaborates with the Health & Disabilities and Family & Community Services Departments in providing services as needed for children and families.
  • Communicates regularly with parents by means of phone calls, texts, and e-mail.
  • Promotes parent participation and involvement in educational activities provided for their children and actively recruits families to participate in the program.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Education/Experience:

  • Have a minimum of a home-based CDA credential or comparable credential, or equivalent coursework as part of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.
  • Must complete required training from the Parents as Teacher National Institute. Every year after initial training, Parent Educator must annually complete required professional development hours in order to remain a certified Parents As Teachers parent educator.
  • Infant CPR and First Aid required. Training can be sponsored if needed.

 

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Part-Time Elementary Art Teacher Assistant – 3 hours per week

The Part-Time Elementary Art Teacher Assistant is a 3 hour a week position and will work with the Elementary Art Teachers (1st to 3rd grade) on the Lumin Lindsley Park Community School campus as an assistant in class management, set-up and clean-up of the art room, and assist on projects. The position will also serve as the lead Art Teacher (substitute) when the teacher is unavailable.  

 Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support and follow directives of lead Art Teacher;
  • Assist in creating art projects;
  • Organize and replenish materials;
  • Prepare and clean the classroom before and after class;
  • Maintain and foster a positive relationship with children and other staff;
  • Act as lead Art Teacher when the teacher is unavailable.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma;
  • Experience working with elementary children;
  • Knowledge and practice of classroom management techniques;
  • Ability to lead class when the teacher is absent;
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.

Schedule:

Campus Scheduled Days Times Daily  Hours
Lumin LPCS Wednesday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm 3

 

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Primary Montessori Head Start Teacher

Primary (3-6 year old) Montessori Teacher (Head Start and Public School), 2019-2020 school year

Lumin Bachman Lake Community School in Dallas, Texas, is a public charter school and Head Start Montessori program.  We serve the children not ordinarily served by tuition-based, private schools: urban, low-income, English language learners.  This is a dynamic school for those who are drawn to serve a receptive, under-served segment of the population.  Our school is set up to succeed: cohesive staff, involved parents, outstanding facility (indoors and out), well equipped and maintained, and very sound business and development support.

Requirements:  Montessori certification (AMI preferred), bilingual – Spanish (strongly preferred), bachelor’s degree, legal work status in the U.S., a passion for teaching, and the temperament to engage children with a wide range of learning styles, and from diverse home backgrounds.

Compensation: competitive salary; health insurance; life insurance; state retirement system (TRS) and employee paid private retirement account (TIAA-CREF)

Requirements:  Montessori certification, bachelor’s degree, legal work status in the U.S., a passion for teaching, and the temperament to engage children with a wide range of learning styles, and from diverse home backgrounds.

 

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Operations Coordinator

The Operations Coordinator provides administrative support to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), acts a liaison between the COO and other staff, and coordinates assigned programs and projects within the operations department.

 Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manage COO schedule, calendars, and appointments as directed
  • Assists with creating presentations, organization charts and spreadsheets as needed. Proofreads and ensures accuracy using MS PowerPoint and MS Excel.
  • Gathers, assembles, and analyzes information and data from a wide variety of sources in response to initiatives and projects of COO. Prepares related reports to ensure that information is timely and accurate.
  • Coordinates meetings and special events for the Operations Department including scheduling, communication, room preparation, catering, and more.
  • Establish and document procedures related to operations department such as payroll, purchasing, and finance.
  • Act as Payroll backup and/or purchasing coordinator.
  • Ability take initiative on projects and tasks, and work independently without requiring the immediate attention of supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

 Education/Certification:

  • High School diploma, minimum;

 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent attention to detail and documentation.
  • Strong positive communication skills (both oral and written) to interact with a variety of people, both internal and external.
  • Understanding and/or willingness to learn the Montessori Philosophy;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer applications including: MS Outlook, MS Word, Internet skills;
  • Expertise using MS Power point and MS excel for presentations and reporting;
  • Ability to participate in confidential discussions and protect confidential information;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Willingness to learn about and implement effective communication.

 Experience:

  • Three to five years in an administrative position (including payroll, excel, and purchasing.)
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Nondiscrimination Policy

Lumin Education is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political or religious affiliation, marital status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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