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.

Montessori Certified Teacher/Intervention Specialist

Reports To:               Director of Montessori

School/Program:      Lumin Education

Primary Work Site:   Lumin East Dallas and Lindsley Park Community Schools

Hours/Status:            Full-Time, 40 hours per week, 215-day year

Summary:

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 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 lead teacher when a position becomes available

Preferred

  • Texas State teaching Certificate in Early Childhood to Grade 3
  • Public school experience 3rd grade or younger
  • ESL/Bilingual Certification

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of teaching reading
  • Knowledge of current research into effective literacy strategies
  • Knowledge of and ability to meet the needs of at-risk learners
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Intervention Dyslexia Specialist

Reports To:                Director of Montessori

School/Program:      Lumin Education

Primary Work Site:  Lumin East Dallas and Lindsley Park Community Schools

Hours/Status:           Part-Time, 15 – 20 hours per week, 215-day year

Summary:

The Intervention Dyslexia Specialist is responsible for providing individual reading instruction to dyslexic students and works collaboratively with teachers and school directors to support students in general education by facilitating the Response to Intervention (RTI) process. In addition to working with children, this position also works with teachers to develop strategies to support their students.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide individual dyslexic  reading 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 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree;
  • Dyslexia training and certification (for example, SEE program);
  • Experience working in a school setting supporting students with dyslexia.

 Preferred

  • Texas State teaching Certificate in Early Childhood to Grade 3 or above
  • Montessori Training

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of teaching reading
  • Knowledge of current research into effective literacy strategies
  • Knowledge of and ability to meet the need of at-risk learners
Submit your Resume

Elementary Montessori Distance Learning Teacher

The Lower Elementary Distance Learning Lead Teacher will be on-site at our Lumin campus in the East Dallas neighborhood while their students will be learning remotely. This position requires an individual who is collaborative and thrives in working with their director and peers to implement a new program in a creative and consistent manner. Candidate must be skilled in using technology to teach such as Zoom, Lexia, and IXL Math. The position is for the 2020-2021 school year and will include guiding Primary aged students (3-6 years), Lower Elementary students (6-9), and working closely with parents.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct high-fidelity Montessori classes for children learning remotely, both Primary and
  • Observe and coach respectful interactions with children and demonstrate methods of positive discipline, redirection, structured choice, and healthy
  • Collaborate and work within guidelines established by Primary and Lower Elementary Teachers to support student development and create a program which aligns with the on-site learning program
  • Flexibility to meet students’ remote learning
  • Create and maintain the environment and implement the curriculum so as to:
    • Develop secure relationships with children and encourage trust and emotional security;
    • Provide opportunities to engage fully in learning at home;
    • Encourage self-awareness, autonomy, and self-expression;
    • Maintain close, frequent, and effective communication with parents, and encourage parents’ support of their children’s education while being aware of how remote learning can impact the household.
  • Skilled in using technology such as Zoom, Lexia, and IXL
  • Ability to educate parents and students on various platforms using their home
  • Train, direct, and supervise the classroom assistant to provide the best experience for the children
  • Maintain required records as required by the Texas Education Agency and Lumin
  • Provide two parent-teacher conferences per year for each
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

• Must be Montessori certified in Elementary, AMI preferred.
• Montessori certified in Primary a plus.
• Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
• Knowledge and experience in a Montessori classroom.
• Ability to work collaboratively with peers and director.
• Excellent skills in using technology to teach such as Zoom, Lexia, and IXL math.
• Strong time management and organizational ability with attention to detail.
• Respect for cultural, ethnic, socio-economic, and linguistic diversity.
• Ability to build relationships of trust and respect with Lumin staff, children, and parents.
• Experience working with ages 3 to 9 years.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
• Must be motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
• Must demonstrate a positive attitude.

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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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