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.

Toddler Guide – Lumin Bachman Lake Community School

The Toddler Guide reports to the Classroom Supervisor and a co-teacher in the Early Head Start Montessori Toddler class for 8 children.

Responsibilities include:

  • Model respectful interactions with children and demonstrate methods of positive discipline, redirection, structured choice, and healthy communication.
  • 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 for sensory and motor exploration;

Encourage self-awareness, autonomy, and self-expression;

Support children’s emerging communication skills;

Encourage the development of gross and fine motor skill and;

  • Supervise indoor and outdoor play areas to monitor children’s safety.
  • Work with Family Advocates and Health Services Coordinator in providing referrals for families and in providing paperwork to families.
  • Maintain required records.
  • Provide two parent-teacher conferences per year for each child.
  • Provide two home visits per year for the 4 children under his/her primary care.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Montessori certification, credential or experience required.
  • Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or the equivalent, preferred.  If not, then must have Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for Infant and Toddler Caregivers or equivalent credential that addresses comparable competencies, or must be in the process of completing this requirement.
  • Knowledge and experience in child development and early childhood education; principles of child health, safety, and nutrition; and adult learning principles.
  • Respect for cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity.
  • Ability to build relationships of trust and respect.
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers is preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Must be motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Must demonstrate a positive attitude with a commitment to customer service.
  • Must be able to work the hours of the position based on the organization’s needs.
  • Must have current Infant/Child CPR, First Aid, Universal Precautions.

Must complete clearance of a background check, pre-employment physical, and TB test.

Hours/Status:   Full Time, 40 hours per week, 250-day year

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Elementary Teacher Assistant – Lumin Lindsley Park Community School

The Elementary Teacher Assistant will take direction from the Lead Elementary Teacher in the preparation and maintenance of the Montessori environment for students 6 to 9 years old. This includes organizing and maintaining classroom materials, assisting with the breakfast and lunch program, set-up and clean up of the classroom, and other duties as assigned by the teacher. Fluency in English and Spanish is preferred.

Schedule:

Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 3:30pm

 Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support and follow directives of Lead Elementary Teacher;
  • Organize materials, making sure they are complete and ready for use;
  • Prepare and clean classroom before and after class;
  • Help with the maintenance of accurate classroom records;
  • Respect confidentiality of information pertaining to children, families, and/or staff;
  • Model integrity, responsibility, and respect for all persons as well as an appreciation for ethnic, cultural, and gender issues and diversity;
  • Share responsibility with lead teacher for the safety and physical well-being of the children at all times;
  • Maintain and foster a positive relationship with children and other staff;
  • Establish positive relationships with the children;
  • Work with individuals and groups of children as directed by the guide and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma;
  • Fluent in English and Spanish, preferred;
  • Experience working with children, Montessori experience a plus;
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn class management skills;
  • Ability to take direction from lead teacher and
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.

Reports To:                Lumin Lindsley Park Community Schools Director

School/Program:       Lumin Education

Primary Work Site:   Lumin Lindsley Park Community Schools

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

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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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