Lumin’s Bachman Lake Campus Featured

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Building the Pink Tower

Watch the video below for a short screening of a documentary film, featuring Lumin Education. The full-length film is expected to be available in the fall of 2017. It will feature stories More »


Lower Elementary Teacher

Lumin Education is currently seeking a Lower Elementary Teacher (ages 6-9 years) to lead a public Montessori classroom. We are a publicly funded charter school working with a predominately under-served population. Lead Teachers help direct his/her students’ activities academically, spiritually, emotionally, and physically in a prepared Montessori environment that challenges each child to reach his/her fullest potential in these developmental areas, in accordance with the Montessori philosophy and procedures.

This position also requires the ability to establish positive relationships with parents and colleagues to best serve the needs of the students.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to gro.noitacudenimulnull@sboj.


  • Montessori certification (Association Montessori International (AMI) diploma preferred);
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Minimum of two years teaching in a Montessori classroom;
  • 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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Special Education Coordinator

Reports To: Director of Student Services

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

Hours/Status:            Full-Time, 40 hours per week, 235-day year

The Special Education Coordinator directs and coordinates special education and intervention services for the Lumin Campuses. Duties include: providing support and technical assistance to campus administrators, assessment staff, and classroom staff in special education instruction, programming, and services. The position provides leadership within the areas of student learning, compliance, materials, assessment and evaluation, where it pertains to students in special education; Supports school staff with effective implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students; Maintains active communication with Texas Education Agency and local education service center in order to keep Lumin services in compliance with state and federal regulations; Supervises special education student progress as well as coordinates and directs ARD meetings. Special Education Instructor and Evaluators report directly to the Special Education Coordinator.

Requirements include Master’s degree, at least three years of teaching experience, Special Education Educator Certificate, and excellent communication skills.

To apply send cover letter and resume to gro.noitacudenimulnull@sboj

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Work with campus staff to insure that schools are in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations of special education.
  • Supervise and support the implementation of curriculum and instructional strategies to increase achievement of students in special education.
  • Provide instructional recommendations based on data provided through a student’s full individual educational evaluation.
  • Encourage and support the full continuum of services to develop, implement, and maintain effective instructional programs to meet the educational needs of students in special education.
  • Consult/collaborate with campus leadership to meet individual student’s educational needs.
  • Encourage special education staff to communicate positive high expectations for students in special education with community and staff.
  • Demonstrate skill in conflict resolution with administrators, parents, staff, teachers and/or the community.
  • Collaborate with others in defining, developing, and attaining special education program goals and objectives supporting the district mission.
  • Relate to staff, students, and parents, in ways that convey equality, mutual respect, and concern.
  • Communicate the philosophy of Lumin’s special education programs and services effectively with parents, school personnel, and community.
  • Monitor and encourage the placement and success of students in the least restrictive environment.
  • Review student records to ensure the ARD recommendations are being followed.
  • Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.
  • Act as an effective liaison among staff, parents, and community.
  • Schedule and facilitate ARD committee meetings.
  • Oversee district special education administration.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of research-based best practices for providing specially designed instruction for students in special education.
  • Knowledge of the Texas State Performances Plan Indicators (SPP)
  • Texas Performance Based Monitoring Analysis System (PBMAS)
  • Knowledge of federal and state rules governing the education of students in special education.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others in attaining district special education program goals/objectives.
  • Ability to effectively work and communicate with students, parents, and school personnel from diverse cultures or backgrounds.
  • Ability to case manage and collaborate in the best interests of students.


  • Texas Special Education Educator Certificate
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Teaching experience 3+ years
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Superior organizational skills including management and scheduling of evaluators and special education teachers


  • Experience as Educational Diagnostician
  • Experience with or knowledge of the Montessori philosophy
  • Experience in a Title 1 school
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Data & Government Grants Associate

The Data & Government Grants Associate (DGGA)  researches, prepares, and submits state and federal grant applications as well as maintains a detailed deadline calendar. Collaborating with Lumin staff, the DGGA collects key data and information for grant submission. Responds to internal data requests by preparing monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc reports.  Attention to detail is a critical requirement as this position compiles reports from software and databases used by Lumin Education. The ideal candidate has good analytical skills, excellent knowledge of Excel, and ability to problem solve and work independently.

The position reports to the Director of Student Services and is exempt, 40 hours a week, and works a  235-day a year schedule.

To apply please send your cover letter and resume to gro.noitacudenimulnull@sboj

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Excellent communication (written and oral), interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of state and federal guidelines for publicly funded early childhood programs.
  • Create and maintain calendar of deadlines for state and federal grant submissions, reports, and amendments, as well as due dates for standard reports required in connection to charter school programs.
  • Establish processes with responsible parties on due dates and compliance.
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of data elements required for state and federally funded programs.
  • Responsible for preparation, organization, and submission of applications and proposals for state and federal grants. Collaborate with key Lumin staff to collect data and documents for grant submission.
  • Archive grant applications and supporting documentation for future use.
  • Develop comprehensive plan and facilitate meetings to reflect on the campus’s instructional program. Components include required program reviews and assessments.
  • Maintains all documents and information for compliance and reporting to federal and state agencies.
  • Monitor and evaluate Texas Education Agency (TEA) website, list serves, and other public sources for potential grants.
  • Ability to utilize software and databases effectively and efficiently to compile requested reports from internal and external stakeholders used by Lumin Education.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual, and ad hoc reports.
  • Establish dashboards and standardize reports for frequently requested data.
  • Identify trends, gaps, and anomalies in data to ensure accuracy.
  • Act as Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) back-up.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in managing data and government grants; nonprofit experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Skyward or other student information system.
  • Experience working in public school setting.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, and Microsoft Office.
  • Good analytical skills with a critical eye toward accuracy.
  • Experience facilitating and leading meetings.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.

To apply please send your cover letter and resume to gro.noitacudenimulnull@sboj






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Executive Coordinator

Executive Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and is an exempt, full-time, year-round position. Duties include managing and maintaining the Executive Director’s calendar, assisting in meeting logistics, creating  a hospitable  environment, providing excellent customer service to both external and internal clients and other duties as assigned. The position requires a high comfort level with multitasking in a fast-paced environment, ability to determine priorities and ability to handle and know confidential information. The candidate must be detailed oriented, have excellent written and oral communication skills and be proficient in Microsoft Outlook. College Degree preferred and five years’ experience  in a similar position.

Please send cover letter and resume to gro.noitacudenimulnull@sboj

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