Careers

WPS is looking for individuals with an unwavering commitment to students and a passion for exploring the future of teaching and learning. You can find more information about our current openings below:


College Transition Program

Summer Program Co-Director

WPS seeks a Summer Program Co-Director to join a dynamic team and lead the research, design, and execution of WPS’s second annual College Transition Program in the summer of 2021. This role is ideal for an innovative, equity-centered leader who is excited to create a meaningful and impactful learning experience for recent high school graduates from historically marginalized backgrounds. Strong candidates will be knowledgeable of college persistence and passionate about supporting students from historically marginalized backgrounds. Learn more.


STEM Designer (spring)

As a STEM Curriculum Designer, you will work collaboratively and in consultation with the Program Director and other instructors to research and plan the STEM component of WPS’s Summer College Transition Program. You should have curriculum development and pedagogical expertise with a passion for learning that is student-driven, inquiry-based, and cross-disciplinary. This work will be highly exploratory and push our collective thinking about what is possible in the area of teaching and learning.


STEM Instructor (summer)

As a STEM Instructor, you will work collaboratively and in consultation with the Program Director and other instructors to run the STEM component of WPS’s Summer College Transition Program. Instructors will have pedagogical expertise with a passion for learning that is student-driven, inquiry-based, and cross-disciplinary. This work will be highly exploratory and push our collective thinking about what is possible in the area of teaching and learning.


Humanities Designer (spring)

As a Humanities Curriculum Designer, you will work collaboratively and in consultation with the Program Director and other instructors to research and plan the Humanities component of WPS’s College Transition Program in the summer of 2021. These instructor roles are ideal for innovative, equity-centered teachers who are excited to create a meaningful and impactful learning experience for recent high school graduates from historically marginalized backgrounds.


Humanities Instructor (summer)

As a Humanities Instructor, you will work collaboratively and in consultation with the Program Director and other instructors to run the Humanities component of WPS’s Summer College Transition Program. Instructors will have pedagogical expertise with a passion for learning that is student-driven, inquiry-based, and cross-disciplinary. This work will be highly exploratory and push our collective thinking about what is possible in the area of teaching and learning.


Educator Institute

Director of Program

WPS seeks a Director of Program to join its small and growing team. The Director of Program will manage the design and delivery of immersive and transformative learning experiences for educators that build upon essential pedagogical principles. This role is ideal for an experienced designer of learning experiences who excels at big picture programmatic thinking and enjoys guiding a team to create and deliver meaningful and thoughtful professional learning for educators. All candidates should be excited by the prospect of working closely as part of a founding team to create programs for educators that are both innovative and build on time-tested approaches to learning. The Director of Program reports directly to the Chief Program Officer.


Senior Instructional Designers (full-time)

Senior Instructional Designers will design immersive and transformative learning experiences for educators that build upon enduring pedagogical principles. This role is ideal for STEM and/or Education Technology subject-matter experts who are intellectually driven and excited by the opportunity to research, design, and execute deeply meaningful learning experiences.


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