Curriculum Development / Instructional Design Volunteer


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


750 Main StSuite 326hartford, CT 06103


The Curriculum Development volunteer will assist GFT's with developing and creating a dynamic, comprehensive curriculum for middle and high school students. This is a unique opportunity to be on the forefront of an innovative and empirically based educational philosophy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work under the direction of the CEO
  • Adapt existing educational materials to be more hands-on and inquiry based
  • Incorporate technology and applications with learning objectives and goals
  • Create engaging visuals for the classroom
  • Develop lesson plans, teaching aids and lesson slides for after-school program geared toward engineering, robotics, coding etc.

Skills & Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will posses the following:

Education and Knowledge:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited four year educational institution, STEM related degree preferred, Ph.D. degree preferred
  • Three or more years of teaching experience with a proven record of instruction and student achievement
  • Knowledge of curriculum as it relates to content, courses, standards alignment, and assessments
  • Experience working with school leadership (e.g. school leader, academic dean, instructional coach)
  • Instructional- or curriculum-related leadership at campus or district level preferred

Demonstrated knowledge of best practices related to curriculum and assessment design
* Demonstrated knowledge in designing curriculum to meet a diverse body of students

  • Demonstrated knowledge of STEM programming

  • Majoring in Psychology, Education, Liberal Studies, or a related field preferred
  • A passion for education, mental health, and children from diverse backgrounds
  • Able to work 5 -10 hours per week
  • Creativity and basic artistic ability
  • Attentive to details


  • Flexible schedule
  • Affiliation with a groundbreaking startup
  • Room to exercise creativity and design a unique curriculum


  • Mathematics
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • Research
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • 5-10 hours per week

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