Life Skills Workshop Designer
$100,000 USD/year Pay is set based on global value, not the local market. Most roles = hourly rate x 40 hrs x 50 weeks ($50 USD/hour)

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Are you a master of life-relevant skills: a wizard at teaching yourself, a guru of grit, a connoisseur of critical thinking? If that sounds like you, we have a unique, refreshing, and impactful opportunity for you - even if you've never considered working in education before! Welcome to your future at Alpha Schools.

You won’t find stuffy lectures or rigid lesson plans at Alpha. Instead, we’ve built a place where kids learn through adaptive learning apps with the support of motivational Guides. Our core principle is simple: successful students not only master academic content but also acquire practical life skills.

We are searching for passionate individuals who can turn complex skills into engaging and interactive projects. If your approach to education is anything but ordinary, we want you on board. You will design and facilitate project-based workshops that equip students with concrete skills such as public speaking, giving & receiving feedback, and personal finance. Here, challenge and rigor go hand in hand with fun!

As an integral part of our team, you'll create life skills workshops that inspire students to achieve mastery. You'll embrace Alpha's unique "Test2Pass" framework to develop mastery-based assessments, ensuring our students' progress is consistently nurtured and celebrated.

If you have a knack for breaking down complex skills into digestible and interactive projects and your approach to education is anything but ordinary, we want you on board. You’ll create life skills workshops that are engaging and rigorous. Utilizing Alpha’s unique “Test2Pass” framework, you will create mastery-based assessments. 

Why choose Alpha?

  • Competitive Compensation: At Alpha, we believe that talented individuals should not have to compromise on pay. We offer a competitive salary to reflect your expertise and commitment.
  • Growth and Learning Culture: Just as we expect our students to embrace growth and learning, we prioritize the development of our educators. You'll have access to coaching, training, and leadership opportunities to fuel your professional growth.
  • Remote Work Expertise: We understand the changing landscape of work and offer flexible options for our team. We have the tools, technology, and routines to ensure a seamless and integrated experience.

If you are passionate about empowering young minds, fostering practical life skills, and creating transformative educational experiences, Alpha Schools is the place for you. Come be a part of our innovative and forward-thinking community!

What you will be doing

  • Breaking down crucial life skills into core components and mastery benchmarks for students from Kindergarten to 8th grade. 
  • Researching, brainstorming, and developing simulations and projects that mimic real-world situations and challenges. 
  • Developing workshop plans, ensuring each script includes clear instructions that make it easy for any facilitator to deliver
  • Creating mastery-based assessments that allow students to demonstrate their learning
  • Writing course descriptions that are informational, exciting, and convincing
  • Continuously polishing and refining workshop content, utilizing feedback from students and facilitators to ensure a continuously evolving and top-tier quality curriculum

What you will NOT be doing

  • Following a rigid standardized curriculum without room for creativity and innovation.
  • Lecturing students; you’ll be creating plans for student-driven projects that Guides will facilitate
  • Playing it safe; you’ll chart innovative paths forward and lean into experimentation

Key responsibilities

Designing and delivering interactive workshops that teach life skills to K-8 students.

Candidate requirements

  • A university degree in any subject
  • A passion for life skills
  • Experience working directly with kids as a camp counselor, tutor, teacher aide, or in a similar role
  • Experience designing workshops, programs, trainings, or curricula in a professional setting
How it works

Applying for a role? Here’s what to expect.

We’ve curated a series of steps that take the guesswork (and cognitive bias) out of recruiting the best person.

Pass Cognitive Aptitude Test.

Pass Cognitive Aptitude Test.

Pass English Proficiency Test.

Pass English Proficiency Test.

Prove Real-World Job Skills.

Prove Real-World Job Skills.

Ace An Interview Or Two.

Ace An Interview Or Two.

Accept Job Offer.

Accept Job Offer.



Frequently asked questions

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Why Crossover

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The Olympics of work

The Olympics of work

It’s super hard to qualify—extreme quality standards ensure every single team member is at the top of their game.

Premium pay for premium talent

Premium pay for premium talent

Over 50% of new hires double or triple their previous pay. Why? Because that’s what the best person in the world is worth.

Shortlist by skills, not bias

Shortlist by skills, not bias

We don’t care where you went to school, what color your hair is, or whether we can pronounce your name. Just prove you’ve got the skills.