Fearless Futures

Learning Design Senior Manager

Ambitious organisation seeks professional to create transformational anti-oppression learning design content for international clients

Who are we?

Fearless Futures (FF) serves daring organisations - across sectors - ready to actively challenge inequities by addressing their roots, intersections, and lived realities. We do this as an ambitious group of multi-disciplinary specialists by facilitating transformative, experiential equity and inclusion education and partnering with our clients through consultancy to re-design their policies and processes to operationalise equitable ecosystems for their people and products. 

The role

Location: Remote, with access to co-working spaces. We are an entirely ‘remote’ organisation. We invite applicants located in the UK and East Coast of the US only (due to team timezone needs), who have the right to work in either of these locations as unfortunately we are not sponsoring work visas at this time.

Role Type: Full Time, permanent.

Deadline to apply: 31st January, midnight EST.

Start date: March-May 2022.

Salary: Senior Manager pay band.

● £45,000-£55,000* per annum, if UK-based. 

● $65,000-$75,000* per annum, if East-Coast based.

*Precise salary will be decided within the band on the basis of experience and skillset. 

Benefits:

US Only

  • Full health benefits package.
  • Personal leave allowance: 20 days inclusive of 8 federal holidays. The FF offices close at year end, giving all staff a further c4 days of leave.

UK Only

  • Personal leave allowance: 25 days plus all bank holidays. The FF offices close at year end, giving all staff a further c4 days of leave. 

Globally: 

  • 10% pension contributions by Fearless Futures
  • Team Away Days
  • Birthday present
  • Potential for international travel to our U.K. or US offices (depending on location)
  • State of the Art IT equipment and necessary home working equipment
  • Work from home financial supplement
  • £/$360 a year towards any wellness/entertainment/relaxation offerings of your
  • choosing
  • Friendly, collaborative, highly-connected team in the UK and US 

What will the role involve? 

  • Exceptional facilitation of Fearless Futures programmes.
  • Designing, building, testing and executing on Fearless Futures transformational anti-oppression learning design content.
  • This includes creating new anti-oppression learning design content as well as innovating, extending and improving existing content.
  • This role involves both ideating as well as executing - creating the necessary documents and resources for roll out of content changes.
  • Liaising with our clients about learning design content, our pedagogical framework and working with them to develop content in line with their needs.
  • Highly effective mentorship of 1 or 2 trainee facilitators. This requires observing them, offering feedback and supporting them to prepare to deliver programmes.
  • Proactively engaging with feedback from participants, facilitators and other staff to iterate on our learning design content and approach for sustained excellence.
  • Close collaboration with the CEO and CPO at Fearless Futures and the wider pedagogy team.
  • The role will report into our Chief Programmes Officer, Sara Shahvisi (she/her) based in London, UK. 

Role requirements

  • At least 5 years work experience.
  • Strong experience in delivering dynamic educational journeys, this could be classroom teaching with children/young people or workplace training.
  • Some training in teaching/facilitation principles.
  • Strong experience in delivering effective educational journeys and resources. Again, this could be classroom teaching with children/young people or workplace training.
  • Some robust training in learning design principles.
  • Extremely deep and up-to-date anti-oppression knowledge across nine systems of oppression: colonialism, racism, islamophobia, anti semitism, sexism, heterosexism, cissexism, disablism and classism.
  • Familiarity with “diversity and inclusion” trends and themes in the workplace.
  • Extremely strong written and verbal communication.
  • Creative and adaptable when unexpected challenges occur.
  • High standards.
  • Tenacity and perseverance. 

How to apply

  • If you’d like to apply for this role, please complete this application form, which includes space to upload your CV/Resume.
  • Deadline: Midnight EST, January 31st 2022.

If you have any questions about the role, you can contact us on: jobs@fearlessfutures.org

Interview process

Round 1: week commencing 7th February, 2022.

This will involve a live assessment of your facilitation skills and your learning design capabilities and a short interview. This will be with our CEO, Chief Programmes Officer and Chief Relationships Officer. All assessment activities will be live so you will not be required to prepare anything outside of the hours of the interview.

Approx. duration: 3 hours.

Round 2: week commencing 21st January, 2022.

This will involve another live assessment of your learning design skills and an interview. This will be with our CEO, Chief Programmes Officer and Chief Relationships Officer. All assessment activities will be live so you will not be required to prepare anything outside of the hours of the interview.

Approx. duration: 2 hours.

Round 3: week commencing 28th February, 2022.

This will be an interview with our CEO and Chief Programmes Officer.

Approx. duration: 1 hour. 

Accessibility and inclusion

We take inclusion and accessibility very seriously at Fearless Futures, in order to live our values. Know that we will be prioritising this throughout the application and interview process in a range of ways, including:

  • We request phonetic pronunciation of your name to enable us to say your name correctly, throughout interviews.
  • You are free to share with us your preferred name rather than your legal name.
  • We share our pronouns before each interview and during the application process.
  • We will request your pronouns before each interview and during the application process: please share what you’re comfortable with at this juncture of the process.
  • We do not request your address.
  • We will ensure all interviews have the captions function on.
  • All interviews have a short 5 minute break embedded in them.
  • All questions asked by interviewers will be shared verbally and in written format posted in the chat, when posed during the interview.
  • Detailed information will be shared ahead of the interview regarding the structure and content.
  • All documents related to this process will be formatted such that backgrounds will be grey and font will be size 12+, with 1.5 spacing to make them as readable as possible.
  • No interviews will take place in-person. Our interviews will take place on Zoom.
  • There will be space to share more regarding your specific accessibility needs at the application stage in a freeform manner and we will also create space for this before each interview also.

Fearless Futures is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, colour, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.