Urban Learning Crew Mentor

May 22, 2025
Urban Learning Crew League
Chicago, IL

The Urban Learning Crew League (ULCL) is an ecosystem of peer-based learning groups that provide personalized learning and deep social support and relationships to middle and high school aged boys and girls in the largest inner cities in the U.S. Given the great risks that these young people face, the ULCL coordinates their educational programming to leverage the rich digital media, design, fabrication, and social justice projects of learning cities. We are hiring an Urban Learning Crew Mentor to design high-quality learning pathways that support the growth, learning, and development of our young Crew Members.

Serve as the lead designer of learning pathways for a crew of up to 12 learners, guiding their academic and social-emotional experiences.
Collaborate with learning journey mentors, learning lifestyle coaches, and Urban Learning Crew League counselors to identify promising learning opportunities that will meet Crew Members’ needs and partner with those learning providers to make those experiences available to Crew Members.
Incorporate Crew Members’ engagement and emotional data, growth on competencies, and learning journey mentor feedback into learning pathway designs, revising pathways as necessary to reflect Crew Members’ interests, needs and goals.
Support learning journey mentors in the design and implementation of social-emotional curriculum for their Crew Members, focusing on their needs as they work to become healthy individuals.
5+ years designing curriculum that involves community partners, with at least two of those for high-need learners
Collaborative and creative educator dedicated to learners’ academic and emotional skill development
Experience developing curriculum in response to learners’ needs
Experience using analytics tools to inform learning decisions
Experience working in a learning ecosystem or non-traditional school setting
Submit a curriculum design portfolio to Anton Brooks, Head of Mentors at Urban Learning Crew League Chicago.
 
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