• Serve as a Facilitator, consultant, guide, mentor, cheerleader, and confidant to all Learners

  • Promote a culture of numeracy, literacy, and dialectical inquiry

  • Be a paragon of positivity; never embarrass, insult, yell at, or shame a Learner

  • Co-create culture with Learners and other Facilitators in an environment focused on anti-oppression

  • Center the needs and voices of those who have been marginalized and oppressed, historically

  • Always arrive fully prepared, on-time, and eager to support Learners

  • Document the growth and learning experiences of Learners for internal purposes

  • Participate in brainstorming sessions, learning center improvements, and research efforts

  • Attend promotional events and participate in the admissions and recruiting processes

  • Be responsive to the questions and needs of Abrome Learners and their families

  • Regularly write or create articles, blog posts, white papers, or video blogs on behalf of Abrome

  • Serve as a role model inside and outside of the Abrome learning center

Required qualifications

  • A wholehearted belief in the Emancipated Learning education model

  • Must respect and trust kids

  • An unqualified belief that every young person can improve the human condition

  • Demonstrated love of learning

  • Ability to lead by example; never rely on positional authority

  • Ability to function at a high level in spite of chaos or uncertainty

  • Commitment to personal improvement and professional excellence


  • Leadership, organizing, or facilitating experience

  • Coaching or mentoring experience

  • Prior experience working or volunteering with young people between the ages of 3 and 18

  • Experience working with diverse groups


  • Unschooled or previously enrolled at a Self-Directed Education community

  • Prior experience with alternative education models

  • Professional or skilled: animator, artist, dancer, engineer, martial artist, musician, psychologist, therapist, yogi

  • Multilingual

  • Relevant education or significant life experiences

Additional Considerations

  • Abrome is committed to assembling a diverse community. People of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA individuals, people with working class backgrounds, immigrants, and retirees are strongly encouraged to apply

  • Relevant attributes: confident, curious, empathic, entrepreneurial, grateful, happy, humble, optimistic, patient, purposeful

Compensation and benefits

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience and skill set

  • Facilitators who demonstrate uncommon levels of commitment to Learners and the Emancipated Learning education model, as well as leadership potential, will have the opportunity to take on significant responsibility as Abrome grows

Apply Now

To be considered for employment you must (1) attend an information session and open house, and (2) submit the online application below. We will not take seriously candidates who do not provide a well-written cover letter. Do not waste space telling us about any teaching certifications you may have. 

If we are interested in interviewing you we will reach out to you. Our hiring process includes at least three interviews, a reference check, a background check, and a two-week internship. We do not give feedback to candidates we choose to pass on. 

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