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Design Education Fellow - Bogotá

NuVu Studio NuVu Studio Employer:
Bogotá, COLocation:
Mon, Aug 16 '21Posted on:
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NuVu is seeking a Design Education Fellow who is passionate about design, technology and education to join our team as an instructor at our partner school, Colegio Nueva Granada (CNG), in Bogotá, Colombia. In this role, you will join a unique, highly skilled cohort of Fellows who lead programs at NuVu’s growing network of partner schools around the world. 

Applicants must have a passion for working with young people, and a portfolio that reflects a variety of hands-on making skills, techniques, materials, and scales.

Why NuVu-CNG?

Colegio Nueva Granada is a leading international K-12 school in Bogotá, Colombia that is committed to serving a diverse student population and preparing responsible global citizens. Together, NuVu and CNG aim to expand upon CNG’s successful maker space program and work towards a visionary future with design studio-based learning embedded throughout the school. As the Design Education Fellow, you will support this vision by leading the design and implementation of studios with support and mentorship from the NuVu team in Cambridge, MA.

Once here you will:

In collaboration with CNG and the NuVu team in Cambridge MA, you will be a key resource for students and teachers in the design and execution of projects over the course of the school year. 

  • Develop and teach studios on a wide range of topics across grade levels with the support of the NuVu Team.

  • Guide and mentor students throughout the design process: brainstorming, researching, prototyping, fabricating, documenting, and presenting.

  • Collaborate with teachers to support studio-based learning in their own classes’ curriculum.

  • Interface with a diverse group of stakeholders, including the CNG team, experts from a diverse range of fields, as well as local organizations and partners.

All members of the team:

  • Have a passion for working with K-12 students and teachers.

  • Flourish while working collaboratively with a diverse group of people in an environment that is dynamic, critical, and wildly creative.

  • Bring unique skills, perspectives, and experiences to our organization.

  • Are enthusiastic and creative makers of things.

  • Are lifelong learners who are excited about expanding their own knowledge and creativity.

Relevant Experience: 

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in a design or design/tech field such as architecture, computational design, or industrial design, or equivalent experience.

  • Proficiency in design, programming, electronics, and digital fabrication expertise.

  • Strong understanding of the design and making process: brainstorming, ideating, and prototyping.

  • Ability to think both conceptually and concretely about projects.

  • Teaching experience.

  • Strong writing and graphic communication abilities.

About NuVu:

NuVu is reimagining K-12 education by building the school of the future. NuVu is a place where students and teachers explore ideas outside of disciplinary boundaries and immerse themselves in the innovation process. Under the guidance of designers and experts, middle and high school students solve problems through a critical, rigorous, and iterative process. Our pedagogy is rooted in the architectural design studio, and our team has expertise in industrial design, architecture, robotics, engineering, fashion, art, music, filmmaking, and graphic design; this diversity fosters the innovative environment that complements the passion and potential of young learners.

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How do I apply?

To apply, please send a resume, design portfolio, and letter of interest to nuvux@nuvustudio.org

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