The Finance Instructor is a part-time position. The Finance Instructor is responsible for the curriculum planning and implementation of the finance track in Wesley-Rankin Aspiring Professionals (WRAP), a program for high school students developing career, college, and life skills. The Finance Instructor will adhere to the goals, strategies, and mission of Wesley-Rankin Community Center.
We do not seek an expert in all financial fields, but rather someone passionate about the profession with a willingness to learn and to teach.
· Work within a scope and sequence of topics to support the development of a general finance training program for high school youth that consists of a three-year curriculum. This includes (but is not limited to): basic banking, an introduction to economics and business concepts, credit, interest, taxes, basic accounting, investments. It also may include instruction in Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, and potentially other financial programs.
· Develop lessons and activities in alignment with the aforementioned scope and sequence.
· Implement lessons and activities while overseeing students in the program and fostering relationships with the small group.
· Provide direct coaching and mentoring to students to prepare them for a career in general finance or related industries.
· Advise the WRAP Design Team on best practices, techniques and tools regarding the finance track.
· Assist with connecting students to employment and internship opportunities.
· Ensure accurate and timely administrative tasks, like tracking data.
· Report to the Youth Education Manager.
· Strong interest in caring for youth/advocacy/community engagement and customer service.
- Two (2) or more years of experience in the financial industry preferred. Two (2) years of study in a financial program and/or internships at the collegiate level may substitute for direct industry experience.
- Financial training experience preferred but not required.
· Bilingual preferred but not required.
· Experience working with youth preferred but not required.
· Fluent in Microsoft Office and money management programs.
Location: West Dallas (3100 Crossman Avenue) Program is in person, not virtual.
Hours: Program implementation required Saturdays, 8:30am – 12:30pm.
3-5 hours of additional planning time per week (schedule flexible and to be set with supervisor).