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Certified RPG Player Archetype II - Education Settings

by Hawke Robinson published Jun 17, 2017 10:40 AM, last modified Jul 08, 2017 02:28 PM
This is an entry-to-mid-level paid position. The player archetype is responsible for filling the role of various role-playing gamer "types" in education settings. The participant takes on various Player Archetype roles to help train Game Master Educators to learn how to address such situations more effectively.Types include: disruptive student, zoned-out student, argumentative student, student with various LDs, etc.

Department(s): Educational

Location(s): Varies

Reports to: Senior Education Facilitator.

General Purpose

The player archetype is responsible for filling the role of various role-playing gamer "types" in education settings. Types include: disruptive student, zone-out student, argumentative student, students with various LDs, etc.

 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • The participant takes on various Player Archetype roles to help train Game Master Educators to learn how to address such situations more effectively.
  • Participate in at least one RPG Therapeutics LLC RPG / LARP session per week (sessions typically 3-4 hours).

  • Additionally attend either in-person or via remote access, at least one training session / administrative meeting per week (3-4 hours)
  • Document participation observations for review by supervisor.
  • Create player characters.

  • Work with trainers to help challenge GM trainees

  • Report back to Trainer with regular planning progress reports.

  • Assist Game Masters and other Facilitators as needed, to optimize participants experience.

  • Also help as "go-fer" for various related tasks
  • Availability for at least 1 weekly group session per month (game sessions typically 3-5 hours), and up to 5 session per week.
  • Strongly self-motivated
  • Strong collaborative work ethic
  • Reliable schedule compliance

 

Education and Training

 

Required:

  • RPG Player Archetype II Certification

  • Minimum 5+ years RPG experience (tabletop and/or live action), with at least one RPG format. *

  • Minimum 2+ years professional experience in education

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Passionate supportive energy

  • Acting skills
  • Voice skills
  • 2+ years educational institution background

 

* RPG formats include: tabletop (RPG), live-action (LARP), computer-based (CRPG), and solo adventure books and modules (SABM).

 

Preferred:

  • Education certification/training/degree
  • 5+ years in educational institution work
  • Recreation /Event management training/certification.
  • 5+ years experience organizing and running recreational events.

  • 5+ years personal experience with all 4 RPG formats.

  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS), or related training/experience.
  • Other relevant training/experience/certification
  • Some working knowledge/experience with music and music therapy

  • American Sign Language (ASL).
  • Other languages.

 

Core Competencies

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organization skills.

  • Enthusiastic communication style that excites others with your passion about the topics discussed.

  • "Can do" attitude, and an eye for seeing where people need help before they have to ask.

  • Outgoing presence.

 

Working Conditions

Facilitator will frequently work at RPG Therapeutics offices or other locations including but not limited to:

  • Libraries

  • Community centers

  • Educational institutions

  • Mobile Facility, the Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer at various locations

Hours: Varies. Minimum 4 hours per month.

Compensation: This is an entry level position. $12+/hr.

Note: We have overwhelming demand from paying clients far outpacing our ability to provide services due to a lack of sufficiently qualified people. It is very difficult to find qualified candidates.

Employment begins in 2018.

For a list of all opportunities available at RPG Therapeutics LLC, please see: http://www.rpgtherapeutics.com/contact/employment/opportunities

 

 

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