Camp for teachers
Looking for a Summer Job
Come Join us in our STEM Camp for school aged kids 6-14.
Be a STEM Teacher.
At our STEM Camp from Jul 1st – Aug 30th.
Responsibilities and Expectations:
- Develops and delivers program curriculum involving hands-on activities and projects using STEM concepts and NY Academic Standards.
- Prepares all materials related to the activities/projects.
- Documents and organizes curriculum materials.
- Works with students from diverse backgrounds with different needs (e.g., family
situations, ages, learning styles).
- Must be S.T.E.M Certified with Stem.org
The STEM Educator contributes to the overall vision and planning of the educational programming at the STEM Camp for Kids 2019 by drawing on their experience in developing and implementing hands-on and creative activities for students Pre-K to 8th grade. This may include the design and construction of STEM equipment for student projects, activities, and demonstrations.
This position is well suited for candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit and creative approach to experiential education. Strong classroom management, communication, teamwork, and presentation skills are required. The STEM Camp for Kids 2019 is a fast-paced non-profit environment. The STEM Educator will collaborate with other staff members, STEM professionals in the community, hourly educators, and volunteers to deliver new programs as well as maintain or modify existing ones all while working within a prescribed budget.
The STEM Educator will maintain high standards for quality and innovative programming to attract new audiences. They will work closely with other staff members to market educational programming. He/she will preserve and promote the reputation of the STEM Camp for Kids 2019 by providing high-quality programming for as many children as possible, with some concentration on providing access to undeserved audiences such as low-income families, young females, and differently-abled children (includes physical, mental, and emotional disabilities).
A high degree of organization is required. The STEM Educator will procure, construct, and maintain supplies as needed for educational programming. This will include collaboration with other staff members (e.g., Maker Space Educator) and external STEM professionals. General classroom upkeep and storage area order is expected. They will be expected to keep good records of expenditures, evaluations, and reporting data as required.
The STEM Educator will create assessment materials to measure the educational value and overall impact of programs. They will develop activity guides, pre/post tests, and teacher questionnaires to evaluate program effectiveness.
Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Requirements:
Knowledge in General Science required. An endorsement in Integrative STEM Education is strongly desired. Additional certification in science disciplines, technology, and engineering, and mathematics subjects preferred.
Experience in an informal science education environment desired, with responsibility for coordinating all aspects of individual programs from conception to implementation and assessment.
- Experience setting program goals, objectives, and evaluation.
- Must obtain the following clearances: NY Child Abuse, NY Criminal Background, FBI
- (Department of Public Welfare), & Act 24.
- Must be able to lift and carry as much as 30 pounds.
- Strong computer knowledge required (word, excel, powerpoint).
- 2 or more years working with children preferred.
- First aid/CPR preferred.
Non-profit, informal educational organization. Fast-paced environment with many varied, simultaneous projects. Extensive carrying and lifting of educational materials, tables, and chairs.
Must be able to carry and lift up to 30 lbs.
Full-time salaried position for the summer. Periodic travel to schools and other organizations within 20-mile radius. Must be flexible to work occasional evenings, weekends and extended hours when needed.
Interested candidates can send their resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org