SAfG is currently looking for the following:
Part Time Position
HEAD INSTRUCTORS AND ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS
Scientific Adventures for Girls is looking for Head Instructors and Assistant Instructors to teach, fun, engaging, project and inquiry-based after school STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs for elementary-aged girls in the Oakland/East Bay areas for the 2018-2019 school year.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Utilize the facilitator guide available for each class and adapt it as needed to improve the student experience or accommodate individual students
Provide leadership and positivity, constantly assessing group dynamics and the needs of individual students
Promote the philosophy of SAfG in each class: it is ok to make mistakes, ask questions, encourage collaboration, determination and persistence and let girls know it is good to take risks
Provide excellent customer service to parents by communicating with them about their child’s experience; email parents/caregivers photos and brief summary of the class each week
Facilitate set up of each class and assist with cleanup after each class
Communicate with co-founders on the status of the supplies at your site
Preferred: Working on or have received a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree or higher with focus on Education OR STEM-related field; OR solid experience working in classroom with elementary-aged children. STEM background not mandatory.
Commitment to educational programming for girls
Ability to communicate clearly with parents
Initiative to analyze and solve problems
Professionalism and accountability
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with the assistant in your class
Strong organization skills and attention to detail
Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy and enthusiasm
Experience in emergent curriculum, project-based or inquiry-based learning a plus
Scientific Adventures for Girls Programs require strong dedication and work ethic from each instructor. The needs of each class and resulting hours may vary.
Typically, an after school class is one day a week for an 8-10 week session right after school for 1-1.5 hours. Times may vary. Instructor may teach more than one class per session, depending on your availability.
These are contract positions. They are temporary, paid per session and do not include benefits. Compensation is VERY competitive. We truly value our teachers, they are the backbone of our programs!
Some lifting and carrying up to 60 lbs.
Use hands and fingers to help with classroom supplies and operate equipment
Fingerprinting, background checks and TB testing required
Position Type: Temporary
If you are interested, please send us your resume.