Employment

SAfG is currently looking for the following:

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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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

WORK HOURS

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.

COMPENSATION

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!

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • 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.