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STEM Instructor

Responsibilities:

·   Lead engineering, robotics & computer programming activities (afterschool programs, in-school field trips and camps) with children.

·   Maintain discipline while ensuring a fun, safe and enjoyable experience for all children.

 

Job Qualifications:

· Bachelor's degree or degree-in-progress in science, math, engineering or education field.

·   Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and its role in today’s economy.

·   Dependability, can-do attitude, responsibility, and ability to work in fast-changing environments.

·   Superior communications and a fun-loving personality.

·   Ability to maintain positive relationships with parents, children, co-workers and clients.

·   Understanding of basic scientific and engineering principles.

·   Eagerness to learn, create, tinker and comfortable with technology.

·   Flexibility to work in various locations in and around Columbia, SC.

·   High quality and professionalism is a must as we are looking for role models for children.

·   Prior experience working with children & knowledge of computer programming are a plus.

 

Work Environment

  • Programs are dynamic with a high level of activity; you must be able to sustain a high level of energy

  • Expect to stand up to 95% of the day; able to bend or assume postures in low level positions to make eye-contact and work with children on the floor as needed

  • Perform all activities with children like play, jump, run for extended periods of time in-and out-doors.

  • Must possess acceptable hearing and visual abilities to monitor environment and children’s well-being.

  • Hours and location vary – programs are conducted in schools, churches and other community spaces.

 

Compensation

·   Job is paid hourly at a competitive rate based on education & experience.

·   Benefit: Discounted camp rates for school-age children, if applicable.

STEM Assistant Instructor

Responsibilities:

·       Assist the STEM Instructor by providing support for activities with children and maintaining discipline while ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all children.

·       Manage materials – including but not limited to planning, transporting, setting up and cleanup of materials.

·       Conduct hands-on activities.

·       Supervise and engage with children during lunch and play time.

·       Other responsibilities include handling customer interface, program registrations, tuition collection, responding to phone and email enquiries, and other responsibilities as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

·       1 -2 years for experience working and conducting hands-on activities with school age children in a camp setting, teaching, tutoring, etc.

·       Scheduling flexibility with availability to wok at least 2-4 hour chunks of time between 8 AM to 5:30 PM on weekdays during summer.

·       High school students, Junior and Senior, are the ideal candidates.

·       Dependability, can-do attitude, responsibility and ability to work in fast changing environments.

·       Superior communications and a fun-loving personality.

·       Ability to work collaboratively to maintain positive relationships with parents, children, co-workers and clients.

·       Understanding of basic scientific and mathematics principles.

·       Eagerness to learn, create, tinker and comfortable with technology.

·       Flexibility to work in various locations in and around Columbia, SC 20-30 miles in radius on an ongoing basis.

·       Ability to make traveling engagements during summer months.

·       Familiarity and comfort with Microsoft Office tools like Excel and Powerpoint.

·       Experience with computer programming is a plus.

·       High quality and professionalism is a must as we are looking for role models for children.

 

Work Environment

  • Programs are dynamic with a high level of activity; you must be able to sustain a high level of energy

  • Expect to stand up to 95% of the day; able to bend or assume postures in low level positions to make eye-contact and work with children on the floor as needed

  • Perform all activities with children like play, jump, run for extended periods of time in-and out-doors.

  • Must possess acceptable hearing and visual abilities to monitor environment and children’s well-being.

  • Hours and location vary – programs are conducted in schools, churches and other community spaces.

 

Compensation

·   Job is paid hourly at a competitive rate based on education & experience.

·   Benefit: Discounted camp rates for school-age children, if applicable.