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Virtual STEM Instructor

DNAwesome STEM Club - United States

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DNAwesome STEM Club
Virtual Instructor Position Description

DNAwesome STEM CLUB is a K-12 education organization that focuses on providing comprehensive STEM programming to its students. We are seeking both lead and assistant instructors for our STEM After School programs. You will have the opportunity to guide interactive curricula on innovative topics such as Health and Biomedical Sciences, Engineering and Robotics, Coding, and Mathematics. This is an intellectually challenging job that allows you to make a huge difference in the lives of your students. Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic, experienced with technology and passionate about teaching. Hours per week depend on the assignment with the opportunity to much more as we continue to expand.

DNAwesome STEM Club confronts the school-to-prison pipeline by exposing underrepresented students to the STEM disciplines at an early age. We seek to bridge the gap of minorities in STEM- related careers, by mentoring them through a STEM Pipeline from Kindergarten to PhD while also creating opportunities of change within their communities.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

Online Class Management

  • Instruct small STEM classes and lead students in independent design projects

  • Encourage connections between STEM and real life problem solving or situations

  • Utilize curriculum, teaching tools and other materials provided by DNAwesome STEM

Club

  • Be responsible for your student’s online safety and supervision at all times

  • Maintain a structured and organized learning environment

  • Encourage positive interpersonal interactions at all times

  • Cultivate an interactive, friendly and welcoming group dynamic

  • Utilize positive behavior management techniques

Professionalism

  • Maintain regular communication with Directors and other coordinating staff and peers

  • Maintain positive relationships with parents, co-instructors, and school administration

  • Be a positive role model for students

  • Be a proud representative of your own character as well as DNAwesome STEM Club

  • Attend staff meetings and curriculum training

  • Interact with parents and communicate student learning outcomes

REQUIRED ACADEMIC & EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS

DNAwesome STEM Club is seeking qualified instructors with a passion for our scholars.

  • Minimum of one year experience leading instruction in a particular enrichment subject to elementary/middles school aged scholars.

  • High school diploma required, some college experience preferred

  • Ability to manage an online classroom of up to 15 Scholars

  • Commitment to teamwork and collaboration with diverse populations

  • Bright, engaging and dynamic presence in front of the classroom

August 2021

DNAwesome STEM Club


Virtual Instructor Position Description

  • Ability to manage classroom effectively and maintain a positive learning environment for students

  • Knowledge of STEM disciplines and ability to guide activities with students

  • Experience working with K-12 scholars and their families in under-resourced communities

  • Ability to build relationships and influence scholars, staff, community members & families

  • Demonstrated leadership ability

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Committed to the goals of the program and approach

  • Belief and commitment to DNAwesome STEM Club’s mission and values

  • Two years of experience developing and/or facilitating curriculum in a specific enrichment subject for elementary or middle school aged children

  • Must be willing to undergo background check

August 2021

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Two days a week

Experience:

  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Tutoring: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking

  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused

  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

This Job Is:

  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

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