Job Title: STEM Instructor

Hiring Contact: Jeremy Knowlton at jknowlton@whitemountainscience.org

Deadlines: Jobs are open until filled; Candidates to start immediately

Home Base: Littleton, NH

Job Description:  White Mountain Science, Inc. (WMSI - pronounced ‘whimsy’), develops and delivers highly engaging and fun STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programs with the goal of teaching creative problem solving to students and teachers. Primary responsibilities include assisting/running 1-3 hour educational STEM programs for students up to 3-4 days/week in North Country New Hampshire locations. This position involves an active role in lesson prep, driving a large van to up to 12 different locations within 1.5 hours of base, working with school teachers to provide quality afterschool STEM education for 3rd-6th graders, and mentoring high school students in an effort to train them as assistant instructors in all of your lessons. White Mountain Science is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Littleton, NH.


Duties Will Include:

  • Facilitation of off-site and on-site STEM youth programs

  • Organization & maintenance of program-related resources & equipment

  • Management and maintenance of media resources & products

  • Assistance in youth program curriculum development


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be motivated and self-directed

  • Completion of post-secondary degree - preferred

  • Prior experience working with youth - essential

  • 1-2 years experience instructing youth in an educational setting - preferred

  • Prior science, technology, engineering, and/or math training - preferred

  • Strong communication and organization skills 

  • A flexible team player who is willing to learn from mistakes and adapt

  • Ability to support and empower students in the creative process

  • Ability to set a positive environment within a room 

  • Motivated to improve as an instructor and facilitate new material

  • Comfortable driving a van long distances safely in variable weather conditions


Schedule:

  • Full-time, year round preferable

  • Able to facilitate off-site programs in the after-school timeframe


Job Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience.

  • Full-time, year round employees receive:

    • Paid holidays and vacation time.

    • Health benefits


 Perks:

  • Schedule Flexibility 

  • Opportunities for Professional Development, including: training with 3D printers, LASER cutters, robotics, and much more!

  • Discounted items from Sparkfun.com

  • Career growth opportunities

  • Collaborative and engaging work environment


Physical Exertion Environmental Conditions:  Required to sit for extended periods of time, stand frequently, use fine motor skills to operate equipment, and lift and/or move 40 pounds or less.


Final candidates subject to a criminal background check.

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Jeremy Knowlton at: jknowlton@whitemountainscience.org





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