Job Title: STEM Instructor
Hiring Contact: Jeremy Knowlton at email@example.com
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
Full-time, year round preferable
Able to facilitate off-site programs in the after-school timeframe
Salary commensurate with experience.
Full-time, year round employees receive:
Paid holidays and vacation time.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org