STEM Education Coordinator

STEM Education Coordinator

Elmcor Youth and Adult Activity, Inc. Queens, NY favicon

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Recruit, train and supervise two college Volunteers/Interns for STEM instruction
  • Create Lesson STEM Lesson Plans aligned to common core and for the purpose of STEM career exposure and exploration through various methods
  • Co-facilitate and/ or facilitate at least one group during the week (includes Saturdays)
  • Provide positive youth development activities
  • Provide Summer STEM Enrichment Activities
  • Able to work with grades 4th to 12th
  • Able to provide academic support to 8th graders in preparation for NYSED Science test
  • Ensure the health, safety, and well-being of participants
  • Record keeping (i.e., attendance, lesson plans, class summaries)
  • Data collection (report card grades Science and Math and NYSED Science test grades)
  • All other assigned tasks

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to support leadership, management, negotiation and problem-solving functions of this role.
  • Friendly, courteous, service-orientated, professional, outgoing, and client service oriented.
  • Detail oriented while maintaining an extremely positive attitude.
  • Must be able to work independently and productively with minimum supervision.
  • Team play with a “can do” attitude that can work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Manages time, adheres to deadlines and prioritize tasks.
  • Uses good judgment in matters of safety and liability for which there may not be prescribed procedures.
  • Ability to learn and teach new concepts in technology or science.

Qualifications:

Must successfully complete a criminal background check, obtain clearance from the Office of Children and Family Services, OASAS and be drug free.

Education and/or Experience:

AA degree; unless you have successfully completed a coding boot camp or certified training. Bachelor’s degree is a plus.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ teaching experience either in a traditional school and/or within non-traditional environment.
  • Enthusiasm and ability to engage students from a variety of backgrounds and ages.
  • STEM programming experience (i.e.: Robotics, MineCraft, Lego MindStorm, Scratch, Raspberry Pi, Web Development or alternative programs of a similar type

Salary and Schedule

  • $25/hr
  • Two weekdays (late afternoon hours)
  • Saturdays (late morning) weekly
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