Now Hiring Maker Programs Facilitator

Requirements

  • Experience making, creating and playing with children
  • Pursuing degree or graduated from college or university with a degree or classroom hours in Early Childhood, Elementary or Secondary Education, Child Development, Science, Engineering, Technology or Art Education or a related major supplemented by relevant work experience; Or any other self-taught skills, hobbies, training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Personal and/or professional experience with making; hands-on, inquiry-based, fun and messy curriculum delivery methods
  • Ability to maintain  a respectful and safe making environment; controlled chaos
  • Enjoy having a role of responsibility, working independently and exhibit initiative
  • Good communication skills and collaborative work ethic required

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Be a part of a team to research and develop STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) and Making projects, lessons and curriculum for K-12 maker education programs
  • Facilitate assigned maker afterschool programs/summer camps within the community
  • Facilitate scheduled afterschool programs within the community 
  • Facilitate set-up, clean-up and preparation of program
  • Prepare rosters for pre-registered programs, handle check-in and check-out process and conduct evaluations; coordinate with staff from partner organizations
  • Directly supervise children in program and discipline when needed
  • Process-based, inquiry-based interaction and engagement with children
  • Maintain communication with Education Director of ongoing progress of programs including statistical information and assessment
  • Coordinate schedule with Education Director
  • Attend Education meetings
  • Provide own transportation to and from any programs
  • Assist with other programs as requested

 

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS

  • School Year:  Monday-Friday, between 2:30-6:00pm; some evening and weekend hours
  • Summer:  Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30pm

Pay Scale

  • $15 per hour; up to 10 hours/week

*Applications accepted until position is filled. Please fill out the application below and send cover letter, resume, and availability to Bethany Thomas