The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program helps skilled professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to make the transition into teaching these subjects to younger generations. We are working to close the achievement gap through putting passionate STEM professionals into classrooms in high need schools so they can pass their knowledge onto future leaders in these industries. Our mission is to recruit, transition and support experienced professionals and military veterans in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields as teachers who deliver an excellent STEM education to all children in disadvantaged communities.
The San Diego Program Coordinator is a part-time contractor position (up to 15 hours/week). The ideal candidate will work alongside the Southern California Program Director to ensure that the program goals and deadlines in the San Diego region are met. Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- Develop and manage new partnerships with schools, district leaders, and host teachers ensuring effective teacher placements and long-term partnerships through exceptional program quality and relationship management. Working with the Program Director, manage the MOU process with partners. In the absence of the Director, support placement of Fellows at school partner sites.
- Assist the Director in maintaining relationships with school sites, districts and host teachers.
- Support Southern California EnCorps staff at San Diego fall and spring institutes, and as an interview assessor for the Recruitment Director (interviews to be held once monthly over an 8 month period).
- Occasionally assist the Director in observing Fellows in a volunteer guest-teaching role at a partner school site
- Serve as an advocate and ambassador for EnCorps in San Diego
We are seeking candidates who believe deeply in our organization's mission, who thrive in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment, and who demonstrate a record of achievement. Successful candidates will also demonstrate:
- Prior teaching experience or significant experience in education is necessary in this role
- Knowledge of the local education community and teaching required
- Excellent communication and writing skills and attention to detail
- Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills
- Ability to learn quickly, work in a fast paced environment and multi-task effectively
- Ability to identify challenges and actively work to find solutions
- Ability to work effectively with others at all levels of an organization and to consistently display a high level of professionalism in all interactions
- Flexibility and the ability to work well independently while collaborating with others on meeting common goals
- Excellent skills working with computers, including a strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite
- Willingness to work non-standard hours and/or occasional evenings.
- Some regional travel
Benefits of Working at EnCorps:
Be a part of a hard-working and entrepreneurial culture with enthusiastic, fun and passionate people.
- Work from home
- Create your own flexible schedule
- Your ideas and opinions matter
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity, by November 9, 2018, at firstname.lastname@example.org We review applications on a rolling basis – so it is to your advantage to apply as soon as possible. We will not consider applications without a cover letter tailored to this position, which can be addressed to the Human Resources.
EnCorps is an equal opportunity employer and does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, or any other factor irrelevant to doing fantastic work.