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Elementary STEAM Teachers (FT/PT)

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The League of Young Inventors | Brooklyn, NY
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The League of Young Inventors


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Job Description

The League of Young Inventors is looking for talented and devoted educators to lead after school and/or in-school programming with students in grades K-5 during the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. Our courses take kid on an exciting journey to unlock the mystery and magic behind how things work. We spark creativity through real world engineering projects, giving kids the space to experiment, invent, test, fail and have fun. We are looking for teachers who can:

  • Lead 2 hour long after school lessons for 2-5 days/week; and/or Lead multiple classroom lessons (approximately 45 minutes long) during the school day for 2-5 days/week
  • Come to each session fully prepared, having thoroughly read through and internalized the lesson plan; tinkered with design challenge prototype; gathered and prepped necessary materials
  • Effectively communicate challenging scientific concepts in a manner that resonates with young children.

Desired Experience, Skills, and Mindsets

  • At least 1-2 years of teaching experience (leading hands-on activities in a classroom, after school program, day camp, etc.) with elementary age students
  • B.A. or B.S. Degree
  • Familiarity with project-based learning (preferred, though not required)
  • Familiarity with foundational engineering concepts (preferred, though not required)
  • The ability to manage multiple student projects and personalities at once
  • Punctual and reliable with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Open to feedback and dedicated to growing and improving your craft as an educator
  • Makers/builders/crafters and life-long learners with a curiosity about the science behind how things work are strongly encouraged to apply!

Job Description

The League of Young Inventors is looking for talented and devoted educators to lead after school and/or in-school programming with students in grades K-5 during the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. Our courses take kid on…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

How To Apply

To apply, please email your resume to elana@yileague.org. No cover letter is required, but In the body of your email please respond to the following questions:

  1. Are you primarily interested in a full-time or part-time position (or either)?
  2. Are you primarily interested in after school or in-school teaching (or either)?
  3. Why do you think you would be a good fit for this position? (100 words max.)

To apply, please email your resume to elana@yileague.org. No cover letter is required, but In the body of your email please respond to the following questions:

  1. Are you primarily…

Location

407 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215
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