Mars Rover Elective Teacher 6th-8th Graders Harlem or Brooklyn
- Job posted by Harlem Educational Activities Fund
Details: Compensation: $42 instructional/$15 administrative
2090 Seventh Avenue
HEAF changes the lives of underserved young people beginning in middle school and continuing in college and beyond through a youth development approach that includes rigorous year-round academic enrichment, social and cultural exposure and constant individual attention.
● Orientation: September 7th-8th, 2018
● Fall Semester : September 22nd – December 15th , 2018
● Class is held on Saturdays from 1:00-2:30 PM. Instructor is required to be at HEAF 12:30-3:00 PM for 30 minutes prep and clean up after class.
Mars Rover Course Description This project-based learning course provides a unique pathway to the acquisition of STEM concepts. It is designed to introduce students to engineering, applied mathematics, and computer science. Students will work in teams to assemble and program robotic machines while learning STEM concepts. The teacher will work with McGraw-Hill Education to teach a student-centered, interdisciplinary course that culminates in group projects and presentations that will demonstrate student mastery of course concepts. The ideal candidate will be able to utilize progressive didactic, coaching and experiential instruction models. The ability to create a fun, safe and rich learning environment is essential.
● B.A. in mathematics, engineering, physical science or a related field (M.A. preferred)
● Minimum of 3 years teaching experience in middle school, high school, or community based organizations
● Excellent interpersonal skills
● Impeccable classroom management skills
● Willingness to promote HEAF educational and youth development philosophy
● Ability to work collaboratively with the HEAF staff
● Ability and willingness to commit to entire fall program
Minimum Education Required