Mars Rover Elective Teacher 6th-8th Graders Harlem or Brooklyn

Job Type

Part Time


Details: Compensation: $42 instructional/$15 administrative



Start Date


Application Deadline



2090 Seventh Avenue
10th Floor
New York
United States


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.

Program Description:

● 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.

Job Requirements:

● 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

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To Apply:                             Send cover letter with resume to

                                               Alaine Johnson, Associate Director of High Expectations

                                               Attn: Fall Semester Teachers Search

                                               Fax (212) 663- 9736

                                               Email: ,

                                               NO phone calls please