P/T Robotics Program Associate

Job Type

Part Time

Published

08/02/2018

Address

2770 Third Avenue
1st Floor
Bronx
NY
10455
United States

Description

About Masa

Masa is a community-based organization dedicated to partnering with Mexican and Latino immigrant children, youth and families to develop strong learners and leaders who fully contribute to the broader community. We offer a broad range of educational, leadership and advocacy programs.


About the Robotics Instructor

We are seeking a part-time Robotics Associate to help staff and co-teach an elementary-level Robotics course on Saturdays from 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm beginning in September. Participants will be students in grades 3-6 from schools across the Bronx. The course will focus on introducing students to building robots, introducing them to coding, fostering teamwork among groups of 2 or 3 students, and supporting students in understanding how technology can be a resource for communities. 


The Associate, in conjunction with the Masa Program Coordinator, will be responsible for:

  • Supporting recruitment for the Robotics Program, including developing flyers, making outreach plans, conducting street and school outreach, and making phone calls
  • Facilitating the intake process for prospective and admitted students, including scheduling appointments, entering data, tracking enrollment progress, and notifying families of their acceptance
  • Assisting with volunteer recruitment, including conducting volunteer interviews 
  • Preparing for weekly lessons by reviewing lesson plans and guide sheets
  • Modifying and adapting the curriculum to adjust to student needs 
  • Co-teaching and eventually independently leading weekly lessons to 30 students, including delivering mini-lessons, introducing new concepts, and supporting small groups of students with building robots
  • Monitoring student behavior and addressing behavioral challenges as needed
  • Planning all aspects for an interactive showcase for students and families at the end of each Robotics cycle
  • Planning and facilitating parent orientations, workshops, or community events


The right candidate will have the following skills and experience: 

  • Fully bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Willing and able to work on Saturdays from 11:30 AM-4 PM in the South Bronx, and provide administrative support at Masa’s offices during the week
  • Available from mid-September to the end of May
  • Strong interest in STEM, particularly robotics, is strongly desired
  • Experience working with children; teaching experience a major plus

Level of Language Proficiency

MUST be fully bilingual in Spanish and English

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

jobs@masany.org

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@masany.org


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