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Part-Time Instructor

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Brooklyn Boatworks
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Brooklyn, NY
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Publicado hace 28 días

About Brooklyn Boatworks

Mission

Harnessing the unique craft of wooden boatbuilding and maritime-centered exploration, we inspire young people to uncover the confidence, skills, and courage to chart pathways to their own success in and outside the classroom.

We teach and promote the values of learning by doing, teamwork, perseverance and craftsmanship. Brooklyn Boatworks promotes excellence by creating learning environments grounded in respect, support, and dignity for all students. We engage students virtually and in person, leading students through online team-building and hands-on activities which explore and celebrate self & STEM-identity, design & creativity, and hands-on learning. Our current programming includes in-person programming with schools and community organizations, on-water summer programming, and on-going alumni programming including leadership development, internships, maritime and STEM exploration, and additional learning opportunities.

BKBW Classroom Vision Statement:

Within our community:

  • Everyone participates - everyone has a voice, and we value the different ways that individuals contribute to the team.
  • You are the driver of your own story - We meet students where they are and center their perspectives, experiences, and stories.
  • Black Lives Matter. We acknowledge that the construct of race disproportionally affects people who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color - We reflect, choose language, and take action to ensure that anti-Blackness is not perpetuated in our community.
  • Everybody sweeps. Everybody builds. We believe that all girls, boys, women, men, and people of all gender identities are able to use tools, build, clean and organize.
  • We respect LGBTQIA+ people and we use language and actions that are respectful of all gender identities and sexual orientations.
  • We value one another no matter where we come from, whether we are from different homes, neighborhoods, countries and/or economic backgrounds.
  • We are all leaders and learners, no matter our race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, class, learning style, age, abilities, or differences.

BKBW Programs

We hold programming are indoors, outdoors, on the water, and at the waterfront.

  • Boat-building programming, both school-year-long and one-time
  • On-water programming, both one-time and progressive
  • Maritime & STEM related field trips
  • Alumni Leadership Program

Position: Part-Time Instructor 

  • Do you have experience working directly with young people?
  • Are you passionate about youth development & project-based learning?
  • Have you used hand tools and are eager to learn more and share this experience with others?

If you answered yes to these three questions, you are a great candidate for this position!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Engage students in-person
  • Serve as a lead instructor, teaching hands-on and STEM skills through wooden boat building. If you have tool skills and experience working with young people WE WILL TRAIN YOU IN BOATBUILDING.
  • Working with volunteers and/or a co-instructor create a safe, nurturing, respectful, and academically rich learning environment in the classroom.
  • Maintain a safe group environment that adheres to social distancing and sanitizing protocols in accordance with state guidelines
  • Set up classroom for students and Leave No Trace in the classroom following each session.
  • Utilize assessment tools to ensure that students are meeting learning objectives.
  • Carry out administrative duties related to classroom management including maintaining and updating a student roster.
  • Document learning and reflection – taking pictures, students quotes and feedback, summarize stand-out moments and incorporate into student stories
  • Serve as an organizational ambassador in schools and with partner agencies
  • Participation in a paid virtual weekly program meeting required.
  • This position requires significant lifting and carrying
  • Additional duties as required

Qualifications Sought:

  • Demonstrated teaching skills with young people ages 10 to 18 in a respectful manner
  • Desire and willingness to participate in ongoing training in BKBW pedagogy, culturally competent education, build skills, restorative justice practices, classroom management, and more
  • Outstanding communication, critical thinking, and analytical skills
  • Experience following lessons and build plans
  • Experience working with hand tools in a safe and secure manner
  • Belief in Brooklyn Boatworks’ mission, vision, and values
  • Desire to work as a team at a small but growing non-profit organization
  • Ability to adapt in an ever-changing environment
  • Flexibility and an ability to change direction in the classroom in order to engage all students
  • Must be available to work during the school year through June 2023
  • Experience in New York City classrooms preferred
  • Experience using at least one digital learning tool required (Zoom, Google Classroom, TinkerCAD, etc.)
  • Experience facilitating remote programming a plus

Brooklyn Boatworks strongly encourages people of color, women, and individuals from the many communities we serve to apply.

About Brooklyn Boatworks

Mission

Harnessing the unique craft of wooden boatbuilding and maritime-centered exploration, we inspire young people to uncover the confidence, skills, and courage to chart pathways to their own success in and…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
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    A Tiempo Parcial
Compensación
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Al menos USD $30
/ hora

Ubicación

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Presencial
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Cómo aplicar

Please send resume and cover letter to maya@brooklynboatworks.org, using subject line: Part-Time Instructor. Please, no phone calls. Full COVID vaccination required.

Please send resume and cover letter to maya@brooklynboatworks.org, using subject line: Part-Time Instructor. Please, no phone calls. Full COVID vaccination required.

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