Science Teacher Needed (Beverly MA)

Shore Country Day School seeks a full-time lead Science Teacher for Upper Elementary Grades. Candidates must have the ability to analyze and interpret general academic materials and periodicals, as well as students’ work.  Candidates should also be well versed in culturally responsive teaching practices, child development, and community building.

Please visit this link for more information about the position, and to apply to the position. https://aisne.org/jobs/science-teacher-3/

Science Mentor Program

Are you or someone you know looking for ways to combine art and science to engage youth? Now’s your chance to become a Cool Science Mentor! 

Our workshops are for adults who work with at least 10 youth in grades K-12 in Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Kansas, or Missouri. We provide the art materials and supplies. Win-win! 

Five Cool Science workshop opportunities will be offered this summer: 

Type  Date  Location  Time 
In-Person   Workshop   June 17, 2022  Kansas City, MO  8:30am-4:30pm 
In-Person  Workshop  June 18, 2022  Topeka, KS  8:30am-4:30pm 
In-Person  Workshop  June 24, 2022  Worcester, MA  8:30am-4:30pm 
In-Person  Workshop  June 25, 2022  Lowell, MA  8:30am-4:30pm 
3-Part Online
Workshop Series
August 8-11, 2022  Via Zoom  5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Eastern) /
4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Central) 

During this workshop series, you will learn how to educate youth about the science of extreme weather through artistic expression. You will enhance your understanding of both science and art, which will help you become a better youth mentor. And you will learn about our exciting art contest for youth:   

2022-2023 Cool Science Artwork Competition 

BONUS! Workshop participants will receive:

·   Art and science resources 

·   Art supplies and lesson materials 

·   A pro-rated stipend of up to $200 based on the number of submissions to the Cool Science Art Contest* (Please note: Returning mentors have different stipend rates than new mentors) 

*Mentors who attend either one in-person workshop or all three online workshop sessions and submits a copy of their accordion book will receive $50. Trained mentors will also receive $15 for each mentee that submits a piece of artwork, an artist statement, and an accordion book to the Cool Science Art Contest, up to a maximum of $150.  All stipends will be paid after the contest submission deadline has passed. 

You will also get a chance to provide feedback in surveys and focus groups for the project’s evaluation, if you are interested. 

Space is limited. Apply Now!  

Use the link below to apply by May 31, 2022. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by June 3, 2022.  

Mentor Application 

If the link above doesn’t work, you can cut and past the following url you’re your browser:

https://umasslowell.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_28ZIzMJiI1lnspM

You may contact Shanna Rose Thompson (shanna_thompson@uml.edu or 978-934-4641) if you have further questions. 

Cool Science is funded by the National Science Foundation.

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Science Club for Girls: Program Manager

Science Club for Girls (SCFG), a Cambridge-based non-profit established in 1994, seeks dynamic, resourceful and collaborative individuals with experience with after school teaching and program management to join our program team. SCFG builds self confidence, excitement and literacy in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for girls and gender expansive youth in grades K-12, particularly from communities underrepresented in STEM. We do this by providing free, experiential and leadership programs in STEM in Greater Boston and Cambridge. This is made possible through the support of our many mentor-scientists and volunteers. Our staff is passionate, committed and entrepreneurial.
The Program Manager will join our team and manage K-8th grade Science Clubs and high school-aged Junior Mentors at multiple school- and community center-based sites in Boston, Cambridge and Somerville and virtually via Zoom. Programming occurs after school on weekdays, approximately 2:30-5:30pm, and on Saturday mornings, approximately 9:30am-12:30pm for eight weeks each semester. Program Managers will also assist with the preparation of activities and programming forSCFGLive!, our
TV show that is broadcast live on Facebook, YouTube, and other partners and on demand via Comcast. Additionally, Program Managers will be responsible for running spring break and summer vacation programming. Duties take place at SCFG offices, out in the community and remotely. This is a full-time position. The Program Manager reports to the Program Director.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
● Site Management
○ Provide on-site implementation of Science Club programs in person and/or virtually via
Zoom each semester during weekday afternoons and some Saturday mornings
○ Support curriculum development and materials sourcing for semester-based programs
and spring break and summer programming
○ Support program evaluation with participants and mentors in coordination with Program
Recruitment Manager and Development Team
○ Recruit program participants; coordinate with site staff, parent liaisons, parents; conduct
outreach in greater community through events and partnerships
○ Ensure quality of programming through weekly in-person, telephone, Zoom or email
debriefs of meetings and other support for mentors and volunteers
○ Oversee classroom and behavior management in programs; work with Program Director
and other staff to train volunteers to implement consistent strategy for participants across
sites
○ Collect volunteer and participant attendance data; track participant information
○ Plan and implement end-of-semester event celebrating the semester and sharing with
parents, other adults and friends
○ Work with Program Team to organize, acquire and maintain all supplies and materials for
each club, making sure supplies are received by Zoom participants or to in-person
program sites
○ Collect and analyze programmatic and organizational data with custom relationship
management software, such as Salesforce● People Management
○ Train and supervise volunteers and mentors; provide on-site orientation and ongoing
support
○ Train and manage Junior Mentors
○ Supervise interns or work-study students as necessary
○ Manage communications with parents and families; distribute curriculum overview and
weekly emails
○ Manage communications with partners; attend appropriate school staff meetings and
ensure open communication channels

QUALIFICATIONS
● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
● Minimum 1 year experience managing or teaching youth or afterschool programs, or science
outreach
● Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
● Excellent judgment, time management and organizational skills
● Ability to take initiative, work independently and collaboratively as needed
● Knowledge and experience in community building
● Ability to give and receive direct and constructive feedback
● Ability to relate to diverse populations
● Dedication to gender equity and racial justice
Other requirements
● Fluent in Google Workplace (Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets)
● Familiarity with Salesforce a plus
● Familiarity with video creation and editing a plus
● Ability to work flexible hours including some nights and weekends in addition to Saturday programming for certain weeks out of each semester
● Ability to lift at least 20 pounds
● Valid driver’s license; access to a car
● Ability to be onsite for staff meetings and other coworking sessions

HOW TO APPLY
An applicant should send a cover letter highlighting relevant work experience and resume in pdf format to: employment@scienceclubforgirls.org, subject line: Program Manager.
This is an AA/EOE position. Persons of color and women are strongly encouraged to apply.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary is $50,000-$55,000/year.Benefits include:
● Health and dental insurance
● Two-week vacation plus one week off at end of calendar year
● 12 paid holidays
● 5 personal/sick days/year

Middle School Science Teacher Needed for 2022-23

Shore Country Day School seeks a full-time lead Science Teacher for Upper Elementary Grades. Candidates must have the ability to analyze and interpret general academic materials and periodicals, as well as students’ work.  Candidates should also be well versed in culturally responsive teaching practices, child development, and community building. You can find the complete job description here: Upper School Science Teacher

Interested applicants kindly submit electronic copies of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Oliver Hay 
Shore Country Day School 
545 Cabot Street 
Beverly, MA 01915 
ohay@shoreschool.org

Candidates with diverse backgrounds and lived experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.

Seeking Biology Teacher (Somerville, MA)

Somerville High School just posted a new 0.8 FTE Biology position for Semester 2, because of larger than expected enrollment numbers of newcomer students.  We are looking for a candidate to teach four sections of SEI Biology, and there is a good chance that there will be a long-term position available after this year.

We are hoping to fill the position by the start of semester 2 – here is a link to the posting on SchoolSpring:

https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3735536

For further information, please reach out to

Marianna Zimbardo Hosking, M.A.T., M. Ed

Science Department Chair

Somerville High School 

617-629-5250 ext. 615200

mhosking@k12.somerville.ma.us

Pronouns: she, her, hers

Seeking Program Director

The Tufts Pre-College team is currently seeking a Program Director to assist in managing our 6-week Tufts Summer Research Experience (TSRE) and Lab Science Investigations (LSI). These programs, offering residential, commuter, and virtual learning opportunities, will welcome high school juniors and seniors to an exciting summer research experience under the mentorship of Tufts’ world-class researchers and their teams. LSI builds students’ foundational skills required to conduct scientific research and basic lab techniques. TSRE offers more advanced science students the opportunity to work on real, cutting edge research while deepening basic lab skills. 

Time Commitment 

The Tufts Summer Research Experience will take place for 6 weeks during the summer from July 5th to August 12th, 2022, with students participating in their selected lab in the mornings, and group programming in the afternoons. Lab Sciences Investigations will run concurrently with TSRE (7/10-8/5), with stackable 2 week sessions (students may enroll in up to 2 sessions). Like TSRE, LSI will operate on a rotating schedule: Mondays will consist of full-group workshops on careers in the lab sciences; on Tue/Wed & Thu/Fri, students will rotate between two small group lab sessions. 

The Program Director can expect to work an average of 5-10 hours per week during the spring semester for pre-program planning, with the hours ramping up to about 15-20 hours per week in the summer for ‘on-site’ afternoon programming. 

Program Planning: 3-4 hours/week Dec-June (flexible days/times) 

Program Dates: July 5th to August 12th, 2022 (6 weeks) 

Program Hours: Monday-Thursday, 3-5PM; Friday, 9-5PM (during 4 weeks of LSI); 

3-5 possible additional hours depending on program needs 

Compensation 

The total compensation for the TSRE/LSI Program Director position, inclusive of all planning and program time, is $5000. 

Responsibilities 

As a Program Director, your duties include, but are not limited to: 

● Program Planning and Preparation 

○ Admissions: along with TA, review applications, correspond with applicants regarding incorrect information / errors, manage faculty application review process, post admission letters, follow-up with students regarding lab placement, administer lab changes (if necessary) 

○ Marketing: review of marketing materials provided by Director of Marketing, website update suggestions, personal outreach (email and phone calls) to leads and applicants, helps develop social media posts and reposts relevant content, writes updates to parents and students during the program 

○ Hiring/Payroll: confirms guest speakers, confirms library time, supports recruitment and hiring of TAs (as necessary), identifies mentors in each TSRE lab, passes hiring information to the Pre-College team 

○ Program Materials Prep: places students into TA groups, sets-up CANVAS, zoom sessions, other resources as needed 

○ Program Planning: plan afternoon sessions and speaker series, Monday LSI career workshops, as well as any l opening and closing activities, including poster presentations; see example TSRE schedule. 

● Operations 

○ Communications: Acts as main point of contact for program duration, and handle communication with students and families throughout the program 

○ Schedule all necessary trainings 

○ Afternoon sessions: develops and runs afternoon sessions with full oversight during program hours; liaises with staff, faculty and guest speakers who are participating in the sessions 

○ TSRE Poster Session: Oversees planning for and development of student poster presentations 

○ Orientation / Closing: develops and participates in opening day and closing day activities, including poster presentations 

Qualifications 

● Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills (written and verbal) 

● Adept critical thinking, process development, and operationalization. Strong attention to detail 

● Excellent project management skills, prioritization abilities and navigation of tight deadlines 

● Proficiency and previous experience with Microsoft Office Suite strongly preferred 

● Previous experience in research and/or program management preferred 

● Previous experience working with high school aged students preferred 

For more information, please contact sally.kim@tufts.edu

Fall 2021 Mentors Needed: Science Club for Girls

Science Club for Girls, a local Cambridge-based non-profit, fosters excitement, confidence and literacy in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for girls, particularly those from underrepresented communities by providing free, experiential programs and by maximizing meaningful interactions with women STEM mentors.

Now announcing their Fall 2021 programming, Science Club for Girls is once again holding virtual clubs via Zoom in addition to returning to in person programming. As well, there will be plenty of opportunities to volunteer as a mentor with their expanded offerings.  

To register to become a Fall 2021 mentor and for more details, please use this link for the application!”