Girlstart seeking part-time program leaders

Girlstart, a non-profit org committed to empowering girls in STEM, is hiring part-time program leaders for this spring semester. This is a PAID opportunity to work with students and lead fun, hands-on STEM lessons at nearby elementary after-school programs.  

  • The commitment is 5 hours per week: about 1.5 hour after school from about 3:00-4:30 pm one day per week at a nearby elementary school, plus your planning and travel time.

Job Description:

Girlstart is seeking MULTIPLE college-aged program leaders to lead fun, hands-on, STEM-focused after-school programs in the Boston area. This is a great opportunity to work directly with elementary school girls on hands-on science, engineering, technology, and math activities. Improve your leadership and communication skills, build your problem solving and critical thinking abilities, be a positive and meaningful role model, and change the lives for girls in your area! All majors and experience levels are welcome to apply!

Girlstart is offering an in-person and virtual information session (see details below), but you can learn more about the position here and apply directly online even if you can’t attend an info session. Questions? Email Annie from Girlstart at annie@girlstart.org. We hope to see you at one of the info sessions!

Info Sessions: 

Wednesday, February 8th from 11:00am -2:00pm: In-person in the Campus Center

Thursday, February 9th from 10:30 – 11:30am: Virtually by following this link

Friday, February 10th from 11:00am – 12:00pm: Virtually by following this link

Position Open at White Mountain Science, Inc.

Hiring Contact
Mike Carmon (Director of Programs) at: mcarmon@whitemountainscience.org

Deadlines
Job is open until filled; Candidates to start immediately

Home Base
Littleton, NH

About White Mountain Science, Inc.
Check out this video to learn more about WMSI and our mission! White Mountain Science, Inc. (WMSI – pronounced ‘whimsy’), develops and delivers highly engaging and fun STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programs with the goal of teaching creative problem solving to students and teachers.

Job Description
WMSI is seeking a caring, enthusiastic problem-solver! WMSI develops and delivers hands-on STEM programs all around New Hampshire and northeastern Vermont. A Program Instructor independently facilitates hands-on, educational STEM programs for students 3-5 days per week in northern New Hampshire and Vermont locations. This Instructor’s primary focus is working with school teachers to provide high quality school-day and after-school STEM education for elementary school students, as well as some middle and high school students. Mentorship of high school students in an effort to train them as assistant instructors is also an integral part of the Instructor role. This position involves an active role in lesson prep and driving a van to multiple locations within 1.5 hours of base in Littleton to facilitate programs. Office hours spent organizing teaching materials, assistance in the creation and evaluation of engaging lessons, creating documentation for future instructors, and additional office tasks are also included in this position.

Duties Will Include:

  • Regular facilitation of off-site and on-site STEM-based youth programs, camps & workshops for primarily elementary school students, as well as some middle and high school students
  • Support with STEM-based teacher coaching and professional development workshops
  • Training and mentorship of high school youth instructors 
  • Organization & maintenance of program-related resources & equipment
  • Regular communications with teachers and other stakeholders at partner schools
  • Assistance in preparation & evaluation of lesson curriculum
  • Assistance in evaluation of all programs
  • Assistance in organizational maintenance tasks related to running a non-profit

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be motivated and self-directed
  • At least 1-3 years experience working with youth – essential
  • Ability to support and empower students in the creative problem-solving process – essential
  • Ability to set a positive environment within a room – essential
  • Interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math – essential
  • Completion of post-secondary degree or equivalent experience – preferred
  • Prior science, technology, engineering, or math training – a plus
  • Strong communication and organization skills 
  • A flexible team player who is willing to learn from mistakes and adapt
  • Motivated to improve as an instructor and facilitate new material
  • Comfortable driving a van long distances safely in variable weather conditions

Schedule:

  • Full-time position (40 hours per week)
  • Programs take place during the school day and/or after-school timeframe
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend programs possible

Job Compensation:

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Additional benefits package, including: paid holidays and vacations, paid sick time, medical insurance, and retirement benefits (subject to initial waiting periods)

 Perks:

  • Annual Local Benefits Stipend
  • Annual Professional Development stipend
  • In-house opportunities for Professional Development, including: training with 3D printers, LASER cutters, robotics, and much more!
  • Discounted items from Sparkfun.com
  • Outdoor pro deals
  • Collaborative and engaging work environment

Physical Exertion Environmental Conditions 
Required to sit for extended periods of time, stand frequently, use fine motor skills to operate equipment, and lift and/or move 40 pounds or less.

WMSI encourages applications from individuals of all gender identities, ethnicities, nationalities, backgrounds and ages.

How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to Mike Carmon at: mcarmon@whitemountainscience.org

Final candidates subject to a criminal background check.

*White Mountain Science, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Littleton, NH.*

Empow Studio STEM Instructors Needed

Empow Studios teaches kids 7-15 years old in STEM in classes after school and weekend, and in camps during the summer throughout the Greater Boston area. Our topics include coding, robotics, video game design, film & animation, digital design, and Minecraft.

STEM Instructors teach one tech class of typically 10 students per week and ensure that students have a great time learning and building cool stuff. $17-$30 per hour. This is a part-time role during the school year and full-time during the summer.

To learn more and apply, please visit: Job Openings at STEM After-School & Camp Programs | Empow Studios

Logistics Manager – Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach

The logistics manager will help support the Outreach Learning Fellows Program. A background in engineering or education is NOT necessary for this job. We are looking for someone who is organized and flexible. Tasks for this job include: 

  • Ordering and organizing materials for the OLF progra
  • Preparing materials for classroom visit
  • Helping to prepare materials for weekly OLF meetings 
  • Formatting documentation from classroom visit

Application: https://forms.gle/WXB8rCft4iPbhfC17

Please email Elissa Milto at emilto@tuftsceeo.org with any questions

Outreach Learning Fellow – Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach

Fellows will spend sixty minutes once a week in a classroom supporting the students to do hands-on engineering. Fellows will work with the same classroom throughout the semester. The focus of the work will revolve around engineering, social-emotional learning, and DEIJ topics. Fellows will also participate in weekly seminars that will address progressing teaching in engineering education, community relationship building, and anti-oppressive outreach methods. 

Application: https://forms.gle/hWCx8SRbFqGPEKWi7 

We encourage engineering and non-engineering majors to apply. 

Please email Elissa Milto at emilto@tuftsceeo.org with any questions

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.

Summer Job Opportunity!

The formerly known as Agassiz Baldwin Community, is hiring summer program specialists and afternoon teachers at our outdoor, arts- and play-based program. We serve rising JK-6th graders in the Cambridge/Somerville area and are currently accepting applications for afternoon teachers (who have a variety of hobbies and interests that make them perfectly engaging counselors for our youth) and also the following morning specialist positions: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics); Performing Arts; Dance and Movement; & Multimedia Arts.

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