Academic STEM Teacher

Overview

Requisition Number:
9311
Date Posted:
6/8/2020
Location:
East Hartford YMCA
Address:
770 Main Street
City:
East Hartford
State:
CT
Category:
Summer Camp
Employment Status:
Seasonal

Description

 

Teacher is responsible for instructing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The incumbent will be responsible for developing program curriculum. 

PROGRAM INFORMATION: 

The Power Scholars Academy serves Hartford at the University of Hartford Magnet School and East Hartford Anna E. Norris Elementary School. The program runs for 6 weeks at each site. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Be available Monday- Friday for entire 6 week duration. 
  • Develop and implement appropriate STEM instruction for assigned grade levels. 
  • Prepare classrooms for daily activities and collaborate with teachers and teacher's assistant to ensure objectives are reached. 
  • Maintain an organized and efficient classroom along with accurate classroom records. 
  • Adhere to all Power Scholar Academy and district professional expectations and compliance issues. 
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented, organized and engaging learning environment. 
  • Motivate and holding scholars to high academic and behavioral expectations
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for scholar behavior grounded in positive discipline
  • Empower scholars to make positive choices and serving as a role model
  • Be able to meet scholars' individual academic and instructional needs
  • Ensure goals are met for each scholar
  • Create and direct project based learning
  • Mentor and support the professional development of the teacher's assistants
  • Supervise scholars during guest speaker engagements, field trips, lunch and recess

CURRICULUM:

  • ALL enrichment teachers are required to develop lesson plans and produce a presentation/showcase for all grade levels to present at the BELL Program Celebration in July/August.
  • STEM teachers will engage children in the Project-Based Learning Model by providing experiential activities, exploratory, problem solving and critical thinking sessions, creative arts projects, group work and collective thinking, speaking and presentations exploring STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Minimum Requirements

 

The teacher must be certified to teach in the State of Connecticut and must have, or have the qualifications to obtain, education certification. 

 

 

AA/EOE/M/F/D/V