Are you looking for a stimulating summer work opportunity - one that will allow you to be part of a growing program, work with talented educators, and enjoy a beautiful campus rich in history and technology? If so, Lakeside School's Summer School program is for you!
Our summer program is currently recruiting for a Makerspace teacher for the Investigative Learning Camp, an academic summer camp designed for students entering grades 5-8. The Investigative Learning Camp (ILC) offers students the opportunity to take classes covering STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) -based topics and to engage in fun afternoon activities. All classes and activities encourage creative play and hands-on learning. The position will be part time. The Makerspace activity runs July 8 – August 2. In this activity, students use design thinking to complete engineering projects (i.e. building a bridge, designing a dream bedroom, etc.). This activity meets 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. There will be a mandatory orientation meeting on Wednesday, July 3.
Click here to learn more about the Lakeside School Summer Program and to see full class descriptions of courses offered during the summer of 2019.
Develop a makerspace curriculum that encourages problem solving, collaboration, and critical thinking skill.
Order and organize supplies necessary for all makerspace projects.
Plan daily lessons that teach design thinking and encourage hands-on learning.
Supervise and instruct all campers during the activity period.
Supervise the assigned counselor, who serve as a classroom teaching assistant.
Compensation The stipend for this position is $2,000. Lunch is included. For questions regarding this position contact Kat Yorks, Director of Summer School Programs. PLEASE DO NOT SEND APPLICATION MATERIALS TO KAT YORKS's EMAIL.
Working At Lakeside At Lakeside we are committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community. To learn more about our professional development and mentoring programs, benefits, diversity and inclusion, and opportunities for involvement in non-academic programs, please visit our Careers page on the Lakeside School website: https://www.lakesideschool.org/about-us/careers
Lakeside School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, or a related field; master’s degree preferred.
Experience teaching, tutoring, or coaching middle-school or high-school age students.
Excellent communication and human relation skills.
Cultural awareness, including knowledge of themselves and the cultural lenses they bring to interactions and an ability to communicate with people from cultures different than their own.
Strong organizational skills.
Positive and collaborative attitude.
Sense of humor and enthusiasm.
Candidates must satisfactorily complete two criminal background checks.
About Lakeside School
Lakeside School was founded in 1919, and currently enrolls 858 students in grades 5 through 12 from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds.
The School’s Mission and shared commitment of all Lakeside employees is to develop in intellectually capable young people the creative minds, healthy bodies, and ethical spirits to contribute wisdom, compassion, and leadership to a global society. We provide a rigorous, dynamic academic program through which effective educators lead students to take responsibility for learning. We are committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community and in the joy and importance of lifelong learning.