General summary/purpose: The STEM Summer Teacher is responsible for working with multiple stakeholders in the implementation of the SABES STEM summer curriculum for grade 3-5 students at specific partner sites. The instructor will develop and implement weekly lesson plans based on provided STEM curriculum and student-driven project framework that may incorporate mentor support. Additionally, the instructor will prepare students for any end of program showcases offered by our partners where they will present their STEM projects with guidance and support from the SABES coach. The instructor will also track student attendance, participate in required trainings and meetings, prepare materials for STEM lessons, and regularly report and communicate program progress to SABES team and site coordinator. The STEM Summer Teacher will be responsible to ensure that all COVID and other safety protocols of both the partner and Johns Hopkins University are in place.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Implement STEM summer program for grade 3-5 students within summer provider program
Coordinate with Johns Hopkins teams, mentors, and community members to facilitate STEM summer curriculum
Create and submit weekly lesson plans; revise as necessary
Teach STEM curriculum, provide guidance for student-driven projects, structure interactions with STEM experts
Supervise SABES participants in the classroom, adhering to safety guidelines and maintaining positive learning environment including COVID safety protocols.
Prepare materials for STEM lessons and coordinate with the program manager to order necessary supplies
Support students in the planning and design of presentations for end of program presentations
Attend and support end of program presentations
Submit timesheets by the established deadline
Share instructor lesson plans to the share drive weekly by established deadline
Revise lesson plans based on coach's feedback by established deadline
Submit materials order forms for additional supplies needed by the established deadline
Each SABES-supported classroom has a student-driven project presentation at the end of program presentation
Attendance at the end of program presentations
Participate in required initial trainings (JHU and/or partner, as required), ongoing professional development sessions and staff meetings (JHU and/or partner, as required)
Assist SABES afterschool coaches in presenting training materials based on expertise
Strategies demonstrated in professional development are evident in lesson plans and coach observations
Growth in coaching observations over time
Attendance at all required meetings
Being on time for required meetings
Complete and submit weekly reports providing updates on progress, implementation, and concerns at assigned SABES site(s) to SABES coach
Create and maintain student attendance reports
Collaborate with Site Coordinator to ensure consistent, effective implementation of the SABES program with topics such as drawing connections to program themes, logistical concerns and student behavior
On time submission of student and mentor attendance records
On time submission of written weekly reports for each implementation site
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
High School Diploma/GED
3 Years of related experience in one or more of the following areas required:
Proven youth development and/or mentoring experience
Successful K-12 teaching; hands-on STEM projects and the engineering design process
Experience working with grades 3-5 preferred
Additional graduate level education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.
Bachelor's degree focused on STEM or education degree, or currently enrolled at a college/university pursuing a degree in related subjects.
MSDE educator certification
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience teaching hands-on STEM projects and the engineering design process
Time management skills, attention to detail, and proactive problem solving
Passion for STEM educational outreach
Knowledge of Baltimore City and Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools)
Experience relating to students, parents, and partners of similar demographics to Baltimore City
Strong communication (written and oral), organizational, customer service, and interpersonal skills
Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Forms)
Proficient with Zoom or similar video conferencing software
Classified Title: Tutorial Assistant Working Title: STEM Summer Teacher Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: M-F 8:00 - 5:00pm Some weekends and evenings Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60004726-CEO Instructors and Students Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering
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