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STEM Coding Lab, Inc. is looking for a part-time teacher to lead the K-8 portion of the WOW CyberBus Program. They are looking for someone who cares about children and wants to make a difference in their lives through providing educational opportunities for growth. The teacher will work closely with the WOW Program Director, who is an HACP employee, overseeing the adult programming portion of the WOW CyberBus. Compensation is $2,000/month for 20 hours of work per week.
STEM Coding Lab, in partnership with Jerome Bettis’s, the Bus Stops Here Foundation, and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP), will be launching the WOW (Wi-Fi on Wheels) CyberBus Program in 2022 (January, 2022 start date). The WOW CyberBus is a mobile classroom, equipped with Wi-Fi, computers, a flat-screen TV, Google Chromebooks, and robotics kits, all included to bring computer science education to families living in the many public housing communities serviced by the HACP (see more info here). STEM Coding Lab will provide the after school instruction component, working with students, all living in HACP communities, in grades K-8.
They are looking for an educator with knowledge of classroom management and computer science, as well as a passion for serving under-resourced children. The ideal candidate will be able to manage 4-5 hours of educational programming on a daily basis and have a track record of serving youth.
Applicants must have the following:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Excellent interpersonal, communications, organizational, & writing skills, ability to multitask and manage details
- Value the importance of building relationships
- Computer science background/or the willingness to learn computer programming
Preferred Qualifications include:
- Minimum of 3 years experience working with students OR
- At least 2 years of successful experience in nonprofit and professional development management, program creation/coordination, and/or program facilitation
- Experience teaching in an urban setting
- Experience in writing lesson plans
- Code.org and Scratch curriculum
- Somewhat tech-savvy (experience with Smartboards, Projectors, etc.)
The ideal candidate will have a background in education and computer science, be a self-starter, comfortable working with others and alone. Interested candidates should send their resume & cover letter to Casey Mindlin at email@example.com.