STEAM Tech Curriculum Developer

Galileo Learning - Remote - Part time

Are you a science, tech, engineering, or digital arts buff with a passion for teaching and program development? We’re hiring a team of talented and knowledgeable part-time Curriculum Developers to lead the creation and revision process for classes within Galileo’s Summer Camps @ The Tech program. These subject-matter specialists will manage all curriculum development for one or more classes in this one-of-a-kind program—forming the class vision, researching and managing materials and inventory, and creating and testing design-challenge activities aligned with Galileo’s mission. This is a rare opportunity to work with our stellar curriculum team, contributing to our White House-recognized programming in a remote capacity.

We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups and people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as Summer Camps @ The Tech’s education thought leader
    • Refine the vision for classes at Summer Camps @ The Tech to fulfill our mission
    • Utilize best practices to support the Galileo Innovation Approach in the curriculum
  • Develop highly engaging curriculum for Summer Camps @ The Tech
    • Performing deep research on content, materials and software
    • Work effectively and collaboratively with Program Director to develop integrated curriculum
  • Create supply lists to accompany curriculum
  • Serve as an effective and collaborative member of the Summer Camps @ The Tech team
  • Support other curriculum activities and initiatives

Core Requirements

  • Commitment to innovation education and to Galileo’s mission to develop innovators who envision and create a better world
  • Avid maker, coder, hacker, designer—has finger on pulse of cutting edge of science, technology, engineering or digital arts and can translate this knowledge into cool, accessible educational projects for children and tweens
  • Deep subject matter expertise in science, technology, engineering or digital arts education
  • Confidence contributing to a creative vision, and ability to effectively work with others to realize that vision
  • Comfortable designing original, project-based design challenges that foster open-ended creative thinking
  • Naturally curious, with a passion for generating a sense of wonder in others (especially in children)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; fast and prolific writer
  • Proven ability to think big and still sweat the small stuff; detail-oriented and organized
  • Flexibility to meet changing needs and demands
  • Motivation and initiative whether working independently or collaboratively; ability to solicit and implement feedback

Required Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience teaching children in an informal or formal K-8 educational setting
  • Experience developing original curriculum preferred
  • Experience with design thinking and/or project-based learning a plus
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite and Google Docs
  • Experience writing on a schedule with regular deadlines
  • Experience with 2-4 of the following subjects/programs:
    • Veterinary Science
    • Human Anatomy and Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Forensic Science
    • Cooking and Baking
    • Scratch
    • Java
    • Python
    • Construct 2
    • Swift
    • Circuit Fundamentals
    • Arduino C++
    • Autodesk Maya
    • Unity
    • iMovie

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Experience Level

less than 1 year

Galileo Learning

We have a totally audacious mission. We think the world needs innovators. We also think kids who learn to explore and fail without fear—the essence of innovation—are happier, more creative and more confident when faced with life’s challenges. Thousands of them have been getting this boost at Galileo since 2002.

It takes a village to bring these fresh, inspiring, ever-evolving camp programs to over 30,000 campers every summer, and our headquarters team is up to the challenge. We believe that WE are Galileo. United by a shared dedication to our mission to create a world of fearless innovators, we encourage innovation in everything we do, whether writing cutting-edge curriculum, staffing exceptional summer teams, purchasing and packing supplies, spreading the word about our camps or delivering top-notch customer service.

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