Elementary STEAM Teachers

The League of Young Inventors - New York - Full time

Job Description

The League of Young Inventors is looking for talented and devoted educators to lead after school and/or in-school programming with students in grades K-5 during the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. Our courses take kid on an exciting journey to unlock the mystery and magic behind how things work. We spark creativity through real world engineering projects, giving kids the space to experiment, invent, test, fail and have fun. *This role can potentially be part-time or full-time, depending on interest and availability. 

We are looking for teachers who can:

  • Lead 2 hour after school lessons for 2-5 days/week; and/or
  • Lead multiple classroom lessons (approximately 45 minutes each) during the school day for 2-5 days/week
  • Come to each session fully prepared, having:
    • thoroughly read through and internalized the lesson plan
    • tinkered with design challenge prototypes
    • gathered and prepped necessary materials
  • Effectively communicate challenging scientific concepts in a manner that resonates with young children.

Desired Experience, Skills, and Mindsets

  • At least 1-2 years of teaching experience (leading hands-on activities in a classroom, after school program, day camp, etc.) with elementary age students
  • B.A. or B.S. Degree
  • Familiarity with project-based learning (preferred, though not required)
  • Familiarity with foundational engineering concepts (preferred, though not required)
  • The ability to manage multiple student projects and personalities at once
  • Punctual and reliable with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Open to feedback and dedicated to growing and improving your craft as an educator
  • Makers/builders/crafters and life-long learners with a curiosity about the science behind how things work are strongly encouraged to apply!

To apply, please email your resume to elana@yileague.org and cc info@yileague.org. 

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Role

Stem Teacher

Experience Level

Mid Level

The League of Young Inventors

Our courses take kid on an exciting journey to unlock the mystery and magic behind how things work. We spark creativity through real world engineering projects, giving kids the space to experiment, invent, test, fail and have fun.

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