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Position:
2607 - STEM Camp Teachers - In Person, for MALTON youth (Science and/or Engineering background is a must)
Organization:
Position Address:
Malton Baptist Church, Etude Drive, Mississauga, Ontario
Location:
Mississauga

Goal

ROTARY International is an international service organization, with clubs all over Canada and the rest of the world that engage in altruistic service for their communities. A huge part of our service involves meaningful outreach for youth, reflected in many ongoing and one-off programs, conducted by our membership and a team of dedicated volunteers. ROTARY Club Mississauga Malton recognizes the growing importance of STEM in the curriculum of students in the middle grades and into high school.The primary goal STEM Camp Teachers will be to teach STEM workshops. Volunteers in this 'role' will use creativity, teamwork, and problem solving skills, while educating students on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) concepts. Programs are conducted for children ages 8 to 11. Curriculum and thorough training are provided to ensure that our volunteers are prepared to teach any topic. This 'role' requires collaboration and communication with our club members/staff, as well as representing the organization to children and their parents with a high degree of professionalism. The workshops will be conducted IN PERSON, with focus on assisting students in MALTON (Mississauga). See MAP, below.


Description

STEM Camp Teachers:

  • Lead groups of up to 30 students (ages 8 to 11) through STEM-based curriculum-guided activities in an in-person classroom 
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • Manage student behavior in the 'virtual classroom' by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use the assessments to adjust teaching strategies
  • Adequately prepare for each program by reading the curriculum, watching training videos, and/or participating in one-on-one 'virtual' training sessions
  • Handle inquiries from parents regarding Rotary Club STEM programs

PLEASE APPLY for this interesting, challenging volunteering opportunity AT THE EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY (by no later than July 10, 2022). We are recruiting 1  volunteer teacher. Anticipated PROGRAM START is late JULY. Volunteer MBC volunteer 'clients' should attach their resumes to your volunteer 'profiles, then click on the yellow box 'Apply Now!' (above/below). If you do not have a 'profile', create one! Thank you!


Benefits

An inclusive and positive culture + Flexible schedules and work/life balance + Opportunities for performance-based promotion to volunteer leadership + Volunteer to teach children who are excited about STEM, AND make a difference in their core education + Continue to build your teaching portfolio through diverse lesson plans and curriculum


Qualifications

  • Minimum Age - 18
  • 2 or more years of experience working with children in a classroom or camp environment (involvement in a 'virtual' teaching environment is an asset)
  • Academic degree (Science/Engineering) or comparable STEM-related teaching experience required (STUDENTS pursuing a degree in education will also be considered for this position)
  • Specific background in science and/or engineering preferred
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Solid oral/written English skills
  • Capacity and commitment to adhere to the program schedule (incl. prep and delivery of  'virtual classroom' sessions)
  • As there will be 'virtual delivery' of this program, you should have reliable access to the Internet and appropriate devices/software
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check required for this 'role'

SCREENING of applications will be 'virtual', unless further advised: Telephone/Email/Online interview(s). Applicants are required to submit resumes (see DESCRIPTION, above). After you have applied, please monitor your email (incl. 'Spam/Junk' email folders) and leave space on your voicemail for communications from Rotary.

Min Age: 18   
Police Check: Required   
Resume:Required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Short Term (3 months or less) commitment starting 2022-07-18 AND ending 2022-08-11
Shifts are available on the following days
 - Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon

PROGRAM will run into the second week of August, specific 'classroom time' during the week to be determined.


Training

We will provide the necessary TRAINING to successful candidates.


More Details
Areas of Interest: Environment, Education & Learning, Seasonal/Special Event, Information Technology, Youth Programs, Program Coordination, Research/Evaluation
Accessibility: Unknown, Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individuals, Co-op Placements, Newcomers, Older Adults
Apply before: 2022-07-10



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Social Media
http://www.rotaryclubmississaugamalton.com
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