STEM Instructor – WINTER 2021

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Company description

We are an organization run by engineers and we offer Virtual and In-Person STEM programs for kids. Our unique workshops aim to connect science concepts to real world engineering challenges and inspire kids to become creative tinkerers.

Job description

Do you enjoy explaining science concepts to others? Are you a motivated do-it-yourselfer? EngKidz is looking for an energetic STEM instructor to join our team!

STEM instructor’s responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the online and in-person STEM classes in a fun and engaging way, and helping kids build their STEM projects and troubleshoot issues
  • Developing new workshops and hands-on building of science demonstrations, presentations, and project kits
  • Helping with marketing, customer engagement, and other activities as required

This is a contract Full-Time co-op/intern position for 3/4 months subject to funding.

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Why work with us?

  • EngKidz is run by local BC Engineers who are passionate about inspiring the next generation of engineers and scientists.
  • We provide training, guidance, and an excellent opportunity to be flexible and creative!
  • You get a chance to improve your leadership, communication, technical, and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to work remotely.
  • An opportunity to work hands-on and make science books come to life!

Key Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of science concepts, electronics, and coding.
  • The candidate must be currently enrolled in a Science or an Engineering Program at an accredited post-secondary Canadian institution.
  • A maker mindset and an ability to develop prototypes and projects for science concepts.
  • Interest in working with children between 6-13 years of age. Prior teaching experience is an asset.
  • Ability to manage classes on online platforms such as Zoom. You are expected to have your own working laptop/desktop and home-office space to work remotely.
  • First-Aid certification required for in-person classes.
  • Background check with Vulnerable Sector will be required before starting position.

Please provide a cover letter and include in it a short description of your favourite science topic and/or a science or engineering project.

Full-time hours: 35 hrs per week  Job Types: Full-Time, Contract  Work-Term: Jan 2021-Apr 2021

Salary: $20.00/hr

Work remotely: Yes, mostly

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