Camp Curiosity Teacher (Seasonal)

  • 601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, OH, us
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Great Lakes Science Center, we make science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) come alive to feed the inner sense of curiosity for guests of all ages. We believe in the value of using real scientific challenges through opportunities to invent, design, tinker and create to encourage curiosity and experimentation. The Science Center remains committed to developing informal science education programs that inspire young minds, improve STEM literacy and cultivate the creative, critical thinkers who will shape the future of Northeast Ohio.

Job Description

Spring Break Camps are Monday, March 25-Friday, March 29 – Candidate must be available at least one full day 8am-4:30pm to teach and for training on Wednesday March 13th from 5:30-7:30 PM. Teachers could also be scheduled for before care 7:15am-8am or after care 4:00pm-5:30pm.

Working collaboratively with the STEM Learning Department, Camp Curiosity teachers will provide creative, interactive, hands-on instruction for youth through our Camp Curiosity educational program. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Facilitating multi-grade STEM activities for campers K-8th
  • Creating fun, interactive, and effective STEM learning opportunities for all campers
  • Prepping all lesson plans, including reading curriculum in advance, and creating an immersive classroom environment
  • Establishing high expectations for performance and engagement
  • Conducting him/herself with high levels of professionalism and appropriateness at all times
  • Maintaining classroom safety and disciplinary control
  • Interacting with parents as needed
  • Observing established program standards, policies and procedures
  • Completing curriculum reports and providing constructive and timely feedback
  • Setting up and cleaning up instructional areas
  • Communicate with Ops about daily camper activities for daily email to parents
  • Provide operational support during camper check in/check out

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications

Working collaboratively with the STEM Learning Department, Camp Curiosity teachers will provide creative, interactive, hands-on instruction for youth through our Camp Curiosity educational program. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Facilitating multi-grade STEM activities for campers K-8th
  • Creating fun, interactive, and effective STEM learning opportunities for all campers
  • Prepping all lesson plans, including reading curriculum in advance, and creating an immersive classroom environment
  • Establishing high expectations for performance and engagement
  • Conducting him/herself with high levels of professionalism and appropriateness at all times
  • Maintaining classroom safety and disciplinary control
  • Interacting with parents as needed
  • Observing established program standards, policies and procedures
  • Completing curriculum reports and providing constructive and timely feedback
  • Setting up and cleaning up instructional areas
  • Communicate with Ops about daily camper activities for daily email to parents
  • Provide operational support during camper check in/check out

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

  • Must have an active Teacher’s license
  • Must be energized and excited to share the experience of science with children entering Pre-K through 8th grades.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.

Additional Information

All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.