Assistant Teacher- All Locations Brooklyn Robot Foundry introduces kids nursery-age through middle-school years to the magic of robotics, mechanics, and programming. We offer highly popular After School Classes, Summer Camp sessions, Birthday Parties, and so much more. This is a woman-owned company focused on expanding kids’ ideas about what technology can be and who can do it. We are growing rapidly and need more Assistant Teachers to join our team! We are especially looking for people who are creative, driven, DIY-lovers, great with kids, and deeply interested in learning more about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math). We need people who can take a hot glue gun to popsicle sticks and cardboard and create something that physically holds up and looks totally awesome. Our Assistant Teachers come from all kinds of disciplines, including education, sculpture, carpentry, theater, and computer science. In this role you will be working with a lead teacher and other assistant teachers to teach a classroom basic engineering concepts and to guide groups of children in building their own robot. When not in the classroom, teachers can also help design new robokits. We will train you in all the unique skills, tools, and concepts needed for the position.
Requirements: While not necessary, we highly prefer candidates with experience: – teaching/leading a classroom – using power tools – crafting/making things 3-Dimensionally – working with circuits – using basic programming software We do require that you: – At least 3 years experience working with children (teacher, camp counselor, babysitter, nanny, etc) – Enjoy working with children – Love to make things with your hands (e.g woodworking, sculpture, art, set construction, baking, cooking, etc) – Extremely reliable – Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills – Patient and friendly – Flexible – Must be able to lift 35 lbs – Must be able to pass a CPR/First Aid certification – Must be able to walk 1.5-2 miles per day (to take kids outside or pick them up from local schools) – Like fun – Believe in diversifying the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) classroom This is a fabulous job for anyone who wants flexibility of a part-time job, or the opportunity to be intensely involved in a quickly-expanding business. There is a lot of room to learn new things, design new projects, and define your role in the company. Hours: You must be able to attend mandatory summer training from June 20-24th. You also must be in town and able to work Monday-Friday from July 9th-August 31st inclusive. We are hiring both for summer only positions and also positions that extend into the fall. Summer Hours Monday- Friday- 8-4 or 10:30-6:30 or 2:45-6:30 (tell us in your cover letter which shifts works for you) Saturday & Sunday- occasionally School Year
Hours: 2-3 weekdays and both Saturday & Sunday (total 20-30 hours/week)
Location: We have four locations (Atlantic Avenue, South Slope, Tribeca, & UES). You have to be okay with working at all locations. Pay: $13-14
Interested? Send your resume and a cover letter to email@example.com.
You must include both to be considered for the position. In your cover letter you have to: 1. describe why you think you would be a good fit 2. describe your previous work experience with children 3. tell us about what types of things you like to build and make (pictures encouraged!) 4. tell us which shift(s) works for you 5. confirm you can attend the mandatory training from June 20-24th. 6. confirm that you will be in town and can work Monday-Friday July 9th-August 31st inclusive If you don’t send a custom cover letter, your application will NOT be considered. Make the subject of the emails “Weekend Assistant Teacher Position”. Thanks! Brooklyn Robot Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO
Application Instructions / Public Contact Information
Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org The subject of your email should be “assistant teacher”. You must include a cover letter that answers the following questions to be considered for the job. 1. describe why you think you would be a good fit 2. describe your previous work experience with children 3. tell us about what types of things you like to build and make (pictures encouraged!) 4. tell us which shift(s) works for you 5. confirm you can attend the mandatory training from June 20-24th. 6. confirm that you will be in town and can work Monday-Friday July 9th-August 31st inclusive 1. describe why you think you would be a good fit 2. describe your previous work experience with children 3. tell us about what types of things you like to build and make (pictures encouraged!) 4. your availability (confirm that you are available to work the hours posted in the listing)