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STEAMers Camp (Community Education) Instructor

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Job Title
STEAMers Camp (Community Education) Instructor

Reports To and Evaluated by
Director of Corporate, Community & Continuing Education

Required Qualifications

BA degree in Elementary Education or Associate degree with 3-5 years of relevant work experience. Experience working with children ages 6-14 in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, the Arts, Athletics and Theater. The candidate must be willing to take direction, be dependable, flexible, punctual and show good judgment. Must be able to supervise student aides and model appropriate teaching strategies for hands-on learning. Have the ability to supervise small group work and redirect students in addition to support staff as needed. Must exhibit professionalism and strong work ethics. Ability to collaborate with internal and external staff and vendors.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in a community college and/or non-credit environment. Strong customer service skills. English-Spanish bilingual. First Aid certification.

Job Summary

Develop lesson plans and activities in cooperation with the STEAMers Camp Instructor for children ages 6-12. Supervising and modeling educational and disciplinary strategies for service aides who act as “counselors” to the children.

Specific Job Duties
  • Design the educational session to complement the lesson plans developed jointly with the other STEAMers Instructor(s).
  • Deliver group instruction for program participants as outlined in approved curriculum documents and consistent with program plans and goals.
  • Mentor, train and support staff to assist in instructional delivery including the preparation of session materials and clean-up of materials and instructional areas, and returning materials to the proper storage space.
  • Assign daily tasks to the summer camp counselors to ensure the curriculum implementation is successfully executed.
  • Report any issues to the Director of Community and Continuing Education and work together on finding productive solutions in addition to reporting any needs for the program, this includes the instructional materials.
  • Direct students during outdoor activities and field trips.
  • Collaborate with other STEAMers Camp staff and faculty on education projects.
  • Collaborate with external instructional providers and adjust class instruction as needed.
  • Ensuring proper paperwork is completed by parents and that the sign-in/sign-out procedures are followed.
  • Ensuring student safety at all times.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.
Salary Range
$50 per contact hour

Posting Details

Posting Detail

Posting Number

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Morton College is dedicated to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best diverse talent to join our team. Minorities, women, individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for employment opportunities.

6 Openings.
Temporary Position (June 24 through July 18, 2014)
Hours: M-TH, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
    • Morton "careers" website
    • Internal posting
    • Monster
    • Careerbuilder
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed jobs
    • HACU
    • newspaper/trade journal
    • LinkedIn
  2. * Are you at State Universities Retirement System (SURS) annuitant, currently receiving a monthly annuity, or plan to apply for a retirement annuity under SURS within the next three (3) months?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * What is the highest degree completed?
    • H.S. Diploma
    • Associates
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • PhD
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letters of Recommendation
  3. Other

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