Science and Engineering Camp Instructor
Camp Location: Stanford University
Dates of position: various sessions in June, July, and August, 2018
The Science Instructor is responsible for leading an Engineering, Astronomy, Marine Science, Neuroanatomy, or Robotics lab class that will encourage student interest in science, engineering and technology.
Responsibilities include teaching the Education Unlimited curriculum, supervising campers both in and out of the classroom, organizing and leading classroom labs, and executing a finale showcasing student work at the end of camp. Instructors will also be responsible for tracking student work and handing in any deliverables to the camp director and EU home office. Instructors are usually year-round science/math teachers, are studying science at the graduate level, or have some other significant teaching/mentoring experience in the area of science, math, engineering, or technology.
In addition to teaching responsibilities, instructors should be available and willing to assist the camp director with active supervision, recreational activities, and some administrative tasks. Instructors should be mature, reliable, and able to work well with fellow staffers. Instructors are also expected to act as mentors, and will be asked to assist with field trips and guide students on excursions. With the support of the entire staff, instructors are responsible for the health and safety of students, in addition to fulfilling instructional objectives.
At all overnight programs, instructors have the option of commuting to camp each day or staying overnight on campus. Overnight staff members will receive full room and board, and will be expected to help with evening supervision duties. Instructors may be hired for one session or for multiple sessions of this program. Please indicate your availability on your application.
Education Unlimited® provides academic summer camps & pre-college summer programs for students entering grades 4-12. Our summer programs include public speaking camps, college admissions prep programs, science camps, summer acting camp, writing camps, computer camp, leadership camp, video production camp, and college tours.