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Science Instructor 2018

Science and Engineering Camp Instructor 

Camp Location: MIT (day camp only)

Dates of position: one week session in late July or early August, 2018

The Science Instructor is responsible for leading an Engineering, Astronomy, Marine Science, Neuroanatomy, or Robotics lab class that will encourage girls' 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.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years' experience teaching science.
  • Bachelor's degree required; preference given to those with an advanced degree.
  • A passion for science education.
  • A calm and professional demeanor.
  • Self-motivation and follow-through.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

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. This is a non-residential day camp position. 

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.

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