Company: Scientific Adventures for Girls
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Scientific Adventures for Girls (SAfG) is seeking 3 after school
Head Teachers to engage elementary-aged girls and teach hands-on
STEM activities in-person at public schools in the East Bay
(Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland, Richmond). A teaching credential is
If you are passionate about engaging our next generation of
scientists - we would love to have you! All classes are fun,
hands-on and designed to inspire girls to love STEM!
We are looking for 2 part-time and 1 full-time Head Teachers. This
is an in-person, part-time or full-time, permanent post. The Head
Teacher will report directly to the Manager of Programs. For more
of an understanding, check-out what our classes look like:
SAfG serves girls in K through 6th grades. Our mission is to remove
systemic barriers to all girls' participation in STEM starting in
kindergarten, engage them through hands-on learning, increase their
positive attitudes toward STEM, and equip them with 21st century
skills. Serving schools in the East Bay, SAfG provides hands-on,
high quality afterschool STEM programming to keep girls engaged in
STEM for the long term.
Teach/deliver project-based STEM activities on site at elementary
schools in the East Bay (includes kitting, set-up, clean up).
Promote the mission and scientist mindset of SAfG in each class
Utilize facilitator guides available for each class and
differentiate instruction as needed to improve the student
experience or accommodate individual students.
Supervise and direct teaching assistant, role models and volunteers
in the classroom.
Assist in the organization and kitting of STEM supplies and kits at
the main office and storage facility and responsible for
transportation of STEM supplies to school sites.
Attend all staff meetings and programmatic meetings as
Ability to teach at schools throughout the East Bay (Berkeley,
Emeryville, Oakland, Richmond and San Leandro).
Serve as support for other programmatic STEM-related projects as
Completed (or near completed) Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in
Education or in STEM related field.
A minimum of one year of experience teaching.
Experience teaching and building relationships with girls from
underserved backgrounds preferred.
Possess the ability to establish rapport with a wide range of
students and create an inclusive learning environment.
Commitment to educational equity and programming for girls.
Initiative to analyze and solve problems.
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with an assistant
Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy
Organized and pays attention to details.
Experience in emergent curriculum, project-based or inquiry-based
learning a plus
Valid driver's license and reliable car
Spanish is a plus, but not mandatory.
Part-time, permanent position, non-exempt, hourly employment. This
position can be between 12-20 hours per week, depending on
Full-time, permanent position, non-exempt, hourly employment. This
position can be between 30-40 hours per week, depending on
We offer an extremely competitive compensation package.
Salary: $23 - $27 per hour (dependent on experience)
Benefits for Full-Time Post ONLY :
Health and dental insurance
12 paid holidays
2 weeks paid vacation
Paid CA sick leave
Technology and Travel stipends
Professional development opportunities
Access to gym
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should apply through this link:
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and the post will
remain open until filled.
SAfG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability, or protected veteran status. BIPOC are strongly
encouraged to apply.
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