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11/13/17: We're hiring!
Beam Center seeks to hire a full-time Instructor.
Beam Center Instructors design hands-on projects for youth that integrate academic content with the process of making real things. At our partner public schools, Instructors collaborate with K-12 teachers to design curriculum-aligned projects that are implemented in the classroom. Out-of-school, Instructors design and implement projects in after-school and day-camp settings. Beam projects are deeply informed by the personal interests of Instructors and their design partners, and incorporate a wide variety of skills, tools, and materials.
Generating project ideas, building prototypes, writing materials lists, and writing lesson plans in collaboration with teachers and Beam Center staff.
Implementing projects in the classroom.
Managing a complex schedule with multiple sites across the five boroughs and maintaining communication with partnering teachers.
Sharing your knowledge, skills, and experience with your collaborators and students, and being willing to learn new skills outside your area of expertise.
Work at Beam Center involves a great deal of teamwork and requires strong communication skills and the ability to empathize. Beam Center Instructors bring a personal creative practice and a set of technical expertise to their position. A master's degree and/or 3+ years of experience working with youth are preferred. We are particularly looking for instructors with experience in one or more of the following:
MOST IMPORTANT is that applicants are passionate about sharing knowledge and supporting the growth of others.
To apply, please email a resume, portfolio and explanation of any relevant activity in education, collaboration or working with young people to firstname.lastname@example.org.