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Barclay School, in partnership with the Center for Educational Outreach/Whiting School of Engineering, offers summer STEM programs for Barclay School students. Throughout the program, students participate in a variety of activities including hands-on engineering, high and low-tech makerspace projects, teambuilding activities, and arts integration projects.
We are looking for an instructor that understands the basics of engineering and design and can apply an instructional style that emphasizes the process of problem-solving and design thinking. Qualified candidates will have experience teaching upper elementary and/or middle school students in a classroom setting. Candidates must be prepared to accommodate a multitude of learning styles and differentiate instruction as needed. The instructor should be able to engage and excite the students as well as encourage them as they navigate the challenges that come with engineering and design. Lead instructors for Engineering and Makerspace blocks must hold MSDE certification for Elementary Ed and/or Science/STEM.
The responsibilities of each instructor include but are not limited to:
Instructor must be present and available for during the entire course.
Instructor must attend two days of orientation and training before the start of the program series.
Instructor must familiarize themselves with the program curriculum and plan and deliver the curriculum to class participants.
Instructors must provide supervision and work alongside an undergraduate teaching assistant.
Instructors must provide general oversight of their classroom by providing clear expectations for conduct and communicating rules and procedures for classroom activities.
Instructors must provide supervision as needed for program trips and off-site experiences.
Instructors must provide leadership, support, and supervision for weekly "open-house" showcases where students demonstrate their learning.
Barclay Summer Program Series Dates:
Two full days of orientation/training during week of June 26-June 30 (TBD).
Three full weeks of summer programs - July 10th-July 28th, M-F, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hourly pay is provided for training and for all three weeks of the program - M-F, 8:00am-3:00pm.
Lunch and planning time are built into the daily 8:00am-3:00pm schedule.
Bachelors degree (can be as listed on the job description in regards to discipline) in a related field. Three years related teaching experience in elementary or middle school.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130... years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Baltimore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.