Activity Instructor (STEAM): CS 300

Good Shepherd Services

About Us:

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!
NOTE: As a NYC contracted agency all positions at Good Shepherd Services fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.

Overview:Job Summary: The Activity Instructor – STEAM will facilitate age appropriate and engaging science, technology, engineering, arts, and math activities to ensure that the program adheres to curricula and best youth development practices.
Reports to: PROGRAM Director, CS 300

 

Location: 2050 Prospect Avenue, Bronx New York 10457

 

Hours: 18 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt

 

Major Duties:
Design, prepare and facilitate engaging and sequenced STEAM activities for all students as assigned.
Work closely with the Education Specialist to develop, implement and monitor STEAM lesson plans in alignment with program goals and standards
Collaborate with Group Leaders and Assistant Group Leaders to implement STEAM activities and address obstacles to student success.
Create opportunities for culminating final projects which demonstrate student success and achievement.
Attend professional development and technical assistance trainings for STEAM curricula.
Assist the Program Director with reporting and tracking all STEAM activities.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED required. College credits toward a STEAM-degree preferred.
Strong classroom management and facilitation skills required.
Knowledge of Google CS First, Scratch and other computer science software preferred.
Experience leading project based activities preferred.
Must have experience working with youth.
Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth development perspective.
Additional Information:Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.
Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

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