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Tech Coach/Instructor (Prek-12th grades) - Online Programs

Edventure More
Palo Alto, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Description

EDMO is a national education nonprofit that has been cultivating curious, courageous, and kind kids since 2004. Our award winning camps, classes, tutoring programs (and more!) are designed to engage kids' minds and bodies. Whether in person or online, all EDMO programs are hands-on, interactive and fun, unlocking the inner scientist, artist or coder in every child. At EDMO, we celebrate getting messy and making mistakes while encouraging creativity, critical thinking and collaboration. Central to our mission is our commitment to providing equitable access to our programs regardless of their family’s ability to pay. Visit edmo.org to learn more.

Job Description

At EDMO, Coaches spend their time connecting with kids, honing leadership skills and making a real impact. Our positions offer a unique opportunity to help kids uncover hidden talents, while pursuing your own personal and professional goals and passions. Spend your time developing translatable and transferable professional skills (like mentoring and curriculum development) while growing social emotional learning skills side by side with the kids (like collaboration, empathy and problem solving).

 The online Coach/Instructor is responsible for teaching one-on-one tutoring sessions in technology with your own curriculum during your unique availability. The online Coach/Instructor will also have the opportunity to teach weeklong Minecraft break camp classes using EDMO curriculum if desired. 

Main duties include:

  • Approach education with passion and excitement and build positive role model relationships with children
  • Maintain good communication with families about scheduling and children's needs. 
  • Set-up, organize, and manage the needed supplies and curriculum for coaching sessions 
  • Refine curriculum and add personal contributions with guidance of the Program Manager for EDMO classes
  • Interact with families in a professional and energetic manner
  • Help cultivate healthy self-esteem and a natural love for learning 
  • Instill the EDMO Vibe demonstrating through actions each of the key character skills of empathy, responsibility, initiative, collaboration, problem solving and emotional management, while also reinforcing these qualities in other staff and children

Position reports to: Remote Programs Director
 

Qualifications

If you are missing any of the qualifications listed below or only have experience/expertise in one subject area please don't be discouraged! We love teaching like-minded humans! Please still apply if you are enthusiastic about this work and think you would be a strong fit.

Preferred qualifications are:

  • Experience (and a love for!) working with kids
  • High sense of responsibility and dependability 
  • Contagious enthusiasm and charisma
  • Strong team player
  • Creative, flexible, and excellent multi-tasker
  • Willingness to solve problems, be patient, and remain positive and fun
  • Experience facilitating groups of children (in-person or online) and/or working with youth programs
  • Classroom management and teaching experience is a HUGE plus
  • Bachelor's Degree/Degree in progress in a related field or relevant experience in the subject area

Curriculum specific experience may include:

  • Experience teaching tech
  • ANY extensive experience with a particular subject matter (paired with a background working with kids)
  • Familiarity with Minecraft, Roblox, Scratch, Stop Motion editing, 3D modeling software, and coding in general a plus!
     


Additional Information

Coaching sessions are 55 minutes long and include one child.
Class sessions are two and a half hours long. 
Salary: $20/hour + paid prep time
Hours for coach program: You make your own hours based on your availability
Hours for EDMO classes: Variable, will be assigned as your availability permits.
 

Edventure More

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Palo Alto, CA
USA

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Sports and Recreation

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