- Help to develop appropriate and interesting curriculum for the elementary school student.
- Maker activities will follow the science and engineering practices outlined in the NGSS and include multiple opportunities for English Learners to collaborate with their peers and develop their academic language.
- Collaborate with TK-5 classroom teachers to coordinate MakerSpace experiences with classroom-based NGSS instruction and integrate cross-curricular lesson extensions that can be taken back to the classroom.
- Participate in curriculum development within the Burbank Elementary staff and on a district level.
- Model, foster and inspire a growth mindset within the classroom.
- Deliver instruction and guide TK-5 students while in the Makerspace.
- Assist with coordination (Site Principal, District personnel ) as it relates to school group workshops in the MakerSpace including professional development, implementation and training staff.
- Coordinate with school site staff and outside partners to create MakerSpace related programming and develop the MakerSpace as a resource for STEAM learning.
- Research, develop and innovate maker activities
- Inventory and maintain all MakerSpace materials, tools and equipment, including hardware and software.
- Identify projects suitable for students TK-5.
- Develop MakerSpace curriculum for a growing and changing MakerSpace
- Work one on one with students or in groups to ideate, prototype and present projects.
- Maintain a safe and efficient learning environment
- Technical support of project documentation (video, photo, blog/vlog, digital portfolio, social media)
- Lead students in time-management and project planning skills
Successful candidates will have:
- Experience and/or strong interest in working with elementary school students
- A working knowledge of NGSS, ELD Standard and CCSS
- Skills with technology, engineering, design, science, art, and craft
- Knowledge of the engineering design process and growth mindset
- Strong classroom management skills
- Sincere motivation to work collaboratively with an energized, committed and diverse team
- Action oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable and innovative approach
- Highly organized
- Excellent interpersonal, written, oral, and computer skills
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