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Summer Robotics Camp Senior Lead Teacher

Summer Robotics Camp Senior Lead Teacher

locationEvansville, IN, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/18/2024
Education / Training
Full Time

Title: Summer Robotics Camp Senior Lead Teacher



Division: Provost's Office



Department: Pott College of Science, Engineering, & Education



FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Salary Range: $15.00/hour



EEO Job Group: 2 C8







Position Summary



The University of Southern Indiana is accepting applications for Summer Robotics Camp Senior Lead Teacher.



The position of Senior Lead Teacher provides leadership for all teachers and volunteers in providing a quality, developmentally appropriate curriculum for each assigned child while maintain a warm, secure environment for campers, staff and parents. The week leading up to the start of the camps, camp preparation will be required to develop camp curriculum and complete organizational work necessary for a smooth camp season.







Duties/Responsibilities 



• Provide assistance to camp directors by creating and implementing robotic and STEM curriculum for each assigned child.
• Supervise all camp activities.
• Become familiar with camp rules and expectations and help maintain an environment in accordance with these expectations.
• Assist in preparing and implementing creative activities.
• Confer with the camp director on a daily basis to maintain consistency of care for children.
• Assist in maintaining classroom management using appropriate, positive methods; review the campers’ “special needs list” and any staff or parent notes to ensure special needs are met (allergies, medical conditions, etc.).
• Share in duties to maintain a clean, safe environment, free from unsightly clutter.
• Establish and maintain effective communication with all parents when needed, and other staff through daily conversations.
• Be sensitive to children’s, parent’s and staff’s needs and maintain a nurturing atmosphere, treating all children and adults with respect.
• Be knowledgeable of fire evacuation, tornado and earthquake procedures.
• Assist with some office duties as needed (i.e., accepting payments, posting messages, etc.).
• Report to camp director any issues or concerns that inhibit or prevent quality programming.
• Chaperone students on field trips.







Required Knowledge and Skills



• Associate degree or two years of coursework in STEM field or Education, or a related field. Work experience or a combination of work experience and education in a closely related field may be substituted when it has provided equivalent preparation.
• Experience with LEGO Robotics and block coding.
• Strong interpersonal skills including a pleasant personality that encourages a cooperative work environment.
• Effective listening, clear oral communication and strong written communication skills.
• Effective leadership skills in the planning and supervision of staff and volunteers.
• Must have a desire to nurture and educate young children.
• Must meet all health requirements such as a criminal history check and drug screening as required.







Preferred Knowledge and Skills



• Bachelor’s degree.






 

Application Process

 

Click “Apply Now!” near the top right of this page to complete an application and upload application materials to the attention of the Search Committee Chair. Application materials should include:
  • Resume






Pre-Employment Screening



A background check will be required for employment in this position.







Authorization to Work in the United States



USI typically will not sponsor an employment-related visa for this position.







Interview Accommodations



Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please contact the manager of Employment at mcweinzapf@usi.edu or (812) 464-1840. Contacting the manager of Employment is intended for use in seeking disability-related accommodations only. For general applicant inquiries, contact Human Resources at HumanRes@usi.edu or (812) 464-1815.







EEO Statement



The University of Southern Indiana is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.