Job Information

Job title

STEM Summer Camp Instructor

Position type

Internship

Job Details

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Duration: Summer 2024 (approximately June 3rd, 2024 through August 2nd, 2024)

Schedule: Roughly 8:30 am-4:30 pm Monday through Friday

About BX Coding: BX Coding is a mission-driven computer science education nonprofit dedicated to educating underserved K-12 students in the STEM fields. Through our outreach programs, summer camps, and cutting-edge computer science pedagogy, we aim to inspire and empower the next generation of STEM leaders.

Job Description: We seek enthusiastic Summer Camp Instructors for our 2024 camps. As a camp instructor, you will facilitate learning and fun in a dynamic, interactive environment. You will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of our curricula in Scratch, Python, and engineering principles to a classroom of students. Each camp will have at least two instructors for at most 15 students. 

Specific Skills and Minimum Requirements:

  • A passion for education.
  • A desire to work with students ages 7-13.
  • Currently pursuing or have completed a degree in Education (preferred), Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to simplify complex concepts and adjust teaching methods to fit various learning styles.
  • A commitment to BX Coding’s mission and values, including fostering inclusivity and accessibility in STEM education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a camp counselor or instructor.
  • Previous experience teaching STEM at a K-12 level.

Expected Responsibilities:

  • Deliver lessons in Scratch, Python, and hands-on engineering alongside a lead instructor.
  • Facilitate a supportive and energetic learning environment that encourages student participation and creativity.
  • Provide personalized attention and support to students with diverse learning needs and experiences.
  • Manage classroom dynamics and ensure a safe and respectful environment for all students.
  • Instructors will be background-checked and fingerprinted before working with children.
  • Participate in paid computer science instruction and classroom management training prior to the start of camp. Complete CPR, First Aid, and AED certification programs.

Compensation: $20/hour

Application Timeline: BX Coding will review, interview, and select candidates on a rolling basis. 

BX Coding is an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a diverse set of instructors and strongly encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups.

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