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Summer STEAM Instructor, 5th-8th (Art/Science/Innovation)

Company: Galileo Learning
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Program/Location : Location:US-CA-Costa MesaOverview / Position Description:Galileo Learning brings best-in-class educational programs to tens of thousands of kids each year through 50+in-person summer day camps across the country. We believe the world needs innovators and that innovation can be taught. Join us! We have been on the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area list more than 12 times, have been named one of Forbes Best Small Companies, were named a Top 100 Real Impact Company, are a Diversity Jobs Top Employer and are authentically committed to which includes upholding a robust program. ABOUT THE JOBSummer Instructors bring to life Galileo's curriculum, teaching a different theme each week, thoughtfully created by our year-round curriculum design team. We believe that our approach to learning isnt merely a philosophyit is a tool that will help shape the worldview of future innovators. This role is seasonal Full Time, working Monday - Friday. YOU WILLPrepare for and teach rotations of Galileo curriculum to groups of up to 30 campers, typically repeating the lesson with three different groups of campers in the same age groupElementary K-5th: Prepare for and teach three rotations of Galileo curriculum to groups of up to 30 campers as a multi-subject instructor (art, science, and innovation design challenges) and/or outdoor play instructor. Final placement will be determined during training. STEAM 5th-8th: Prepare for and teach three rotations of Galileo curriculum per day in innovation, design challenges, and/or outdoor play to groups of up to 30 campers. This age group will utilize power tools such as drills to complete larger week-long projects.Teach the curriculum as written, adapting it as needed to improve the camper experience or accommodate individual campers, and capturing feedback to share with curriculum developersMaintain safe environments for all campers and provide leadership and camp spirit to all campersContribute to and participate in daily camp activities, including check-in and check-out, opening/closing ceremonies and snack & lunch supervision and programmingAssist with daily set up and cleanup of campSummer Instructors will report to the Camp Director and receive professional development and ongoing coachingYOU HAVECollege degree preferred but not requiredExperience working with kids or in a camp setting a plusGenuine love for and interest in working with children and/or educationAbility to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy, and exceptional enthusiasm each dayFlexibility to meet changing needs and demands while balancing multiple tasks efficiently Desire to work collaboratively on a team, with an openness to feedback and a desire to grow professionallyStrong organization skills and attention to detailGreat communication skills, both written and verbalMust be at least 18 years of age by May 26, 2023Valid CPR/First Aid certification OR ability to become certified prior to the start of camp Valid Mandatory Report Certrification OR ability to complete certification prior to the start of camp At Galileo Camps we value divergent thinkers who bring many different experiences and viewpoints to the table! Successful applicants start from a wide variety of backgrounds, including but not limited to: school teaching, camp counseling & leadership, tutoring, after-school programming, coaching, museum education, childcare, homeschooling & informal education, and customer service. In addition, research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the requirements, women and other underrepresented people tend to only apply when they match all criteria. Even if you don't necessarily meet every checkbox in the job description, but you think you have what it takes, we encourage you to apply.Compensation / Benefits:COMPENSATION AND PERKSCompensation for this positions starts at $17.00 per hour and ranges up to $25.20 per hour for returning staff; your exact pay rate will be determined based on a variety of factors including work location and years of employment with Galileo Camps. Summer staff positions are hourly, non-exempt roles.Paid Training prior to the start of camp.A free week of camp for your own child! Plus, 50% off additional summer camp sessions for your child Thats an average of $250 savings per week!

$50 friends and Family Discount for those you lovePriority for Innovation for All scholarship nominations for friends and familyAdditional staff perks, including up to $600 travel stipend, may be available at select sites*WORK HOURS Our camps operate between 7:30am and 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. Camp set up is typically Friday - Sunday, and requires one weekend of availability. Number of hours and start/finish time of each shift will vary by site, position and day. You can find the anticipated dates of operation of each of our camps on our website. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some lifting and carrying up to 60 lbs. Typing, writing, readingSeeing, hearing and speaking, both nearby and at a distanceUse hand and fingers to help with classroom supplies and operate equipmentFrequent sitting Standing, walking, kneelingADDITIONAL INFORMATIONDuring your onboarding process, you may need to complete a Tuberculosis (TB) screening, a background check, and mandated reporter training (California only). More details will be provided during your onboarding process. COVID-19All on-site employees will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they qualify for an accommodation/exemption for medical, disability, or religious reasons. Vaccination status will be confirmed only after an offer of employment has been accepted and will not affect consideration of any persons application. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERGalileo Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We comply with the ADA and provide reasonable accommodation that allow qualified applicants/employees to perform the essential functions of the job. To request an accommodation, contact our People Services team. Please note that our job descriptions are only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible responsibilities, tasks, and duties

Keywords: Galileo Learning, Costa Mesa , Summer STEAM Instructor, 5th-8th (Art/Science/Innovation), Education / Teaching , Costa Mesa, California

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