Seeking Summer Camp Arduino and Pi-Top Instructors Nationwide - Digital Media Academy Corp
Published
March 14, 2019
Location
Nationwide, Various Locations, United States
Job Type

Description

Our Story

Founded in 2002 at Stanford University, Digital Media Academy’s core business is developing and running technology camps and courses for youth, teens and adults at prestigious universities across the North America and throughout the world. Digital Media Academy instructors and curriculum developers include industry professionals and outstanding technology educators who have a driving passion for inspiring, teaching and mentoring.

We are currently seeking Arduino, Lego EV3, micro:bit and Pi-Top Instructors at several summer camp locations in the US and Canada. This is a great opportunity to work in a fun and project-based learning environment where innovation and creativity is key to success. You'll certainly learn just as much as you teach!

About Our Robotics Instructor roles

  • Digital Media Academy provides full curriculums and instructors are expected to be content experts who can teach engagingly and patiently.
  • Individual courses run for one week each, Monday - Friday, from approximately 9:00a - 4:30p and may repeat throughout the summer.
  • Instructor placement in contingent upon the candidate's proficiency level and availability, and open Instructor spots.
  • Instructor positions are full-time temporary positions. Instructors are scheduled on a weekly basis according to course availability.

Locations and Dates by Week - Robotics & Engineering Classes for ages 12 - 17

  • GWU- July 22, Arduino Robotics
  • GWU - July 29, Python & Electrical Engineering with Pi-Top
  • Harvard - July 29, Arduino Robotics
  • Harvard - August 5, Python & Electrical Engineering with Pi-Top
  • Irvine - June 17, Python & Electrical Engineering with Pi-Top
  • Irvine - July 8, Python & Electrical Engineering with Pi-Top
  • Penn - July 29, Arduino Robotics
  • Stanford - July 8, Arduino Robotics
  • Stanford - July 15, Python & Electrical Engineering with Pi-Top
  • Stanford - July 22, Arduino Robotics
  • Stanford - July 29, Python & Electrical Engineering with Pi-Top
  • Stanford - August 5, Arduino Robotics
  • Stanford - August 12, Python & Electrical Engineering with Pi-Top
  • University of British Columbia - July 22, Arduino Robotics
  •  University of British Columbia - July 29, Python & Electrical Engineering with Pi-Top

Locations and Dates by Week - Robotics & Engineering Classes for ages 9 - 12

  • Austin - July 8, Makers Workshop with micro:bit
  • Austin - July 1, Adventures in Lego Robotics & Programming
  • Chicago - June 24, Makers Workshop with micro:bit
  • Chicago - July 15, Adventures in Lego Robotics & Programming
  • Duke - July 8, Adventures in Lego Robotics & Programming
  • Duke - July 15, Adventures in Lego Robotics & Programming
  • GWU - August 5, Makers Workshop with micro:bit
  • Harvard - July 29, Adventures in Lego Robotics & Programming
  • Harvard - August 5, Adventures in Lego Robotics & Programming
  • Harvard - August 12, Adventures in Lego Robotics & Programming
  • Harvard - August 19, Makers Workshop with micro:bit
  • Houston - July 22, Makers Workshop with micro:bit
  • Penn - July 22, Makers Workshop with micro:bit
  • Seattle - July 29, Makers Workshop with micro:bit
  • Toronto - July 15, Makers Workshop with micro:bit
  • Toronto - August 12, Adventures in Lego Robotics & Programming
  • UCLA - July 1, Adventures in Lego Robotics & Programming
  • UBC - July 8, Makers Workshop with micro:bit
  • UCLA - July 8, Makers Workshop with micro:bit

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach key concepts in a variety of formats: hands-on, direct instruction, group work and one-on-one with students
  • Utilize DMA provided curriculum and resources, ensuring an organized, fun, and rewarding experience for students
  • Teach with passion, structure and expertise while guiding students through the completion of a personal project
  • Depending on the size and scope of the class, collaborate with and oversee one or more Assistant Instructors/TA’s who will assist with group project work, one-on-one with students and/or a sub-group of students during the week
  • Take part in weekly staff meetings, to occur before and/or after camp on a designated day each week
  • Assist with set up before camp starts and classroom turnover at the end of each week as necessary
  • Assist with student check in and orientation on Monday mornings

Typical Weekly Schedule - if assigned to instruct a class that week

  • *Monday: 7:30am – 5:00-5:30 pm or until staff debrief is complete
  • Tuesday  – Thursday:  8:30am – 5:00-5:30 or until all supervised students are checked out
  • Friday: 8:30am – 5:00-5:30pm or until turnover is complete

*Includes weekly student orientation and check-in before class on Monday mornings

Compensation

Weekly salary varies by location and by candidate's qualifications. Starts at $950/wk at Duke location, $1100/wk at Stanford and NYU locations, and $1000/wk at all other locations.

How To Apply

Apply online via https://jobs.digitalmediaacademy.org. All applicants must apply online via job website to be considered.

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