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STEM Educator ($30/hr)

Company: iFLY Holdings
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

STEM EducatorLooking to teach STEM and influence the next generation? iFLY is looking for a passionate STEM Educator, who wants a part-time, flexible position. Majority of field trips occur Monday - Friday in the AM.iFLY has hosted over 10,000 STEM field trips and more than 300,000 students nationwide! Our STEM Educators guide students (elementary, middle school and high school) through an immersive, hands-on learning experience. During our program, every student will learn STEM concepts related to our wind tunnel, participate in a grade-appropriate activities, and fly with an experienced flight instructor in our wind tunnel.What You'll Do:

  • Deliver in-person presentations, introducing students to grade-appropriate STEM concepts related to the wind tunnel.
  • Collaborate with iFLY Flight Instructors to demonstrate how everyday objects behave in our wind tunnel.
  • Facilitate a grade-appropriate science activity or experiment.
  • Engage with school teachers and parents to elicit constructive feedback about the Education Program.
  • Work with iFLY staff to ensure successful program implementation.
  • Communicate with Education Program staff to maintain and improve program.Who You Are:
    • Bachelor's Degree in science, engineering, mathematics, STEM education, or related field
    • Mastery of science and mathematics concepts covered in K-12 school curriculum
    • Comfortable teaching and leading groups, up to 130 students at a time (average group size is approximately 40 students)
    • Teaching experience in a classroom, camp, museum, or other STEM education setting
    • Energetic and care about engaging children and adults in STEM learning
    • Strong public speaking skills
    • Experience providing excellent customer service
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
    • Ability to react positively to rapidly changing circumstancesIdeal:
      • Graduate Degree in science, engineering, mathematics, STEM education, or related field
      • Experience with inquiry-based teaching methods
      • Spanish language proficiency is a plusThis is a part-time position. Hours vary based on seasonality, schedule, and needs. Majority of field trips occur Monday - Friday in the AM.Job Types: Part-timePay: $30.00 per hourJob Type: Part-timePay: $30.00 per hour

Keywords: iFLY Holdings, Minnetonka , STEM Educator ($30/hr), Human Resources , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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