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After school program instructors

Digital Maker Labs (in NS Mi'kmaq communities) - Other
Overview
Salary $40 per session plus gas
Posting Date June 28, 2019


Description
We are looking for STEM professionals to introduce Indigenous students to computer science, animation, film, flight and engineering through our after-school clubs. These clubs will be based out of our newly opened Digital Maker Labs, which are located in each of Nova Scotia’s 13 Mi'kmaq communities. These Digital Maker Labs are equipped with a wide range of hands-on educational resources that inspire discovery and creativity. The core responsibilities required for these roles will be to assist students on projects, answer questions and provide them with guidance. Each session will be attended by a Maker Lab Manager, who will oversee the activity’s organization.

We are able to offer a fee of $40 dollars a session (or $20 per hour). In addition to this, we will cover the cost of gas.

To register your interest, please go to digitalmikmaq.com

Digital Mi’kmaq is a ground-breaking initiative aimed at bridging the digital divide and empowering a whole new generation of Indigenous students. Check out our website to see our journey so far.



Responsibilities

· Deliver a STEM-focused club to Indigenous children and youth throughout Nova Scotia
· Engage grades 4-12 through a variety of STEM subjects
· Provide mentorship through the sharing of knowledge, digital expertise, technological proficiency and creativity with Indigenous students
· Maintain a strong attention to detail in all aspects of program delivery ensuring all students receive a great learning experience
· Establish and maintain positive working relationships with teachers, staff, and community members
· Comfortable working with technology in a creative learning environment


Skills


· Teaching experience is preferred
· Experience working with youth is preferred
· Ability to work 2 - 4 hours per week
· Run the clubs in the evenings or on Saturdays
· Training provided in September and clubs start in October
· Ability to travel to one of the thirteen Mi'kmaq communities across Nova Scotia
· Complete a criminal record check prior to being hired
· Excellent time-management and organizational skills


Other Information
To register your interest, please go to digitalmikmaq.com



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