compensation: $18.00/hour + excess drive time employment type: part-time
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Are you a tinkerer? Do you enjoy taking things apart and then putting them back together? How about playing with LEGO®? Would you like to use a ridiculous amount of LEGO® materials to teach kids how the world works? If so, then this may be your dream job!
Play-Well TEKnologies (http://www.play-well.org) is an educational enrichment company that introduces children in grades K-8 to STEM concepts using LEGO® components.
We are hiring additional smart, creative, dynamic LEGO® Engineering Instructors to join our team delivering our great programs throughout the NYC Metro area with highest current needs in Westchester county, but we can also use instructors for Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, and Long Island/Nassau County. This part-time position includes teaching daily after-school programs during the school year with some weekend birthday parties or community events, and full day camp programs during the summer.
Buckle up - this is hard work! Lugging 40 pound totes in and out of your car, leading excited kids through challenging projects, managing classroom conflicts, cleaning up all that LEGO® - this will be the toughest job you'll ever love!
Availability during weekday afternoons and occasional weekends a must, full weekdays during summer.
Experience and passion teaching K-8 students in a classroom or summer camp setting.
STEM related coursework and/or experience a plus but not required - we provide paid training!
Must have a reliable vehicle to transport teaching materials and commute to teaching sites.Must be willing to drive 30+ miles to lead programs wherever needed.
Secure place to store Play-Well teaching kit.
Pre-employment background check is required.
Part-time: 15 - 20 hours/week (more during summer)
Training rate: $16/hour
Regular rate: $18/hour
Compensation includes drive time, setup and instruction hours
We highly value our teaching staff, and pay for time spent driving to a site that's farther than 30 minutes away. We also pay a 3 hour daily class minimum rather than just the hour or so spent in the classroom.
APPLES TO APPLES PAY COMPARISON:
* Class session 1 hour
** Excess drive time
Total pay per class session/day
$54 + excess drive time
* Play-Well pays a minimum of 3 hours per daily class session ** Paid drive time over 1 hour round trip/day