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Curriculum Development / Instructional Design Volunteer

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GIRLS FOR TECHNOLOGY INC

The Curriculum Development volunteer will assist GFT's with developing and creating a dynamic, comprehensive curriculum for middle and high school students. This is a unique opportunity to be on the forefront of an innovative and empirically based educational philosophy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work under the direction of the CEO
  • Adapt existing educational materials to be more hands-on and inquiry based
  • Incorporate technology and applications with learning objectives and goals
  • Create engaging visuals for the classroom
  • Develop lesson plans, teaching aids and lesson slides for after-school program geared toward engineering, robotics, coding etc.

Skills & Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will posses the following:

Education and Knowledge:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited four year educational institution, STEM related degree preferred, Ph.D. degree preferred
  • Three or more years of teaching experience with a proven record of instruction and student achievement
  • Knowledge of curriculum as it relates to content, courses, standards alignment, and assessments
  • Experience working with school leadership (e.g. school leader, academic dean, instructional coach)
  • Instructional- or curriculum-related leadership at campus or district level preferred


OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Demonstrated knowledge of best practices related to curriculum and assessment design
* Demonstrated knowledge in designing curriculum to meet a diverse body of students

  • Demonstrated knowledge of STEM programming

  • Majoring in Psychology, Education, Liberal Studies, or a related field preferred
  • A passion for education, mental health, and children from diverse backgrounds
  • Able to work 5 -10 hours per week
  • Creativity and basic artistic ability
  • Attentive to details

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Affiliation with a groundbreaking startup
  • Room to exercise creativity and design a unique curriculum

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About GIRLS FOR TECHNOLOGY INC

Location:

750 Main St, Suite, HARTFORD, CT 06103, US

Mission Statement

Empowering the next generation of girls to explore opportunities to become tomorrows leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Description

Girls For Technology, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization after-school program committed to closing the gender gap within STEM fields one girl at a time. We provide after-school, summer enrichment programs, and workshops for under-served, under-represented adolescent girls ages 11-17 in Greater Hartford, CT school district, and neighboring towns. Our main focus is to peak girls’ interest in technology and engineering. During the summer we offer STEM-ulating activities. At GFT, members have access to mentoring, tutoring, homework help, hands-on project based STEM activities, team building, field trips, public speaking training and leadership development. We partner with schools and other community providers to inspire girls to realize their potential in the fields Technology and Engineering.

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

750 Main StSuite 326hartford, CT 06103

(41.76549,-72.67301)
 

SKILLS

  • Mathematics
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • Research
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • 5-10 hours per week

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