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PODS: Curriculum Developer
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3 people are interested
The primary responsibility of the Curriculum Developer is to support the improvement and development of STEM curriculum to be delivered to underserved communities in NJ. Some example responsibilities include:
Utilizing technology for innovative ways on curriculum delivery
Developing new and interesting STEM curriculum
Based on feedback, improve existing curriculum
About the department: Curriculum Operations
JerseySTEM curates/develops curricula to teach to middle school underserved girls in NJ. Classes have included Computer Science, Robotics, Engineering and Life Sciences
Classes offer the opportunity to students to experience critical thinking, problem solving, team work
The classes are designed to be taught by undergraduate college students.
The college students providing the instruction are at the heart of the organization "where the rubber hits the road" and therefore
Essential Duties of the position:
- Learn and practice the curriculum
- Hold a weekly evening/week-end call with the coaches to review past/future classes, issues/challenges
- Answer questions, provide advice
- Genuine concern about/interest in solving the gender gap and opportunity gap in education in general and STEM education in particular
- Enjoy engaging with young adults
- Willing to volunteer advice and opinion
Virtual Locations, Florham Park, NJ 07901, US
At this time, we are only able to enlist the help of volunteers with an address in the United States or Canada. If you are not located in the United States or Canada, pls do not apply to JerseySTEM and and good luck applying to the many great charities who are equipped to manage non US/Canada based volunteers. Good Luck. JerseySTEM is a grassroots 501(c) nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math ("STEM") education to girls grade 5-8 from underserved communities in New Jersey. We partner with socially responsible companies and their employees, youth organizations in underserved communities, and civic-minded college students and universities. Together we develop and deliver innovative, hands-on, and online afterschool projects and inquiry-based learning opportunities that develop teamwork, 21st-century problem-solving skills, and self-esteem.
Incorporated in 2013, JerseySTEM started bringing afterschool enrichment programs to middle school girls in 2015.
We have since provided 1,000 students with exposure to afterschool enrichment programs delivering more than 20,000 hours of instruction. Students learn to code, build robots, solve problems and through that process gain self-esteem and confidence that they can be the leaders of tomorrow.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
June 29, 2023
- Public Speaking
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 2 hours weekly