Summer Camp STEAM Teacher
Feb 23

Summer Camp STEAM Teacher

Candidates must be 18+, Open Position, Summer Job
Kent, WA, Maple Valley, WA
Posted 4 weeks ago


What we need:

STEAMboat Studio is seeking a well-qualified, enthusiastic, creative, and science-loving educator to:

  • Instruct summer classes and camps at partner schools 
  • Lead summer day camps at our Maple Valley Studio
  • Support curriculum development for in-house and school-based STEAM programs
  • Support the development of new STEAM camps and events to be offered at our Studio and at partner schools

About the program:

Our Summer STEAM program exposes students to a variety of science concepts through hands-on, project-based instruction. The program consists of STEAM classes at local elementary schools in addition to camps at our studio and other community events.  It is designed to spark curiosity and interest in engineering and the sciences that will encourage further inquiry and exploration outside the classroom.

Who we are:

STEAMboat Studio is a locally owned business offering unique opportunities for students to engage in hands-on learning and exploration in a fun, positive environment. Our STEAM-focused programs (STEM+Art) encourage creativity and creative problem-solving while exposing students to a variety of tools, methods, and techniques. We offer K-8 classes, parties and events in art, science, engineering, and technology at our Maple Valley Studio, as well as classroom and large group programs at area schools.

Preferred candidates will have:

  • Bachelors in education; endorsement in science-related field a plus
  • Experience working with school age children in an instructional setting
  • A passion for science, science education and hands-on, project-based learning
  • Experience incorporating art into STEM lessons
  • Experience with curriculum development
  • Familiarity with NGSS/Washington State Science Standards

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Instructing groups of 10-30 students in a variety of science topics
  • Participating in ongoing curriculum development as part of an instructional team
  • Developing and presenting fun, engaging and well-organized STEAM programs

Other responsibilities include:

  • Setup and cleanup of classroom space and supplies
  • Monitoring supply inventory for classes
  • Maintaining accurate attendance records for each class
  • Providing direction to program assistants

All candidates must be:

  • 18+
  • Responsible, dependable, punctual, and have reliable transportation

In the summer, this position will require approximately 30-40 hours per week, and includes hours for planning and development sessions. Typical summer working hours will be between 8 am and 5 pm Monday through Friday. Opportunities for additional hours may be available, including weekends and special events. The ideal candidate would be available June 20 to August 25th. Some flexibility in August is available.

Salary: $20-22/hr

Job Features

Job CategoryFull Time

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